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Dublin: 3 °C Monday 11 December, 2017

#France

# france - Today’s News

French skincare brand Yves Rocher will shutter its Cork plant next year

Some 60 people are set to lose their jobs.

# france - Yesterday’s News

At 100 years old, this French woman drinks, dances, and has run the same bar for half a century

Marie-Louise Wirth wouldn’t dream of giving up her bar in northern France.

# france - Friday 1 December, 2017

Fake Paris attacks victim jailed for six months

He was 30km away from the attack in the Bataclan when it happened.

From The42 World Cup 2018: Germany start against Mexico as Russia face Saudi Arabia in big kick-off Eastern Promise

World Cup 2018: Germany start against Mexico as Russia face Saudi Arabia in big kick-off

The Iberian derby between Spain and Portugal is the pick of the World Cup 2018 group stage draw, with Germany starting against Mexico.

From The42 Here's the full draw for next summer's Fifa World Cup in Russia Road To Russia

Here's the full draw for next summer's Fifa World Cup in Russia

Vladimir Putin addressed the audience before Gary Lineker hosted the draw in Moscow.

# france - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

From The42 France coach Deschamps to sue Cantona for defamation Les Blues

France coach Deschamps to sue Cantona for defamation

The former Man United forward accused Deschamps of racial discrimination in his selection process for the national team.

# france - Monday 27 November, 2017

From The42 Ireland up to third in the world following November clean sweep Rising Tide

Ireland up to third in the world following November clean sweep

Ireland’s opening Six Nations opponent, France, have slipped to ninth.

From The42 'It was a bit glum' after Argentina, but pack leaders will make Ireland a force in Six Nations Eye On The Prize

'It was a bit glum' after Argentina, but pack leaders will make Ireland a force in Six Nations

Experiments will be put on hold when Ireland regroup for an assault on the Six Nations.

# france - Sunday 26 November, 2017

Move by French company to cancel wind farm on site of Australian war dead welcomed as 'very touching'

10,000 Australians were killed or wounded at Bullecourt in northern France in 1917, towards the end of World War I.

French teacher to go on trial for sex with 14-year-old pupil

In France, sex between an adult and a minor is not rape unless there is proof of force.

# france - Saturday 25 November, 2017

'Our entire society is sick with sexism' - Macron promises laws to fight violence against women

The French President also also wants to introduce an age of consent in France.

# france - Sunday 19 November, 2017

French police officer kills three before taking his own life

He also shot one victim’s sister in the leg and killed the family dog.

# france - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

From The42 South African Rugby chief questions 'opaque' World Cup decision process Bitter Disappointed

South African Rugby chief questions 'opaque' World Cup decision process

South Africa were favourites to stage the World Cup in six years’ time, but the tournament will return to France.

# france - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

From The42 Stoppage time equaliser extends Germany's unbeaten run to 21 games Friendly

Stoppage time equaliser extends Germany's unbeaten run to 21 games

Germany extended their unbeaten run to 21 games as Lars Stindl rescued a 2-2 draw against France on Tuesday.

# france - Monday 13 November, 2017

'She will be greatly missed': Family pays tribute as body of missing Irish woman is found in France

Eimear Noonan, 21, died after falling while out running.

# france - Sunday 12 November, 2017

From The42 Hansen: Sonny Bill didn't know the rules Yellow

Hansen: Sonny Bill didn't know the rules

The All Blacks star was unaware of the rule that led to his yellow card against France, All Blacks coach Steve Hansen said.

# france - Saturday 11 November, 2017

From The42 Crotty scores New Zealand's 2,000th try as unconvincing All Blacks defeat France in Paris Landmark

Crotty scores New Zealand's 2,000th try as unconvincing All Blacks defeat France in Paris

Steve Hansen’s side were not entirely convincing despite a big win at the Stade de France.

Irish woman missing in France since Wednesday

The teacher from Clare was last seen shopping in the town of Annonay.

# france - Thursday 9 November, 2017

French woman fakes her own kidnapping to hide affair from boyfriend

25-year-old Sandy Gaillard came up with the ruse last July.

# france - Monday 6 November, 2017

Funfair operators block Paris roads over plans to end 'tacky' Champs Elysées Christmas market

Paris City Hall confirmed that the market would be blocked this year due to “the mediocre quality of the shows and products sold”.

Charlie Hebdo receives death threats over cartoon about Islamic scholar who faces rape allegations

Ramadan, 55, has furiously denied the accusations as a “campaign of lies launched by my adversaries”.

# france - Wednesday 1 November, 2017

Hate campaign shuts down French anti-harassment hotline

The women received over 20,000 insulting messages.

# france - Saturday 28 October, 2017

Macron jokes about marijuana during tense State visit to French Guiana

Macron has made controversial comments in the past about French colonies.

# france - Tuesday 24 October, 2017

French judges to rule on whether family can call their child "Jihad"

More than 200 people have been killed in a string of attacks in France in the past few years claimed by self-described jihadists.

# france - Saturday 21 October, 2017

'If jihadists die, it's for the best' - France doesn't want its citizens who became Isis fighters coming home

French citizens are among the biggest contingent of overseas fighters who have joined the so-called Islamic State.

# france - Tuesday 17 October, 2017

Poll: Do you think people should be fined for cat-calling? Lunch Crunch This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think people should be fined for cat-calling?

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

# france - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

Half-starved lion cub found 'wasting away' in abandoned Paris apartment

Police began hunting for the cub after noticing selfies on social media of a man and the cub.

# france - Thursday 5 October, 2017

From The42 'Martial is a far better player than I was at 21' - Thierry Henry High Praise

'Martial is a far better player than I was at 21' - Thierry Henry

The young French forward has often been compared to his countryman, but the Arsenal legend feels he can be ‘world class’.

# france - Tuesday 3 October, 2017

Five arrested after discovery of homemade bomb in Paris

The latest terror attack in France was on Sunday in Marseille, when a man stabbed two women to death at the main train station.

# france - Monday 2 October, 2017

From The42 Football Manager to blame as Bolivian FA mistakenly contact French defender about call-up Computer Says No

Football Manager to blame as Bolivian FA mistakenly contact French defender about call-up

Ruben Aguilar was contacted by the South American country with a view to capping him at international level, but the video game’s data was incorrect.

Islamic State claim responsibility for Marseilles knife attack

Two women were killed and the attacker was later shot dead by soldiers on patrol.

# france - Sunday 1 October, 2017

Two women stabbed to death at Marseille station, attacker shot by police

Police have urged people in the city to avoid the area around Saint-Charles station.

From The42 'I don't even know who scored. It just suddenly fell on me': Lille fan recalls barrier collapse Ligue 1

'I don't even know who scored. It just suddenly fell on me': Lille fan recalls barrier collapse

Eighteen supporters were injured when a stadium barrier collapsed during a Ligue 1 game in France on Saturday.

# france - Saturday 30 September, 2017

From The42 18 fans injured as Ligue 1 clash abandoned due to barrier collapse France

18 fans injured as Ligue 1 clash abandoned due to barrier collapse

Several supporters tumbled around 1.5 metres down to the side of the pitch and were crushed by fellow fans.

# france - Thursday 28 September, 2017

Anger in France after court rules that 11-year-old girl 'consented to sex'

The incident happened in an area north of Paris in April of this year.

# france - Sunday 17 September, 2017

Four US tourists targeted in acid attack at French train station

A woman has been arrested.

# france - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

Ryanair cancels 110 flights as French air-traffic controllers strike

The strikes are taking place as a result of President Macron’s plans to reform French labour laws.

# france - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

Hurricane Irma claims its first two lives - and TWO more massive storms are brewing over the Atlantic

Two people have died on the islands of St Barts and St Martin, with another two people seriously injured.

# france - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

From The42 Mbappe to PSG named worst-value deal, Liverpool's Salah swoop the best bargain Transfer News

Mbappe to PSG named worst-value deal, Liverpool's Salah swoop the best bargain

The teenage France international’s loan-to-buy move was the worst value of the most recent transfer window according to the CIES Football Observatory.

British royals awarded €100k in damages over topless magazine photos

A French magazine first published the photos, taken in September 2012.

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