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# france - Yesterday’s News

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

“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

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

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

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

# france - Saturday 17 October, 2020

Suspect in French beheading horror was Chechen teenager

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

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

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

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

The curfew will be implemented from Saturday.

# france - Saturday 10 October, 2020

Boris Johnson holds last-minute Brexit talks with Macron

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

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 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

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

# france - Thursday 1 October, 2020

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

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

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

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

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

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'

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

# france - Thursday 10 September, 2020

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

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

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

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

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

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

# france - Sunday 6 September, 2020

France places seven more regions on high alert for Covid-19

There are now 28 ‘red zones’ where authorities can impose exceptional measures to slow the number of new cases.

# france - Saturday 5 September, 2020

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Moment of Mbappe magic seals France victory as Ronaldo-less Portugal win comfortably

Belgium were also among the European heavyweights to record Nations League opener wins.

# france - Friday 4 September, 2020

Donald Trump denies report he said US military cemetery was 'filled with losers'

Trump also reportedly said dead US Marines were “suckers” for getting killed.

# france - Wednesday 2 September, 2020

Suspected accomplices in Charlie Hebdo jihadist killings face trial

The attacks against the satirical paper and a kosher supermarket in Paris days later touched off a wave of killings claimed by IS across Europe.

# france - Tuesday 1 September, 2020

French pharma company halts Covid-19 drug trial after 'inconclusive' clinical tests

The drug was being developed to treat serious cases of the disease.

# france - Friday 28 August, 2020

Paris officials announce u-turn on mask-wearing requirements for cyclists and joggers

Officials in Paris had made mask-wearing outdoors a universal requirement.

# france - Thursday 27 August, 2020

From The42 Paul Pogba tests positive for Covid-19, left out of France squad Stood Down

Paul Pogba tests positive for Covid-19, left out of France squad

The Man United midfielder is out of upcoming games with Sweden and Croatia following a positive test, announced manager Didier Deschamps.

# france - Friday 14 August, 2020

British tourists scramble to get home as France to be added to UK quarantine countries tomorrow

France said the decision from the UK would be met by “reciprocal measures”.

# france - Saturday 8 August, 2020

UK's Home Office asks for Navy's help in dealing with migrants crossing the English Channel

The Home Office said more than 130 migrants made it to the UK in 13 boats yesterday.

# france - Thursday 6 August, 2020

Macron urges reform as Lebanese officials seek to shift blame over blast

It is unclear how much support the international community will offer the notoriously dysfunctional government.

# france - Sunday 26 July, 2020

Church volunteer charged in France over arson attack on Nantes cathedral

The man, who had previously been questioned and released, had been tasked with locking up the Cathedral of St Peter and St Paul.

# france - Saturday 25 July, 2020

Infections surge in France as Spain cracks down on nightlife

Health authorities fear France is going backwards in its battle against the pandemic.

# france - Thursday 23 July, 2020

Two children survive three-storey drop during escape from apartment fire in France

The brothers were unharmed by the fall but might have suffered from smoke inhalation.

# france - Sunday 19 July, 2020

Man questioned as part of arson investigation into French cathedral fire

The fire brought back memories of the devastating blaze in Notre Dame cathedral in Paris last year.

# france - Saturday 18 July, 2020

Arson inquiry launched as French firefighters battle blaze in Nantes cathedral

The fire brought back memories of the devastating blaze in Notre Dame cathedral in Paris last year.

# france - Wednesday 15 July, 2020

High Court told how Ian Bailey tries not to dwell 'on being hunted'

Bailey was convicted in his absence in France to the killing of Sophie Toscan du Plantier in west Cork in 1996.

# france - Tuesday 14 July, 2020

Quiz: How much do you know about France?

Le grille? What the hell is that?

Mother passed Covid-19 on to baby in the womb, study suggests

Babies may be able to contract the coronavirus via the placenta, doctors in France say.

Stolen Banksy tribute to victims of 2015 Paris attack returned to France from Italy

It was found in the attic of an abandoned farmhouse in the eastern Italian region of Abruzzo last month.

# france - Monday 13 July, 2020

Alpine melt reveals copies of Indian newspapers likely from 1966 plane crash

The papers were probably aboard an Air India flight that crashed on the mountain in January 1966.

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