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Dublin: 15 °C Wednesday 19 June, 2019

#France

# france - Today’s News

From The42 Platini denies wrongdoing as he's released in 2022 World Cup probe France

Platini denies wrongdoing as he's released in 2022 World Cup probe

‘A lot, a lot of noise for nothing,’ the former Uefa president’s lawyer said.

# france - Yesterday’s News

From The42 Bastareaud among high-profile names missing as France name World Cup training squad All Change

Bastareaud among high-profile names missing as France name World Cup training squad

Some experienced names won’t feature for Les Bleus in Japan.

# france - Saturday 15 June, 2019

From The42 France winger Huget's two tries helps Toulouse beat Clermont to claim Top 14 title Champions

France winger Huget's two tries helps Toulouse beat Clermont to claim Top 14 title

Toulouse claimed their 20th French title in their first Top 14 final appearance since 2012.

Priests and worshippers in hard hats attend Notre Dame's first mass since fire

Only around 10% of money pledged for the cathedral’s reconstruction has been donated so far.

From The42 'They've nothing to fear in their international careers. They're equal to the best players in the world' Let The Kids Play This post contains videos

'They've nothing to fear in their international careers. They're equal to the best players in the world'

Ireland U21 manager Stephen Kenny hailed his players for their fourth place finish at the Toulon Tournament.

# france - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

Marine Le Pen to go on trial in France for sharing Islamic State images on Twitter

The charges carry a maximum sentence of three years in prison and a fine of €75,000.

# france - Tuesday 11 June, 2019

From The42 Mbappe scores 100th career goal as France reclaim top spot with comprehensive win Century

Mbappe scores 100th career goal as France reclaim top spot with comprehensive win

The PSG forward helped his side to a 4-0 result in their Euro 2020 qualifier against Andorra.

From The42 Deschamps defends Mbappe after intense criticism Out Of Sorts

Deschamps defends Mbappe after intense criticism

The PSG man was below his usual standard on Saturday, but he was no worse than his French team-mates, insists the World Cup-winning coach.

# france - Sunday 9 June, 2019

From The42 'I don't remember the last time we were so bad' - Pogba at a loss to explain shock French defeat Je Ne Sais Pas

'I don't remember the last time we were so bad' - Pogba at a loss to explain shock French defeat

Turkey stunned the world champions in their Euro 2020 qualifier.

# france - Saturday 8 June, 2019

From The42 'I could not have dreamed of a better start': France savour World Cup win in front of 45,621 sell-out crowd We Have Liftoff

'I could not have dreamed of a better start': France savour World Cup win in front of 45,621 sell-out crowd

The hosts defeated South Korea 4-0 in front of a packed crowd at PSG’s Parc des Princes on Friday night.

# france - Friday 7 June, 2019

From The42 Superb goals and VAR in use - Hosts France open Women's World Cup in style Laying Down A Marker This post contains videos

Superb goals and VAR in use - Hosts France open Women's World Cup in style

Wendie Renard led the way as they beat South Korea 4-0 for the dream start.

# france - Thursday 6 June, 2019

Fiat Chrysler blames French government after withdrawing bid to merge with Renault

The merger would have created the world’s third largest car manufacturer.

Trump, Macron, May all to attend ceremonies in Normandy to mark 75 years since D-Day

D-Day is seen by many as one of the great symbols of transatlantic cooperation.

# france - Wednesday 5 June, 2019

From The42 Here's everything you need to know about the 2019 Fifa Women's World Cup Explainer

Here's everything you need to know about the 2019 Fifa Women's World Cup

The tournament begins at the Parc des Princes this Friday as hosts France take on South Korea.

# france - Monday 3 June, 2019

France begins its independent inquiry into Catholic Church sex abuse

Thousands are expected to contact the hotline, while face-to-face interviews with victims will be held at a later date.

From The42 18-year-old Norwich striker scores twice as Ireland U21s make winning start at Toulon Tournament Let The Kids Play

18-year-old Norwich striker scores twice as Ireland U21s make winning start at Toulon Tournament

Stephen Kenny’s young side secured an impressive 4-1 victory against China on Monday afternoon.

# france - Sunday 2 June, 2019

From The42 Griezmann scores as Mbappe picks up ankle knock in victory ahead of tough Euro qualifying trip Prep Work

Griezmann scores as Mbappe picks up ankle knock in victory ahead of tough Euro qualifying trip

Thomas Lemar also scored in France’s 2-0 friendly win over Bolivia.

From The42 ‘They weren't expecting a female referee. They said, 'Hello, Michael!’ I was like, no, my name's Michelle’ World Cup Countdown

‘They weren't expecting a female referee. They said, 'Hello, Michael!’ I was like, no, my name's Michelle’

Michelle O’Neill became the first Irish woman to referee at a World Cup four years ago. This month in France she will officiate at her second finals.

# france - Saturday 1 June, 2019

'In the eye of the hurricane': Ian Bailey speaks out on 25-year sentence from French court

He insisted that the person behind Du Plantier’s murder was still out there and pleaded for them to come forward.

# france - Friday 31 May, 2019

Ian Bailey has been found guilty in a French court of the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier

The verdict was handed down today after a short trial.

# france - Wednesday 29 May, 2019

Ian Bailey trial in Paris hears he 'confessed' to killing of Sophie Toscan du Plantier

Bailey is being tried in absentia in the French capital.

France requests deployment of two gardaí to assist with Irish tourists during D-Day events

Garda assistance has been requested by France for the months of July and August.

# france - Tuesday 28 May, 2019

The EU's Game of Thrones: Merkel and Macron clash over who should replace Juncker

The German Chancellor prefers Manfred Weber, while Macron wants a centre-left pick, or one of two French candidates.

From The42 Osaka, Zverev survive Roland Garros horror shows to advance in Paris Hiccups

Osaka, Zverev survive Roland Garros horror shows to advance in Paris

Women’s top seed Osaka battled back from a set and a break down to reach the second round.

# france - Monday 27 May, 2019

French court to begin trying Ian Bailey 'in absentia' for murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier

The French TV producer was killed in Co Cork in 1996.

Highest turnout in 20 years across EU as populist right and Greens make gains on establishment parties

Turnout was up to around 51% across the continent.

# france - Sunday 26 May, 2019

Three French IS members sentenced to death in Iraq

The three men have 30 days to appeal the sentence.

From The42 'My fear is that with talented players, if you over-coach them, you'll kill the instinct' Jouez

'My fear is that with talented players, if you over-coach them, you'll kill the instinct'

Nigel Osborne runs the skills-based Rugby and French camps every summer near Biarritz.

# france - Friday 24 May, 2019

Multiple injuries after parcel bomb explodes near bakery in Lyon

French President Emmanuel Macron said it appeared that there were no fatalities.

'Three hours of jiggling butts': Cannes film sparks scandal over its depiction of women's bodies

The film was directed by Abdellatif Kechiche, who directed Blue Is The Warmest Colour.

# france - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

From The42 Veteran French and Clermont hooker announces retirement after finally ending European misery Trophy-laden Career This post contains videos

Veteran French and Clermont hooker announces retirement after finally ending European misery

After losing five Champions Cup finals, Benjamin Kayser signs off with a Challenge Cup win.

# france - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

Life support resumes for man in controversial case after court reverses earlier decision

Vincent Lambert is at the centre of a hugely controversial court case.

# france - Monday 20 May, 2019

Eiffel Tower remains closed after climbing man causes evacuation France This post contains videos

Eiffel Tower remains closed after climbing man causes evacuation

The Parisian landmark was put on lockdown this afternoon.

Doctors begin switching off life support in hugely controversial French case

The man’s parents have repeatedly launched court action to keep him alive — in defiance of his wife and five siblings who are in favour of his right to die.

# france - Sunday 19 May, 2019

Son of Sophie Toscan du Plantier appeals to locals of West Cork to attend trial in France

Pierre-Louis Baudey Vignaud said that it was imperative that the relevant parties travel to France.

# france - Thursday 16 May, 2019

From The42 Netherlands to meet Italy in U17 European Championships decider Finalists

Netherlands to meet Italy in U17 European Championships decider

Catch up on all of today’s semi-final action.

# france - Friday 10 May, 2019

Two French soldiers killed in operation to free four hostages in Burkina Faso

One American, one Korean and two French hostages were freed in the operation.

# france - Tuesday 7 May, 2019

Four people taken hostage in shop in France

Police have surrounded the convenience store and evacuated the area.

30 hit with hypothermia at French techno festival following unexpected snowfall

Teknival is an unauthorised electronic music festival that is held annually at a secret location.

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