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#France

# france - Thursday 25 September, 2014

France to follow Ireland’s lead with plain cigarette packaging

Ireland became the first country in Europe to commit to introducing standardised packaging in 2013.

# france - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

New video shows beheading of Frenchman by Islamic State militants

Herve Gourdel, a French hiker, was abducted at the weekend.

# france - Monday 22 September, 2014

Frenchman kidnapped by terrorists in Algeria

It is unclear which group is behind the latest kidnapping.

# france - Friday 19 September, 2014

France is the first nation to join the US in attacking Islamic State…

… but refused to support the invasion of Iraq in 2003.

# france - Monday 15 September, 2014

Countries to support Iraq by “any means necessary” against Islamic State

30 diplomats met today in Paris on the issue.

# france - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

Irish arrest made in child abuse photography crackdown by Europol

A total of 10 arrests were made across five countries.

# france - Monday 8 September, 2014

French doctors have carried out a second artificial heart transplant

The operation took place last month, and is said to have gone well.

# france - Thursday 4 September, 2014

From The Score France overcome Spain thanks to Chelsea’s new striker Loïc Rémy Smart Finish

France overcome Spain thanks to Chelsea’s new striker Loïc Rémy

The 27-year-old’s confidence looks to be in a good place at the moment.

# france - Monday 1 September, 2014

Child (8) killed in explosion at Paris building as death toll rises to six people

The four-storey building is now the site of a search-and-rescue operation.

# france - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

From Business ETC IMF chief Christine Lagarde charged in €400 million fraud case Investigation

IMF chief Christine Lagarde charged in €400 million fraud case

Lagarde said that she will not resign her position and intends to return to work immediately.

# france - Monday 25 August, 2014

French government collapses after row over economic policy

President Francois Hollande has asked his prime minister to form a new government.

# france - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

From The Score O’Sullivan’s Biarritz with biggest Pro D2 budget, while Toulouse lead Top 14 Money

O’Sullivan’s Biarritz with biggest Pro D2 budget, while Toulouse lead Top 14

The LNR has revealed the provisional figures for all French professional clubs this season.

# france - Monday 18 August, 2014

From The Score Fitzpatrick feels underage structures are key to ensuring Irish progress Growth

Fitzpatrick feels underage structures are key to ensuring Irish progress

The St. Mary’s back row was a standout performer for Ireland at the World Cup.

From The Score Murphy a key part of the future as Ireland look for new leaders Central Role

Murphy a key part of the future as Ireland look for new leaders

The 25-year-old inside centre is likely to be an important part of the Ireland team for years to come.

# france - Sunday 17 August, 2014

From The Score Doyle buoyed by Irish resilience in face of formidable French size Unbowed

Doyle buoyed by Irish resilience in face of formidable French size

The retiring head coach rated his side’s performances at this World Cup as positive overall.

From The Score Ireland captain Coghlan retires on losing note but with immense pride Legend

Ireland captain Coghlan retires on losing note but with immense pride

The 33-year-old prop has played her last game for her country, finishing on 85 caps.

From The Score Ireland squeezed out by French power in World Cup third place play-off Physicality

Ireland squeezed out by French power in World Cup third place play-off

Despite tries for Niamh Briggs and Grace Davitt, Ireland were out-muscled by les Bleues in Paris.

From The Score ‘You feel like you’ve let everyone down’ – Ireland out to finish on a high Last Leg

‘You feel like you’ve let everyone down’ – Ireland out to finish on a high

Philip Doyle’s side face France for third place at the World Cup in Paris this afternoon.

# france - Saturday 16 August, 2014

From The Score ‘I love defence, I love tackling’ – Ireland hooker Bourke suited to French test TNT

‘I love defence, I love tackling’ – Ireland hooker Bourke suited to French test

The UL Bohemians and Munster front row works as a performance analyst when she’s not playing.

From The Score Jenny Murphy starts as Ireland make two changes ahead of France clash Third Place

Jenny Murphy starts as Ireland make two changes ahead of France clash

Philip Doyle and his coaching team have made two changes ahead of Ireland’s closing World Cup fixture.

# france - Friday 15 August, 2014

From The Score Munster always a draw but O’Gara feels there is still much to pick up in Paris Home

Munster always a draw but O’Gara feels there is still much to pick up in Paris

The Racing Métro assistant coach would love to work with the likes of Conor Murray and Simon Zebo.

# france - Thursday 14 August, 2014

From The Score Women’s rugby makes major progress and Ireland have played their part WRWC

Women’s rugby makes major progress and Ireland have played their part

The quality of play in this tournament has drawn in new fans to the sport.

# france - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

From The Score Ireland to face hosts France for third place at Women’s Rugby World Cup Consolation

Ireland to face hosts France for third place at Women’s Rugby World Cup

Les Bleues were narrowly beaten by Canada in a thrilling second semi-final at Stade Jean-Bouin.

# france - Monday 11 August, 2014

US “urgently” shipping weapons to arm Iraqi Kurds against jihadists

France is calling on the European Union to follow suit.

# france - Sunday 10 August, 2014

Britain has started airdropping food and water to besieged Yazidi

US forces said they had “successfully (conducted) four airstrikes to defend Yazidi civilians being indiscriminately attacked”.

# france - Saturday 9 August, 2014

Irish soldiers in the Great War: Tracing your family history in WWI

Readers share their family links to the Great War with some tips on how to begin your search.

# france - Thursday 7 August, 2014

From The Score Analysis: Black Ferns broken by Ireland’s clever attacking at World Cup WRWC

Analysis: Black Ferns broken by Ireland’s clever attacking at World Cup

Niamh Briggs and co. delivered an intelligent and varied attacking display during their momentous victory.

Aer Lingus flight diverted to Toulouse due to bomb scare at Perpignan airport

Perpignan airport was evacuated due to a bomb scare this afternoon.

From The Score VIDEO: France’s Claire Lavogez scored a wonder goal at the U-20 Women’s World Cup last night Get In

VIDEO: France’s Claire Lavogez scored a wonder goal at the U-20 Women’s World Cup last night

Ridiculous build-up + unerring volley = outrageous strike.

# france - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

‘Worst forest fire in living memory’ continues to rage in Sweden

The severity of the blaze prompted authorities to declare it a national emergency.

# france - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

From The Score ‘We knew we had the ability’: Fantastic captain Coghlan takes historic win in her stride Job Done

‘We knew we had the ability’: Fantastic captain Coghlan takes historic win in her stride

“We knew what we were going to do; we were going to go back up there and score and take control of the game.”

# france - Friday 1 August, 2014

From The Score Brilliant Briggs helps Ireland Women to crucial World Cup win over USA WRWC

French hospital introduces wine bar to improve quality of life for terminally ill

Hospital says it wants to ‘re-humanise’ patients by providing a place for them to have a drink and socialise with family and friends.

# france - Thursday 31 July, 2014

President Higgins to attend WWI commemorations in Belgium

The president will travel to Belgium for World War One commemoration ceremonies in Liege and Mons in Belgium on Sunday.

# france - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge Irish guy burns French girl on dating app over Thierry Henry handball L'amour

Irishman reported missing in France

Vincent Walsh flew to France 12 days ago to walk El Camino de Santiago.

# france - Monday 28 July, 2014

From The Score Ireland Women get busy training for World Cup opener against the US In Pics

Ireland Women get busy training for World Cup opener against the US

The entire squad trained at their Marcoussis camp this afternoon.

# france - Sunday 27 July, 2014

From The Score Ireland Women arrive in France targeting top four World Cup finish Coygig

Ireland Women arrive in France targeting top four World Cup finish

Here are the best pics as Philip Doyle’s squad flew to Paris for the tournament.

# france - Thursday 24 July, 2014

Air Algerie wreckage spotted north of the Burkina Faso border, says army

The wreckage has been located 50 kilometres north of the Burkina Faso border in the Malian region of Gossi.

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