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#France

# france - Monday 20 June, 2016

From The42 'I hope Puma don't make condoms' - Shaqiri on torn Swiss shirts Safety First

'I hope Puma don't make condoms' - Shaqiri on torn Swiss shirts

Four of the winger’s team-mates had to change their jerseys in Sunday night’s clash with France.

# france - Sunday 19 June, 2016

From The42 Letter from Versailles: 'Sad' France's spirits lifted by 'the green people' Boost

Letter from Versailles: 'Sad' France's spirits lifted by 'the green people'

We asked one Bordeaux taxi driver whether the Irish fans really deserve their reputation as ‘the best supporters in the world’.

From The42 As it happened: Switzerland v France, Romania v Albania Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Switzerland v France, Romania v Albania

It was the final round of games in Group A and we were there every step of the way.

# france - Friday 17 June, 2016

Second black box recovered from EgyptAir crash site

It could prove vital in establishing the cause of the crash last month.

# france - Thursday 16 June, 2016

Cockpit voice recorder with 2 hours of conversation found from EgyptAir plane

Search teams are still looking for the black box as the cause of the crash is still unknown.

Videos show English fans throwing coins and jeering at migrant children

Another boy was given money to drink a beer.

France to expel 20 Russian football fans for Euro 2016 violence

Among those to be thrown out is the far-right head of Russia’s football supporters’ association.

"Absolutely unacceptable": Moscow slams arrest of Russia fans in France

Russia has summoned the French ambassador to protest over the arrests.

# france - Wednesday 15 June, 2016

From The42 They've gone and done it again! 90th minute Griezmann header to France's rescue Deja Vu

They've gone and done it again! 90th minute Griezmann header to France's rescue

2 – 0 doesn’t even begin to tell the story.

# france - Tuesday 14 June, 2016

Paris protesters throw missiles at police as demo descends into violence

Authorities made six arrests and at least two people were hurt in the Paris unrest.

Irish Euro fans face travel chaos after airlines cancel French flights

Aer Lingus and Ryanair flights have been affected.

French policeman and wife stabbed to death at home by man who pledged allegiance to Isis

The couple’s young son was found alive in their home.

# france - Monday 13 June, 2016

Northern Ireland football fan dies in France

It’s believed he fell from a walkway onto a rocky beach in the early hours of this morning.

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.