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# france - Monday 25 October, 2021

France prepares to return Benin treasures
# Artefacts
# Artefacts

France prepares to return Benin treasures

Mon 1:43 PM 24,420 Views 9 Comments

The decision could have potential ramifications across European museums.

# france - Thursday 21 October, 2021

Ireland women's hockey team take step towards World Cup qualification with victory over France
# Green Army
From The42
# Green Army

Ireland women's hockey team take step towards World Cup qualification with victory over France

Oct 21st 2021, 3:08 PM 4,906 Views 1 Comment

Next up is a semi-final with Belarus on Saturday, following this morning’s 4-1 win in Pisa.

# france - Tuesday 12 October, 2021

Three killed as train hits ‘migrants sleeping on tracks’ in France
# France
# France

Three killed as train hits ‘migrants sleeping on tracks’ in France

Oct 12th 2021, 3:03 PM 13,768 Views 5 Comments

The train was on a line that links the seaside resort town of Hendaye and the city of Bordeaux.

# france - Thursday 7 October, 2021

Hernandez fires comeback kings France into Nations League final
# Match Winner
From The42
# Match Winner

Hernandez fires comeback kings France into Nations League final

Oct 7th 2021, 10:10 PM 6,553 Views 2 Comments

France claimed thrilling 3-2 win against Belgium.

# france - Tuesday 5 October, 2021

330,000 children victims of church sex abuse in France, report estimates
# France
# France

330,000 children victims of church sex abuse in France, report estimates

Oct 5th 2021, 3:29 PM 9,391 Views 34 Comments

The report said an estimated 3,000 child abusers – two-thirds of them priests – have worked in the church during the past 70 years.

# france - Monday 4 October, 2021

Long-term injury rules France star Arthur Vincent out of Six Nations
# Centre Of Attention
From The42
# Centre Of Attention

Long-term injury rules France star Arthur Vincent out of Six Nations

Oct 4th 2021, 2:59 PM 4,879 Views 1 Comment

The former World Rugby U20 Championship-winning captain is facing eight months on the sidelines.

# france - Saturday 2 October, 2021

Policeman's suicide ends 35-year French serial killer mystery
# La Grele
# La Grele

Policeman's suicide ends 35-year French serial killer mystery

Oct 2nd 2021, 7:20 AM 87,276 Views 23 Comments

The man, nicknamed ‘Le Grele’ (‘pockmarked’), had been wanted by police since the 1980s.

# france - Thursday 30 September, 2021

Former French President Sarkozy given new jail term
# Nicolas Sarkozy
# Nicolas Sarkozy

Former French President Sarkozy given new jail term

Sep 30th 2021, 11:54 AM 42,577 Views 25 Comments

The charges relate to illegal campaign funding.

# france - Tuesday 28 September, 2021

'I can still feel the explosion': 2015 Paris attack survivors recall events in trial testimony
# Paris Attacks
# Paris Attacks

'I can still feel the explosion': 2015 Paris attack survivors recall events in trial testimony

Sep 28th 2021, 5:26 PM 4,500 Views 0 Comments

300 survivors as well as family members of the victims of the attacks are to take the stand over the coming weeks.

# france - Tuesday 21 September, 2021

French defence minister warns Mali against Russian 'mercenary' firm
# Mali
# Mali

French defence minister warns Mali against Russian 'mercenary' firm

Sep 21st 2021, 7:27 AM 16,076 Views 2 Comments

France has deployed troops to Mali and the general Sahel area to fight Jihadist groups.

# france - Saturday 18 September, 2021

Notre Dame finally declared stable enough for rebuild to begin
# France
# France

Notre Dame finally declared stable enough for rebuild to begin

Sep 18th 2021, 6:26 PM 19,131 Views 12 Comments

Work to secure the historic landmark began the day after a fire tore through it in April 2019.

# france - Thursday 16 September, 2021

France kills leader of Islamic State in the Greater Sahara
# Isis
# Isis

France kills leader of Islamic State in the Greater Sahara

Sep 16th 2021, 10:56 AM 31,745 Views 14 Comments

Adnan Abu Walid al-Sahrawi was killed in a strike by France’s Barkhane military operation a few weeks ago, French authorities said.

# france - Monday 13 September, 2021

Macron's ex-bodyguard on trial over beating of protesters
# France
# France

Macron's ex-bodyguard on trial over beating of protesters

Sep 13th 2021, 11:24 AM 12,043 Views 0 Comments

The French president was forced to fire Alexandre Benalla after a video emerged showing him striking a young man and grabbing a young woman by the neck.

# france - Friday 10 September, 2021

Former French Health Minister charged over handling of Covid-19 pandemic
# Agnes Buzyn
# Agnes Buzyn

Former French Health Minister charged over handling of Covid-19 pandemic

Sep 10th 2021, 7:17 PM 33,135 Views 0 Comments

She’s been charged with “endangering the lives of others”, the prosecutor of the Republic’s Court of Justice said.

France has given citizenship to 12,000 frontline workers – can Ireland do the same?
# FRONTLINE WORKERS
# FRONTLINE WORKERS

France has given citizenship to 12,000 frontline workers – can Ireland do the same?

Sep 10th 2021, 6:12 PM 19,301 Views 29 Comments

The citizenship application process usually takes around two years in France.

# france - Tuesday 7 September, 2021

Griezmann double gets France back on track while Haaland and Depay both score hat-tricks
# Griez Lightning
From The42
# Griez Lightning

Griezmann double gets France back on track while Haaland and Depay both score hat-tricks

Sep 7th 2021, 10:23 PM 6,069 Views 1 Comment

The World Cup holders had gone five games without a win.

# france - Monday 6 September, 2021

Former France defender dies aged 73 after almost 40 years in coma
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

Former France defender dies aged 73 after almost 40 years in coma

Sep 6th 2021, 2:09 PM 17,357 Views 9 Comments

Jean-Pierre Adams slipped into a coma after a mistake by his anaesthetist during routine knee surgery in 1982.

# france - Thursday 2 September, 2021

Mbappe to miss World Cup qualifiers after withdrawing from France squad with injury
# Sidelined
From The42
# Sidelined

Mbappe to miss World Cup qualifiers after withdrawing from France squad with injury

Sep 2nd 2021, 8:43 PM 2,153 Views 0 Comments

The PSG striker suffered a calf issue in their draw against Bosnia and Herzegovina on Wednesday.

# france - Wednesday 1 September, 2021

10-man France held by Bosnia and Luxembourg defeat Azerbaijan in Ireland's group
# Qualifiers
From The42
# Qualifiers

10-man France held by Bosnia and Luxembourg defeat Azerbaijan in Ireland's group

Sep 1st 2021, 10:44 PM 4,964 Views 2 Comments

It finished 1-1.

Far-right French politician Jean-Marie Le Pen on trial for hate speech
# France
# France

Far-right French politician Jean-Marie Le Pen on trial for hate speech

Sep 1st 2021, 9:10 PM 13,151 Views 0 Comments

The founder of France’s main far-right party, aged 93, is on trial over allegations of inciting racial hatred.

# france - Thursday 26 August, 2021

Martin and Macron address issue of justice over murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier
# France
# France

Martin and Macron address issue of justice over murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier

Aug 26th 2021, 6:21 PM 17,008 Views 0 Comments

The Taoiseach urged anyone with information to come forward even at this late stage.

# france - Friday 20 August, 2021

Emmanuel Macron to visit Dublin next week for meetings with Taoiseach and President Higgins
# Bleu Et Vert
# Bleu Et Vert

Emmanuel Macron to visit Dublin next week for meetings with Taoiseach and President Higgins

Aug 20th 2021, 11:59 AM 14,626 Views 32 Comments

His time in Áras an Úachtaráin will also feature “a meeting with a number of prominent writers and thinkers”

Fire crews continue efforts to subdue wildfire near French Riviera
# Wildfires
# Wildfires

Fire crews continue efforts to subdue wildfire near French Riviera

Aug 20th 2021, 6:50 AM 7,849 Views 0 Comments

The blaze has killed two people and injured 26.

# france - Wednesday 18 August, 2021

Two killed as forest fires continue to burn near French Riviera
# French Forest Fires
# French Forest Fires

Two killed as forest fires continue to burn near French Riviera

Aug 18th 2021, 10:03 PM 17,470 Views 3 Comments

More than 1,100 firefighters were battling the flames as thousands of tourists and locals flee.

# france - Tuesday 17 August, 2021

Thousands evacuated as crews battle wildfire in southern France
# Fire
# Fire

Thousands evacuated as crews battle wildfire in southern France

Updated Aug 17th 2021, 7:19 PM 51,587 Views 9 Comments

France is the latest of a number of Mediterranean countries to be hit by extreme weather and wildfires.

# france - Monday 9 August, 2021

Suspect in Nantes cathedral fire held over Catholic priest death
# France
# France

Suspect in Nantes cathedral fire held over Catholic priest death

Aug 9th 2021, 10:41 PM 21,644 Views 0 Comments

Father Olivier Maire, 60, was killed in the town of Saint-Laurent-sur-Sevre.

France extends Covid pass despite fourth weekend of protests
# Health Pass
# Health Pass

France extends Covid pass despite fourth weekend of protests

Aug 9th 2021, 2:43 PM 13,315 Views 44 Comments

The pass is issued to people who are vaccinated against Covid-19, who have proof of recent recovery from the virus or who have a recent negative test.

# france - Saturday 7 August, 2021

USA edge France to win Olympic basketball gold medal
# Heavyweights
From The42
# Heavyweights

USA edge France to win Olympic basketball gold medal

Aug 7th 2021, 5:38 AM 7,059 Views 8 Comments

11-time NBA All-Star Kevin Durant scored a game-high 29 points.

# france - Thursday 5 August, 2021

France's top constitutional court backs Macron's Covid pass
# Health Pass
# Health Pass

France's top constitutional court backs Macron's Covid pass

Aug 5th 2021, 8:24 PM 13,966 Views 17 Comments

Around 54% of the French population are fully vaccinated.

# france - Tuesday 3 August, 2021

Debunked: Photo shows World Cup celebrations, not an anti-vaccine pass protest in Paris
# France
# France

Debunked: Photo shows World Cup celebrations, not an anti-vaccine pass protest in Paris

Aug 3rd 2021, 3:25 PM 26,012 Views 0 Comments

Social media posts have falsely described a photo from France in 2018 as a recent anti-restrictions protest.

# france - Sunday 1 August, 2021

French police clash with anti-Covid pass protesters in Paris
# France
# France

French police clash with anti-Covid pass protesters in Paris

Aug 1st 2021, 7:43 AM 20,223 Views 62 Comments

French legislators have passed a bill requiring the pass in most places as of 9 August.

# france - Tuesday 20 July, 2021

France probes use of Pegasus spyware with Emmanuel Macron a possible target
# NSO
# NSO

France probes use of Pegasus spyware with Emmanuel Macron a possible target

Jul 20th 2021, 9:53 PM 18,479 Views 10 Comments

The Paris prosecutor’s office is investigating the suspected use of spyware to target journalists, human rights activists and politicians in multiple countries.

# france - Monday 19 July, 2021

Man shot dead after suspected cannibal attack in France
# Tarascon
# Tarascon

Man shot dead after suspected cannibal attack in France

Jul 19th 2021, 1:44 PM 43,574 Views 14 Comments

Police discovered the body on Sunday evening.

# france - Saturday 17 July, 2021

UK residents returning from France must now self-isolate even if they are vaccinated
# Quarantine Rules
# Quarantine Rules

UK residents returning from France must now self-isolate even if they are vaccinated

Jul 17th 2021, 3:29 PM 31,715 Views 24 Comments

France has also moved to tighten border checks after a rise in covid-19 cases there.

Wallabies overcome 5th-minute red card to seal series win over France
# Epic
From The42
# Epic

Wallabies overcome 5th-minute red card to seal series win over France

Jul 17th 2021, 1:09 PM 9,178 Views 6 Comments

Noah Lolesio kicked a late winning penalty for Dave Rennie’s side.

# france - Thursday 15 July, 2021

French police fire tear gas as thousands protest against Covid vaccine rules
# Health Pass
# Health Pass

French police fire tear gas as thousands protest against Covid vaccine rules

Jul 15th 2021, 7:38 AM 24,608 Views 138 Comments

Demonstrators also gathered in Dublin to protest against the use of vaccine passes.

# france - Tuesday 13 July, 2021

France set up decisive Test with first away win over Wallabies in 31 years
# All To Play For
From The42
# All To Play For

France set up decisive Test with first away win over Wallabies in 31 years

Jul 13th 2021, 1:38 PM 7,361 Views 3 Comments

Les Bleus hadn’t beaten Australia on their own turf since a victory in Sydney all the way back in 1990.

# france - Wednesday 7 July, 2021

Australia come from 15 points down to snatch last-gasp win over France
# Late Late Show
From The42
# Late Late Show

Australia come from 15 points down to snatch last-gasp win over France

Jul 7th 2021, 1:27 PM 8,996 Views 3 Comments

A polished Les Bleus looked to be headed for their first win on Australian soil in more than 30 years.

# france - Tuesday 6 July, 2021

Paris officials accused of failing to protect locals' health after Notre Dame fire
# Lead Pollution
# Lead Pollution

Paris officials accused of failing to protect locals' health after Notre Dame fire

Jul 6th 2021, 3:48 PM 9,431 Views 3 Comments

A legal complaint alleges that authorities endangered lives by failing to react to the risk of lead poisoning.

# france - Tuesday 29 June, 2021

France legalises IVF for lesbians and single women
# Overturned
# Overturned

France legalises IVF for lesbians and single women

Jun 29th 2021, 10:44 PM 15,669 Views 27 Comments

Health Minister Olivier Veran said French authorities are getting ready to apply the new law as quickly as possible.

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