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#France

# france - Today’s News

Man phones in bomb threat to delay girlfriend’s plane, gets arrested

In case you needed to be told, don’t do this.

# france - Yesterday’s News

The Hardest Eurovision Quiz Ever

Are you a Johnny Logan or a Jahn Teigen? … Reckon you know your Dana Rosemary Scallon from your Dana International?

# france - Friday 22 May, 2015

It is now illegal in France for supermarkets to throw away food

But they can donate it all to charities, or for animal feed.

# france - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

From The42 Bad news if your name is Maxime as France select World Cup training squad Omissions

Bad news if your name is Maxime as France select World Cup training squad

Michalak and Trinh-Duc are in ahead of Camille Lopez.

# france - Thursday 14 May, 2015

Play by this controversial author pulled from festival over security fears

There has been much debate over the fact the play was pulled.

# france - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

French soldiers accused of ‘stomach-turning’ rape of children fleeing war

Reports claim children as young as nine were raped in exchange for food.

Charlie Hebdo cartoonist says he won’t draw Mohammed again

He is no longer interested in depicting him.

From The42 The Champions Cup final definitely won’t be in Ireland next season Strong Bid

The Champions Cup final definitely won’t be in Ireland next season

The FFR has made a bid to bring the 2016 decider to Stade Vélodrome in Marseille.

# france - Thursday 23 April, 2015

Woman sets up company to bottle the scent of lost loved ones

You might be able to, soon…

# france - Saturday 18 April, 2015

Man charged with kidnap, rape and murder of girl (9) snatched from playground

Zbigniew Huminski was arrested on Wednesday.

# france - Friday 17 April, 2015

From The42 Ireland’s 2023 Rugby World Cup set to be challenged RWC2023

Ireland’s 2023 Rugby World Cup set to be challenged

The race is hotting up for the right to host the Rugby World Cup.

# france - Thursday 16 April, 2015

Man confesses to taking girl (9) from French playground before raping and killing her

The city of Calais is said to be in shock after the crime.

# france - Saturday 11 April, 2015

Seven-year-old British boy killed after skiing over cliff in the French Alps

It’s understood he skied over the cliff after straying off piste.

# france - Thursday 9 April, 2015

Neighbour held after missing British man’s body found in well in France

The unnamed 71-year-old has been missing since November.

From Business ETC Hundreds more flights have been cancelled across Europe today The French Disconnection

Hundreds more flights have been cancelled across Europe today

Strikes by air traffic controllers around the country are causing major problems.

# france - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

France’s far-right political dynasty in crisis after ‘gas chamber comments’

Marine Le Pen is trying to force her father out of the party he founded.

From Business ETC Hundreds of flights have been cancelled across Europe (and it will be worse tomorrow) Not At All Nice

Hundreds of flights have been cancelled across Europe (and it will be worse tomorrow)

Air traffic controllers in France are on strike. Here’s how it’s been affecting flights so far…

# france - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

It’s probably a bad idea to fly to France tomorrow

Air traffic controllers are going on strike – and lots of flights will be affected.

# france - Monday 6 April, 2015

From The42 Analysis: How good was Ireland coach Joe Schmidt in his playing days? Analysis

Analysis: How good was Ireland coach Joe Schmidt in his playing days?

We break down the Manawatu left wing’s contributions to a near miss against France in 1989.

# france - Saturday 4 April, 2015

Books on Islam are selling out in France after the Paris terror attacks

Shops are selling more books on Islam than ever after the Paris attacks in January that left 17 dead.

# france - Friday 3 April, 2015

‘Too thin’ models are now banned from the runways of the world’s fashion capital This post contains videos

‘Too thin’ models are now banned from the runways of the world’s fashion capital

Photoshopped images in France will now also have to be labelled as such.

# france - Monday 30 March, 2015

France’s left-wing government just got a major slap in the face

It comes as the country’s far-right movement grows in power.

# france - Sunday 29 March, 2015

Captain shouted ‘open the damn door’ as jet plunged into Alps

It also emerged today that co-pilot Andreas Lubitz, believed to have crashed the plane, sought treatment for problems with his sight.

# france - Friday 27 March, 2015

Andreas Lubitz hid sick note on day of Alps plane crash

It has also emerged the plane’s captain may have used an axe in an attempt to re-enter the cockpit.

# france - Thursday 26 March, 2015

From The42 Neymar lashes one past France in repeat of the ’98 World Cup final Ou Est Zizou?

Neymar lashes one past France in repeat of the ’98 World Cup final

Brazil were 3-1 winners over Le Bleus in Paris tonight.

Police search home of co-pilot who’s believed to have crashed plane

French authorities believe 28-year-old Andreas Lubitz deliberately brought down the plane, killing all 150 people on board.

Who was Andreas Lubitz?

And why did he do what he did? The 28-year-old was co-pilot of the Germanwings Airbus A320 that crashed in the French Alps on Tuesday.

The biggest circus in the world is on the market for €1.82 billion

Cirque du Soleil has reportedly been put on the market by its founder Guy Laliberte.

# france - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

From The42 We’re still a bag of nerves watching Irish fans bear England V France in Murrayfield Behind The Scenes This post contains videos

We’re still a bag of nerves watching Irish fans bear England V France in Murrayfield

No amount of spoilers could ruin this spectacle.

Headmaster charged with tricking children into performing oral sex

The incident is alleged to have happened when he was giving a class on experiencing new tastes.

No obvious reasons why plane crashed into the Alps

French air traffic controllers, not the two pilots, issued a ‘mayday’ signal after the plane disappeared from their radar.

# france - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

Scale of horror emerges as questions remain over Alps plane crash

All 150 people on board are feared dead.

# france - Monday 23 March, 2015

From The42 A definitive ranking of the top 10 tries in this year’s 6 Nations Whitewash This post contains videos

A definitive ranking of the top 10 tries in this year’s 6 Nations

No. They’re not all from Super Saturday.

# france - Saturday 21 March, 2015

A ‘supertide’ has turned this French monastery into an island

It’s usually linked by a narrow causeway. Not today.

# france - Friday 20 March, 2015

Bodies of five babies found at house in France

Four of the bodies were in the freezer.

# france - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

Poll: Should models who are ‘too thin’ be banned from runways? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should models who are ‘too thin’ be banned from runways?

France is looking at bringing in new laws which could change Paris Fashion Week.

# france - Monday 16 March, 2015

From The42 Zlatan Ibrahimovic: France is a s**t country Outburst

Zlatan Ibrahimovic: France is a s**t country

The Swede was at the heart of another refereeing storm as PSG slumped to a shock defeat

# france - Saturday 14 March, 2015

From The42 Here’s Joe Schmidt in full flight kick-chasing his way to a try in ’89 Joe Show

Here’s Joe Schmidt in full flight kick-chasing his way to a try in ’89

The Manawatu flier left Jean-Baptiste Lafond in his dust.

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