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#France

# france - Friday 13 January, 2017

Man charged with planning Kim Kardashian robbery

A total of 10 people have now been charged.

# france - Thursday 12 January, 2017

One of the UK's most-wanted suspected paedophiles has been arrested after a car crash in France

Stephen Carruthers had been on-the-run for almost three years.

Marine Le Pen spotted at Trump Tower but insists she was just having a coffee

Asked about her visit, Trump spokesman Sean Spicer said: ‘It’s a public building.’

# france - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

Kim Kardashian's driver among 17 arrested over Paris robbery

The oldest suspect being held is a 72-year-old man arrested after police broke open the gate of a pink-walled villa.

# france - Monday 9 January, 2017

French police arrest 16 in connection with Kim Kardashian robbery

Kardashian was tied up and robbed of jewellery worth around €9 million in Paris last year.

# france - Saturday 7 January, 2017

'Telling me I have to switch off p*****s me off': France gets to grips with its new work emails law

Since 1 January, French companies with more than 50 employees must work up a charter defining employees’ right to switch off.

# france - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

'If Brexit goes well, the public pressure in Ireland for an EU exit will grow' - Nigel Farage

“Twice in the last 16 years Ireland has rejected EU treaties,” the former Ukip leader said this morning.

# france - Sunday 1 January, 2017

French workers win 'right to disconnect' from emails out of work hours

The French measure is intended to tackle the so-called “always-on” work culture that has led to a surge in usually unpaid overtime.

# france - Thursday 29 December, 2016

Irishwoman 'teaching France to cook' after becoming one of the country's bestselling food writers

“People felt liberated because I was taking the fuss out of cooking.”

# france - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

French slavery monument vandalised with Nazi slogan

The incident happened in the town of Pau, close to the Spanish border.

# france - Saturday 24 December, 2016

France's 'wine police' are working to make sure your wine is actually as good as the label says

A wine baron was jailed last month for a “moon wine” fraud.

# france - Thursday 8 December, 2016

'End of playtime': Marine Le Pen wants to ban 'foreigners' from state schools

She later clarified that she only wanted to block education for illegal immigrants.

# france - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

Oscar-winning director won't be sent to the US to face sentence for statutory rape

Roman Polanski is still wanted in the United States for sentencing over the 1977 statutory rape of Samantha Gailey.

French PM quits role, plans to battle Le Pen for presidency

The socialist candidate will look to battle Marine Le Pen’s National Front in next year’s election

# france - Thursday 1 December, 2016

French President Francois Hollande won't seek re-election

His popularity had hit rock bottom after a term in office marked by terror attacks, high unemployment and embarrassing revelations about his private life.

From The42 Beauden Barrett led the All Blacks in a powerful rendition of Ireland's Call in a German bar Wunderbar

Beauden Barrett led the All Blacks in a powerful rendition of Ireland's Call in a German bar

Take it all back. They’re a great bunch of lads.

# france - Saturday 26 November, 2016

From The42 Barrett caps stellar year with try and All Black victory in Paris November Tests

Barrett caps stellar year with try and All Black victory in Paris

Only Ireland managed to beat the world champions this year.

French presidential race: 'Who will beat Marine Le Pen?'

Tomorrow’s winner will be the key challenger for the French Presidency against Marine Le Pen of the Front National, writes Senator Neale Richmond.

# france - Friday 25 November, 2016

France retirement home killing: 47-year-old former soldier arrested

The suspect worked at the missionaries’ home “some years ago”.

From The42 Here's the Ireland 7s squad to take on 'the toughest group in Dubai' Women's Rugby

Here's the Ireland 7s squad to take on 'the toughest group in Dubai'

Anthony Eddy is also sending a development squad to compete in the UAE.

The 9 at 9: Friday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

Woman tied up and murdered by hooded man at home for elderly missionaries

The horrific incident happened at Montpellier late last night.

# france - Thursday 24 November, 2016

At least one killed after masked attacker bursts into monks' retirement home

About 70 monks live in the Montpellier home.

From The42 Aaron Smith drops to the bench as All Blacks ring the changes for France clash Black And Bleu

Aaron Smith drops to the bench as All Blacks ring the changes for France clash

TJ Perenara will come in to replace the out-of-form scrum-half in Paris this weekend.

# france - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

Man finds €3.5 million worth of gold in house he inherited

“It was under the furniture, under piles of linen, in the bathroom… everywhere.”

# france - Tuesday 22 November, 2016

From The42 New Zealand's Fekitoa banned but Cane escapes further punishment November Tests

New Zealand's Fekitoa banned but Cane escapes further punishment

All Blacks centre banned for “reckless” high tackle on Ireland’s Zebo.

Two Qatari women robbed of valuables worth €5 million in Paris motorway heist

Masked men sprayed the women, who are in their sixties, with tear gas before stealing “everything in the vehicle”.

The US State Department has issued a terror travel alert for Europe

It warned American citizens of credible information showing planned attacks by Isis and Al-Qa’ida this Christmas.

# france - Monday 21 November, 2016

Nicolas Sarkozy knocked out of French presidential race

In a major upset, Francois Fillon, a pro-business conservative, took more than 44% of the vote in the first round of the rightwing primary.

# france - Sunday 13 November, 2016

A year on from the Paris attacks - what do we know about those who killed 127 people?

A key conspirator was identified just this week

# france - Monday 31 October, 2016

From The42 Watch: Fullback's brain fade hands Montpellier win in bizarre end to Top 14 game Oh Dear This post contains videos

Watch: Fullback's brain fade hands Montpellier win in bizarre end to Top 14 game

La Rochelle’s Charles Bouldoire won’t be forgetting this rule again any time soon.

From The42 Lyon blast 'despicable' reports that Mathieu Valbuena had died France

Lyon blast 'despicable' reports that Mathieu Valbuena had died

The Ligue 1 club have moved to quash rumours suggesting the French international had passed away.

# france - Saturday 29 October, 2016

'We will not tolerate other camps': Hollande hails 'Jungle' clear-out as a success

The French president said there were no incidents “from start to finish”, when police moved in to evacuate people from the camp.

# france - Thursday 27 October, 2016

"The situation for children in Calais is the worst it's ever been"

1,500 children are being housed in shipping containers following the destruction of “The Jungle” migrant camp. Others are sleeping in the remains of the destroyed camp.

# france - Wednesday 26 October, 2016

'They are angry because the Jungle is finished and they cannot go to England'

Fires have blazed in Calais since last night.

# france - Tuesday 25 October, 2016

Six to be tried in France over topless Kate Middleton photos

The topless images were published in France, Denmark, Ireland, Italy and Sweden.

Elderly businesswoman Jacqueline Veyrac (76) kidnapped in Nice

Her attackers forced her from her black 4x4 into another car, a source told AFP.

Thousands of migrants expected to remain at demolished Calais camp

A migrant charity said it is concerned about what will happen later in the week when those determined to get to England refuse to be moved.

Mistrust, language barriers and mist: An Irish volunteer's account of the Calais evacuation

“It’s tense but calm at the moment. There’s warehouse processing people from the camp and a container has been cleared out to process the children.”

# france - Monday 24 October, 2016

From The42 Former Ireland defence coach Ford handed top job at French giants Toulon Moving On Up

Former Ireland defence coach Ford handed top job at French giants Toulon

Diego Dominguez has been sacked after recording four wins, three defeats and a draw in their opening eight Top 14 games.

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