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#France

# france - Yesterday’s News

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.

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# 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

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.

# france - Thursday 12 March, 2015

From The42 Clermont flier Nakaitaci handed debut as PSA wields the axe for Italy clash Plus ça Change

Clermont flier Nakaitaci handed debut as PSA wields the axe for Italy clash

The head coach has made eight changes to the side which lost at home to Wales.

# france - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

Australian ‘guru’ sentenced to 19-years in jail for raping sex ‘slaves’

Sean O’Neil, a 43-year-old computer programmer, was found guilty of multiple rape and of corrupting minors.

# france - Monday 2 March, 2015

‘I knew if I went back into that bedroom, I might not come out of it alive’

Niamh Cosgrave, Hepatitis C campaigner and former politician, has shared her story of a violent attack in her French home.

# france - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

The mystery of the Paris night drones is deepening

Police are struggling to solve the mystery.

# france - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

French citizens told to get out of Yemen ‘as fast as possible’

It follows the armed kidnapping of a woman this morning in the country’s capital.

From The42 Ireland v England clash could decide the Six Nations – Williams Title Showdown

Ireland v England clash could decide the Six Nations – Williams

Sunday’s clash in Dublin may well be decisive in the title race, according to former Wales international Rhys Williams.

# france - Sunday 22 February, 2015

From The42 Pape considering appealing suspension, says Saint-Andre Ban

Pape considering appealing suspension, says Saint-Andre

Pascal Pape is thinking about appealing his 10-week ban for kneeing Ireland’s Jamie Heaslip in the back.

# france - Thursday 19 February, 2015

This ad for an extra-marital affairs website is too sexy for the French

The website claims to be the first such site designed by women.

# france - Monday 16 February, 2015

Former prostitutes drop case against Dominique Strauss-Kahn

They had delivered dramatic testimony during the pimping trial of the former IMF boss.

# france - Sunday 15 February, 2015

Baker who makes the best baguette in France is furious about being told he can’t work on Sundays

He is obliged to shut his shop for at least one day a week – but he’s not happy about it.

From The42 3 players who stood out in Ireland U20s thrilling victory over France Prospects

3 players who stood out in Ireland U20s thrilling victory over France

Two products of the Exiles system did damage to the French, while Ireland’s out-half was exceptional.

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 - Saturday 14 February, 2015

From The42 6 talking points after Joe Schmidt’s Ireland see out victory over France Two From Two

6 talking points after Joe Schmidt’s Ireland see out victory over France

Kick chase, Sexton’s return, the frantic finale, restart, and a rare win over France.

From The42 Impressive out-half Ross Byrne thriving on Ireland U20s’ freedom to play

Impressive out-half Ross Byrne thriving on Ireland U20s’ freedom to play

The UCD playmaker was man of the match in yesterday’s win against France.

# france - Friday 13 February, 2015

From The42 IRFU release statement stressing Sexton’s fitness for France clash Key Man

IRFU release statement stressing Sexton’s fitness for France clash

There has been some debate around the Racing Métro man’s return after concussion issues in recent months.

From The42 Jack McGrath: ‘I think I’m pretty light compared to 155 kilos!’ Size

Jack McGrath: ‘I think I’m pretty light compared to 155 kilos!’

The Ireland loosehead says France pose a particular physical challenge at scrum time.

# france - Thursday 12 February, 2015

From The42 5 talking points after Schmidt names his Ireland team to face France Best Foot Forward

5 talking points after Schmidt names his Ireland team to face France

Return of the big names, Munster’s missing men, Boss as back-up and Sexton back to fitness.

From The42 There’s no extra risk involved in starting Sexton against France – Joe Schmidt Fully Fit

There’s no extra risk involved in starting Sexton against France – Joe Schmidt

Rory Best came through a contact session to be named at hooker, while Sean O’Brien is at 100%.

From The42 Sexton, O’Brien and Heaslip return for Ireland as Healy makes bench BIG GUNS

Sexton, O’Brien and Heaslip return for Ireland as Healy makes bench

Joe Schmidt has named a strong-looking team to face France in Dublin on Saturday.

From The42 ‘We’re ready for this match and we’re going there to win’ – France coach PSA Confidence

‘We’re ready for this match and we’re going there to win’ – France coach PSA

Philippe Saint-André respects Ireland but says his team have the quality to earn victory in Dublin.

# france - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

From The42 Centre switch for Ireland Women as they welcome France to fortress Ashbourne Team-sheets

Centre switch for Ireland Women as they welcome France to fortress Ashbourne

Tom Tierney has made one change from the win over Italy.

From The42 Carolan makes two changes to exciting Ireland U20s side for French test Talent

Carolan makes two changes to exciting Ireland U20s side for French test

The Irish head coach has opted for a new face in midfield, while being forced into a change on the wing.

From The42 Loosehead the only change as France take consistent selection to Ireland The Blue Corner

Loosehead the only change as France take consistent selection to Ireland

Aside from the injured Alexandre Menini, PSA has kept faith with the side who beat Scotland

Are we heading towards the worst East-West crisis since the Cold War?

Leaders from Ukraine Russia, France and Germany are holding last-ditch peace talks today to prevent a further escalation of the conflict.

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