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#French

# french - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

Female French journalists are fed up with lecherous politicians

Fed up with bawdy remarks and wandering hands, dozens of female French journalists have signed a petition denouncing sexism from male politicians.

# french - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

Armed men escape with €9m of jewels in French motorway heist

Police are now searching for the perpetrators.

# french - Monday 12 January, 2015

France sees more than 50 anti-Muslim incidents after Charlie Hebdo shootings

Meanwhile, Germany’s anti-Islamic was set to march today.

# french - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge Man wakes from a coma speaking French, thinking he's Matthew McConaughey I Can't Speak French

# french - Thursday 27 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge French man invents pill to make your farts smell of chocolate Smell The Roses

French man invents pill to make your farts smell of chocolate

Or roses, whichever you prefer.

# french - Friday 7 November, 2014

'Household name' French TV star arrested over boyfriend's stabbing

Nabilla Benattia’s boyfriend was found with serious knife wounds to his chest at a Paris hotel.

# french - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Frenchman dies after drinking 56 shots in drinking competition

A police source said the man drank 30 of the shots in the space of around one minute.

# french - Thursday 2 October, 2014

"Charmer" who knowingly infected woman with HIV is jailed for 12 years

This was his second time being jailed for a similar crime.

# french - Monday 21 July, 2014

Did you know the Oireachtas offers Irish and French classes?

They do. And it cost nearly €18,000 last year.

# french - Monday 14 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge 12 things you'll only get if you studied French in secondary school Jo Le Taxi

# french - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Quebec says 'Non': Separatists who want to leave Canada handed crushing defeat

Quebec has had two referendums on sovereignty. The last such vote, in 1995, narrowly rejected independence.

# french - Thursday 13 February, 2014

Column: For the first time, a woman is to be the mayor of Paris

The campaign race for Paris city hall has the city abuzz as – for the first time in the 2,000 year history of the capital – a female will be mayor, writes Natalie Tennyson.

# french - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

From The42 Sexton: 'All those headlines could have said that I'd be here forever' Allez Racing

Sexton: 'All those headlines could have said that I'd be here forever'

The Racing Métro out-half has had to cope with off the pitch demands as the Parisian club has struggled for form.

# french - Monday 10 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge Student reunited with lost family heirloom after seeing it on RTÉ's Today New Direction

Student reunited with lost family heirloom after seeing it on RTÉ's Today

The compass was shown in a feature on RTÉ’s Today programme.

# french - Sunday 19 January, 2014

Hollande's partner leaves hospital after affair scandal

Valerie Trierweiler was admitted to hospital earlier this month following the revelation that her partner had been having an affair.

# french - Saturday 18 January, 2014

Fresh fighting in Central African Republic as presidential vote looms

A peacekeeping officer said that people “are in a desperate situation”.

# french - Thursday 9 January, 2014

French 'Nazi salute' comic bids to overturn performance ban

Dieudonne’s material, regarded by many as anti-Semitic, has gained attention outside France recently after footballer Nicolas Anelka performed the comic’s trademark ‘quenelle’ gesture.

# french - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge French coffee shop bases prices on customers' politeness Please And Thanks

French coffee shop bases prices on customers' politeness

You’d want to remember your pleases and thank yous or you’ll pay a pretty price.

# french - Tuesday 3 December, 2013

Cup of tea wins Laure Prouvost the Turner Prize

The French artist was presented with her award at a ceremony in Derry.

# french - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

Coast Guard helicopter called to medical emergency aboard French survey vessel

A 26-year-old crew-member took ill with chest pains earlier this evening.

# french - Saturday 2 November, 2013

Two French journalists have been killed in Mali

The journalists had recently interviewed a rebel leader in the country.

How France has helped Revenue recoup over €4m in tax settlements

Finance Minister Michael Noonan revealed the information in response to a parliamentary question from Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty last month.

# french - Thursday 17 October, 2013

Dozens feared dead as plane crashes in Laos

44 passengers and five crew were on board when the plane came down after hitting bad weather.

# french - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

Ferry crew convicted of manslaughter of French fisherman

Father of four Philippe Lesailnier was killed when the ferry ploughed into his fishing boat in 2011.

# french - Saturday 10 August, 2013

Jobs Dept spent €222k on courses including whiteboard training and French lessons

Hundreds of euro was spent by the Department of Jobs on courses in French and whiteboard training in the last academic year, according to recently-released figures.

# french - Sunday 14 July, 2013

Column: Yola and Fingalian – the forgotten ancient English dialects of Ireland

Yola was a fascinating mediaeval English dialect only spoken in Wexford which, along with Fingallian in Co Dublin, demonstrates the rich, multicultural society that was ancient Ireland, writes Damian Shiels.

# french - Thursday 13 June, 2013

From The Daily Edge Lady Gaga and horse burgers: Junior and Leaving Cert examiners having the craic School Daze

Lady Gaga and horse burgers: Junior and Leaving Cert examiners having the craic

Lady Gaga on the business paper, horse burgers in the French exam. Gas Al

# french - Saturday 18 May, 2013

From The42 "This is my world now" - Wilkinson revels in Heineken Cup success Jonny Be Good

"This is my world now" - Wilkinson revels in Heineken Cup success

The Toulon captain kept his team in touch on the scoreboard and kicked the winning conversion.

'Marriage for all' in France as Hollande signs a bill and makes it law

The legislation also legalises gay adoption.

# french - Monday 15 April, 2013

How a French cabinet minister owes €157 property tax in Ireland

Hélène Conway-Mouret lived in Ireland for 30 years and owns a property in north Dublin. She is among 37 ministers who made disclosures of personal wealth today.

# french - Tuesday 19 March, 2013

French budget minister steps down over Swiss account probe

Jerome Cahuzac allegedly used a Swiss bank account to hide assets from the tax authorities.

# french - Thursday 14 March, 2013

French patients keep HIV at bay despite stopping drugs HIV

French patients keep HIV at bay despite stopping drugs

A new study reveals that 14 HIV patients have remained healthy for years after stopping drug treatment offers fresh evidence that early medical intervention may lead to a “functional cure” for AIDS.

# french - Thursday 7 March, 2013

From The42 VIDEO: Ankle-breaking tackle earns 11-game ban for Nice midfielder Naughty List This post contains videos

VIDEO: Ankle-breaking tackle earns 11-game ban for Nice midfielder

WARNING: This challenge is gruesome and shows Jeremy Clement having his ankle snapped.

# french - Saturday 23 February, 2013

Ghosts of Crimean War return with discovery of French cemetery

The average age of the dead found at a site in Sebastopol was less than 30 years – the discovery could indicate many more bodies were buried in the area.

# french - Wednesday 30 January, 2013

French troops at gates of last major city in northern Mali

French troops landed at the airport in Kidal, a senior Tuareg figure confirmed.

# french - Sunday 20 January, 2013

From The42 3 battles Munster need to win to reach the Heineken Cup 1/4 finals Bonus Boys

3 battles Munster need to win to reach the Heineken Cup 1/4 finals

Ian Keatley gets another chance to show Munster fans he is Rona O’Gara’s true heir apparent.

# french - Wednesday 16 January, 2013

From The42 Appalling shoe choice almost costs Trump at the London Masters Snooker Studs

Appalling shoe choice almost costs Trump at the London Masters

Snooker’s world number two showed up in a pair of stud-covered shoes designed by Christian Louboutin.

# french - Saturday 12 January, 2013

Captors kill hostage in Somalia during French raid

The hostage, known as Denis Allex, had been captured in 2009.

# french - Friday 4 January, 2013

From The Daily Edge 9 funniest tweets about Les Miserables One Laugh More

9 funniest tweets about Les Miserables

Gas tweets about John by John, Cassette, Epitome and all the gang…

# french - Friday 21 December, 2012

From The42 I’ll be seeing you: Poite gets the whistle for crucial Munster and Leinster matches Heineken Cup

I’ll be seeing you: Poite gets the whistle for crucial Munster and Leinster matches

The French referee will oversee the Irish provinces in rounds five and six.