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# france - Tuesday 19 May, 2020

From The42 'I still don't regret coming home because I have had six great years in Ireland' Jouez

'I still don't regret coming home because I have had six great years in Ireland'

Robin Copeland has signed for French Pro D2 club Soyaux Angoulême XV Charente.

# france - Monday 18 May, 2020

From The42 Connacht's Robin Copeland signs for French club on a three-year deal Au Revoir

Connacht's Robin Copeland signs for French club on a three-year deal

The 32-year-old will join Soyaux Angoulême XV Charente next season.

# france - Saturday 16 May, 2020

Top fugitive in Rwanda’s genocide arrested in Paris

Felicien Kabuga had been living in the city under an assumed name.

# france - Friday 15 May, 2020

Drug backed by Donald Trump does not help treat Covid-19, according to new research

In one study, adverse effects were more common in patients who received hydroxychloroquine.

# france - Thursday 14 May, 2020

Chief of French pharma company under fire for saying the US gets priority access to Covid-19 vaccine

President Emmanuel Macron’s office said it would hold talks with Sanofi executives next week.

# france - Friday 8 May, 2020

In Pictures: The UK, France and Germany mark Victory in Europe Day

Millions across Europe paused at 11am today to remember those who served in the Second World War.

# france - Tuesday 5 May, 2020

French doctors say first Covid-19 case might have been as far back as December

The case in question occurred about a month before the first cases were officially confirmed in Europe.

# france - Saturday 2 May, 2020

Spain begins to ease its strict lockdown from today, as parts of Europe slowly open up

Italy and France plan to ease restrictions in the coming week, while the UK isn’t quite there yet.

# france - Thursday 30 April, 2020

From The42 French rugby bosses agree to cancel season, aim to start 20/21 in September European Rugby

French rugby bosses agree to cancel season, aim to start 20/21 in September

Covid-19 has ended France’s top division after 17 rounds.

# france - Tuesday 28 April, 2020

'As long-awaited as it is risky': French government outlines lifting of restrictions from 11 May

All the lockdown will be lifted gradually, the French Prime Minister warned today restrictions could still be extended.

# france - Wednesday 15 April, 2020

Coronavirus: Amazon shuts French distribution centres for five days after court ruling

The court said Amazon France had “failed to recognise its obligations regarding the security and health of its workers”.

# france - Tuesday 14 April, 2020

Over 500,000 receive unemployment payment and Mary Lou McDonald tests positive: Today's Covid-19 main points

Here’s what you need to know about Covid-19 in Ireland and around the world.

As worst-hit countries mull easing lockdown measures, global Covid-19 cases near 2 million

Experts fear that while the virus appears to peaking in some areas, it could begin to spike in others.

# france - Wednesday 8 April, 2020

Frenchman fined after crossing mountains to buy cheap cigarettes

He fell into a stream, in brambles, got lost and ended up contacting the emergency services.

# france - Monday 6 April, 2020

From The42 Bernard Laporte wants an annual Club World Cup instead of the Champions Cup Radical

Bernard Laporte wants an annual Club World Cup instead of the Champions Cup

The French Rugby Federation president says ‘it could be a breath of fresh air for the whole of world rugby.’

# france - Saturday 4 April, 2020

Two people dead after being attacked by knife-wielding man in French town

The attack happened at 11am in a commercial street in Romans-sur-Isere.

# france - Friday 3 April, 2020

France cancels traditional end of secondary school exams in favour of continuous assessment

The ‘bac’ has been a rite of passage for French students since it was introduced by Napoleon in 1808.

# france - Monday 16 March, 2020

France fines Apple €1.1 billion for anti-competitive acts

The country’s competition authority said Apple and top re-sellers agreed to align prices with Apple’s own pricing for its iPads.

# france - Sunday 15 March, 2020

France shuts bars, nightclubs, cinemas and restaurants to help combat coronavirus

A number of countries have imposed sweeping restrictions to help fight the illness.

# france - Saturday 14 March, 2020

'Prohibition to circulate in the streets': Spain goes into lockdown mode as state of emergency declared

France has witnessed a surge in cases, with 4,500 people infected, and 91 deaths.

# france - Friday 13 March, 2020

From The42 Top 14 suspended, putting Champions Cup quarter-finals in even greater doubt Off

Top 14 suspended, putting Champions Cup quarter-finals in even greater doubt

The suspension includes all collective training by the professional clubs in France.

# france - Wednesday 11 March, 2020

From The42 France prop Haouas gets three-week ban for punch against Scotland Suspended

France prop Haouas gets three-week ban for punch against Scotland

The 25-year-old had three weeks shaved off for his “good conduct, guilty plea and relative inexperience.”

# france - Tuesday 10 March, 2020

From The42 Uefa dismisses reports that they have received requests to postpone Euro 2020 Nothing To See Here

Uefa dismisses reports that they have received requests to postpone Euro 2020

The tournament is still set to go ahead in Rome later this summer.

From The42 Top 14 to discuss postponement rather than playing behind closed doors Action Plan

Top 14 to discuss postponement rather than playing behind closed doors

Ulster’s Champions Cup quarter-final away to Toulouse could be played behind closed doors.

From The42 U20 title charge left in limbo as Ireland await call on France fixture On Ice

U20 title charge left in limbo as Ireland await call on France fixture

Noel McNamara’s men have every right to expect their match to be called off, but can’t afford to stop preparing to face France.

# france - Monday 9 March, 2020

From The42 Farrell says Ireland players were deflated to hear of France postponement 6 Nations

Farrell says Ireland players were deflated to hear of France postponement

The squad trained in Abbottstown today believing they are well in the hunt for the Championship.

From The42 Ireland's Six Nations clash with France in Paris has been postponed CONFIRMED

Ireland's Six Nations clash with France in Paris has been postponed

The decision has been made due to fears over the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus.

# france - Sunday 8 March, 2020

From The42 Ireland's visit to Paris in major doubt as France bans gatherings of more than 1,000 Confusion

Ireland's visit to Paris in major doubt as France bans gatherings of more than 1,000

The French rugby federation says ‘there is no official information’ to confirm the game will be postponed.

From The42 Scotland's Ritchie 'shocked' by Haouas punch as France blow Grand Slam hopes Les Bleus See Red This post contains videos

Scotland's Ritchie 'shocked' by Haouas punch as France blow Grand Slam hopes

Les Bleus crashed to a 28-17 defeat at Murrayfield.

From The42 Red card costly as France's Grand Slam bid is squandered with defeat to Scotland Bleus It This post contains videos

Red card costly as France's Grand Slam bid is squandered with defeat to Scotland

After overcoming England, Italy and Wales, the championship leaders saw their winning run halted.

# france - Friday 6 March, 2020

From The42 Scotland make three changes for French showdown as Brown prepares for 50th cap And The Team Is...

Scotland make three changes for French showdown as Brown prepares for 50th cap

Gregor Townsend’s side will host the Six Nations Test on Sunday.

From The42 Galthié doubting Thomas’ ability to do job against the Scots Ready Teddy Go

Galthié doubting Thomas’ ability to do job against the Scots

French coach drops inconsistent French winger Teddy Thomas for Sunday’s big game in Murrayfield.

# france - Thursday 5 March, 2020

From The42 Andy Farrell's Ireland training against Ulster to keep sharp for Six Nations Opposition

Andy Farrell's Ireland training against Ulster to keep sharp for Six Nations

Dan McFarland’s side will provide opposition at today’s session.

# france - Tuesday 3 March, 2020

From The42 From Central Park to central characters in Ireland/France rivalry Old School

From Central Park to central characters in Ireland/France rivalry

Shaun Edwards mentored Andy Farrell when the Ireland coach was a teenager at Wigan, now they are set to go up against one another next week.

# france - Saturday 29 February, 2020

'Shame': Walkouts at French Oscars as Roman Polanski wins best director

Actor Adele Haenel led the walk-out after the 86-year-old director’s win at the César Awards.

From The42 Farrell plans to use weekend off to cram for French exam Bouncebackability

Farrell plans to use weekend off to cram for French exam

Ireland coach also revisited last weekend’s disaster in Twickenham and said players ‘did not look after one another well enough’.

# france - Friday 28 February, 2020

From The42 'I'm well used to the criticism, I've had it for my whole career... keep it coming' Gutted

'I'm well used to the criticism, I've had it for my whole career... keep it coming'

Johnny Sexton feels Ireland could have dealt with England’s linespeed better.

From The42 Ireland still waiting for clarity on Italy game rescheduling with October a possibility New Plans

Ireland still waiting for clarity on Italy game rescheduling with October a possibility

Andy Farrell’s squad will train next week even without a game to play.

# france - Wednesday 26 February, 2020

From The42 Ireland to proceed with two-day camp and make new plans after Italy game postponed PLAN OF ACTION

Ireland to proceed with two-day camp and make new plans after Italy game postponed

Ireland now turn their attention towards a visit to Paris on 14 March.

From The42 Analysis: The small details that make a huge difference in winning the aerial battle Contest

Analysis: The small details that make a huge difference in winning the aerial battle

Professional performance analyst Eoin Toolan examines the contests in the air in this Six Nations.

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