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Dublin: 9 °C Thursday 29 June, 2017

#France

# france - Saturday 24 June, 2017

From The42 Rampant Springboks outscore France by four tries to complete whitewash A Class Apart

# france - Friday 23 June, 2017

From The42 Springboks close in on series sweep against France to ease pressure on under-fire coaches Coetzee Armour

Springboks close in on series sweep against France to ease pressure on under-fire coaches

Allister Coetzee’s nightmare first year in charge prompted the SARU’s interest in Rassie Erasmus.

# france - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

Paris police van attack: Four family members of assailant detained

A man rammed a car loaded with guns and a gas bottle into a police van on the Champs-Elysees.

# france - Sunday 18 June, 2017

Macron looks set to win a massive majority in French parliamentary elections

Turnout has been low across France as the country deals with its fourth national vote in less than two months.

Renowned matador dies after slipping on his cape and being gored by bull

Spaniard Ivan Fandino had acquired a reputation for fighting bulls other matadors had declined to take on

# france - Saturday 17 June, 2017

'And then there was nothing' - funeral takes place of Disappeared INLA victim Seamus Ruddy

Seamus Ruddy was murdered and his body buried in a forest near Paris 32 years ago.

# france - Monday 12 June, 2017

'France is back': Macron smiling as rivals face crushing defeat in election

The French press, however, are focusing on the low turnout for yesterday’s election.

# france - Sunday 11 June, 2017

French elections: Macron on the way to overwhelming majority

Macron has enjoyed a smooth start in the five weeks since he beat far-right candidate Marine Le Pen.

Macron takes on Trump - this time with a 'Make Our Planet Great Again' website

The website aims to match users with ways of helping fight the causes of climate change.

# france - Saturday 10 June, 2017

From The42 New-look Springboks ease pressure on Coetzee with win over France Spring Break

New-look Springboks ease pressure on Coetzee with win over France

After losing eight of 12 Tests last season, South Africa received a much-needed boost in Pretoria.

# france - Thursday 8 June, 2017

Actor mistaken for terrorist after rehearsing lines on train in France

He was questioned by police after a guard overheard him say ‘weapon’ and ‘gun’.

# france - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

Police shoot and injure man who attacked officer near Notre Dame cathedral

Anti-terrorism prosecutors have opened an investigation into the incident.

Remains of murdered INLA victim Séamus Ruddy will arrive back to Ireland today

Ruddy was murdered and buried by the INLA in France in 1985.

# france - Monday 29 May, 2017

Calls for Paris black feminist festival to be stopped for 'banning white people' from certain areas

Four-fifths of the festival area will be set aside as a “non-mixed” space “for black women,” according to its website in French.

# france - Sunday 21 May, 2017

France to honour prisoners forced to work on Hitler's secret weapon in WWII

Thousands of slaves were forced to work on Hitler’s secret weapon: the V2 rockets.

# france - Thursday 18 May, 2017

Marine Le Pen is going nowhere and is eyeing another election

Her National Front party is aiming to be France’s main opposition party.

# france - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

From The42 In-demand Mbappe fires Monaco to first French title in 17 years Champions

In-demand Mbappe fires Monaco to first French title in 17 years

Valere Germain added a second goal with the final kick of the match.

# france - Monday 15 May, 2017

Édouard Philippe: France's little-known new prime minister

One anonymous insider described Philippe as “intelligent, lively and at times a bit crazy”.

# france - Sunday 14 May, 2017

Emmanuel Macron has been sworn in as French president

‘The world and Europe need France now more than ever and they need a strong France with a sense of its own destiny.’

# france - Saturday 13 May, 2017

The 4 big challenges Emmanuel Macron will face as president

After defeating the far-right, the fight is just beginning for France’s youngest leader since Napoleon Bonaparte.

# france - Thursday 11 May, 2017

Macron promises 'revolution' as he unveils gender equal list of political outsiders

“We aim to build a majority for change,” the president-elect said.

Row with Netflix prompts Cannes film festival to ban streaming-only movies

The Cannes Film Festival said they “asked in vain” for the films to be released in French cinemas, but Netflix refused.

# france - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

Remains found in France confirmed to be Seamus Ruddy

The Newry-born teacher was abducted from Paris in 1985.

# france - Monday 8 May, 2017

The beginning of the end, or the end of the beginning - What's next for Marine Le Pen?

Down but not out, Le Pen is hoping to use this election as a building block for the National Front party.

From Donald Trump to Michael D Higgins, there are lots of congrats for Emmanuel Macron today

Macron handsomely won the French presidency ahead of Marine Le Pen.

# france - Sunday 7 May, 2017

'Tonight, France won': Macron defeats Le Pen to become the new French president

World leaders, including Taoiseach Enda Kenny, have hailed the result.

Tense France picks new president in landmark vote

The run-off vote pits the pro-Europe, pro-business Macron against anti-immigration and anti-EU Le Pen.

Poll: Who do you think will win in the French presidential election? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who do you think will win in the French presidential election?

Whoever wins today’s vote it is set to cause profound change for France.

# france - Saturday 6 May, 2017

Human remains found in French search for Disappeared Seamus Ruddy

ICLVR crews have been searching the area since earlier this week.

Poll: Do you think photoshopped pictures should be labelled? Ideals This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think photoshopped pictures should be labelled?

From October, photoshopped pictures will also have to be labelled in France.

Heightened security at An Post depots after attempted bombing of Dublin financial firm

A letterbomb addressed to a Dublin firm was stopped in a French postal depot before it could be delivered.

# france - Thursday 4 May, 2017

'En Marche! Vive La France' - Barack Obama has weighed in on the French election Yes We Macron This post contains videos

'En Marche! Vive La France' - Barack Obama has weighed in on the French election

Obama says he won’t be getting involved in “many elections”.

# france - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

Marine Le Pen plagiarised one of her rivals in a campaign speech last night

Le Pen’s supporters brushed off claims she copied parts of a speech given two weeks ago by Francois Fillon verbatim.

British royals want €1.5 million over topless pictures of Duchess of Cambridge

The royal couple are not expected to attend the trial in Paris, which started today.

# france - Monday 1 May, 2017

'If Le Pen wins, you'll be buying bread with francs this time next year'

The deputy head of the Front National party made the claim on radio today.

# france - Saturday 29 April, 2017

# france - Friday 28 April, 2017

From The42 France great Dusautoir to say final goodbye to rugby at Kingspan Stadium Baabaas

France great Dusautoir to say final goodbye to rugby at Kingspan Stadium

The Tolouse star will line out for the Barbarians.

Trouble for Le Pen as her replacement steps aside amid allegations of Holocaust denial

Marine Le Pen temporarily resigned as leader of the Front National.

# france - Thursday 27 April, 2017

Two policemen shot by suspected radical Islamist on French Indian Ocean island

The overseas territory of Reunion is in the Indian Ocean.

# france - Monday 24 April, 2017

Marine Le Pen steps down as leader of her party

The far-right candidate is taking on Emmanuel Macron in the French presidential election.

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