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#France

# france - Thursday 18 April, 2019

Scammers are calling and emailing people asking for Notre-Dame donations

The French Heritage Foundation is accepting donations only through its website; it’s so far collected €13 million.

# france - Tuesday 16 April, 2019

French billionaires pledge hundreds of millions of euro to help rebuild Notre Dame

The restoration is expected to take a number of years.

'World weeps for Notre Dame': Front pages lament damage to Paris cathedral

ABC, the paper of record in Spain, called Notre Dame “a Christian memory of Europe”.

Firefighters put out blaze at revered Al-Aqsa Mosque at same time as Notre Dame fire

The fire broke out in the guards’ room but no one was injured.

# france - Monday 15 April, 2019

Notre Dame main structure 'saved' after blaze engulfs Paris cathedral

Video footage from the scene shows the iconic spire collapsing.

A 'terrible catastrophe': The world reacts to the burning of Notre Dame

‘I would like to express the feelings of solidarity of the Irish people with the people of France.’

# france - Friday 12 April, 2019

From The42 Ligue 1 match temporarily stopped due to racist chants France

Ligue 1 match temporarily stopped due to racist chants

‘We are in the 21st century, it’s unacceptable,’ Amiens captain Prince Gouano said.

# france - Thursday 11 April, 2019

From The42 'I didn't know that?' - ex-Chelsea star Malouda finds out he's been sacked by FC Zurich...on Twitter Exit Door

'I didn't know that?' - ex-Chelsea star Malouda finds out he's been sacked by FC Zurich...on Twitter

The Swiss side reported the former France winger’s departure as a “mutual agreement” but it seems he knew nothing about it

# france - Monday 8 April, 2019

From The42 Kenny's Ireland U21 side discover group opponents for Toulon action in France in June COYBIG

Kenny's Ireland U21 side discover group opponents for Toulon action in France in June

Ireland will take on Bahrain, China and Mexico in the prestigious tournament.

# france - Thursday 4 April, 2019

From The42 Pele 'doing well' after treatment in Paris hospital On The Mend

Pele 'doing well' after treatment in Paris hospital

The 78-year-old was receiving antibiotics prior to the long flight back to his home country.

# france - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

From The42 'You can reach 1,000 goals too', Brazil legend Pele tells PSG's rising star Mbappe Goal Machine

'You can reach 1,000 goals too', Brazil legend Pele tells PSG's rising star Mbappe

Last year the French star became only the second teenager to score in a World Cup final after Pele.

Emmanuel Macron: 'We will never abandon Ireland or the Irish people, no matter what'

Varadkar is in Paris for a meeting with Macron to discuss the latest Brexit developments.

# france - Saturday 30 March, 2019

French yellow vests stage 20th week of protests as banks call for end for violence

The demonstrations began in November of last year.

From The42 'I have an amount of work to do here' - O'Gara dismisses reports linking him to France national team No Dice

'I have an amount of work to do here' - O'Gara dismisses reports linking him to France national team

Reports suggested the Munster legend would join Jacques Brunel’s backroom staff for the World Cup.

# france - Wednesday 27 March, 2019

Roma in France attacked over false 'white van' kidnap rumours

Police arrested 20 people following attacks on Monday night on Roma people.

From The42 Next France coach will be chosen before World Cup says Les Bleus rugby chief, Laporte Succession Plan

Next France coach will be chosen before World Cup says Les Bleus rugby chief, Laporte

He also commented on stories linking Ronan O’Gara to the French backroom staff.

# france - Monday 25 March, 2019

From The42 Mbappe on target in four-goal rout as France make light work of Iceland Routine Win This post contains videos

Mbappe on target in four-goal rout as France make light work of Iceland

Samuel Umtiti, Olivier Giroud, and Antoine Griezmann also scored in the win for the World Cup champions.

# france - Saturday 23 March, 2019

French yellow vest marches enter 19th weekend, as protestors banned from Champs-Elysées

More than 100 businesses were damaged last week weekend in Paris during yellow vest riots.

# france - Friday 22 March, 2019

From The42 World Cup champions France get Euro 2020 qualifying campaign off to winning start Les Bleus

World Cup champions France get Euro 2020 qualifying campaign off to winning start

Didier Deschamps’ side scored three goals in 12 first-half minutes against Moldova.

# france - Monday 18 March, 2019

Paris police chief fired following yellow vest riots on Champs-Elysées

About 5,000 police were deployed in the capital on Saturday to deal with the protests.

# france - Saturday 16 March, 2019

O'Shea insists Italy will hurt 'more than ever' after France defeat

The Azzurri once again ended their Six Nations campaign without a win.

Mother and child saved from apartment building set on fire by yellow vest protesters in Paris

French police said more than 80 people had been arrested by mid-afternoon.

# france - Thursday 14 March, 2019

From The42 Benetton youngster handed debut as Italy aim to avoid fourth Six Nations whitewash in a row Roma Invicta

Benetton youngster handed debut as Italy aim to avoid fourth Six Nations whitewash in a row

Marco Zanon, 21, will start at centre against France on Saturday.

From The42 Final Six Nations start for Fofana among six France changes from Ireland defeat Comme Ci Comme ça

Final Six Nations start for Fofana among six France changes from Ireland defeat

The Clermont centre will start as the French look to sign off on a poor campaign with victory in Rome.

From The42 Connacht lock Dillane happy to be firmly back in Ireland's plans Impact

Connacht lock Dillane happy to be firmly back in Ireland's plans

The 25-year-old is hoping for a fourth appearance in the championship against Wales.

# france - Wednesday 13 March, 2019

From The42 'I wasn’t panicking' - Conor Murray unfazed by debate about his Six Nations form Form

'I wasn’t panicking' - Conor Murray unfazed by debate about his Six Nations form

Ireland’s scrum-half has been ignoring the debate around his form in the Six Nations.

# france - Monday 11 March, 2019

Algerian president to drop bid for fifth term in office following weeks of protests against his candidacy

Thousands have taken to the streets in recent weeks against the 82 year-old’s bid for another term in office.

From The42 Cian Healy's law knowledge nearly delivers clever try against France Ruck Over

Cian Healy's law knowledge nearly delivers clever try against France

The Ireland loosehead prop realised the ruck had ended on the French goal line.

From The42 Analysis: Stander pass sends Earls in for another Schmidt set-piece strike Inside Job

Analysis: Stander pass sends Earls in for another Schmidt set-piece strike

The Munster back row delivered the scoring pass in what he called ‘a real team try.’

From The42 'I thought I was in!' - Larmour continuing to learn as he shows off dancing feet Review

'I thought I was in!' - Larmour continuing to learn as he shows off dancing feet

The 21-year-old benefitted from 80 minutes at fullback in the absence of Rob Kearney.

# france - Sunday 10 March, 2019

From The42 Late lapse the chief disappointment for Schmidt Cons

Late lapse the chief disappointment for Schmidt

The head coach wasn’t concerned by the delay between Ireland’s first and second tries during a sustained period of pressure.

From The42 Kearney 'a good chance' for Wales but Ireland uncertain on van der Flier Injury Update

Kearney 'a good chance' for Wales but Ireland uncertain on van der Flier

Robbie Henshaw won’t be coming back into the mix as his dead leg lingers.

From The42 'It's taken a while, but there was a bit of our rhythm back' -- Schmidt Cohesive This post contains videos

'It's taken a while, but there was a bit of our rhythm back' -- Schmidt

The head coach was thrilled to see his side dominate the first half against France on their way to a bonus point win.

From The42 Bonus-point win over les Bleus boosts Schmidt's Ireland before Wales trip Victoire

Bonus-point win over les Bleus boosts Schmidt's Ireland before Wales trip

The Ireland boss will be frustrated at how his side closed out the game but they dominated most of the contest.

From The42 As it happened: Ireland v France, Six Nations Liveblog

As it happened: Ireland v France, Six Nations

We went minute-by-minute as Ireland attempted to retain their interest in the Championship going into the final week.

From The42 Big performance against les Bleus can ease concerns over Schmidt's Ireland Jouez

Big performance against les Bleus can ease concerns over Schmidt's Ireland

The home side have named 13 of the starting team that beat the All Blacks back in November.

From The42 'He could have another eight years or more at the highest level, which is scary!' Rise

'He could have another eight years or more at the highest level, which is scary!'

From second-choice scrum-half to world-class 13, Garry Ringrose’s rise has been extraordinary.

# france - Saturday 9 March, 2019

From The42 'What actually changed my mindset was reading a bit of McCaw’s book' Openside

'What actually changed my mindset was reading a bit of McCaw’s book'

Josh van der Flier is looking to make good decisions on both sides of the breakdown.

From The42 Beirne and O'Brien remain part of Schmidt's thinking amidst 'different brief' Confidence

Beirne and O'Brien remain part of Schmidt's thinking amidst 'different brief'

The Ireland head coach says this Six Nations has partly been about ‘posing a few questions to players’.

From The42 McNamara hails inner calm and outward character of champion U20s with focus trained on Grand Slam More To Come

McNamara hails inner calm and outward character of champion U20s with focus trained on Grand Slam

‘There are very few people in the history of Irish rugby who have managed to win a Grand Slam.’

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