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#France

# france - Today’s News

From The Daily Edge French couple try and fail to name their baby ‘Nutella’ Nutella
Parents prevented from naming their child ‘Nutella’ France This post contains a poll

Parents prevented from naming their child ‘Nutella’

Another couple were prevented from naming their child ‘fraise’ (strawberry).

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# france - Yesterday’s News

# france - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

France is hiring 2,600 people as part of its terror crackdown

A measure to make it easier to tap phones is also being introduced, as the country moves to bolster its intelligence apparatus.

# france - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

He saved lives during the Paris attacks – now he’s been granted citizenship

Lassana Bathily, from Mali, told people to go into the freezer during the attack on the kosher supermarket.

Paris says it will sue Fox News

Its mayor, Anne Hidalgo, made the comment today.

# france - Sunday 18 January, 2015

Opinion: Learning from the Paris bloodshed – the need for an intercultural Ireland

Irish sports clubs, and in particular the GAA, have been immeasurable helpful in warmly welcoming young people from diverse backgrounds.

Paris attacks: Kouachi brothers given secret burial in unmarked graves

Over half think the depictions should be published but 42% disagree.

# france - Saturday 17 January, 2015

A lorry fire in the Channel Tunnel has caused travel chaos

It has almost been brought under control.

Did this famous Irish designer nearly fall into obscurity because of chauvinism?

Eileen Gray was known for her pioneering work within architecture’s Modern Movement.

# france - Friday 16 January, 2015

French post office hostage-taker surrenders to police

The city is still on high alert in the wake of the attacks that killed 17 people. A fresh hostage situation is developing today, at a suburban post office.

French ambassador thanks the Irish people “with all his heart”

Jean-Pierre Thébault touched by letters, cards and children’s drawings sent in solidarity to grieving nation.

# france - Thursday 15 January, 2015

More than 160 Irish retailers hoping to stock Charlie Hebdo

Eason in Carlow isn’t one of them, despite what they said earlier today.

From The42 France have named an ominously strong squad for the Six Nations Les Blues

France have named an ominously strong squad for the Six Nations

Clermont’s electric wing Nao Nakaitaci could make his Test debut, while Louis Picamoles is back in the frame.

Charlie Hebdo issue offered on eBay for thousands of euros

It has announced that any sales commissions will be handed over.

# france - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

The furious storm, Vincent Browne’s constituency debates and the ‘survivor’s edition’ of Charlie Hebdo all had people talking today.

French comedian Dieudonné to stand trial over Facebook comments about Paris attacks

Dieudonné seem to say he felt like one of the Paris gunmen

Irish readers WILL NOT be able to buy Charlie Hebdo in Eason’s this week

People in Ireland looking for the magazine will have to order it or look to smaller outlets.

Al Qaeda in Yemen claims responsibility for Charlie Hebdo attack

One of the terror group’s leaders said it was an act of vengeance.

# france - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

Someone is trying to trademark ‘Je Suis Charlie’

The slogan has been used to show solidarity with those killed at the Charlie Hebdo offices last week.

Man with links to France terror attacks arrested in Bulgaria

The French citizen was in contact a number of times with Cherif Kouachi, according to prosecutors.

# france - Monday 12 January, 2015

France sees more than 50 anti-Muslim incidents after Charlie Hebdo shootings

Meanwhile, Germany’s anti-Islamic was set to march today.

New Charlie Hebdo will feature caricatures of the Prophet Mohammed

The magazine’s front page will be released this evening.

Poll: Should the referendum on blasphemy be fast-tracked? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the referendum on blasphemy be fast-tracked?

People are talking about Ireland’s blasphemy laws in the wake of the French terror attacks. Do you think the vote should be brought forward?

# france - Sunday 11 January, 2015

‘Ink should flow, not blood’: Up to 1.6 million people attend ‘unity’ rally in Paris

“Today, Paris is the capital of the world,” French President Francois Hollande told the emotional crowd that gathered in the city centre today.

Photos: The world rallies in support of French terror victims

Large crowds gathered in a number of Irish cities to pay tribute to victims of the terror attacks.

Supermarket gunman linked with attack on same day as Charlie Hebdo massacre

A jogger was seriously wounded in the attack, which happened in a Paris suburb on Wednesday.

Man resembling Paris gunman claims to be IS member in posthumous video

It follows a week of terror attacks in France that have claimed 17 victims. Three attackers also died.

Arson attack at German newspaper that reprinted Mohammed cartoons

The Hamburger Morgenpost had splashed three Charlie Hebdo cartoons on its front page after the massacre in Paris.

Want to head to a French ‘unity’ event today? Here’s what’s happening near you

The French Embassy has received thousands of messages of support in the wake of this week’s terror attacks.

# france - Saturday 10 January, 2015

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

French terror attacks, power outages and Lucinda Creighton’s abortion views had everyone talking.

Boumeddiene may have been in Turkey at time of French terror attacks

It is believed the woman is now in Syria.

Seek muscular male with quality rump? Irish bulls could soon be online dating

Unfortunately love will remain virtual, with no long walks or passionate moments in a field.

‘Should I tell them there was somebody else there?’: French hostage tells of life-or-death dilemma

The French print factory owner taken hostage yesterday knew there was somebody else in the building as he left.

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Taoiseach to attend massive ‘unity’ rally planned for Paris

Around 250 people — including the Tánaiste and the Justice Minister — attended a commemoration event for the victims of the France terror attacks this morning.

# france - Friday 9 January, 2015

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

A shocking day in France, mother-and-baby home inquiry, and bad weather had everyone talking today.

As it happened: Charlie Hebdo suspects dead and four hostages killed in Jewish store

The shocking events in France, as they unfolded today.

# france - Thursday 8 January, 2015

Charlie Hebdo will publish 1,000,000 copies of its magazine next week

The publication will be supported by other French media outlets.

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