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# sacre-bleu - Saturday 27 February, 2021

French government warns it could pull Les Bleus' approval to play in Six Nations
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French government warns it could pull Les Bleus' approval to play in Six Nations

Feb 27th 2021, 1:55 PM 9,279 Views 2 Comments

The Sports Minister wants more information on the Covid-19 outbreak in the France camp.

# sacre-bleu - Wednesday 11 November, 2020

Thuram's France debut spoiled as Finland stun the world champions in Paris
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Thuram's France debut spoiled as Finland stun the world champions in Paris

Nov 11th 2020, 10:30 PM 9,123 Views 2 Comments

Finland followed up last month’s victory against Ireland by winning tonight’s friendly at the Stade de France.

# sacre-bleu - Sunday 19 January, 2020

Gardaí issue warning over fake French lotto scam
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Gardaí issue warning over fake French lotto scam

Jan 19th 2020, 3:38 PM 23,943 Views 26 Comments

Several people have received calls in the last week.

# sacre-bleu - Friday 28 June, 2019

France has just recorded its hottest EVER temperature at 44.3 degrees
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# Europe Heatwave

France has just recorded its hottest EVER temperature at 44.3 degrees

Updated Jun 28th 2019, 1:39 PM 43,008 Views 52 Comments

Mainland Europe is in the grips of an unprecedented heatwave.

# sacre-bleu - Wednesday 19 June, 2019

Bastareaud retiring from international rugby after World Cup omission
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Bastareaud retiring from international rugby after World Cup omission

Jun 19th 2019, 1:03 PM 8,329 Views 8 Comments

The French centre made the announcement on Twitter this afternoon.

# sacre-bleu - Friday 12 April, 2019

Laporte reveals Schmidt as top target before French club referendum
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Laporte reveals Schmidt as top target before French club referendum

Apr 12th 2019, 5:15 PM 9,816 Views 11 Comments

The Kiwi was the FFR’s number one choice to succeed Jacques Brunel, the president has said.

# sacre-bleu - Saturday 9 March, 2019

Ireland fight all the way but are no match for France in front of record crowd
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Ireland fight all the way but are no match for France in front of record crowd

Mar 9th 2019, 8:54 PM 63,458 Views 22 Comments

Adam Griggs’ side were on the end of another heavy defeat at Donnybrook, as they continue to struggle in this Six Nations.

# sacre-bleu - Friday 1 February, 2019

France squander 16-point half-time lead to suffer Six Nations defeat to Wales
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France squander 16-point half-time lead to suffer Six Nations defeat to Wales

Feb 1st 2019, 9:59 PM 18,237 Views 68 Comments

The Welsh emerged victorious after an extraordinary second-half this evening at Stade de France.

# sacre-bleu - Tuesday 29 January, 2019

Nasri 'didn't know the rules' when committing anti-doping violation
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Nasri 'didn't know the rules' when committing anti-doping violation

Jan 29th 2019, 11:49 AM 3,307 Views 1 Comment

‘Can I promise that I have never doped? Yes, I have handed over the files…’

# sacre-bleu - Monday 7 January, 2019

Marseille boss furious over 'unacceptable' defeat to fourth-tier minnows
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From The42
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Marseille boss furious over 'unacceptable' defeat to fourth-tier minnows

Jan 7th 2019, 10:13 AM 4,513 Views 0 Comments

They’ll be dancing on the streets of Andrezieux.

# sacre-bleu - Wednesday 10 October, 2018

Tour de France trophy stolen from Birmingham NEC
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# Gone

Tour de France trophy stolen from Birmingham NEC

Oct 10th 2018, 10:13 AM 11,696 Views 11 Comments

The trophy had been left unattended during the clean-up after the event.

# sacre-bleu - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

French World Cup winner blasts 'barbaric' Neymar for 'spitting on PSG'
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French World Cup winner blasts 'barbaric' Neymar for 'spitting on PSG'

Apr 18th 2018, 10:49 AM 12,413 Views 5 Comments

“If we think that PSG can win the Champions League with attitudes like this, we’re having a laugh.”

# sacre-bleu - Saturday 3 March, 2018

Paris metro fines pregnant woman for walking wrong way
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# Sacre Bleu

Paris metro fines pregnant woman for walking wrong way

Mar 3rd 2018, 2:15 PM 39,997 Views 107 Comments

The Paris metro operator RATP stood by the penalty.

# sacre-bleu - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

France drop Teddy Thomas and a host of players for 'inappropriate behaviour'
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France drop Teddy Thomas and a host of players for 'inappropriate behaviour'

Feb 13th 2018, 3:00 PM 43,680 Views 24 Comments

Jacques Brunel has punished some of his squad for going out in Edinburgh.

# sacre-bleu - Thursday 28 September, 2017

In-form Anthony Martial omitted from France squad for upcoming qualifiers
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From The42
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In-form Anthony Martial omitted from France squad for upcoming qualifiers

Sep 28th 2017, 5:30 PM 8,558 Views 30 Comments

Didier Deschamps has instead opted for former Newcastle flop Florian Thauvin.

# sacre-bleu - Sunday 10 September, 2017

Champions Clermont Auvergne hit with 7-try trouncing by La Rochelle
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From The42
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Champions Clermont Auvergne hit with 7-try trouncing by La Rochelle

Sep 10th 2017, 11:38 AM 7,954 Views 1 Comment

Meanwhile, former Ulster favourite Ruan Pienaar chipped in with 17 points for Montpellier against Castres.

# sacre-bleu - Saturday 20 May, 2017

Unbelievable scenes as Amiens seal first Ligue 1 promotion with 96th-minute winner
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From The42
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Unbelievable scenes as Amiens seal first Ligue 1 promotion with 96th-minute winner

May 20th 2017, 2:06 PM 10,922 Views 3 Comments

They went from finishing sixth to second with one kick of a ball.

# sacre-bleu - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

Injury-hit Leicester bring in French centre Mermoz from Toulon
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From The42
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Injury-hit Leicester bring in French centre Mermoz from Toulon

Feb 1st 2017, 6:20 PM 5,029 Views 7 Comments

The 30-year-old will provide cover for Manu Tuilagi and Matt Toomua.

# sacre-bleu - Sunday 30 October, 2016

Some legend is running the Dublin Marathon dressed as the Eiffel Tower
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From The Daily Edge
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Some legend is running the Dublin Marathon dressed as the Eiffel Tower

Oct 30th 2016, 11:30 AM 9,661 Views 4 Comments

Because running a marathon isn’t hard enough, eh?

# sacre-bleu - Sunday 11 September, 2016

Nakaitaci bags a hat-trick as Top 14 champions Racing suffer 37-point trouncing against Clermont
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From The42
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Nakaitaci bags a hat-trick as Top 14 champions Racing suffer 37-point trouncing against Clermont

Sep 11th 2016, 10:09 AM 6,420 Views 6 Comments

There were tries aplenty as Clermont exacted a measure of revenge.

# sacre-bleu - Tuesday 2 August, 2016

Bordeaux-Begles aren't a bit happy with Adam Ashley-Cooper's inclusion in the Australia squad
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From The42
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Bordeaux-Begles aren't a bit happy with Adam Ashley-Cooper's inclusion in the Australia squad

Aug 2nd 2016, 2:31 PM 8,006 Views 8 Comments

“I’m mad at the ARU… They were not very graceful.”

# sacre-bleu - Monday 25 April, 2016

Rory McIlroy to skip WGC-Bridgestone Invitational to play French Open
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From The42
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Rory McIlroy to skip WGC-Bridgestone Invitational to play French Open

Apr 25th 2016, 11:42 AM 6,085 Views 10 Comments

The 100th edition of the European Tour event will be part of the Holywood man’s British Open preparations.

# sacre-bleu - Saturday 26 March, 2016

Carter's late try cancelled out by Michalak's last-gasp winner for Toulon
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From The42
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Carter's late try cancelled out by Michalak's last-gasp winner for Toulon

Mar 26th 2016, 4:55 PM 7,123 Views 2 Comments

Dan Carter thought he’d won it for Racing 92 until Martin Castrogiovanni coughed up a penalty.

# sacre-bleu - Monday 9 November, 2015

This Englishman is founding a new GAA club on the French Riviera
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From The42
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This Englishman is founding a new GAA club on the French Riviera

Nov 9th 2015, 5:00 PM 8,022 Views 5 Comments

Chard Faul is the brains behind the operation.

# sacre-bleu - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

Boudjellal produces an unbelievable response to the Toulon doping allegations
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From The42
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Boudjellal produces an unbelievable response to the Toulon doping allegations

Sep 9th 2015, 9:34 PM 35,700 Views 18 Comments

The Toulon president has invoked the spirit of Lance Armstrong.

# sacre-bleu - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

France is VERY unhappy over claims the US has been eavesdropping
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France is VERY unhappy over claims the US has been eavesdropping

Jun 24th 2015, 7:42 AM 8,090 Views 34 Comments

Its last three presidents are said to have been targeted, but the US denies the claims.

# sacre-bleu - Monday 29 December, 2014

'I'm a zombie' - Bastareaud and Toulon knocked off peak of Top 14 From The42

'I'm a zombie' - Bastareaud and Toulon knocked off peak of Top 14

Dec 29th 2014, 11:58 AM 6,217 Views 2 Comments

Meanwhile, reports suggest Jake White has been parachuted in to save ailing Montpellier.

# sacre-bleu - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

Ryanair ordered to pay a LOT of money for breaching French Labour law
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Ryanair ordered to pay a LOT of money for breaching French Labour law

Oct 28th 2014, 3:58 PM 15,570 Views 31 Comments

The airline will be appealing the decision. Again.

# sacre-bleu - Sunday 10 August, 2014

In pictures: Irish women in relaxed mood as they enjoy down day in Paris
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From The42
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In pictures: Irish women in relaxed mood as they enjoy down day in Paris

Aug 10th 2014, 7:21 PM 7,035 Views 5 Comments

What World Cup semi-final against England?

# sacre-bleu - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

Olivier Giroud scores stunning strike for Les Bleus against Norway
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From The42
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Olivier Giroud scores stunning strike for Les Bleus against Norway

May 27th 2014, 9:52 PM 6,758 Views 12 Comments

France are gonna win the World Cup then.

# sacre-bleu - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

Lance Armstrong stripped of France's Legion of Honour
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From The42
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Lance Armstrong stripped of France's Legion of Honour

May 21st 2014, 10:21 PM 4,511 Views 7 Comments

Armstrong was given the rank of “Chevalier” after his final Tour win.

# sacre-bleu - Saturday 15 March, 2014

Ireland fan cracks up entire stadium with rugby sign
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From The Daily Edge
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Ireland fan cracks up entire stadium with rugby sign

Mar 15th 2014, 5:24 PM 23,780 Views 4 Comments

Ireland’s call.

# sacre-bleu - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

Free porn and TV strip: France celebrates World Cup spot
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Free porn and TV strip: France celebrates World Cup spot

Nov 20th 2013, 5:29 PM 24,771 Views 8 Comments

Doria Tillier promised to present tonight’s weather forecast naked if France turned the tie around.

# sacre-bleu - Thursday 20 June, 2013

52-year-old French mum disguises herself as teenage daughter to sit exam
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# Nice Try

52-year-old French mum disguises herself as teenage daughter to sit exam

Jun 20th 2013, 8:30 PM 24,259 Views 19 Comments

Thanks a lot, ma.

# sacre-bleu - Wednesday 17 April, 2013

Bad news for Irish provinces as French Top14 raises salary cap
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From The42
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Bad news for Irish provinces as French Top14 raises salary cap

Apr 17th 2013, 6:26 PM 4,623 Views 6 Comments

There could be more international players following Jonathan Sexton in moving to the European mainland.

# sacre-bleu - Tuesday 22 January, 2013

The 5 at 5: Tuesday
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# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Jan 22nd 2013, 4:48 PM 6,228 Views 3 Comments

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock.

French teachers strike over plans to work 5-day week
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French teachers strike over plans to work 5-day week

Jan 22nd 2013, 12:33 PM 14,948 Views 51 Comments

In other news, we think we want to become teachers and move to France.

# sacre-bleu - Saturday 29 December, 2012

French court rejects 75 per cent tax rate for millionaires
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French court rejects 75 per cent tax rate for millionaires

Dec 29th 2012, 3:28 PM 11,462 Views 67 Comments

The move is a blow for French president Francois Hollande who had made the planned 75 per cent tax rate his centrepiece tax measure.

# sacre-bleu - Friday 17 August, 2012

Joey Barton set for Marseille switch - report
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Joey Barton set for Marseille switch - report

Aug 17th 2012, 10:20 AM 460 Views 3 Comments

Imagine how annoying he’d be in TWO languages!

# sacre-bleu - Thursday 5 July, 2012

Zizou top? Zidane tipped for France job
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From The42
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Zizou top? Zidane tipped for France job

Jul 5th 2012, 5:17 PM 641 Views 1 Comment

“I have lived 20 years of special moments and I want to convey and share my experience with others,” the French legend said.

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