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# france - Yesterday’s News

'His greatest dream': Icelandic man recovering well from double arm transplant
# France
# France

'His greatest dream': Icelandic man recovering well from double arm transplant

14 hours ago 21,667 Views 23 Comments

No serious complications have been detected nine days after the operation, doctors said.

# france - Monday 18 January, 2021

A French woman who was ruled dead in 2017 is fighting to be declared alive
# Yes Really
# Yes Really

A French woman who was ruled dead in 2017 is fighting to be declared alive

Mon 10:09 PM 67,262 Views 29 Comments

Jeanne Pouchain’s status has prevented her and her husband from using their joint bank account.

# france - Friday 15 January, 2021

France introduces nationwide 6pm curfew to tackle Covid-19

France introduces nationwide 6pm curfew to tackle Covid-19

Jan 15th 2021, 8:03 AM 31,711 Views 61 Comments

Prime Minister Jean Castex also revealed new controls for those arriving from outside the EU

# france - Tuesday 12 January, 2021

Racing wing Taofifenua among three uncapped players in French Six Nations squad
# Holding Pattern
From The42
# Holding Pattern

Racing wing Taofifenua among three uncapped players in French Six Nations squad

Jan 12th 2021, 9:16 AM 4,095 Views 2 Comments

Though uncertainty swirls around French participation, the tournament remains scheduled for next month.

# france - Monday 11 January, 2021

EPCR confirms suspension of Champions Cup and Challenge Cup
# Directive
From The42
# Directive

EPCR confirms suspension of Champions Cup and Challenge Cup

Jan 11th 2021, 5:45 PM 23,256 Views 23 Comments

A directive from the French government meant Top 14 clubs couldn’t play this month.

# france - Friday 8 January, 2021

Champions Cup under threat as EPCR wait on French government decision
# Concerns
From The42
# Concerns

Champions Cup under threat as EPCR wait on French government decision

Updated Jan 8th 2021, 3:00 PM 16,734 Views 7 Comments

The Top 14 clubs could be forced to withdraw from two rounds of games this month.

# france - Saturday 26 December, 2020

French investigators to question former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn in Lebanon
# Carlos Ghosn
# Carlos Ghosn

French investigators to question former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn in Lebanon

Dec 26th 2020, 4:53 PM 14,724 Views 3 Comments

The 66-year-old is facing a series of charges in Japan and France.

France and Spain confirm cases of new coronavirus strain
# Mutation
# Mutation

France and Spain confirm cases of new coronavirus strain

Updated Dec 26th 2020, 1:45 PM 32,141 Views 36 Comments

The patient in France’s first case arrived in the country from London on 19 December.

# france - Wednesday 23 December, 2020

Man arrested as stranded lorry drivers clash with police in England
# Kent
# Kent

Man arrested as stranded lorry drivers clash with police in England

Dec 23rd 2020, 2:58 PM 33,567 Views 39 Comments

The British Retail Consortium has warned of possible food shortages until the backlog of more than 5,000 lorries is cleared.

Three police officers shot dead in France while responding to domestic abuse case
# Puy-de-dome
# Puy-de-dome

Three police officers shot dead in France while responding to domestic abuse case

Updated Dec 23rd 2020, 8:38 AM 52,166 Views 24 Comments

The suspect has since been found dead.

# france - Tuesday 22 December, 2020

France to ease Covid travel ban from UK - but negative test result needed to travel
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

France to ease Covid travel ban from UK - but negative test result needed to travel

Updated Dec 22nd 2020, 7:41 PM 25,252 Views 23 Comments

The UK government’s chief scientific adviser said cases of the variant strain are appearing “everywhere”.

# france - Monday 21 December, 2020

Stena Line fast tracks direct ferry service from Ireland to France amid UK travel ban
# Travel Ban
# Travel Ban

Stena Line fast tracks direct ferry service from Ireland to France amid UK travel ban

Updated Dec 21st 2020, 1:40 PM 45,407 Views 47 Comments

Hauliers are being told not to leave Ireland unless they have a confirmed booking to travel directly to continental Europe.

Eamon Ryan says Ireland will work with UK 'on what comes next' after 48-hour suspension of transport
# New Strain
# New Strain

Eamon Ryan says Ireland will work with UK 'on what comes next' after 48-hour suspension of transport

Updated Dec 21st 2020, 9:10 AM 34,880 Views 50 Comments

The Green Party leader also said increased restrictions will come into effect in Ireland “sooner than was originally planned”.

# france - Sunday 20 December, 2020

France blocks lorry freight from UK as part of travel ban
# Food Supplies
# Food Supplies

France blocks lorry freight from UK as part of travel ban

Dec 20th 2020, 10:01 PM 79,432 Views 86 Comments

“Brexit stockpiling is one thing, the Christmas rush is another thing, but the absolute hammer blow now is to close the borders for 48 hours,” the Road Haulage Association said tonight.

# france - Saturday 19 December, 2020

French president Emmanuel Macron 'stable' after Covid-19 infection
# Emmanuel Macron
# Emmanuel Macron

French president Emmanuel Macron 'stable' after Covid-19 infection

Dec 19th 2020, 2:40 PM 20,239 Views 9 Comments

Macron is working in self-isolation from an official residence outside Paris.

# france - Friday 18 December, 2020

Emmanuel Macron at presidential retreat in Versailles with fever
# Versailles
# Versailles

Emmanuel Macron at presidential retreat in Versailles with fever

Updated Dec 18th 2020, 8:28 PM 36,889 Views 16 Comments

The French president is also suffering from a cough and fatigue after his positive test for coronavirus.

# france - Thursday 17 December, 2020

French president Emmanuel Macron tests positive for Covid-19
# France
# France

French president Emmanuel Macron tests positive for Covid-19

Dec 17th 2020, 10:05 AM 13,894 Views 21 Comments

Macron will now self-isolate for seven days.

# france - Wednesday 16 December, 2020

30-year jail terms for suspected accomplices of terrorists in 2015 Charlie Hebdo attacks
# Paris
# Paris

30-year jail terms for suspected accomplices of terrorists in 2015 Charlie Hebdo attacks

Updated Dec 16th 2020, 5:34 PM 8,768 Views 15 Comments

Terrorists killed 17 people during the attacks on the offices of a magazine and a Jewish supermarket.

Covid-19: Curfews, lockdowns and travel limits in place across Europe amid fears of Christmas surge
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid-19: Curfews, lockdowns and travel limits in place across Europe amid fears of Christmas surge

Dec 16th 2020, 2:34 PM 19,337 Views 6 Comments

Tougher measures are being implemented across the continent.

# france - Monday 14 December, 2020

Another quarter-final exit? Ireland's World Cup draw isn't straightforward
# RWC2023
From The42
# RWC2023

Another quarter-final exit? Ireland's World Cup draw isn't straightforward

Dec 14th 2020, 4:53 PM 11,864 Views 19 Comments

New Zealand or hosts France look likely to be waiting in the quarter-finals.

Two Russian men jailed over Euro 2016 attack that left England fan disabled
# France
# France

Two Russian men jailed over Euro 2016 attack that left England fan disabled

Dec 14th 2020, 3:30 PM 17,970 Views 10 Comments

They had been held in prison in France since March 2018.

# france - Thursday 10 December, 2020

French court to deliver verdict in ex-president Sarkozy's corruption trial next March
# France
# France

French court to deliver verdict in ex-president Sarkozy's corruption trial next March

Dec 10th 2020, 10:38 PM 5,904 Views 0 Comments

The trial wrapped up this evening after the last of the defence was concluded.

France slaps fines of €100 million on Google and €35 million on Amazon over advertising cookies
# Cookies
# Cookies

France slaps fines of €100 million on Google and €35 million on Amazon over advertising cookies

Dec 10th 2020, 8:35 AM 15,114 Views 25 Comments

The data watchdog said users were “either insufficiently informed or never informed” of cookies being placed on their computers.

# france - Tuesday 8 December, 2020

Prosecutors in Sarkozy corruption trial want ex-French President to get four-year jail term
# In The Dock
# In The Dock

Prosecutors in Sarkozy corruption trial want ex-French President to get four-year jail term

Dec 8th 2020, 7:28 PM 8,326 Views 4 Comments

“What did I do to deserve this?” asked Sarkozy in court yesterday.

# france - Sunday 6 December, 2020

Farrell's sudden-death penalty sees England past remarkable French effort
# Drama
From The42
# Drama

Farrell's sudden-death penalty sees England past remarkable French effort

Dec 6th 2020, 4:13 PM 16,689 Views 21 Comments

There was sensational drama at Twickenham in the Autumn Nations Cup final.

# france - Saturday 5 December, 2020

France charges suspect in deadly 1982 Paris attack
# Terror Crimes
# Terror Crimes

France charges suspect in deadly 1982 Paris attack

Dec 5th 2020, 4:28 PM 17,990 Views 11 Comments

The suspect was charged with murder and attempted murder by a Paris magistrate specialising in terror crimes.

Mako Vunipola misses England’s Autumn Nations Cup final clash with France
# Achilles Heel
From The42
# Achilles Heel

Mako Vunipola misses England’s Autumn Nations Cup final clash with France

Dec 5th 2020, 2:43 PM 4,310 Views 0 Comments

The Saracens prop has barely trained this week due to a sore achilles and Ellis Genge takes his place at Twickenham.

# france - Thursday 3 December, 2020

‘Good chance’ of Brexit trade deal in coming days, Coveney says
# Brexit
# Brexit

‘Good chance’ of Brexit trade deal in coming days, Coveney says

Updated Dec 3rd 2020, 1:39 PM 18,077 Views 23 Comments

Simon Coveney met European leaders in Paris today.

# france - Monday 30 November, 2020

Four French police officers charged after beating of black music producer
# Paris
# Paris

Four French police officers charged after beating of black music producer

Nov 30th 2020, 8:28 AM 20,220 Views 0 Comments

Michel Zecler was repeatedly beaten by three officers for several minutes.

# france - Sunday 29 November, 2020

Four French police officers appear in court after being filmed appearing to beat black music producer
# France
# France

Four French police officers appear in court after being filmed appearing to beat black music producer

Nov 29th 2020, 1:25 PM 27,409 Views 18 Comments

The four officers are under investigation for ‘violence with a racist motive’.

UK and France sign agreement to curb number of migrants crossing English Channel in boats
# Deal
# Deal

UK and France sign agreement to curb number of migrants crossing English Channel in boats

Nov 29th 2020, 7:19 AM 8,645 Views 0 Comments

The deal will see more police deployed in the route.

# france - Saturday 28 November, 2020

UK and France sign agreement to prevent migrant crossings in English Channel
# Migration
# Migration

UK and France sign agreement to prevent migrant crossings in English Channel

Nov 28th 2020, 5:50 PM 18,156 Views 14 Comments

The number of French police officers patrolling a 150km stretch of coastline is to be doubled.

Protests over new security law planned across France
# Paris
# Paris

Protests over new security law planned across France

Nov 28th 2020, 3:40 PM 17,260 Views 15 Comments

Dozens of rallies are taking place against a controversial Bill which would restrict sharing images of police.

# france - Tuesday 24 November, 2020

Macron outlines France’s baby steps out of lockdown
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Macron outlines France’s baby steps out of lockdown

Nov 24th 2020, 10:00 PM 24,643 Views 3 Comments

France’s infection rate per 100,000 people is now less than a third of what it was at the start of November.

Former France wing Christophe Dominici has died at the age of 48
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

Former France wing Christophe Dominici has died at the age of 48

Nov 24th 2020, 3:55 PM 104,889 Views 21 Comments

The wing/fullback scored 25 tries for his country in 67 caps.

# france - Monday 23 November, 2020

Corruption trial suspended for former French president Nicolas Sarkozy
# Paris
# Paris

Corruption trial suspended for former French president Nicolas Sarkozy

Updated Nov 23rd 2020, 4:24 PM 29,297 Views 15 Comments

The trial will resume on Thursday.

# france - Sunday 22 November, 2020

Virimi Vakatawa's try helps France to victory away in Scotland From The42

Virimi Vakatawa's try helps France to victory away in Scotland

Nov 22nd 2020, 5:28 PM 10,350 Views 11 Comments

Stuart Hogg and co. made some costly errors in the closing stages.

# france - Tuesday 17 November, 2020

France awarded 28-0 win following cancelled match against Fiji
# Decision
From The42
# Decision

France awarded 28-0 win following cancelled match against Fiji

Nov 17th 2020, 12:59 PM 7,574 Views 3 Comments

The Autumn Nations Cup fixture had been called off after five Fijians tested positive for Covid-19.

# france - Monday 16 November, 2020

French broadcaster apologises for 'killing off' Queen Elizabeth and Clint Eastwood
# Back From The Dead
# Back From The Dead

French broadcaster apologises for 'killing off' Queen Elizabeth and Clint Eastwood

Nov 16th 2020, 4:29 PM 28,109 Views 23 Comments

The station said a “technical problem” caused the notices to be released.

# france - Friday 13 November, 2020

Autumn Nations Cup match between Fiji and France cancelled following Covid cases
# Turbulent Times
From The42
# Turbulent Times

Autumn Nations Cup match between Fiji and France cancelled following Covid cases

Nov 13th 2020, 12:45 PM 6,009 Views 2 Comments

Five players in the Fiji team have tested positive for the virus.

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