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#France

# france - Wednesday 9 October, 2019

From The42 World Rugby call media briefing amidst fears of cancelled World Cup games Typhoon Hagibis

World Rugby call media briefing amidst fears of cancelled World Cup games

The super typhoon is currently forecast to hit Yokohama and the Tokyo area on Saturday.

# france - Monday 7 October, 2019

From The42 Bayern stand firm amid refusal to release France defender for international duty Loggerheads

Bayern stand firm amid refusal to release France defender for international duty

Lucas Hernandez has been forced to sit out the Bundesliga club’s last two fixtures due to an injury.

From The42 'He won't be back in 2019': Lloris out for the rest of the year after horror injury, says Deschamps Injured

'He won't be back in 2019': Lloris out for the rest of the year after horror injury, says Deschamps

France manager Didier Deschamps confirmed Lloris would be sidelined for the next few months.

# france - Friday 4 October, 2019

From The42 'Maybe he can play Giroud' - Deschamps responds to Lampard's Kante plea RETORT

'Maybe he can play Giroud' - Deschamps responds to Lampard's Kante plea

The Chelsea boss urged the France manager not to select the 28-year-old.

# france - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

EU will provide €530 million in funding towards Irish-French power line

The project will link Ireland’s electricity network to France via an underwater connection and is expected to be completed by 2026

From The42 Lopez' left foot ensures France burn off US challenge Pool C This post contains videos

Lopez' left foot ensures France burn off US challenge

AJ MacGinty kicked the Eagles to within a score with 15 minutes to go, but Les Bleus had too much firepower.

# france - Sunday 29 September, 2019

Mourners begin bidding final farewell to late French president Jacques Chirac

Chirac’s coffin was today placed in the Saint-Louis-des-Invalides cathedral in Paris.

# france - Thursday 26 September, 2019

'A great friend of Ireland': Jacques Chirac, former French president, dies aged 86 RIP

'A great friend of Ireland': Jacques Chirac, former French president, dies aged 86

He died this morning surrounded by his family.

Huge fire breaks out at chemical plant in northern France

The fire broke out in the early hours of this morning.

# france - Tuesday 24 September, 2019

French toymakers sign pact to rid games and toys of gender stereotypes

The charter also envisages that manufacturers will adapt the way their products are advertised.

# france - Monday 23 September, 2019

UK, France and Germany blame Iran for Saudi oil attacks

In a joint statement, the countries called on Tehran to choose dialogue over further “provocation”.

# france - Saturday 21 September, 2019

Dozens of yellow vest protesters arrested in Paris

More than 7,000 police officers were deployed to quell any violence.

From The42 As it happened : France v Argentina, Rugby World Cup Liveblog

As it happened : France v Argentina, Rugby World Cup

Pool C opens with a mouth-watering clash in Tokyo and we’re going minute-by-minute.

# france - Thursday 19 September, 2019

French drug watchdog halts illegal Parkinson's, Alzheimer's trial

The agency urged participants to stop using the patches immediately and to seek medical attention.

# france - Monday 16 September, 2019

From The42 Hotly-contested Pool C promises fireworks Dark Horses

Hotly-contested Pool C promises fireworks

No pool has quite as much World Cup pedigree as this one with three sides who traditionally expect to reach the semis.

# france - Friday 13 September, 2019

Jean-Marie Le Pen charged over EU funding scandal

Le Pen’s estranged daughter Marine, who now heads the renamed National Rally, has already been charged in the case.

# france - Tuesday 10 September, 2019

From The42 Griezmann misses another penalty as below-par France triumph against Andorra Les Bleus

Griezmann misses another penalty as below-par France triumph against Andorra

The World champions made hard work of beating a side ranked 133 places below them on Tuesday.

# france - Sunday 8 September, 2019

From The42 French president Macron apologises to Albania over anthem blunder Forgetful Paris

French president Macron apologises to Albania over anthem blunder

Kick-off was delayed after the national anthem of Andorra was played before the game against France.

# france - Friday 6 September, 2019

Irishman pleads guilty to smuggling 60 guns into UK in car

Robert Keogh was stopped last month by border force officers at the Port of Dover en route from Calais.

# france - Monday 2 September, 2019

From The42 Picamoles named in France World Cup squad as Lyon and La Rochelle pair dropped On The Plane

Picamoles named in France World Cup squad as Lyon and La Rochelle pair dropped

Felix Lambey and Dany Priso have been left out of the 31-man selection travelling to Japan.

# france - Thursday 29 August, 2019

From The42 €62 million Man City defender's stint as most expensive uncapped player of all time looks set to end Chance

€62 million Man City defender's stint as most expensive uncapped player of all time looks set to end

Didier Deschamps has frequently overlooked back-to-back Premier League winner Aymeric Laporte until now.

# france - Tuesday 27 August, 2019

From The42 Exeter Chiefs forward Skinner ruled out of Scotland's World Cup campaign Big Sam

Exeter Chiefs forward Skinner ruled out of Scotland's World Cup campaign

Sam Skinner won’t be travelling to Japan after sustaining a hamstring injury in Saturday’s win against France.

# france - Monday 26 August, 2019

Macron attacks Bolsonaro after sexist Facebook post about his wife

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro was responding to a Facebook post which sought to compare both leaders’ wives.

Trade, tech and Amazon fires: What's been discussed so far at the G7 Summit in France G7

Trade, tech and Amazon fires: What's been discussed so far at the G7 Summit in France

The three-day summit will conclude later today.

# france - Sunday 25 August, 2019

Macron says G7 leaders have agreed on joint statement over Iran

US President Donald Trump, however, has denied signing off on a joint G7 message.

# france - Thursday 22 August, 2019

Face off at the Élysée Palace as Johnson meets 'hardest in the gang' Macron Brexit This post contains videos

Face off at the Élysée Palace as Johnson meets 'hardest in the gang' Macron

Macron said he hopes for a ‘useful’ month of talks on Brexit.

# france - Wednesday 21 August, 2019

Chaos on set of French rap music video after attack by gang armed with guns and baseball bats

Around 15 people were involved in the overnight attack in Paris.

# france - Sunday 18 August, 2019

From The42 PSG fall to shock defeat at Rennes with 16-year-old playing starring role Slip Up This post contains videos

PSG fall to shock defeat at Rennes with 16-year-old playing starring role

Angolan-born Eduardo Camavinga pulled the strings for Rennes.

# france - Saturday 17 August, 2019

French waiter shot dead for being 'too slow with sandwich'

The shooter is believed to still be on the run.

# france - Saturday 10 August, 2019

From The42 Neymar transfer talks 'more advanced' but PSG yet to agree sale amid Madrid and Barca links Update

Neymar transfer talks 'more advanced' but PSG yet to agree sale amid Madrid and Barca links

The Brazil international continues to be linked with a return to Spain, but a club official claims no deal has been put in place yet.

# france - Thursday 25 July, 2019

Heatwave: Temperature records shattered in Europe as Paris hits 42.6 degrees

Meanwhile, Germany again hit a national record of 41.5 degrees in Lingen, western Germany.

# france - Thursday 11 July, 2019

Vincent Lambert, man at centre of contentious right-to-die case in France, passes away

He died more than a decade after an accident that left him with severe brain damage.

# france - Wednesday 10 July, 2019

From The42 Sagan sprints to fifth stage victory but local hero Alaphilippe retains Tour de France lead Colmar Climb

Sagan sprints to fifth stage victory but local hero Alaphilippe retains Tour de France lead

Ireland’s Dan Martin and Nicholas Roche were also in action this afternoon.

# france - Monday 8 July, 2019

From The42 'I was born ready' - Dream day for Wexford's O'Neill after World Cup gold and meeting Rapinoe On The Line This post contains videos

'I was born ready' - Dream day for Wexford's O'Neill after World Cup gold and meeting Rapinoe

Michelle O’Neill lined out as an assistant referee in yesterday’s World Cup final in Lyon.

# france - Sunday 7 July, 2019

Macron in last-ditch attempt to save Iran nuclear deal

Tensions between Iran and members of the UN security council were heightened after the US pulled out of the Iran nuclear deal in 2018.

# france - Friday 5 July, 2019

Michael Jackson fan clubs sue two alleged victims over HBO documentary in France

The legal action in the French city of Orleans targets Wade Robson (36) and James Safechuck (41).

# france - Tuesday 2 July, 2019

From The42 USA book World Cup final spot as 10-woman England denied by VAR and penalty miss Drama This post contains videos

USA book World Cup final spot as 10-woman England denied by VAR and penalty miss

Steph Houghton missed a late spot-kick as the defending world champions ran out 2-1 winners in Lyon.

Climate change likely a major contributor to France's extreme heatwave

Temperatures went above 45 degrees in France last week, with experts saying that climate change was a major contributor.

# france - Sunday 30 June, 2019

After record breaking temperatures, some cooler weather hits parts of Europe

But the reprieve was not universal, with Germany measuring a record high temperature for June.

# france - Saturday 29 June, 2019

Spain hit by more wildfires as European heatwave continues

The heat has already claimed several lives, including a 17-year-old harvest worker in Spain and a 72-year-old homeless man in Italy.