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#France

# france - Saturday 1 December, 2018

At least 224 people arrested and 80 injured in 'yellow vest' protests in Paris

Clashes between police and demonstrators broke out after crowds began gathering near the Arc de Triomphe.

Explainer: Who are France's 'yellow vest' protesters and what are they looking for?

Protesters have called for another demonstration to take place on the Champs-Elysees today.

# france - Friday 30 November, 2018

Attempt to 'run ahead of' 154km/h storm caused 'worst ever' Irish Ferries crossing from France

Ten passengers and two crew members were injured when the MV Epsilon was caught up in Storm Imogen.

# france - Thursday 29 November, 2018

From The42 'I was only trying to add an extra zero onto Conor's contract!' Zebo

'I was only trying to add an extra zero onto Conor's contract!'

Simon Zebo is settling happily into life in Paris but still harbours hopes of playing for Ireland.

From The42 'I need the sea to live': France captain Guirado leaves Toulon for Top14 rivals New Challenge

'I need the sea to live': France captain Guirado leaves Toulon for Top14 rivals

The hooker will join Montpellier on a three-year deal.

# france - Tuesday 27 November, 2018

France to shut down 14 of country's 58 nuclear reactors by 2035, Macron says

The total includes the previously announced shutdown of France’s two oldest reactors.

# france - Sunday 25 November, 2018

From The42 Bastareaud slams 'pathetic' and 'shameful' France Unhappy

Bastareaud slams 'pathetic' and 'shameful' France

Les Bleus had never lost to their opponents in nine previous attempts.

# france - Saturday 24 November, 2018

Paris police use tear gas and water cannon on anti-Macron tax protesters

Tens of thousands are expected on the streets of Paris today to protest against rising fuel prices and tax measures.

# france - Saturday 17 November, 2018

From The42 'I do not deserve the Ballon d'Or. I think there are players who have been better than me' Top Picks

'I do not deserve the Ballon d'Or. I think there are players who have been better than me'

The Chelsea and Belgium star believes Kylian Mbappe deserves to win the award.

One killed after panicked driver rams into crowd at French fuel protests

An estimated 124,000 people took part in the protests.

# france - Friday 16 November, 2018

France and Germany are 'jumping the gun' on EU army, Dutch Prime Minister says

“The idea of a European army is going way too far for the Netherlands.”

# france - Thursday 15 November, 2018

French ex-minister Georges Tron cleared of raping two former employees

Georges Tron was forced to resign in 2011 over the allegations made by two women.

# france - Saturday 10 November, 2018

From The42 Drama in Paris as Springboks score 85th minute try to take victory The Rassie-lution

Drama in Paris as Springboks score 85th minute try to take victory

Hooker Mbongeni Mbonami scored at the death to cap an enthralling closing act.

# france - Friday 9 November, 2018

# france - Wednesday 7 November, 2018

Six found dead in collapsed buildings in Marseille as search continues

The two buildings, one apparently vacant and the other housing apartments, collapsed on Monday at 9 a.m.

# france - Tuesday 6 November, 2018

Six detained over suspected 'violent plot' against President Macron

They are all linked to extreme right movements.

'The most important is saving lives': Up to eight feared dead in Marseille building collapse

Rescue workers have found a pocket of air leading to hopes some may have survived.

# france - Wednesday 31 October, 2018

France launches nationwide probe into incidents of babies born with arm defects

It has been confirmed that the results would be known in about three months.

# france - Thursday 25 October, 2018

For the first time in seven years, fewer French tourists are planning a trip to Ireland

Local tourism officials want to beef up their PR and media presence in the country.

# france - Monday 22 October, 2018

French teen charged over threatening teacher with fake gun

The teenager has been charged after brandishing the fake weapon at his teacher in class.

# france - Sunday 21 October, 2018

From The42 Attacking champions Leinster keen for even better in Toulouse Four Time Champs

Attacking champions Leinster keen for even better in Toulouse

Leo Cullen’s side were looking to build on the eight-try rout of Wasps.

# france - Thursday 18 October, 2018

Man sentenced to life in prison for ordering the murder of his ex-partner's billionaire mother

The prosecution argued Wojciech Janowski was anxious to get his hands on part of Helene Pastor’s fortune.

# france - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

From The42 A new Löw: Germany set record for defeats in a calendar year following France loss in Paris Poor Form

A new Löw: Germany set record for defeats in a calendar year following France loss in Paris

After a disastrous World Cup, Die Mannschaft have continued their poor run of form.

# france - Tuesday 16 October, 2018

From The42 Griezmann delivers Löw blow as World Cup winners reign supreme in Paris against Germany Les Bleus

Griezmann delivers Löw blow as World Cup winners reign supreme in Paris against Germany

France sit four points clear at the top of their Nations League group after Antoine Griezmann instigated a 2-1 win over Germany.

# france - Monday 15 October, 2018

Death toll in French floods rises to 13 after several months' worth of rain falls in hours

Some of the dead appeared to have been swept away by floodwaters.

# france - Thursday 11 October, 2018

From The42 Mbappe inspires France comeback to clinch draw against Iceland French Resistance

Mbappe inspires France comeback to clinch draw against Iceland

The World Champions rallied from two goals down with Mbappe leading the way after coming on as a substitute.

# france - Wednesday 10 October, 2018

From The42 FFF chief suggests Benzema's France career is 'finished' Au Revoir

FFF chief suggests Benzema's France career is 'finished'

Noel Le Graet does not think Karim Benzema will play for France again.

# france - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

From The42 'Mbappe reminds me of Ronaldo in his Man United days' - Griezmann backs PSG star to hit 50 goals-a-season Praise

'Mbappe reminds me of Ronaldo in his Man United days' - Griezmann backs PSG star to hit 50 goals-a-season

The France international is already a World Cup winner and global superstar, but is being tipped to take his game to even greater heights.

From The42 Pogba and Mourinho feud has been exaggerated, says France manager Deschamps Feud

Pogba and Mourinho feud has been exaggerated, says France manager Deschamps

Paul Pogba’s relationship with Jose Mourinho has been under the spotlight this season, but Didier Deschamps is not concerned.

# france - Sunday 7 October, 2018

It's all gone wrong for Emmanuel Macron Elysée Palace This post contains videos

It's all gone wrong for Emmanuel Macron

Less than a year-and-a-half since the election, his presidency is floundering.

# france - Wednesday 3 October, 2018

A notorious French career criminal who escaped prison in a helicopter has been recaptured Jailbreak This post contains videos

A notorious French career criminal who escaped prison in a helicopter has been recaptured

Redoine Faid has been recaptured after three months on the run.

# france - Tuesday 2 October, 2018

From The42 Liverpool defender Alexander-Arnold makes shortlist for best young footballer in the world prize Top Talent

Liverpool defender Alexander-Arnold makes shortlist for best young footballer in the world prize

Having scooped the Gold Boy award in 2017, PSG superstar Kylian Mbappe is favourite to win it back-to-back.

# france - Monday 1 October, 2018

Charles Aznavour, 'France's Frank Sinatra', dies aged 94 RIP

Charles Aznavour, 'France's Frank Sinatra', dies aged 94

His most famous songs include She and Dance in the Old Fashioned Way.

# france - Sunday 30 September, 2018

From The42 He can't make Man Utd win on his own – France boss defends Pogba United They Stand

He can't make Man Utd win on his own – France boss defends Pogba

Didier Deschamps has heaped praise on World Cup winner Paul Pogba amid his struggles at Old Trafford.

# france - Saturday 29 September, 2018

From The42 'Pretty pissed off' - Tiger Woods frustrated with Ryder Cup display following three defeats Team USA

'Pretty pissed off' - Tiger Woods frustrated with Ryder Cup display following three defeats

Woods was the star attraction this week in France after capping an incredible comeback season after injury with his first title since 2013 last weekend.

From The42 Bring on Sunday! Team Europe lead US 10-6 going into final day of Ryder Cup Ryder Cup

Bring on Sunday! Team Europe lead US 10-6 going into final day of Ryder Cup

Tommy Fleetwood and Francesco Molinari again starred for the hosts at Le Golf National.

# france - Friday 28 September, 2018

Seven arrested as police foil 'major terrorist attack' planned for public event in the Netherlands

Police had yet to identify the target of the planned attack.

# france - Tuesday 25 September, 2018

Father of boy saved by 'Spiderman' from French balcony convicted for negligence

Mamoudou Gassama was propelled to global stardom after footage showing him rescue the boy went viral.

# france - Thursday 20 September, 2018

Marine Le Pen ordered to undergo psychiatric tests for posting Islamic State atrocity photos on Twitter

Le Pen shared the gruesome images in 2015. Today, she tweeted copies of a court order telling her to undergo psychiatric evaluation.

From The42 Toulon centre Bastareaud escapes with five-week ban for shocking striking offence Lenient

Toulon centre Bastareaud escapes with five-week ban for shocking striking offence

The Toulon and France centre was red carded for his forearm smash on Christophe Samson.