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#France

# france - Yesterday’s News

From The42 Fall's red card rescinded after World Rugby acknowledges 'wrong' decision Free Fall

Fall's red card rescinded after World Rugby acknowledges 'wrong' decision

“Unlike the referee, we had the benefit of all the video footage, which showed various angles of the incident.”

From The42 Pogba: I'm the most criticised player in the world Not Happy

Pogba: I'm the most criticised player in the world

After helping France to a win over Australia, Paul Pogba said he was the most criticised player in the world.

# france - Saturday 16 June, 2018

From The42 All Blacks coach Hansen suggests rugby report system after Fall red card Leniency

All Blacks coach Hansen suggests rugby report system after Fall red card

Referee Angus Gardner sent the French fullback off in a decision which overshadowed this morning’s second Test.

From The42 Deflected Pogba effort delivers victory for stuttering French against Australia World Cup

Deflected Pogba effort delivers victory for stuttering French against Australia

Paul Pogba’s effort clipped an opponent and the bar before crossing the line to great French relief.

From The42 France limit damage against New Zealand after early red card Hard Fall

France limit damage against New Zealand after early red card

The All Blacks scored four tries against the 14 men, but wound up winning by just 13 points.

# france - Friday 15 June, 2018

Paris set to unveil bulletproof glass walls around Eiffel Tower

Metal barriers are also being installed as part of €35 million worth of security measures.

From The42 'If we do the same thing, we French get punished': Grosso on double skull fracture Injustice

'If we do the same thing, we French get punished': Grosso on double skull fracture

The winger was shocked that the referee did not take action against the All Black players who fractured his skull in the first Test.

# france - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

From The42 A warning, but no further sanction for New Zealand pair after Grosso clash Black Ops

A warning, but no further sanction for New Zealand pair after Grosso clash

The citing commissioner decided that Ofa Tu’ungafasi’s shoulder-leading tackle was “just short of” a red card.

# france - Monday 11 June, 2018

From The42 'Pogba performs best when he's angry': ex-World Cup winner wants passion from France star GET PUMPED

'Pogba performs best when he's angry': ex-World Cup winner wants passion from France star

Emmanuel Petit is looking for the Man United midfielder to do whatever it takes to play up to his true potential in Russia.

# france - Thursday 7 June, 2018

From The42 Barrett brothers to make All Blacks history as Parra set for first France cap since 2015 Starting XV

Barrett brothers to make All Blacks history as Parra set for first France cap since 2015

New Zealand host the French in Saturday’s first Test in Auckland.

# france - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

Frenchman wins €1 million twice in eighteen months

It was a feat mathematicians said carried odds of around 16 trillion to one.

# france - Friday 1 June, 2018

From The42 Deschamps defends Pogba as fans whistle star during impressive win over Italy World Cup Warm-up

Deschamps defends Pogba as fans whistle star during impressive win over Italy

The Manchester United man was out-shone by Les Bleus’ brilliant front three of Mbappe, Griezmann and Dembele.

Trump's 'illegal', 'unacceptable' steel and aluminium tariffs will kick in today, and US allies are not happy

Stock prices slumped amid fears of a trade war between the nations.

# france - Thursday 31 May, 2018

From The42 'I've discovered your true face' - Benzema hits back over World Cup omission Tension

'I've discovered your true face' - Benzema hits back over World Cup omission

Noel Le Graet’s support for head coach Didier Deschamps’ decision to leave the Real Madrid man out has angered the forward.

From The42 Highlights: France come from 12 points down to beat Ireland at U20 World Championship Recap This post contains videos

Highlights: France come from 12 points down to beat Ireland at U20 World Championship

Noel McNamara’s side must now overcome South Africa.

# france - Wednesday 30 May, 2018

From The42 Three quick-fire French tries keep Ireland from upsetting hosts in U20 World Championship opener Bleu Touchpaper

Three quick-fire French tries keep Ireland from upsetting hosts in U20 World Championship opener

Noel McNamara’s men earned a bonus point in defeat, but must beat South Africa to remain in contention for the semi-finals.

From The42 As it happened: Ireland v France, World Rugby U20 Championship Liveblog

As it happened: Ireland v France, World Rugby U20 Championship

We went minute-by-minute as Noel McNamara’s men began their tough Pool C schedule against the hosts in Perpignan.

# france - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

Family of Paris balcony boy thank 'Spiderman' as he signs up for fire service internship Viral Hero This post contains videos

Family of Paris balcony boy thank 'Spiderman' as he signs up for fire service internship

Mamoudou Gassama has become a worldwide name after his feat of bravery.

From The42 Young Munster's Hurley among three new caps for Ireland in U20 championship opener Team-Sheet

Young Munster's Hurley among three new caps for Ireland in U20 championship opener

Harry Byrne will steer the team from out-half against France.

From The42 Coleman laments 'sloppy' Irish performance by the Seine Feeling Les Bleus

Coleman laments 'sloppy' Irish performance by the Seine

‘Very few of us could come out of there with our heads held high.’

# france - Monday 28 May, 2018

From The42 'We can improve... But in any case I think we had a lot of fun tonight' Reaction

'We can improve... But in any case I think we had a lot of fun tonight'

France beat the Republic of Ireland 2-0 and there were a couple of personal milestones for Olivier Giroud.

From The42 As it happened: France v Ireland, international friendly Liveblog

As it happened: France v Ireland, international friendly

France took on Ireland, with Martin O’Neill giving a number of youngsters the chance to impress.

'Hero' Malian immigrant who saved child dangling from balcony is to get French citizenship Spiderman This post contains videos

'Hero' Malian immigrant who saved child dangling from balcony is to get French citizenship

Mamoudou Gassama (22) met with President Macron at the Presidential Palace where he was given a medal for bravery.

# france - Sunday 27 May, 2018

From The42 'We all know where our nipples are': All Blacks coach Hansen welcomes tackle trial Free The Nipple

'We all know where our nipples are': All Blacks coach Hansen welcomes tackle trial

World Rugby’s proposed new law to protect players in the tackle has been endorsed by the All Blacks head coach.

# france - Saturday 26 May, 2018

From The42 Castres show 'a big pair of balls' by holding off Racing to reach Top14 final Tough Test

Castres show 'a big pair of balls' by holding off Racing to reach Top14 final

Castres will face their fellow southerners Montpellier for the Bouclier de Brennus.

# france - Thursday 24 May, 2018

From The42 First senior call-ups for League of Ireland pair as O'Neill confirms squad for upcoming friendlies Friendlies

First senior call-ups for League of Ireland pair as O'Neill confirms squad for upcoming friendlies

Martin O’Neill has announced his final squad as Ireland prepare to France and the United States next week.

# france - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

From The42 'He's made a huge mistake!' - Deschamps criticises PSG star for France snub Argument

'He's made a huge mistake!' - Deschamps criticises PSG star for France snub

Adrien Rabiot has refused to take his place among France’s standbys for the World Cup and could yet be left out of further squads

# france - Monday 21 May, 2018

Three arrests after man beaten to death in southern France by teen gang Pau

Three arrests after man beaten to death in southern France by teen gang

The victim, who had a history of violent crime and drug dealing, was repeatedly kicked and punched by a group of up to 12 teenagers.

# france - Friday 18 May, 2018

From The42 'We used a little trickery' - '98 World Cup fixed to ensure France-Brazil final, admits Platini Shenanigans

'We used a little trickery' - '98 World Cup fixed to ensure France-Brazil final, admits Platini

The disgraced ex-Uefa boss says the group allocations for seeded teams were done to ensure a ‘dream’ meeting at Stade de France.

# france - Thursday 17 May, 2018

From The42 Fans suspected of monkey chants during France game 'should be punished' - Russia World Cup chief Punishment

Fans suspected of monkey chants during France game 'should be punished' - Russia World Cup chief

Paul Pogba and Ousmane Dembele were reportedly subjected to racist abuse during a friendly against Russia earlier this year.

# france - Sunday 13 May, 2018

Paris knife attacker was on terror watchlist

The man’s parents have been taken into custody following last night’s attack.

# france - Saturday 12 May, 2018

Police shoot attacker dead after one person killed and four injured in Paris stabbing

The attack took place near the city’s main opera house.

# france - Thursday 10 May, 2018

From The42 France international Spedding signs for Castres amid Top14 court battle Jiff

France international Spedding signs for Castres amid Top14 court battle

The fullback is arguing that his adopted nation’s JIFF rules reduce his chance of employment.

# france - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

Woman who called emergency services in France mocked by operator and died hours afterwards

An autopsy revealed that the woman had suffered multiple organ failure.

# france - Saturday 5 May, 2018

Thousands throng streets of Paris in protest against President Emmanuel Macron

The French president has been in power for a year, but not everyone is happy with his sweeping social reforms.

# france - Friday 4 May, 2018

From The42 Arsenal's French defender Koscielny ruled out of World Cup Ruptured Achilles

Arsenal's French defender Koscielny ruled out of World Cup

France will be without Laurent Koscielny at the World Cup after the defender suffered an Achilles injury while playing for Arsenal.

# france - Thursday 3 May, 2018

From The42 Koscielny expected to miss the World Cup after being stretchered off in tears in Madrid Russia 2018

Koscielny expected to miss the World Cup after being stretchered off in tears in Madrid

The loss of the defender would be a big blow for France.

# france - Monday 30 April, 2018

A French art museum has just discovered half of its collection are fakes

Out of the 140 artworks in the collection, 82 were fake.

# france - Thursday 26 April, 2018

French ambassador to EU walks out of meeting in protest at use of English language

Philippe Leglise-Costa left the talks on Wednesday to show his dissatisfaction with the “linguistic regime”.

# france - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

France's Emmanuel Macron attacks US nationalism in Congress speech

Macron told a joint meeting of Congress, “the American and French people have had a rendezvous with freedom”.

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