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# france - Thursday 9 February, 2017

The Eiffel Tower is to get a glass security wall in response to France's terror threat

The wall, which will cover two sides of the tower, is to be made from bulletproof glass.

Quiz: How well do you remember Ireland's Croke Park defeat to France 10 years ago?

Cast your mind back to 11 February, 2007, the day Croke Park’s doors were opened to rugby.

Explosion at French nuclear plant causes injuries but no 'radiation risk'

Several people were injured but there was no radiation leak at the plant in Flamanville.

# france - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

Hundreds riot in Paris protest after black man allegedly raped with policeman's baton

One officer has been charged with rape, while three others have been charged with assault.

Nicolas Sarkozy to face trial over 'fraudulent' election financing

The former French president has described the controversy as a “farce”.

# france - Sunday 5 February, 2017

Ian Bailey indicted in France for murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier

Bailey’s solicitor said gardaí delivered papers to his client on behalf of the French authorities.

# france - Saturday 4 February, 2017

From The42 Te'o time! Ben's first England try enough to steal a nervy win over France Up And Running This post contains videos

Te'o time! Ben's first England try enough to steal a nervy win over France

Holders made to sweat as France push them all the way at Twickenham.

# france - Friday 3 February, 2017

Investigators believe Louvre attacker is an Egyptian tourist

The Louvre will reopen tomorrow after the ‘serious public’ attack on French soldiers – involving two 40-centimetre machetes.

# france - Thursday 2 February, 2017

From The42 Analysis: We look at just how much the scrum has changed since professionalism Class Of 95

Analysis: We look at just how much the scrum has changed since professionalism

For better or for worse, a lot has changed since 1995

From The42 Daly starts as injury-hit England make changes for France Team News

Daly starts as injury-hit England make changes for France

Eddie Jones has made five changes to the side, with Joe Marler starting just four weeks after breaking his leg.

# france - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

Marine Le Pen refuses to pay back €300,000 in EU funds

Meanwhile, her challenger in the presidential election also faces an investigation.

# france - Monday 30 January, 2017

From The42 England prop set to play in Six Nations opener just four weeks after fracturing leg Break A Leg

England prop set to play in Six Nations opener just four weeks after fracturing leg

Joe Marler’s availability for Saturday’s clash against France is a timely boost for head coach Eddie Jones.

Brussels bombing suspect Abrini charged over Paris attacks

Belgian investigators said the Brussels airport and metro bombers were part of the same Brussels-based cell behind the Paris attacks.

'Spiderman' burglar goes on trial in Paris for €100 million art heist

Vjeran Tomic was known for daring, acrobatic heists.

# france - Friday 27 January, 2017

Corn diet turning French hamsters into deranged cannibals which eat their young

The animals are lacking vitamins which researchers believe is the reason for their altered behaviour.

# france - Sunday 22 January, 2017

From The42 Racing centre Chavancy fills Fofana void in France squad Happy Henry

Racing centre Chavancy fills Fofana void in France squad

After scoring in Thomond Park, the centre got a call from Guy Noves.

# france - Saturday 21 January, 2017

From The42 Massive blow for France as star centre is ruled out of Six Nations with ruptured Achilles Ouch

Massive blow for France as star centre is ruled out of Six Nations with ruptured Achilles

Wesley Fofana sustained the injury in Clermont’s victory against Exeter.

# france - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

From The42 Yann David named in France's Six Nations squad 8 years after his last cap In From The Cold

Yann David named in France's Six Nations squad 8 years after his last cap

The Toulouse back most recently played for his country in a Test against New Zealand in 2009.

# france - Friday 13 January, 2017

Man charged with planning Kim Kardashian robbery

A total of 10 people have now been charged.

# france - Thursday 12 January, 2017

One of the UK's most-wanted suspected paedophiles has been arrested after a car crash in France

Stephen Carruthers had been on-the-run for almost three years.

Marine Le Pen spotted at Trump Tower but insists she was just having a coffee

Asked about her visit, Trump spokesman Sean Spicer said: ‘It’s a public building.’

# france - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

Kim Kardashian's driver among 17 arrested over Paris robbery

The oldest suspect being held is a 72-year-old man arrested after police broke open the gate of a pink-walled villa.

# france - Monday 9 January, 2017

French police arrest 16 in connection with Kim Kardashian robbery

Kardashian was tied up and robbed of jewellery worth around €9 million in Paris last year.

# france - Saturday 7 January, 2017

'Telling me I have to switch off p*****s me off': France gets to grips with its new work emails law

Since 1 January, French companies with more than 50 employees must work up a charter defining employees’ right to switch off.

# france - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

'If Brexit goes well, the public pressure in Ireland for an EU exit will grow' - Nigel Farage

“Twice in the last 16 years Ireland has rejected EU treaties,” the former Ukip leader said this morning.

# france - Sunday 1 January, 2017

French workers win 'right to disconnect' from emails out of work hours

The French measure is intended to tackle the so-called “always-on” work culture that has led to a surge in usually unpaid overtime.

# france - Thursday 29 December, 2016

Irishwoman 'teaching France to cook' after becoming one of the country's bestselling food writers

“People felt liberated because I was taking the fuss out of cooking.”

# france - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

French slavery monument vandalised with Nazi slogan

The incident happened in the town of Pau, close to the Spanish border.

# france - Saturday 24 December, 2016

France's 'wine police' are working to make sure your wine is actually as good as the label says

A wine baron was jailed last month for a “moon wine” fraud.

# france - Thursday 8 December, 2016

'End of playtime': Marine Le Pen wants to ban 'foreigners' from state schools

She later clarified that she only wanted to block education for illegal immigrants.

# france - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

Oscar-winning director won't be sent to the US to face sentence for statutory rape

Roman Polanski is still wanted in the United States for sentencing over the 1977 statutory rape of Samantha Gailey.

French PM quits role, plans to battle Le Pen for presidency

The socialist candidate will look to battle Marine Le Pen’s National Front in next year’s election

# france - Thursday 1 December, 2016

French President Francois Hollande won't seek re-election

His popularity had hit rock bottom after a term in office marked by terror attacks, high unemployment and embarrassing revelations about his private life.

From The42 Beauden Barrett led the All Blacks in a powerful rendition of Ireland's Call in a German bar Wunderbar

Beauden Barrett led the All Blacks in a powerful rendition of Ireland's Call in a German bar

Take it all back. They’re a great bunch of lads.

# france - Saturday 26 November, 2016

From The42 Barrett caps stellar year with try and All Black victory in Paris November Tests

Barrett caps stellar year with try and All Black victory in Paris

Only Ireland managed to beat the world champions this year.

French presidential race: 'Who will beat Marine Le Pen?'

Tomorrow’s winner will be the key challenger for the French Presidency against Marine Le Pen of the Front National, writes Senator Neale Richmond.

# france - Friday 25 November, 2016

France retirement home killing: 47-year-old former soldier arrested

The suspect worked at the missionaries’ home “some years ago”.

From The42 Here's the Ireland 7s squad to take on 'the toughest group in Dubai' Women's Rugby

Here's the Ireland 7s squad to take on 'the toughest group in Dubai'

Anthony Eddy is also sending a development squad to compete in the UAE.

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