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Dublin: 12 °C Saturday 29 August, 2015

#France

# france - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

French woman gets €200/week disability allowance for controversial ‘gadget allergy’

Marine Richard has a condition known as Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity.

# france - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

A death threat by an AAA councillor, Rosanna Davison’s new book and a destroyed temple in Syria…

Terror suspect walked out of toilet cubicle ‘topless and armed’

French police say the man’s claims he just wanted to rob people are “barely credible”.

French authorities have only hours left to question train gunman

Under French law the suspect must either be charged or an extension sought later this evening.

# france - Monday 24 August, 2015

Blow-by-blow account of how heroes overpowered French train attacker

Today the French President Francois Hollande presented the four men with the Legion of Honor, one of France’s highest honours, at the Elysee Palace.

# france - Sunday 23 August, 2015

Train gunman ‘dumbfounded’ by terrorist claims – says he just wanted to rob people

The man said he found a suitcase with a weapon and decided to use it to rob passengers but he denies firing any shots.

From The42 Trinh-Duc misses out as France name 31-man squad for Rugby World Cup Le Cut
From The42 Yoann Huget showed that his boots are made for more than just stamping Dangerous Man

Yoann Huget showed that his boots are made for more than just stamping

The winger’s try killed off English hopes in Paris last night.

# france - Friday 21 August, 2015

‘It’s dirty to kill your own daddy’: France’s far right-wing party is at war

There is no love lost between the Le Pens.

# france - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

Sisters in transplant first have kidney removed and transplanted through their vaginas

Sisters in transplant first have kidney removed and transplanted through their vaginas

Doctors are delighted with how the procedure went.

From The42 England’s Mike Brown ‘massively excited’ for return after 5 months out with concussion Sweet Chariot

England’s Mike Brown ‘massively excited’ for return after 5 months out with concussion

The Harlequins fullback will start in this weekend’s Test against France.

# france - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

Man who hid under sink in Paris attacks slams media for ‘revealing his location’

TV and radio stations revealed someone was hiding in the printing shop where two of the Charlie Hebdo attackers had taken refuge.

# france - Sunday 16 August, 2015

Manhunt in Paris after shooting of police officer at government building

It is unclear why the men were in the Interior Ministry complex.

# france - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

From Business ETC McDonald’s has apologised for telling staff on the French Riviera not to feed “tramps” France

McDonald’s has apologised for telling staff on the French Riviera not to feed “tramps”

The fast food restaurant has been forced to apologise for a note it sent to staff members telling them not to feed the homeless.

# france - Monday 10 August, 2015

Family leaves 3-year-old child behind at motorway rest stop, drive 100 miles without noticing

The little girl’s parents only realised she was missing when they heard a radio alert in their car.

# france - Friday 7 August, 2015

The mystery of flight MH370 is looking no closer to being solved Hopes Dashed This post contains videos

The mystery of flight MH370 is looking no closer to being solved

A piece of the wing found off Reunion island hasn’t yielded many fresh clues.

# france - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

From The42 ‘It’s like the dinosaurs’: Bastareaud hoping test career doesn’t become extinct Big Bastareaud

# france - Sunday 2 August, 2015

Riot police spray migrants with ‘chemical irritant’ as hundreds storm Channel Tunnel

Britain and France have vowed to do more to end the migrant crisis.

# france - Thursday 30 July, 2015

Irish truck drivers face threats from migrants with ‘iron bars, broken bottles and machetes’

A man died yesterday after thousands of migrants stormed the Eurotunnel.

# france - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

One dead as 1,500 migrants try to storm Eurotunnel

France and Britain said they would work together to tackle the issue.

# france - Monday 27 July, 2015

From Business ETC France is in trouble for not taking back millions it gave to Ryanair State Aid

France is in trouble for not taking back millions it gave to Ryanair

The EU wants €10 million in state aid recovered.

# france - Sunday 26 July, 2015

Paris police open fire on car that tries to crash through Tour de France barricade

Tour de France race director Thierry Gouvenou said he didn’t foresee any impact on the race.

# france - Saturday 25 July, 2015

From The42 England face Scotland while Northern Ireland land tough draw for Russia 2018 Battle Of Britain

England face Scotland while Northern Ireland land tough draw for Russia 2018

We take a look at the rest of the groups in Russia 2018 qualifying.

# france - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

The remains of victims of a Nazi ‘anatomy professor’ have been found in France

August Hirt committed suicide in July 1945.

French teenager in remission from HIV 12 years after stopping treatment

Researchers said there is renewed hope for patients who start treatment early after infection.

# france - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

‘Secure zone’ set up to stop Calais migrants sneaking onto lorries

The zone can hold up to 230 vehicles.

# france - Monday 13 July, 2015

Today’s top stories in 6 seconds

All the day’s news so far? You’ll find it here.

France Primark attack: Police hunt armed men who stormed shopping centre

The area around the centre has been shut down, all traffic stopped and other stores closed up as special forces respond.

# france - Sunday 12 July, 2015

Russian ‘anti-gay fever’ flag shares its inspiration with Irish No campaign

A Mammy, Daddy and their kids have been causing an awful stir this week.

# france - Friday 10 July, 2015

From The Daily Edge A French town just named a street ‘Rue de Ballinamuck’ in honour of Longford Ooh La La

# france - Friday 3 July, 2015

It’s Julian Assange’s birthday and he’s spending it arguing with the Republic of France

France have denied him political asylum but the activist claims he never asked for it in the first place.

# france - Thursday 2 July, 2015

French woman jailed for suffocating eight of her children

Dominique Cottrez had previously said she feared the children were born of incest with her father before changing her story this week.

# france - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

Today, Ryanair have been mostly battling strikes in France, and suffering them in Denmark

The airline has launched an online petition against French air traffic control strikes, while the Danish Labour Court has ruled that unions can now strike against them.

# france - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

Death of mother and daughter in England linked to father’s death in France yesterday

47-year-old Lisa Anthony and her daughter Ava (14) were discovered at their Surrey home yesterday morning.

# france - Sunday 28 June, 2015

The Evening Fix: Sunday

The Tunisia attacks, the Greek debt crisis and a crash in Belgium had people talking today.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

It’s the weekend! Here’s all the news you need to know this morning.

French attack suspect took selfie with severed head of boss

The picture was sent in a WhatsApp message to a Canadian phone number.

# france - Saturday 27 June, 2015

French gas factory attacker described as ‘a wolf in sheep’s clothing’

The French Prime Minister warned the country faces further attacks.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

It’s the weekend! Here’s all the news you need to know this morning.

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