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#France

# france - Today’s News

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.

Poll: Who would get your vote in the French presidential election? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who would get your vote in the French presidential election?

France will go to the polls on 7 May.

# france - Sunday 23 April, 2017

"It is time to liberate the French people" - Le Pen is through to the final round in the presidential election

Pro-EU candidate Emmanuel Macron has topped the poll, followed by Marine Le Pen, in one of the most closely-fought presidential battles France has seen.

Poll: Are you worried about the future of the EU? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you worried about the future of the EU?

The Irish government has repeatedly said it is committed to the European Union.

# france - Saturday 22 April, 2017

Casting a vote in the French election in Ireland? Here's what you need to know

Over 8,000 French citizens are entitled to cast their ballots here.

Too tight to call: Here's what to know as France votes for a new president

The topsy-turvy election means the result is next to impossible to predict.

# france - Friday 21 April, 2017

Champs Elysees shooter: Unstable criminal who 'hated the police and France'

He was the subject of an investigation by French anti-terror police.

Suspect wanted in wake of Paris shooting hands himself in to Belgian police

The so-called Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack, which has occurred just days before a crucial French presidential election.

# france - Thursday 20 April, 2017

Police officer and suspected attacker shot dead in Paris gun battle

A major security operation is ongoing at the Champs Elysees tonight.

# france - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

From The42 France and Toulouse legend Dusatoir calls time on decorated rugby career One Of The Greats

France and Toulouse legend Dusatoir calls time on decorated rugby career

The former World Player of the Year will hang up his boots at the end of this season.

# france - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

Guns, an IS flag and 3kg of explosives found as French police foil terror plot

Two men were arrested just days before the first round of France’s presidential election.

Le Pen promises to suspend all immigration if elected

“I will protect you. My first measure as president will be to reinstate France’s borders.”

# france - Monday 17 April, 2017

Latest poll has Le Pen and Macron head-to-head in French presidential race

The two frontrunners are staging rival rallies today in Paris.

# france - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

Massive arson attack guts French migrant camp

The population of the Grande-Synthe camp has swelled since the destruction last October of the squalid Jungle camp near Calais.

# france - Monday 10 April, 2017

'Serious mistake': Le Pen under fire after saying French state did not round up Jews during WW2

Francois Hollande and Jacques Chirac have apologised for the role that French police played in the past.

# france - Thursday 6 April, 2017

From The42 Pres captain O'Sullivan called up to Ireland U19 squad for France tour Potential

Pres captain O'Sullivan called up to Ireland U19 squad for France tour

Kieran Campbell has named a 26-man squad for the two-Test visit to France.

Getting a hip or breast implant? Irish patients to get a card that traces the implant

The EU measure aims to improve medical safety following on from the scare over faulty breast implants from France in 2012.

# france - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

'Are you really going to scrap the euro?' Le Pen clashes with rivals in first presidential debate

The chaotic debate featured 11 presidential hopefuls.

# france - Sunday 2 April, 2017

This 40-storey skyscraper has trees climbing all the way to the top

It will be the first skyscraper in the French city, with construction due to start next week and finish in 2022.

Six more teenagers from 'The Jungle' migrant camp arrive in Ireland

This brings to 25 the number of children separated from their loved ones by the migrant crisis who have been accepted into Ireland.

18 people hurt in accidental explosion at French carnival

Three of the injured were children.

# france - Thursday 30 March, 2017

This 44-year-old French artist wants to become a 'human hen' by getting eggs to hatch

The same artist recently spent a week entombed inside a rock.

# france - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

From The42 France lock fined €30k for 'cheats' outburst and criticism of Wayne Barnes Costly

France lock fined €30k for 'cheats' outburst and criticism of Wayne Barnes

Yoann Maestri voiced his disgust with the officials after his team’s Six Nations victory against Wales.

# france - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

Asian community in uproar in Paris after police shoot dead Chinese man in home

Police arrested 35 demonstrators at a protest against the shooting yesterday in Paris.

# france - Friday 24 March, 2017

From The42 France lock Maestri faces hearing over criticism of referee Wayne Barnes Trouble

France lock Maestri faces hearing over criticism of referee Wayne Barnes

The fall-out from last weekend’s controversial clash in Paris continues.

# france - Sunday 19 March, 2017

Father of Paris airport attacker blames alcohol and not terrorism for his son's actions

Ben Belgacem had a string of criminal convictions.

From The42 Six Nations investigating France's late HIA replacement against Wales HIAgate

Six Nations investigating France's late HIA replacement against Wales

There was also an allegation of a bite on Wales wing George North.

# france - Friday 17 March, 2017

Prince William makes first official visit to Paris since his mother's death there 20 years ago

Diana Spencer died in a car crash in Paris 20 years ago.

# france - Thursday 16 March, 2017

A French presidential candidate could be in trouble over his luxury suits

The suits are worth €13,000.

'Heavily-armed' student arrested after school shooting in France injures eight

The incident occurred in Tocqueville high school in the French town of Grasse.

Person injured at IMF Paris offices after opening exploding envelope

The IMF employee has reportedly been injured in the hands and face.

# france - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

French presidential candidate charged in fake jobs scandal

Francois Fillon faces serious legal trouble just 6 weeks from the election.

From The42 Milestone game for Owens as Howley keeps faith with side that defeated Ireland Team News

Milestone game for Owens as Howley keeps faith with side that defeated Ireland

Wales have named an unchanged starting 15 for the third successive game.

# france - Monday 13 March, 2017

Man killed after horrific collision on slopes of French Alpine resort

The Italian died and a British tourist was left seriously injured.

# france - Saturday 11 March, 2017

From The42 Four-try France leave Italy with a wooden spoon and no points on the board 6 Nations

Four-try France leave Italy with a wooden spoon and no points on the board

Gael FIckou and Virimi Vakatawa were on form to inflict another defeat on Conor O’Shea’s Azzurri.

From The42 France turned the flair all the way up for this terrific try against Italy Gael Force This post contains videos

50,000 French people want Barack Obama to run in their presidential race

Posters have appeared across Paris with his iconic slogan translated into French.

# france - Friday 10 March, 2017

Le Pen ignores summons over allegations she misused European Parliament funds

Le Pen “was summoned this morning and did not turn up,” a judicial source said.

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