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Lawyer for the family of Sophie Toscan du Plantier Marie Dose outside the courtroom where the trial of Ian Bailey was held. Photograph: Marc Piasecki

There is sufficient evidence to establish that Ian Bailey murdered French citizen Sophie Toscan du Plantier, the judge at his trial in Paris said on F(...)

Ian  Bailey (62), who is being tried in absentia in Paris,  has always  denied having any involvement in the death of Sophie Toscan du Plantier in Co Cork in 1996. File photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire.

A man who ran a photograph developing business in west Cork identified Ian Bailey as the person who came to him more than three years after the murder(...)

Fallen burnt debris  inside Notre Dame: President Emmanuel Macron said the French people would pull together to repair their national symbol. Photograph: Christophe Morin/Bloomberg

French president Emmanuel Macron pledged on Tuesday night to have the fire-ravaged Notre Dame cathedral in Paris rebuilt within five years. In a shor(...)

Ole Gunnar Solskjær: “We can do it – obviously we need the first goal and we need to stay in the game for half an hour left and one goal in it anything can happen.”  Photograph: Franck Fife/AFP/Getty

Ole Gunnar Solskjær said overturning Paris Saint-Germain’s 2-0 advantage in the last 16 of the Champions League is not “mission impossible”, with the(...)

Edited image: Forensic police in front of the main entrance of the Pôle Universitaire Léonard-de-Vinci where John Dowling (inset), a 66-year-old teacher from Ireland, was stabbed to death. Photograph: Philippe Lopez/AFP/Getty Images

A 66-year-old Irish lecturer was killed in front of students from the university where he had taught for 20 years in the Paris suburb of Courbevoie on(...)

Tents where migrants live in a makeshift camp are packed alongside of the canal Saint-Martin in Paris on  May 18th. Photograph: Francois Mori/AP

Some 2,500 migrants from Africa, Asia and the Middle East are sleeping rough in three dirty, rat-infested and drug-riddled encampments in no(...)

Albert Dolan (squash) with Philippa Ryder (cycling), Reg Curtis (badminton) and Roland Hempel (swimming), reflected in his glasses, announcing details of Team Ireland’s  participation in Gay Games 2018 in  Paris. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

About 100 athletes will travel to Paris in August to take part in the 10th Gay Games. Founded in 1986 to promote the visibility of gay people in spo(...)

Racing 92’s Anthony Tuitavake and CJ Stander of Munster during the European Rugby Champions Cup Round 1 match at Stade Yves-du-Manoir in Paris on Saturday. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Munster did not complete some sense of closure with Saturday’s re-arranged European Champions Cup win over Racing in Paris, nor would they ever want t(...)

Refugees and migrants from several countries, including Iran, Pakistan, Iraq and Erythea, sit by a makeshift camp on the Place de la Republique square in Paris. Photograph: Getty Images

Indigent migrants have become a common sight in Paris.   In the shabby northeast of the city, but also in more fashionable neighbourhoods, rows o(...)

Fans at the end of the France v Republic of Ireland Euro 2016  match: Irish fans, from  North and South, will be awarded the Medal of the City of Paris for their behaviour. Photograph: Jacky Naegelen/Reuters

The behaviour of Irish football fans in France, now officially award-winning, is a blank canvas onto which people can paint their favourite prejudices(...)

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