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# france - Wednesday 28 October, 2020

Ireland's final Women's Six Nations clash off due to Covid outbreak in France set-up
# Women's 6n
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# Women's 6n

Ireland's final Women's Six Nations clash off due to Covid outbreak in France set-up

Updated Oct 28th 2020, 9:50 PM 34,756 Views 15 Comments

France had previously agreed to play in Dublin instead of Lille.

New national lockdown announced in France
# Second Lockdown
# Second Lockdown

New national lockdown announced in France

Oct 28th 2020, 7:40 PM 53,100 Views 39 Comments

Bars, restaurants and non-essential businesses will close, but schools will stay open.

Henshaw starts at 13 as Farrell named on Ireland bench for France clash
# Team News
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# Team News

Henshaw starts at 13 as Farrell named on Ireland bench for France clash

Oct 28th 2020, 12:25 PM 38,383 Views 35 Comments

Garry Ringrose misses out due to the broken jaw he sustained last weekend.

Dane immersed in rugby and ready for another tough Test run
# 6 Nations
From The42
# 6 Nations

Dane immersed in rugby and ready for another tough Test run

Oct 28th 2020, 12:00 PM 22,070 Views 3 Comments

The Ireland scrum-half hit the ground running despite an eight-month gap between competitive fixtures.

Sexton settled into Ireland rhythm and ready to duel France
# Test Mode
From The42
# Test Mode

Sexton settled into Ireland rhythm and ready to duel France

Oct 28th 2020, 3:41 AM 6,757 Views 11 Comments

The skipper feels improvements in training as he looks forward to a return to Paris.

# france - Tuesday 27 October, 2020

Analysis: 80 seconds that show how good Ireland Women's attack can be
# Team Try
From The42
# Team Try

Analysis: 80 seconds that show how good Ireland Women's attack can be

Oct 27th 2020, 7:45 PM 4,875 Views 0 Comments

Every single player had a role in Claire Molloy’s try just before half-time against Italy.

Two children among four dead after migrant boat sinks off French coast
# English Channel
# English Channel

Two children among four dead after migrant boat sinks off French coast

Oct 27th 2020, 5:58 PM 17,395 Views 4 Comments

It is believed to be the single biggest loss of life during the current migrant crisis.

France lock le Roux free to play against Ireland after avoiding ban at hearing
# Boost
From The42
# Boost

France lock le Roux free to play against Ireland after avoiding ban at hearing

Oct 27th 2020, 4:12 PM 7,118 Views 6 Comments

The Racing 92 second row had been cited for allegedly striking Wales’ Alun Wyn Jones.

'I got away with murder when I was younger' - Healy set for 100th Ireland cap
# 100 Club
From The42
# 100 Club

'I got away with murder when I was younger' - Healy set for 100th Ireland cap

Oct 27th 2020, 2:26 PM 11,731 Views 5 Comments

The 33-year-old nearly retired from rugby in 2015 but battled his way back to the top.

Henshaw and Aki set for titanic midfield battle against Fickou and Vakatawa
# Centres
From The42
# Centres

Henshaw and Aki set for titanic midfield battle against Fickou and Vakatawa

Oct 27th 2020, 12:00 PM 29,810 Views 19 Comments

The Leinster man was sharp off the bench against Italy last weekend.

France wing Thomas ruled out of Ireland clash with fullback Bouthier a doubt
# Blow
From The42
# Blow

France wing Thomas ruled out of Ireland clash with fullback Bouthier a doubt

Oct 27th 2020, 10:08 AM 8,719 Views 7 Comments

The Racing 92 man scored a superb try against Wales last weekend.

# france - Monday 26 October, 2020

France's Haouas to be questioned about alleged robbery before next year's Six Nations
# Criminal Court
From The42
# Criminal Court

France's Haouas to be questioned about alleged robbery before next year's Six Nations

Oct 26th 2020, 5:26 PM 22,324 Views 7 Comments

The incident took place at a tobacconist in 2014.

'That's what Ireland need, multiple first receivers and an unpredictability'
# Playmakers
From The42
# Playmakers

'That's what Ireland need, multiple first receivers and an unpredictability'

Oct 26th 2020, 4:03 PM 39,144 Views 11 Comments

Ireland’s attack came in for praise on the latest episode of The42 Rugby Weekly Extra.

Paul Pogba threatens legal action over report that he will quit French team
# Les Bleus
From The42
# Les Bleus

Paul Pogba threatens legal action over report that he will quit French team

Oct 26th 2020, 4:00 PM 8,317 Views 3 Comments

The Sun ran the story in England and Pogba says he is ‘appalled, angry, shocked and frustrated’.

'I kept trucking away. I knew my time would come if I just kept at it'
# Porridge
From The42
# Porridge

'I kept trucking away. I knew my time would come if I just kept at it'

Oct 26th 2020, 8:00 AM 36,684 Views 5 Comments

24-year-old Will Connors was man of the match on his Ireland debut against Italy.

Farrell seems likely to stick with settled Ireland team for trip to Paris
# Selection
From The42
# Selection

Farrell seems likely to stick with settled Ireland team for trip to Paris

Oct 26th 2020, 6:00 AM 13,401 Views 23 Comments

There were lots of good performances in the 50-17 win over Italy on Saturday.

# france - Sunday 25 October, 2020

England win Women's Six Nations after France held to draw ahead of Ireland showdown
# Winner Winner
From The42
# Winner Winner

England win Women's Six Nations after France held to draw ahead of Ireland showdown

Oct 25th 2020, 9:36 PM 5,415 Views 0 Comments

The French are coming to Dublin for their final game of the tournament next weekend.

Ireland 'satisfied' with gritty Italy win and grateful for France gesture to play final Six Nations game in Dublin
# Review
From The42
# Review

Ireland 'satisfied' with gritty Italy win and grateful for France gesture to play final Six Nations game in Dublin

Oct 25th 2020, 8:30 AM 8,804 Views 1 Comment

Adam Griggs’ side has one more game to play after picking up another home win on Saturday night.

Ireland face daunting task in Paris as Six Nations heads for Super Saturday finale
# Title Hunt
From The42
# Title Hunt

Ireland face daunting task in Paris as Six Nations heads for Super Saturday finale

Oct 25th 2020, 7:00 AM 36,370 Views 23 Comments

Andy Farrell’s men know that a bonus-point win could secure them the title but France are far from pushovers.

# france - Saturday 24 October, 2020

Dupont double as France beat Wales before Ireland showdown
# French Flair
From The42
# French Flair

Dupont double as France beat Wales before Ireland showdown

Updated Oct 24th 2020, 10:13 PM 22,360 Views 7 Comments

France scrum-half Antoine Dupont scored twice in his side’s 38-21 victory over Wales tonight.

# france - Wednesday 21 October, 2020

Teacher murdered by radical Islamists in Paris to be honoured as seven due in court over killing
# Samuel Paty
# Samuel Paty

Teacher murdered by radical Islamists in Paris to be honoured as seven due in court over killing

Oct 21st 2020, 12:09 PM 10,934 Views 0 Comments

“Our fellow citizens expect actions,” French President Emmanuel Macron said yesterday.

# france - Tuesday 20 October, 2020

French teacher's killer had been 'in contact' with a pupil's father before attack
# Samuel Paty
# Samuel Paty

French teacher's killer had been 'in contact' with a pupil's father before attack

Oct 20th 2020, 10:10 PM 37,840 Views 18 Comments

President Macron said that a pro-Hamas group active in France would be dissolved for being “directly implicated” in the murder.

# france - Monday 19 October, 2020

Covid-19: New restrictions begin in Italy, Belgium and France as European death toll hits 250,000
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid-19: New restrictions begin in Italy, Belgium and France as European death toll hits 250,000

Oct 19th 2020, 12:29 PM 29,782 Views 55 Comments

Many governments are seeking to avoid a repeat of full-scale lockdowns seen in spring.

# france - Sunday 18 October, 2020

Covid-19 curfew comes into effect for up to 20 million people in France
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid-19 curfew comes into effect for up to 20 million people in France

Oct 18th 2020, 8:39 AM 31,754 Views 36 Comments

The measure was imposed after a surge in new coronavirus cases.

# france - Saturday 17 October, 2020

Suspect in French beheading horror was Chechen teenager
# Paris
# Paris

Suspect in French beheading horror was Chechen teenager

Updated Oct 17th 2020, 1:28 PM 148,371 Views 3 Comments

The suspected attacker was shot and killed after a history teacher died in a Paris suburb.

# france - Friday 16 October, 2020

History teacher decapitated in France in 'abominable' terrorist-linked assault
# France
# France

History teacher decapitated in France in 'abominable' terrorist-linked assault

Updated Oct 16th 2020, 9:45 PM 80,393 Views 0 Comments

The attack happened at around 4pm Irish time near a school in Conflans Saint-Honorine.

# france - Thursday 15 October, 2020

Covid-19: France reports over 30,000 new cases for the first time
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid-19: France reports over 30,000 new cases for the first time

Oct 15th 2020, 8:09 PM 27,151 Views 17 Comments

It follows an announcement yesterday that nine cities face nightly curfews.

# france - Wednesday 14 October, 2020

Liverpool striker scores twice as Portugal cruise to victory in Ronaldo's absence
# Business As Usual
From The42
# Business As Usual

Liverpool striker scores twice as Portugal cruise to victory in Ronaldo's absence

Oct 14th 2020, 11:09 PM 14,140 Views 4 Comments

Diogo Jota’s brace helped his side to a comfortable Nations League win over Sweden this evening.

Covid-19: France imposes nightly curfew on Paris and eight other cities
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid-19: France imposes nightly curfew on Paris and eight other cities

Oct 14th 2020, 8:31 PM 20,186 Views 6 Comments

The curfew will be implemented from Saturday.

# france - Saturday 10 October, 2020

Boris Johnson holds last-minute Brexit talks with Macron
# Deal Or No Deal
# Deal Or No Deal

Boris Johnson holds last-minute Brexit talks with Macron

Oct 10th 2020, 4:30 PM 36,433 Views 51 Comments

Johnson spoke with the French leader by phone today.

# france - Thursday 8 October, 2020

Google must negotiate with media groups over paying for online news, Paris court rules
# Dispute
# Dispute

Google must negotiate with media groups over paying for online news, Paris court rules

Oct 8th 2020, 10:19 AM 11,003 Views 16 Comments

The ruling came as the US firm announced it was close to a deal on compensating French media groups.

France, Germany and Britain seek Russia sanctions over Navalny poisoning
# Moscow
# Moscow

France, Germany and Britain seek Russia sanctions over Navalny poisoning

Oct 8th 2020, 8:23 AM 11,039 Views 15 Comments

Moscow quickly hit back that the accusations were “unacceptable” and amounted to “blackmail”.

# france - Sunday 4 October, 2020

France and Italy step up rescue efforts after floods
# Extreme Weather
# Extreme Weather

France and Italy step up rescue efforts after floods

Updated Oct 4th 2020, 4:07 PM 43,609 Views 4 Comments

Floods destroyed roads, houses and bridges surrounding the city of Nice yesterday.

# france - Thursday 1 October, 2020

'Several' Covid-19 cases at Racing 92 before Champions Cup final
# Concern
From The42
# Concern

'Several' Covid-19 cases at Racing 92 before Champions Cup final

Updated Oct 1st 2020, 11:35 AM 8,541 Views 6 Comments

There are nine positive cases in the club, according to sources, with this weekend’s Top 14 game against La Rochelle postponed.

# france - Friday 25 September, 2020

Two people seriously injured in Paris knife attack outside former Charlie Hebdo office
# Paris
# Paris

Two people seriously injured in Paris knife attack outside former Charlie Hebdo office

Updated Sep 25th 2020, 1:27 PM 24,411 Views 0 Comments

The suspect was detained after the attack close to the Place de la Bastille square, not far from the scene.

# france - Thursday 24 September, 2020

Just over 16,000 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in France today as new restrictions come into effect
# Sharp Rise
# Sharp Rise

Just over 16,000 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in France today as new restrictions come into effect

Sep 24th 2020, 9:43 PM 36,471 Views 23 Comments

A representative from the hospitality sector union warned of “insurrection” amid anger over the fresh restrictions.

# france - Tuesday 22 September, 2020

World Rugby vice-chairman Laporte placed in police custody for questioning
# Investigation
From The42
# Investigation

World Rugby vice-chairman Laporte placed in police custody for questioning

Updated Sep 22nd 2020, 3:00 PM 50,930 Views 7 Comments

The chief organiser of the 2023 World Cup has also been questioned.

# france - Friday 11 September, 2020

Calls for Netflix boycott over sexualisation of girls in French film 'Mignonnes'
# Cancel Netflix
# Cancel Netflix

Calls for Netflix boycott over sexualisation of girls in French film 'Mignonnes'

Sep 11th 2020, 7:27 AM 60,211 Views 54 Comments

Netflix apologised after using “inappropriate” artwork to promote the film – but broader opposition to the film itself has developed.

# france - Thursday 10 September, 2020

Virus-depleted PSG flop at new boys Lens on Ligue 1 opener
# Losing Out
From The42
# Losing Out

Virus-depleted PSG flop at new boys Lens on Ligue 1 opener

Sep 10th 2020, 10:45 PM 8,312 Views 1 Comment

Cameroon international Ignatius Ganago’s first goal for his new club sent the rowdy 3,800 fans at Stade Bollaert-Delelis wild with joy.

# france - Monday 7 September, 2020

Kylian Mbappe tests positive for Covid-19, sits out clash with Croatia
# Les Bleus
From The42
# Les Bleus

Kylian Mbappe tests positive for Covid-19, sits out clash with Croatia

Sep 7th 2020, 9:24 PM 5,105 Views 4 Comments

Mbappe is the seventh PSG player to test positive. He played against Sweden on Saturday and trained with the France squad today.