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Wales take on France in Paris this weekend

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France's far-right National Front plans to file a complaint against Madonna after the singer showed a video at a Paris concert that contained an image of the party's leader with a swastika on her forehead.

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After 20 years of producing operas in stadiums, arenas and other unusual venues around the world, Companions Amsterdam is putting away its songbooks and shutting up shop for the last time, after its retiring director, Peter Kroone, failed to find anyone to fill his shoes.

There was fear not positivity in the selection of Julien Dupuy by France

Saint-André kicking himself as French caution backfires

Les Bleus were caught short by an impressive England and paid the price for some conservative tactics, writes Hugh Godwin

<b>Manu Tuilagi: </b> At times appears to be unstoppable with ball-in-hand. Finished try with aplomb and ran over French tacklers with barely contained glee. 8

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Man-for-man marking from the Six Nations match at the Stade de France in Paris

Ronan O'Gara of Ireland is tackled by Lionel Nallet

Ireland denied precious win by French fightback

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Ireland captain Paul O'Connell believes restricting the error count holds the key to dispatching France in Paris on Sunday.

Luke Narraway will move to the Top 14

Stuart Lancaster expects overseas selection policy to stay

England coach Stuart Lancaster confirmed there are no plans to change the policy of not selecting players from outside the Aviva Premiership despite seeing another contender leave for France.

Paul O'Connell: Ireland’s captain is eager to get back into action after the Paris postponement

Frustrated O'Connell raring to go

Paul O'Connell, the Ireland captain, is champing at the bit to get back into the action against Italy in Dublin today, and says his side's enforced three-week lay-off nearly drove him crazy.

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The game between France and Ireland was postponed due to the weather

Six Nations clash between France and Ireland rescheduled

Ireland's postponed match against France has been rescheduled for Sunday March 4, Six Nations Rugby Ltd have confirmed.

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