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# france - Monday 13 June, 2016

Alcohol banned from around stadiums and fanzones at Euro 2016

The Republic of Ireland have their first match this evening, against Sweden in Paris.

# france - Sunday 12 June, 2016

From The42 We'll always have Paris: 3 memorable Ireland games in the city of love Paddys In Paris

We'll always have Paris: 3 memorable Ireland games in the city of love

Cast your mind back to these matches to get yourself in the mood for Ireland’s next encounter in Paris.

# france - Saturday 11 June, 2016

From The42 Third day of violence as fans clash in France before high-risk Euro 2016 match Trouble This post contains videos

Third day of violence as fans clash in France before high-risk Euro 2016 match

Security forces fired tear gas to disperse fighting supporters.

Bones of victims of 6,000 year old massacre discovered in France

Experts believe the attack was likely carried out by “furious ritualised warriors”.

# france - Friday 10 June, 2016

From The42 As it happened: France v Romania, Euro 2016 Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: France v Romania, Euro 2016

We were at the Stade de France for the hugely-anticipated tournament opener.

Fans at Euro 2016 can download an app that will send them security alerts

The new smartphone app from the Dept of Foreign Affairs keeps travellers informed while abroad.

From The42 French police set off teargas to disperse English hooligans in Marseille Kicking Off

French police set off teargas to disperse English hooligans in Marseille

Eyewitness reports say 250 men goaded and threw cans at police in the southern city.

From The42 Greater depth of feeling will be the fruit of Platini's expanded tournament Column

Greater depth of feeling will be the fruit of Platini's expanded tournament

The former Uefa president is begging for an invite to the party he organised.

From The42 Letter from Versailles: Paris hit with problems as Euros kick off but all calm in Ireland camp Kicking Off

Letter from Versailles: Paris hit with problems as Euros kick off but all calm in Ireland camp

Ben Blake sums up the mood in France after the team’s first couple of days.

# france - Wednesday 8 June, 2016

From The42 'Make sure you have a plan in place for terror attack at the Euros' - security expert Advice

'Make sure you have a plan in place for terror attack at the Euros' - security expert

Security and defence analyst Declan Power advises fans heading to France to be vigilant and well prepared.

# france - Tuesday 7 June, 2016

Strikes, terror threats and flooding - here's what Irish fans travelling to the Euros need to look out for

What’s the security situation? Are transport strikes still ongoing? Has the flooding receded?

# france - Monday 6 June, 2016

From The42 Who is your tip to be the dark horse at Euro 2016 this summer? Cheval Noir

Who is your tip to be the dark horse at Euro 2016 this summer?

Because you’re too good to go tipping one of the big boys.

Euro 2016: Arrested French extremist 'had planned to attack multiple targets'

The 25-year-old intended to blow up a mosque and a synagogue amongst other targets, it’s claimed.

# france - Sunday 5 June, 2016

From The42 Why France fans are booing Olivier Giroud – and why it has to stop Opinion

Why France fans are booing Olivier Giroud – and why it has to stop

The striker has become a scapegoat but he remains an important member of the squad.

Six injured as shots fired at tourist bus in France

The bus was carrying 75 Czech tourists from Spain to the Czech Republic when the incident occurred on a highway last night.

# france - Saturday 4 June, 2016

From The42 This beautiful Olivier Giroud finish was the highlight of France's easy win over Scotland Les Bleus This post contains videos

This beautiful Olivier Giroud finish was the highlight of France's easy win over Scotland

The Arsenal striker netted a brace in Metz.

# france - Friday 3 June, 2016

Floods in Europe have killed ten people and forced thousands from their homes

The Louvre in Paris is closing today so artworks can be moved out of reach of the rising waters.

# france - Thursday 2 June, 2016

From The42 Cards on the table - who do you think is going to win Euro 2016? Open Thread

Cards on the table - who do you think is going to win Euro 2016?

It’s prediction time.

Five killed in France and Germany as some areas endure worst flooding in a century

The waters are expected to keep rising for the coming days.

# france - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

From The42 Benzema: Deschamps has 'bowed to racists' by not selecting me for Euro 2016 Race Row

Benzema: Deschamps has 'bowed to racists' by not selecting me for Euro 2016

Karim Benzema has slammed France coach Didier Deschamps after he was overlooked for this summer’s tournament.

# france - Tuesday 31 May, 2016

This Irish man is set to fly to Africa with a lawnmower engine on his back

Oisín Creagh has been flying paramotors for the last ten years.

From The Daily Edge There's a ten-storey wine theme park opening in France tomorrow Eurodizzy

There's a ten-storey wine theme park opening in France tomorrow

GIVE US ALL YOUR TICKETS!

# france - Sunday 29 May, 2016

From The42 Cantona: 'Deschamps should feel flattered: Ryan Gosling is Mormon and is the fantasy of every woman' Sardines In The Sea

Cantona: 'Deschamps should feel flattered: Ryan Gosling is Mormon and is the fantasy of every woman'

Deschamps has threatened the Man Utd legend with legal action.

Poll: Is Ireland right to introduce health warnings on alcohol products? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is Ireland right to introduce health warnings on alcohol products?

11 EU countries have cried foul at the previous government’s plans to introduce five separate health warnings on alcohol bottles.

# france - Saturday 28 May, 2016

Lightning strikes have seriously injured dozens of people in Germany and France

Freak weather has seen lightning strikes in both countries over the course of this afternoon.

# france - Friday 27 May, 2016

Violent protests in Paris see police fire tear gas just two weeks ahead of Euro 2016 Civil Unrest This post contains videos

Violent protests in Paris see police fire tear gas just two weeks ahead of Euro 2016

French workers are objecting to new labour laws.

# france - Thursday 26 May, 2016

Poll: Are you taking a foreign holiday this year? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you taking a foreign holiday this year?

Strikes by French air traffic controllers are grounding planes across Europe this morning.

# france - Wednesday 25 May, 2016

Travelling to Euro 2016? You might see some uniformed gardaí on the beat

A total of eight gardaí will be based in Lille and Bordeaux.

# france - Tuesday 24 May, 2016

Riot police "liberate" fuel depot after days of protests in France

The protesters blocked an oil refinery in Marseilles over labour disputes.

# france - Sunday 22 May, 2016

Egypt dispatches submarine to aircraft crash zone as mystery over disaster remains

Leaked flight data has painted a picture of the chaotic final moments of the doomed EgyptAir flight.

Four charged with attempted murder after police car torched in France

The incident happened earlier this week and has been branded “anti-cop hatred”.

# france - Saturday 21 May, 2016

First pictures of EgyptAir wreckage emerge but reason for disaster remains unclear

Reports today suggest the front of the plane had smoke in it before the crash.

One of the Bataclan gunmen buried six months after suicide attack

After his death, his mother was told: “Your son has died a martyr with his brothers on 13 November.”

# france - Friday 20 May, 2016

Body part and luggage found in search for missing EgyptAir plane

The country’s aviation minister has said a “terrorist attack” was a more likely cause than technical failure.

Surviving Paris attacker facing prosecutors in Paris today

Abdeslam was tracked down and arrested on March 18 in the Brussels neighbourhood of Molenbeek.

Belgian woman jailed for seven years for freezing newborn baby

The woman, who lives in France, recieved a reduced sentence because she suffered a temporary loss of judgment.

# france - Tuesday 17 May, 2016

Tobacco company's attempt to sue Australia "an abuse of rights"

Tobacco giant Philip Morris had taken the action over plain-packaging.

Fans travelling to the Euros could be hit by French transport strikes

Workers in the country are holding strikes in protest against controversial reforms of labour laws.

# france - Thursday 5 May, 2016

One killed, at least four injured on French motorway in cross-border police chase

Belgian police had tried to check a car at a parking area known to be used by people smugglers when it took off across the border.

# france - Monday 2 May, 2016

From The42 Should Ireland bring Jack Byrne to the Euros this summer? Poll This post contains a poll

Should Ireland bring Jack Byrne to the Euros this summer?

The 20-year-old midfielder has been in fine form in Holland this season.