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# france - Yesterday’s News

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# france - Monday 15 August, 2016

Court refuses to release a woman pardoned for shooting dead her abusive husband

Jacqueline Sauvage received a pardon from French President Francois Hollande.

# france - Saturday 13 August, 2016

Another town on the French Riviera has banned burkinis

The mayor of Villeneuve-Loubet said he made the decision to bar the covered swimsuit, worn by some Muslim women, for sanitary reasons.

# france - Wednesday 10 August, 2016

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Banty coaching Oman, joy for France, a young Middle East fan - the best GAA World Games pics

It’s been a busy week of action already in UCD.

Second man (21) arrested over murder of French priest

Jacques Hamel (85) was killed last month as he celebrated mass.

Travel woes for holidaymakers as workers on Eurostar rail service to strike

The high-speed rail service travels from London to France daily.

# france - Sunday 7 August, 2016

Living with France's terror threat: 'You can avoid busy areas, but you'll die of boredom'

“We are afraid but we can’t stop living. The wariness is always there.”

# france - Saturday 6 August, 2016

13 dead after fire in French bar sparked by birthday cake candles

The victims were primarily between the ages of 18-25.

# france - Thursday 4 August, 2016

Ian Bailey set to be charged by French authorities over du Plantier murder

Sophie Toscan du Plantier was murdered in Cork in 1996.

# france - Wednesday 3 August, 2016

French Muslims won't bury priest killer Adel Kermiche, so his body may end up in Denmark

The Danish Islamic Burial Fund says they will bury him if his family request it.

# france - Tuesday 2 August, 2016

Thieves use teargas to rob Chinese tourists near Paris

Thefts from Chinese tourists in Paris are increasing.

"Let us learn to live together": Sister of priest slain by jihadists addresses mourners

Despite the rain, thousands have gathered outside Rouen’s cathedral to show their respects.

# france - Monday 1 August, 2016

France has 'shut 20 radical Islam-preaching mosques'

There are some 2,500 mosques and prayer halls in France, about 120 of which are considered to be preaching radical Salafism.

Irish woman hospitalised after random attack in France

The Department of Foreign Affairs says it is aware of the case and is ready to give assistance.

# france - Sunday 31 July, 2016

Cousin of teenager who killed French priest charged with terrorism

The charge comes as Muslims and Catholics gathered in the cathedral in nearby Rouen to mourn the priest.

Travelling to France this week? A strike is causing disruption

Air France cabin crew are on strike until Tuesday.

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A group of French tourists stuck up this class note when driving around Galway

“we do not have the habit of driving on the left”

# france - Saturday 30 July, 2016

French Muslims refuse to bury teenager who killed priest

Kermiche was awaiting trial on terror charges and had been fitted with an electronic tag.

# france - Friday 29 July, 2016

French prime minister says it was a "failure" priest killer was released with electronic tag

Manuel Valls also told Le Monde newspaper he is “open” to a temporary ban on the foreign financing of mosques.

# france - Thursday 28 July, 2016

Both killers were on French watch lists before brutal slaying of priest Terror Threat This post contains videos

Both killers were on French watch lists before brutal slaying of priest

The government is under increased pressure to stop the violence.

French media say they'll no longer use terrorists' photos to avoid 'glorification'

Their decision comes as the French prosecutors identified the second man involved in the killing of a priest in Normandy.

# france - Wednesday 27 July, 2016

Men who killed French priest pledge allegiance to Islamic State in video

The young men hold hands as they swear “obedience” to IS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.

Anti-terror police warn UK Christians following French church attack

Churches have been asked to review security measures, as the Home Office releases millions in funding for places of worship.

France church attack: Jihadist was under house arrest

Adel Kermiche, 19, was one of two attackers who stormed a church and killed an 86-year-old priest.

# france - Tuesday 26 July, 2016

'Kind, shy and dedicated', Fr Jacques Hamel is the 236th victim of jihadists in France since 2015

The so-called Islamic State group said today’s attack was carried out by its ‘soldiers’.

Men who killed 84-year-old priest in church "claimed to be from Islamic State"

A second hostage is “between life and death” according to officials.

Two more arrests made in connection with Nice attacks

Two men have been in custody since yesterday.

# france - Sunday 24 July, 2016

14-hour delays see traffic at standstill at English port of entry into France

The Port of Dover has seen enormous tailbacks over the weekend due to holiday traffic and heightened security at French border control.

# france - Friday 22 July, 2016

Paris camp housing over 1,000 migrants dismantled by police

It is the 26th such operation this year.

Nice massacre was planned for months with accomplices

One accomplice filmed the scene the day after the event.

# france - Thursday 21 July, 2016

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

Five arrested in connection with Nice massacre to face court

Like Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel, none of those detained were known to French intelligence prior to the attack.

# france - Wednesday 20 July, 2016

Frenchman jailed for trying to sell items from Nice massacre

The attack left 84 people dead.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

France has voted to extend its state of emergency

The decision to extend the national state by six months comes in the wake of last Thursday’s terror attack in Nice.

# france - Sunday 17 July, 2016

Bono was evacuated from a restaurant in Nice by armed police after horror attack

The U2 frontman was reportedly among diners in a restaurant who took cover during the massacre.

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Idris Elba's Bastille Day pulled from cinemas after Nice lorry massacre

Billboards for the movie have also been taken down in France.

Nice attacker was a "conceited" loner with tendencies towards violence and depression

Mohamed Lahouaiej-Bouhlel killed 84 people on Thursday.

# france - Saturday 16 July, 2016

French minister calls on all citizens to become reservists to help protect the country

Four men believed to be linked to the Tunisian who killed 84 people in the attack were arrested in France overnight.

Five children fighting for their lives after truck attack in Nice

One of the children is an unidentified eight-year-old boy who is possibly a foreigner.

From The42 Why Robbie Keane shouldn't retire from international football yet Opinion This post contains videos

Why Robbie Keane shouldn't retire from international football yet

The 36-year-old’s future has been the subject of much speculation since the Euros ended.

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