Why even the French can’t explain when Bonjour becomes Bonsoir
France

Why even the French can’t explain when Bonjour becomes Bonsoir

Anyone learning French will have noticed that it has a lot of grammar rules, but what about those unwritten rules like when you stop greeting people with bonjour and start greeting them with bonsoir?

A few of the benefits of growing old in France
France

A few of the benefits of growing old in France

The French tax calendar for 2021 – which taxes are due when?
France

The French tax calendar for 2021 – which taxes are due when?

Bikes, gig tickets and holidays: Seven things the French government might pay for
France

Bikes, gig tickets and holidays: Seven things the French government might pay for

Taxes to TV: 6 essential articles about life in France
France

Taxes to TV: 6 essential articles about life in France

Living in France: Six essential articles to read
France

Living in France: Six essential articles to read

Moving house in France is easier than you think
France

Moving house in France is easier than you think

EXPLAINED: Who has to pay France’s TV licence?
France

EXPLAINED: Who has to pay France’s TV licence?

Getting a French visa – what paperwork comes next?
France

Getting a French visa – what paperwork comes next?

Covid-19 classroom closures falling across France
France

Covid-19 classroom closures falling across France

Why Americans are finding it more difficult to open bank accounts in France
France

Why Americans are finding it more difficult to open bank accounts in France

Vide grenier and brocante: The written and unwritten rules of France’s second-hand sales
France

Vide grenier and brocante: The written and unwritten rules of France’s second-hand sales

Reader question: Why is a married woman’s maiden name such a big deal in France?
France

Reader question: Why is a married woman’s maiden name such a big deal in France?

How to get through France’s hunting season ‘without being shot’
France

How to get through France’s hunting season ‘without being shot’

Wild boar, fast internet and kindly neighbours – why small-town France has the best of all worlds
France

Wild boar, fast internet and kindly neighbours – why small-town France has the best of all worlds

Vendange: What you really sign up for when you agree to help with the French wine harvest
France

Vendange: What you really sign up for when you agree to help with the French wine harvest

Everything you need know about installing a swimming pool at your French property
France

Everything you need know about installing a swimming pool at your French property

What changes about life in France in September 2021?
France

What changes about life in France in September 2021?

France’s regional languages: How Occitan made our French household trilingual
France

France’s regional languages: How Occitan made our French household trilingual

Why ‘la rentrée’ means so much more in French than a new school year
France

Why ‘la rentrée’ means so much more in French than a new school year

La Rentreé : How schools in France will operate under new four-tier Covid protocol
France

La Rentreé : How schools in France will operate under new four-tier Covid protocol

Carte de séjour: This is how the residency card website works for Brits in France
France

Carte de séjour: This is how the residency card website works for Brits in France

These are the 29 stationery items your child will need for school in France
France

These are the 29 stationery items your child will need for school in France

Everything you need to know about taking the train in France
France

Everything you need to know about taking the train in France

Seven key things to know about French unemployment benefits
France

Seven key things to know about French unemployment benefits

The perks and benefits that employees in France enjoy
France

The perks and benefits that employees in France enjoy

Discover 13 of France’s most beautiful villages, plus the town the French love the best
France

Discover 13 of France’s most beautiful villages, plus the town the French love the best

The French holiday calendar for 2021
France

The French holiday calendar for 2021

Update: Macron U-turn on Contrôle Technique for motorbikes
France

Update: Macron U-turn on Contrôle Technique for motorbikes

How you could get help to cover back to school expenses in France
France

How you could get help to cover back to school expenses in France

Why your latest electricity bill in France could be eye-wateringly high
France

Why your latest electricity bill in France could be eye-wateringly high

Why more cities across France are imposing 30 km/h speed limits
France

Why more cities across France are imposing 30 km/h speed limits

Living in France: Three key steps to help you settle in faster
France

Living in France: Three key steps to help you settle in faster

EXPLAINED: What Brits in France need to do with their UK driving licences
France

EXPLAINED: What Brits in France need to do with their UK driving licences

Calendar: School and public holidays in France in 2022
France

Calendar: School and public holidays in France in 2022

France to drop face mask rules where health passport is in use
France

France to drop face mask rules where health passport is in use

Reader question: What do I do if I lose my carte de séjour?
France

Reader question: What do I do if I lose my carte de séjour?

EXPLAINED: How France’s reinforced health passport system will work
France

EXPLAINED: How France’s reinforced health passport system will work

Covid fourth wave: What can we expect from Macron’s Monday TV appearance?
France

Covid fourth wave: What can we expect from Macron’s Monday TV appearance?

Carte de séjour: What offences can lose you your right to live in France?
France

Carte de séjour: What offences can lose you your right to live in France?

Only 25% of France’s nightclubs expected to reopen as owners judge health passport rules ‘too strict’
France

Only 25% of France’s nightclubs expected to reopen as owners judge health passport rules ‘too strict’

On the agenda: What’s happening in France this week
France

On the agenda: What’s happening in France this week

What changes in France in July 2021?
France

What changes in France in July 2021?

Can I get vaccinated while on holiday in France?
France

Can I get vaccinated while on holiday in France?

Fact check: Can you get a Covid-19 vaccine without an appointment in France?
France

Fact check: Can you get a Covid-19 vaccine without an appointment in France?

Does it matter if your French Covid vaccination certificate is in your maiden name?
France

Does it matter if your French Covid vaccination certificate is in your maiden name?

France doubles its paternity leave allowance
France

France doubles its paternity leave allowance

Start of week of rolling transport strikes in France
France

Start of week of rolling transport strikes in France

Restaurants, festivals and crowds: What changes in France on Wednesday?
France

Restaurants, festivals and crowds: What changes in France on Wednesday?

Apéro: All you need to know about the French evening ritual
France

Apéro: All you need to know about the French evening ritual

Wills, estates and notaires – what you need to know about French inheritance law
France

Wills, estates and notaires – what you need to know about French inheritance law

Post-Brexit deal announced for holders of UK driving licences in France
France

Post-Brexit deal announced for holders of UK driving licences in France

France ‘invaded’ by hairy, stinging caterpillars
France

France ‘invaded’ by hairy, stinging caterpillars

Delta variant: Is France heading for another Covid surge as seen in the UK?
France

Delta variant: Is France heading for another Covid surge as seen in the UK?

What you need to know about Covid vaccines for under 18s in France
France

What you need to know about Covid vaccines for under 18s in France

Tests on the beach, sniffer dogs and tracing: France’s plan to keep Covid under control this summer
France

Tests on the beach, sniffer dogs and tracing: France’s plan to keep Covid under control this summer

What are the rules on taking your bike on the train in France?
France

What are the rules on taking your bike on the train in France?

Curfew, bars and fan zones: What are the rules for watching Euro 2020 matches in France?
France

Curfew, bars and fan zones: What are the rules for watching Euro 2020 matches in France?

On the agenda: What’s happening in France this week
France

On the agenda: What’s happening in France this week

Curfew, bars, travel and health passports: What rules are in place in France right now?
France

Curfew, bars, travel and health passports: What rules are in place in France right now?

Where in France can you travel on public transport for free?
France

Where in France can you travel on public transport for free?

QR codes and sign-ins – how France’s reopened restaurants keep track of customers
France

QR codes and sign-ins – how France’s reopened restaurants keep track of customers

How to file your 2021 French tax declaration
France

How to file your 2021 French tax declaration

On the agenda: Here’s what is happening in France this week
France

On the agenda: Here’s what is happening in France this week

What changes in France in June 2021?
France

What changes in France in June 2021?

SNCF unveils cheaper prices to tempt customers back to French trains
France

SNCF unveils cheaper prices to tempt customers back to French trains

What are the rules of having a BBQ in France?
France

What are the rules of having a BBQ in France?

France ends extended ‘winter truce’ on evictions
France

France ends extended ‘winter truce’ on evictions

On the agenda: What’s happening in France this week?
France

On the agenda: What’s happening in France this week?

EXPLAINED: How to book an appointment for the Covid-19 vaccine in France
France

EXPLAINED: How to book an appointment for the Covid-19 vaccine in France

French workers to begin returning to offices from June 9th
France

French workers to begin returning to offices from June 9th

French teens to get €300 to spend on books, music, film or digital products
France

French teens to get €300 to spend on books, music, film or digital products

How does France’s public holiday count compare to its European neighbours?
France

How does France’s public holiday count compare to its European neighbours?

The priority jobs that qualify you for an early vaccine in France
France

The priority jobs that qualify you for an early vaccine in France

From fish and chips to hot sauce: How foreigners in France preserve their food traditions
France

From fish and chips to hot sauce: How foreigners in France preserve their food traditions

Pentecost: The French public holiday where people work for free
France

Pentecost: The French public holiday where people work for free

EXPLAINED: The rules for France’s reopened cafés, bars, restaurants, shops, cinemas and museums
France

EXPLAINED: The rules for France’s reopened cafés, bars, restaurants, shops, cinemas and museums

Traffic warnings issued in France for Pentecost holiday weekend
France

Traffic warnings issued in France for Pentecost holiday weekend

Ask the expert: How to fill out each section of the French tax declaration
France

Ask the expert: How to fill out each section of the French tax declaration

Covid-19: How safe is it to return to France’s cafe terraces?
France

Covid-19: How safe is it to return to France’s cafe terraces?

What changes in France on Wednesday as phase 2 of reopening begins?
France

What changes in France on Wednesday as phase 2 of reopening begins?

France’s Fête de la musique ‘will go ahead, with masks and a curfew’
France

France’s Fête de la musique ‘will go ahead, with masks and a curfew’

How France’s Covid ‘health passport’ will work this summer
France

How France’s Covid ‘health passport’ will work this summer

On the agenda: What’s happening in France this week
France

On the agenda: What’s happening in France this week

Why the holiday weekend could be the perfect time to find a vaccine appointment in France
France

Why the holiday weekend could be the perfect time to find a vaccine appointment in France

‘Get a Covid vaccine with just a declaration that you have an illness? Surely it can’t be that simple, this is France!’
France

‘Get a Covid vaccine with just a declaration that you have an illness? Surely it can’t be that simple, this is France!’

On the agenda: What’s happening in France this week?
France

On the agenda: What’s happening in France this week?

10 of the best Covid-compliant activities in France this summer
France

10 of the best Covid-compliant activities in France this summer

How France’s curfew rules will work this summer
France

How France’s curfew rules will work this summer

Ameli: How to create your online French social security account
France

Ameli: How to create your online French social security account

Could France relax Covid face mask rules this summer?
France

Could France relax Covid face mask rules this summer?

MAP: Where in France are Covid rates falling most rapidly?
France

MAP: Where in France are Covid rates falling most rapidly?

On the agenda: What’s happening in France this week?
France

On the agenda: What’s happening in France this week?

Lockdown easing: What changes in France on Monday?
France

Lockdown easing: What changes in France on Monday?

What changes about life in France in May 2021?
France

What changes about life in France in May 2021?

France confirms Covid vaccines will be open to all over 18s in June
France

France confirms Covid vaccines will be open to all over 18s in June

Reader question: Can you get a Covid vaccine in France without a carte vitale?
France

Reader question: Can you get a Covid vaccine in France without a carte vitale?

EXPLAINED: How France’s Covid home-testing kits work
France

EXPLAINED: How France’s Covid home-testing kits work

On the agenda: What’s happening in France this week
France

On the agenda: What’s happening in France this week

Travel, concerts or bars – which activities could require a vaccine passport in France?
France

Travel, concerts or bars – which activities could require a vaccine passport in France?

What to expect as French PM set to announce easing of lockdown
France

What to expect as French PM set to announce easing of lockdown

On the agenda: What’s happening in France this week?
France

On the agenda: What’s happening in France this week?

The vocab you need to understand French taxes
France

The vocab you need to understand French taxes

Reader question: Where can I find professional help with the French tax declaration?
France

Reader question: Where can I find professional help with the French tax declaration?

On the agenda: What’s happening in France this week?
France

On the agenda: What’s happening in France this week?

UPDATE: These are the deadlines as the 2021 French tax declarations open
France

UPDATE: These are the deadlines as the 2021 French tax declarations open

How France is making renting property (a bit) easier
France

How France is making renting property (a bit) easier

Reader question: When can I travel more than 10km from home during France’s ‘partial lockdown’?
France

Reader question: When can I travel more than 10km from home during France’s ‘partial lockdown’?

What parents in France need to know about school closures and the help they can get
France

What parents in France need to know about school closures and the help they can get

Reader question: Can I travel to a different part of France for the Easter weekend?
France

Reader question: Can I travel to a different part of France for the Easter weekend?

Easter holidays in France: What are the rules and the French government’s advice?
France

Easter holidays in France: What are the rules and the French government’s advice?

How to claim the cost of language or driving lessons from the French government
France

How to claim the cost of language or driving lessons from the French government

What changes about life in France in April 2021
France

What changes about life in France in April 2021

Living in France: What are the advantages of getting an EU passport?
France

Living in France: What are the advantages of getting an EU passport?

Everything you need to know about setting up a bank account in France
France

Everything you need to know about setting up a bank account in France

Will France really be ‘back to normal’ by mid April?
France

Will France really be ‘back to normal’ by mid April?

Reader question: Can second-home owners in France claim tax rebates for 2020?
France

Reader question: Can second-home owners in France claim tax rebates for 2020?

EXPLAINED: How to appeal against a French speeding ticket
France

EXPLAINED: How to appeal against a French speeding ticket

EXPLAINED: Why does France have so many pharmacies?
France

EXPLAINED: Why does France have so many pharmacies?

What changes about life in France in March 2021?
France

What changes about life in France in March 2021?

Weekend lockdown in Paris would be ‘inhumane’, says mayor Hidalgo
France

Weekend lockdown in Paris would be ‘inhumane’, says mayor Hidalgo

France postpones regional elections until June due to Covid
France

France postpones regional elections until June due to Covid

Why getting a mortgage in France is about to get more difficult
France

Why getting a mortgage in France is about to get more difficult

Has the sacred French lunch break really been destroyed by Covid?
France

Has the sacred French lunch break really been destroyed by Covid?

Four years and €1,800: What foreigners should know about the French driving test?
France

Four years and €1,800: What foreigners should know about the French driving test?

Mass testing v lockdown: How France and Germany’s approaches to Covid radically diverged

Mass testing v lockdown: How France and Germany’s approaches to Covid radically diverged

Banlieue boom: Suburbs’ property prices soar as Parisians continue to flee the city
France

Banlieue boom: Suburbs’ property prices soar as Parisians continue to flee the city

French court blocks museum openings in southern France, citing Covid rules
France

French court blocks museum openings in southern France, citing Covid rules

Reader question: Is it illegal for my boss to contact me out-of-hours in France?
France

Reader question: Is it illegal for my boss to contact me out-of-hours in France?

France extends €900 help scheme for workers on short-term contracts
France

France extends €900 help scheme for workers on short-term contracts

France legalises employees eating at their desks
France

France legalises employees eating at their desks

Five things to know about Valentine’s Day in France
France

Five things to know about Valentine’s Day in France

MAP: The proposed new routes for night trains in France
France

MAP: The proposed new routes for night trains in France

Reader question: Is there any kind of logic behind France’s school holiday zones?
France

Reader question: Is there any kind of logic behind France’s school holiday zones?

10 things the year-long Covid crisis has taught us about France
France

10 things the year-long Covid crisis has taught us about France

France reinforces testing and self-isolation rules for new Covid variants
France

France reinforces testing and self-isolation rules for new Covid variants

The real cost of buying a house in France
France

The real cost of buying a house in France

‘It makes no sense’: French hospital chiefs fear Macron’s lockdown gamble will backfire
France

‘It makes no sense’: French hospital chiefs fear Macron’s lockdown gamble will backfire

IN DETAIL: Are France’s latest Covid stats good enough to avoid a third lockdown?
France

IN DETAIL: Are France’s latest Covid stats good enough to avoid a third lockdown?

CEAM: How to get a French European health insurance card
France

CEAM: How to get a French European health insurance card

Reader question: What’s the difference between French residency and citizenship?
France

Reader question: What’s the difference between French residency and citizenship?

France extends winter eviction truce for second year in a row
France

France extends winter eviction truce for second year in a row

What does it mean in France when you ‘declare on your honour’?
France

What does it mean in France when you ‘declare on your honour’?

Philosophy, household chores and cheese – what might you be asked in the French citizenship interview?
France

Philosophy, household chores and cheese – what might you be asked in the French citizenship interview?

Reader Brexit question: Do I need a residency card if I am married to a French person?
France

Reader Brexit question: Do I need a residency card if I am married to a French person?

OPINION: The terror of French bureaucracy and why it’s good to have a friend at the local Mairie
France

OPINION: The terror of French bureaucracy and why it’s good to have a friend at the local Mairie

Am I eligible for French citizenship?
France

Am I eligible for French citizenship?

Micro-entrepreneur: How to set up as a small business in France
France

Micro-entrepreneur: How to set up as a small business in France

France launches its delayed winter sales
France

France launches its delayed winter sales

What does it mean that France is extending its state of health emergency until June?
France

What does it mean that France is extending its state of health emergency until June?

OPINION: Why arguing over the dinner table is a crucial skill in France
France

OPINION: Why arguing over the dinner table is a crucial skill in France

EXPLAINED: Which types of face mask are now recommended for everyday use in France
France

EXPLAINED: Which types of face mask are now recommended for everyday use in France

France advises against fabric face masks due to new Covid variants
France

France advises against fabric face masks due to new Covid variants

MAP: Where to find the Covid vaccine centre closest to you
France

MAP: Where to find the Covid vaccine centre closest to you

Reader question: Can I get a take away during curfew in France?
France

Reader question: Can I get a take away during curfew in France?

Reader question: Can foreigners in France get the Covid-19 vaccine?
France

Reader question: Can foreigners in France get the Covid-19 vaccine?

Reader question: Can foreigners in France get the Covid-19 vaccine?
France

Reader question: Can foreigners in France get the Covid-19 vaccine?

MAP: The 25 départements in France with a 6pm curfew
France

MAP: The 25 départements in France with a 6pm curfew

From takeways to coffee cups: Here’s what France’s new anti-waste law means
France

From takeways to coffee cups: Here’s what France’s new anti-waste law means

What changes in France in 2021?
France

What changes in France in 2021?

What changes about life in France in January 2021?
France

What changes about life in France in January 2021?

Why this is a crunch week for Covid-19 restrictions in France
France

Why this is a crunch week for Covid-19 restrictions in France

New rules and extra charges in sending parcels between UK and France
France

New rules and extra charges in sending parcels between UK and France

Quatorzaine to glottophobie: The French words of 2020
France

Quatorzaine to glottophobie: The French words of 2020

How will changes to France’s labour laws affect you in 2021?
France

How will changes to France’s labour laws affect you in 2021?

EXPLAINED: How to prove you are a resident in France before December 31st
France

EXPLAINED: How to prove you are a resident in France before December 31st

OPINION: Why the Paris Oyster Man is the hero who redeemed 2020
France

OPINION: Why the Paris Oyster Man is the hero who redeemed 2020

France to begin Covid-19 vaccine programme ‘on Sunday’
France

France to begin Covid-19 vaccine programme ‘on Sunday’

What can you do in France over Christmas under Covid-19 rules?
France

What can you do in France over Christmas under Covid-19 rules?

These are the ‘best’ cities in France – according to the people who live there
France

These are the ‘best’ cities in France – according to the people who live there

Black diamonds are forever: The importance of the truffle trade in rural France
France

Black diamonds are forever: The importance of the truffle trade in rural France

MAP: Where in France are the phone and internet ‘dead spots’?
France

MAP: Where in France are the phone and internet ‘dead spots’?

What changes about life in France in December 2020?
France

What changes about life in France in December 2020?

Seven reasons to move to Montpellier
France

Seven reasons to move to Montpellier

What you need to know about France’s lockdown rules on sport and outdoor activities
France

What you need to know about France’s lockdown rules on sport and outdoor activities

REVEALED: Where in France has the lowest cost of living?
France

REVEALED: Where in France has the lowest cost of living?

Why Nice beats Paris as the best French city for foreigners to live
France

Why Nice beats Paris as the best French city for foreigners to live

Are these the most annoying words in the whole French language?
France

Are these the most annoying words in the whole French language?

UPDATE: Your questions answered about international travel to and from France
France

UPDATE: Your questions answered about international travel to and from France

From bargain wines to bike-sharing – locals reveal how to live cheaply in Paris
France

From bargain wines to bike-sharing – locals reveal how to live cheaply in Paris

Why I love the French habits of scolding and complaining
France

Why I love the French habits of scolding and complaining

The 12 least touristy parts of France for a peaceful visit this summer
France

The 12 least touristy parts of France for a peaceful visit this summer

Attestations: The three permission forms you need in France to leave your home
France

Attestations: The three permission forms you need in France to leave your home

How easy is it to move to France if you don’t speak French?
France

How easy is it to move to France if you don’t speak French?

What changes about life in France in November 2020?
France

What changes about life in France in November 2020?

IN NUMBERS: Covid-19 deaths, cases and hospital patients in France
France

IN NUMBERS: Covid-19 deaths, cases and hospital patients in France

Contrôle technique: How to save money on your compulsory French car inspection

Contrôle technique: How to save money on your compulsory French car inspection

ANALYSIS: How long will France’s second lockdown last?
France

ANALYSIS: How long will France’s second lockdown last?

How to support your local shops in France during lockdown
France

How to support your local shops in France during lockdown

Why the tabac is essential to life in France – even if you don’t smoke
France

Why the tabac is essential to life in France – even if you don’t smoke

9 reasons why a French person might be staring at you
France

9 reasons why a French person might be staring at you

Five tips to avoid getting your bike stolen in Paris
France

Five tips to avoid getting your bike stolen in Paris

School closures rise in France as government relaxes rules for parents
France

School closures rise in France as government relaxes rules for parents

Tenants in France to get extra protection over shared energy bills
France

Tenants in France to get extra protection over shared energy bills

Half of France on ‘orange’ weather alert as temperatures soar
France

Half of France on ‘orange’ weather alert as temperatures soar

MAP: Where in France has water restrictions in place
France

MAP: Where in France has water restrictions in place

France clamps down on nuisance calls with new law and steep fines
France

France clamps down on nuisance calls with new law and steep fines

What changes about life in France in August 2020?
France

What changes about life in France in August 2020?

The 10 best French expressions for the everyday exasperation of life
France

The 10 best French expressions for the everyday exasperation of life

France reveals first measures to combat climate change
France

France reveals first measures to combat climate change

Studying in France: How will Covid-19 measures affect students in September?
France

Studying in France: How will Covid-19 measures affect students in September?

Income tax 2020: Who gets a rebate and who might owe money?
France

Income tax 2020: Who gets a rebate and who might owe money?

Who will have to pay France’s household tax this year?
France

Who will have to pay France’s household tax this year?

MAP: ‘Deadly’ tiger mosquitoes have colonised almost all of Paris region
France

MAP: ‘Deadly’ tiger mosquitoes have colonised almost all of Paris region

80km/h or 90km/h? Map shows the speed limits in different parts of France
France

80km/h or 90km/h? Map shows the speed limits in different parts of France

Parents in France urged to avoid 41 sun creams for children
France

Parents in France urged to avoid 41 sun creams for children

Paris region imposes driving restrictions as pollution levels spike amid soaring temperatures
France

Paris region imposes driving restrictions as pollution levels spike amid soaring temperatures

Main Paris commuter train line hit by major delays after derailment
France

Main Paris commuter train line hit by major delays after derailment

The Paris Metro and train disruptions to look out for this summer
France

The Paris Metro and train disruptions to look out for this summer

110km/h speed limit in France: Macron delays decision
France

110km/h speed limit in France: Macron delays decision

A 28-hour work week and vegetarian menus: What France’s citizen’s convention recommends
France

A 28-hour work week and vegetarian menus: What France’s citizen’s convention recommends

France backtracks from ban on chokeholds by police
France

France backtracks from ban on chokeholds by police

Dijon rocked by unrest blamed on score-settling Chechens
France

Dijon rocked by unrest blamed on score-settling Chechens

Racial data proposal sparks new controversy in France
France

Racial data proposal sparks new controversy in France

Why have police in France thrown down their handcuffs?
France

Why have police in France thrown down their handcuffs?

As statues tumble across the world Bordeaux opts for info plaques on slaver street names
France

As statues tumble across the world Bordeaux opts for info plaques on slaver street names

What are the best paying jobs in France?
France

What are the best paying jobs in France?

Surge in property demand as Parisians flee the capital
France

Surge in property demand as Parisians flee the capital

Readers recommend: The hidden gems to explore in France this summer
France

Readers recommend: The hidden gems to explore in France this summer

French workers to get €38 restaurant vouchers
France

French workers to get €38 restaurant vouchers

‘Not catastrophic’ – France’s summer sales enter final day
France

‘Not catastrophic’ – France’s summer sales enter final day

France slams Ryanair ‘blackmail’ over job ultimatum
France

France slams Ryanair ‘blackmail’ over job ultimatum

Using a phone while driving in France could now cost you your licence
France

Using a phone while driving in France could now cost you your licence

France officially scraps law requiring drivers to keep breathalysers in the car
France

France officially scraps law requiring drivers to keep breathalysers in the car

What changes about life in France in June 2020
France

What changes about life in France in June 2020

EXPLAINED: Why is France’s 35-hour week such a sacred cow?
France

EXPLAINED: Why is France’s 35-hour week such a sacred cow?

Why France is planning a massive overhaul of its healthcare system
France

Why France is planning a massive overhaul of its healthcare system

Paris loses top spot as one of world’s most expensive cities
France

Paris loses top spot as one of world’s most expensive cities

When should you register your child for school in France?
France

When should you register your child for school in France?

France builds more new homes than any other European country
France

France builds more new homes than any other European country

French rail operator SNCF posts €800 million loss for 2019
France

French rail operator SNCF posts €800 million loss for 2019

France’s best villages: 14 hidden gems that the French love
France

France’s best villages: 14 hidden gems that the French love

How good does your French need to be to get citizenship?
France

How good does your French need to be to get citizenship?

France removes exemption for over 60s as it toughens language levels for citizenship
France

France removes exemption for over 60s as it toughens language levels for citizenship

What changes about life in France in March 2020
France

What changes about life in France in March 2020

REVEALED: A fifth of French men don’t change their underwear every day
France

REVEALED: A fifth of French men don’t change their underwear every day

The (very complicated) rules for electing the Mayor of Paris
France

The (very complicated) rules for electing the Mayor of Paris

French fonctionnaires: What are they and who is eligible for the job?
France

French fonctionnaires: What are they and who is eligible for the job?

What you need to know about France’s (very complicated) municipal elections
France

What you need to know about France’s (very complicated) municipal elections

What are the rules for moving to France if you are not from the EU?
France

What are the rules for moving to France if you are not from the EU?

French National Service for teenagers – applications now open
France

French National Service for teenagers – applications now open

Long lunches, daily bread and complaining: The habits you pick up in France
France

Long lunches, daily bread and complaining: The habits you pick up in France

‘My body, my choice’ – French Muslim women speak out about headscarves
France

‘My body, my choice’ – French Muslim women speak out about headscarves

French President defends controversial teenager’s right to criticise Islam
France

French President defends controversial teenager’s right to criticise Islam

Tell us: What new habits have you picked up since moving to France?
France

Tell us: What new habits have you picked up since moving to France?

How the ‘yellow vests’ made France have a national conversation about police violence
France

How the ‘yellow vests’ made France have a national conversation about police violence

These are the French towns benefiting most from the ‘yellow vest’ tax cuts
France

These are the French towns benefiting most from the ‘yellow vest’ tax cuts

UPDATE: The ‘essential’ reasons people in France can leave their homes during the new lockdown
France

UPDATE: The ‘essential’ reasons people in France can leave their homes during the new lockdown

Civil unrest and aggressive drivers: What Americans are warned about in France
France

Civil unrest and aggressive drivers: What Americans are warned about in France

Why the proposed new French law on leave after a child’s death is controversial
France

Why the proposed new French law on leave after a child’s death is controversial

Living in France: ‘Beware the offers of new heating system installation – they are not all they seem’
France

Living in France: ‘Beware the offers of new heating system installation – they are not all they seem’

France’s digital minister moves to close the gap between cities and countryside
France

France’s digital minister moves to close the gap between cities and countryside

Moving to France: Share the highs, lows and what you learned along the way
France

Moving to France: Share the highs, lows and what you learned along the way

EXPLAINED: Why teaching English in French schools is so difficult
France

EXPLAINED: Why teaching English in French schools is so difficult

What changes about life in France in February 2020
France

What changes about life in France in February 2020

Why 17 million taxpayers in France will get a pleasant surprise this month
France

Why 17 million taxpayers in France will get a pleasant surprise this month

How to understand your French payslip
France

How to understand your French payslip

The cost of registering a car in France
France

The cost of registering a car in France

EXPLAINED: What Sweden could teach France about English classes
France

EXPLAINED: What Sweden could teach France about English classes

Why being a pedestrian in Paris is a high-risk activity
France

Why being a pedestrian in Paris is a high-risk activity

EXPLAINED: The foreign languages children learn in French schools
France

EXPLAINED: The foreign languages children learn in French schools

Quality of life: Why Annecy is the ‘best town in France to live’
France

Quality of life: Why Annecy is the ‘best town in France to live’

How to get €35 train tickets to travel around France
France

How to get €35 train tickets to travel around France

Why are French shops asking customers to round up the price of their purchases?
France

Why are French shops asking customers to round up the price of their purchases?

France’s 2020 census – who will be counted and when?
France

France’s 2020 census – who will be counted and when?

IN NUMBERS: What you need to know about France’s population
France

IN NUMBERS: What you need to know about France’s population

MAP: Where in France do people drink the most?
France

MAP: Where in France do people drink the most?

Why people in rural France might not be getting their mail
France

Why people in rural France might not be getting their mail

Why you could be fined €135 for buying cigarettes in France
France

Why you could be fined €135 for buying cigarettes in France

Speed limits, scooters and car bans: What changes on the roads in France in 2020
France

Speed limits, scooters and car bans: What changes on the roads in France in 2020

The banks in France that are hiking their fees in 2020 (and by how much)
France

The banks in France that are hiking their fees in 2020 (and by how much)

Oyster sales banned in northern France over stomach flu contamination
France

Oyster sales banned in northern France over stomach flu contamination

Revealed: The ‘best companies’ to work for in France in 2020
France

Revealed: The ‘best companies’ to work for in France in 2020

Five big challenges facing Emmanuel Macron in 2020
France

Five big challenges facing Emmanuel Macron in 2020

Can British people be blood donors in France?
France

Can British people be blood donors in France?

Why a wave of ‘neglected’ anti-Asian assaults is causing alarm in France
France

Why a wave of ‘neglected’ anti-Asian assaults is causing alarm in France

10 of the best things to do in France in 2020
France

10 of the best things to do in France in 2020

Seven things we learned in France in 2019
France

Seven things we learned in France in 2019

EU sides with Americans in France in the fight against US tax schemes
France

EU sides with Americans in France in the fight against US tax schemes

In numbers: Just how much crime is there in France?
France

In numbers: Just how much crime is there in France?

Why 2020 is a good year for public holidays in France
France

Why 2020 is a good year for public holidays in France

Climate activists sabotage electric scooters in French cities
France

Climate activists sabotage electric scooters in French cities

French schools among the most unequal in the world, new report reveals
France

French schools among the most unequal in the world, new report reveals

Hundreds of fuel stations in France run dry as oil depot blockade continues
France

Hundreds of fuel stations in France run dry as oil depot blockade continues

How my nickname nearly cost me my French driving licence
France

How my nickname nearly cost me my French driving licence

What’s in a name? Understanding how to fill out forms in France
France

What’s in a name? Understanding how to fill out forms in France

Everything that changes about life in France in December 2019
France

Everything that changes about life in France in December 2019

Why France might be banning Black Friday
France

Why France might be banning Black Friday

Who are ‘Les Restos du Cœur’ and why are they collecting in French supermarkets?
France

Who are ‘Les Restos du Cœur’ and why are they collecting in French supermarkets?

Why a French passport is the ‘best’ one to have
France

Why a French passport is the ‘best’ one to have

France unveils long-awaited plan to fight violence against women
France

France unveils long-awaited plan to fight violence against women

Flooding in France: What to do if flood waters rise in your area
France

Flooding in France: What to do if flood waters rise in your area

Five things French residents who work in Switzerland should know
France

Five things French residents who work in Switzerland should know

France issues fraud warning over dodgy energy renovation companies
France

France issues fraud warning over dodgy energy renovation companies

Is France moving towards a zero drink drive limit?
France

Is France moving towards a zero drink drive limit?

What you need to know about France’s winter sales
France

What you need to know about France’s winter sales

ALERT: Read all our articles on France via The Local’s smartphone apps
France

ALERT: Read all our articles on France via The Local’s smartphone apps

When do the 2019 Christmas holidays begin in France?
France

When do the 2019 Christmas holidays begin in France?

What date does the heating get switched on in apartment blocks in France?
France

What date does the heating get switched on in apartment blocks in France?

Five major protests planned in France over next four weeks
France

Five major protests planned in France over next four weeks

Eight smartphone apps that make life in France a bit easier
France

Eight smartphone apps that make life in France a bit easier

Five things to know about Armistice Day in France
France

Five things to know about Armistice Day in France

French motorway tolls set for further price hike
France

French motorway tolls set for further price hike

Workplace romance: The rules around dating colleagues in France
France

Workplace romance: The rules around dating colleagues in France

New guidelines to rules around funerals and registering a death in France
France

New guidelines to rules around funerals and registering a death in France

Everything that’s changing about life in France in November 2019
France

Everything that’s changing about life in France in November 2019

La bise: Who to kiss in France, how many times and on which cheek
France

La bise: Who to kiss in France, how many times and on which cheek

Workplace medical: Why getting a new job in France ends with you in your underwear
France

Workplace medical: Why getting a new job in France ends with you in your underwear

Not many pumpkins but a day off: How the French celebrate Halloween
France

Not many pumpkins but a day off: How the French celebrate Halloween

Nine maps that explain France’s north-south divide
France

Nine maps that explain France’s north-south divide

The new website for claiming back transport costs to medical appointments in France
France

The new website for claiming back transport costs to medical appointments in France

How your unemployment benefits will change in France from November 1st
France

How your unemployment benefits will change in France from November 1st

Terraces to tipping: The etiquette for visiting a French café
France

Terraces to tipping: The etiquette for visiting a French café

Reverse culture shock – what surprises are in store when you leave France?
France

Reverse culture shock – what surprises are in store when you leave France?

How much more disposable income will you have under the 2020 French budget?
France

How much more disposable income will you have under the 2020 French budget?

Why you might be due a refund from the French taxman
France

Why you might be due a refund from the French taxman

Rules of identity: What counts as an official form of ID in France?
France

Rules of identity: What counts as an official form of ID in France?

Everything that changes about life in France in October 2019
France

Everything that changes about life in France in October 2019

French Days are back after lockdown – but what are they?
France

French Days are back after lockdown – but what are they?

The French tax breaks you could benefit from next year
France

The French tax breaks you could benefit from next year

Here’s what the French hate about bureaucracy in France
France

Here’s what the French hate about bureaucracy in France

Sésame the French horse is on trial… for producing too much manure
France

Sésame the French horse is on trial… for producing too much manure

Why are French farmers lighting bonfires across the country?
France

Why are French farmers lighting bonfires across the country?

Delays and cancellations: What you need to know about Tuesday’s French train strikes
France

Delays and cancellations: What you need to know about Tuesday’s French train strikes

The secrets to settling in France: Readers reveal their five top tips
France

The secrets to settling in France: Readers reveal their five top tips

The ever-growing hidden cost that French property buyers need to know about
France

The ever-growing hidden cost that French property buyers need to know about

Explained: How France’s rules around electronic cigarettes are different to the US?
France

Explained: How France’s rules around electronic cigarettes are different to the US?

France judged one of the hardest countries in the world for foreigners to settle in
France

France judged one of the hardest countries in the world for foreigners to settle in

Five French cities ban synthetic pesticides as anti-chemical movement grows
France

Five French cities ban synthetic pesticides as anti-chemical movement grows

This is why almost half of the French find tourists annoying
France

This is why almost half of the French find tourists annoying

The three big names that are promising to make shopping in France cheaper
France

The three big names that are promising to make shopping in France cheaper

On the agenda: What’s happening in France this week?
France

On the agenda: What’s happening in France this week?

Why there could be more hunters out in the fields of rural France this year
France

Why there could be more hunters out in the fields of rural France this year

Why French ‘poppy protests’ could be taking place monthly in small towns
France

Why French ‘poppy protests’ could be taking place monthly in small towns

Which vaccinations are compulsory for children in France?
France

Which vaccinations are compulsory for children in France?

Workers in France face changes to tax rates from September
France

Workers in France face changes to tax rates from September

Taxe foncière: What exactly is the French property tax and do I have to pay it?
France

Taxe foncière: What exactly is the French property tax and do I have to pay it?

Why French school dinners are going vegetarian – at least for one day a week
France

Why French school dinners are going vegetarian – at least for one day a week

Quacking ducks v neighbours in latest noise row from rural France
France

Quacking ducks v neighbours in latest noise row from rural France

On the agenda: What’s happening across France this week?
France

On the agenda: What’s happening across France this week?

Gendarmes to policiers – who does what in the French police force?
France

Gendarmes to policiers – who does what in the French police force?

Childcare in France: What are the options and how do you sign up
France

Childcare in France: What are the options and how do you sign up

Thieves strike at three French villages and steal the antique church bells
France

Thieves strike at three French villages and steal the antique church bells

Macron’s surprise new idea for reforming the French pensions system
France

Macron’s surprise new idea for reforming the French pensions system

France brings in new measures to crack down on violence in schools
France

France brings in new measures to crack down on violence in schools

How to avoid typical French tax scams and other frauds
France

How to avoid typical French tax scams and other frauds

The French school and bank holidays to look forward to this year
France

The French school and bank holidays to look forward to this year

France’s first Sunday opening of a hypermarket leads to protests
France

France’s first Sunday opening of a hypermarket leads to protests

Shortage of medicines in France is putting patients at risk, say doctors
France

Shortage of medicines in France is putting patients at risk, say doctors

La rentrée: Everything that’s new about schools in France this September
France

La rentrée: Everything that’s new about schools in France this September

Dozens of France’s new ‘invincible’ speed cameras have already been vandalised
France

Dozens of France’s new ‘invincible’ speed cameras have already been vandalised

Is the punching of a Paris protester a one-off or part of a wider problem with French policing?
France

Is the punching of a Paris protester a one-off or part of a wider problem with French policing?

French mayor in court after banning pesticides near homes in his village
France

French mayor in court after banning pesticides near homes in his village

From tax to pensions, the most common legal problems in France
France

From tax to pensions, the most common legal problems in France

Six tasks the French government faces as it returns to work
France

Six tasks the French government faces as it returns to work

Assurance habitation: How to get home insurance in France
France

Assurance habitation: How to get home insurance in France

Why are French cities full of bins with questions on them?
France

Why are French cities full of bins with questions on them?

The little-known French beach rule that could net you a €1,500 fine
France

The little-known French beach rule that could net you a €1,500 fine

Government steps up measures against nuisance calls on French phones
France

Government steps up measures against nuisance calls on French phones

French Sunday supermarkets – highly convenient or a ‘dehumanised society’?
France

French Sunday supermarkets – highly convenient or a ‘dehumanised society’?

QUIZ: How well are you geared up for life in rural France?
France

QUIZ: How well are you geared up for life in rural France?

What you need to know before going to a French recycling centre
France

What you need to know before going to a French recycling centre

The new trend that helps freelancers in France save money and make friends
France

The new trend that helps freelancers in France save money and make friends

Medical deserts: Why one in three French towns do not have enough doctors
France

Medical deserts: Why one in three French towns do not have enough doctors

Americans in France face a struggle with French banking system
France

Americans in France face a struggle with French banking system

Daily dilemmas: Holidays in Brittany or the Côte d’Azur?
France

Daily dilemmas: Holidays in Brittany or the Côte d’Azur?

Americans in France: Tell us if you have difficulty with French banks
France

Americans in France: Tell us if you have difficulty with French banks

How poor public transport in rural France has led to car dependency
France

How poor public transport in rural France has led to car dependency

The little-known French driving law that could earn you a fine
France

The little-known French driving law that could earn you a fine

These are the biggest challenges of living in rural France
France

These are the biggest challenges of living in rural France

‘City dwellers are incapable of living in rural France’: Why anger is growing in the French countryside
France

‘City dwellers are incapable of living in rural France’: Why anger is growing in the French countryside

Second home owners in France: Can I register a car at my French address?
France

Second home owners in France: Can I register a car at my French address?

Why is the French tax man sending out bills for €0?
France

Why is the French tax man sending out bills for €0?

What changes about life in France in August 2019
France

What changes about life in France in August 2019

French banks could be forced to close 40,000 accounts of ‘accidental Americans’
France

French banks could be forced to close 40,000 accounts of ‘accidental Americans’

Daily dilemmas: Bordeaux or Burgundy – what French wine should you drink?
France

Daily dilemmas: Bordeaux or Burgundy – what French wine should you drink?

Daily dilemmas: Channel tunnel v cross Channel ferry
France

Daily dilemmas: Channel tunnel v cross Channel ferry

Daily dilemmas: Would you shop at markets in France or supermarkets?
France

Daily dilemmas: Would you shop at markets in France or supermarkets?

Why French women are abandoning topless sunbathing
France

Why French women are abandoning topless sunbathing

The new rules for gaining a driving licence in France
France

The new rules for gaining a driving licence in France

Daily dilemmas: Do you prefer France’s best beaches or its magnificent mountains?
France

Daily dilemmas: Do you prefer France’s best beaches or its magnificent mountains?

MAP: Where to find the cheapest fuel when you’re driving in France
France

MAP: Where to find the cheapest fuel when you’re driving in France

Agenda: Everything that’s happening in France this week
France

Agenda: Everything that’s happening in France this week

‘Enter at your own risk’: Mayor of French village warns holidaymakers about rural sounds
France

‘Enter at your own risk’: Mayor of French village warns holidaymakers about rural sounds

Daily dilemmas: Would you prefer life in a French ville or a French village?
France

Daily dilemmas: Would you prefer life in a French ville or a French village?

What French women are looking for in a lover – according to their tweets
France

What French women are looking for in a lover – according to their tweets

French workers are highly productive despite short working hours – but for how much longer?
France

French workers are highly productive despite short working hours – but for how much longer?

Tati owners to close all French stores except one
France

Tati owners to close all French stores except one

Why is the cost of pork and petrol rising so sharply in France?
France

Why is the cost of pork and petrol rising so sharply in France?

The six month rule and other things to know about bringing a British car to France
France

The six month rule and other things to know about bringing a British car to France

Fears in France over dangers of toxic green algae after man dies
France

Fears in France over dangers of toxic green algae after man dies

Expat or immigrant – if you’re a foreigner living in France, what are you?
France

Expat or immigrant – if you’re a foreigner living in France, what are you?

ANALYSIS: Are traditional French work values on the way out?
France

ANALYSIS: Are traditional French work values on the way out?

Why writing French is becoming (even) more complicated – in the name of equality
France

Why writing French is becoming (even) more complicated – in the name of equality

Train tickets in France to be sold in tabacs
France

Train tickets in France to be sold in tabacs

Why you’ll soon have to pay out for homeopathy drugs in France
France

Why you’ll soon have to pay out for homeopathy drugs in France

Air travel: Why your flights from France will soon be more expensive
France

Air travel: Why your flights from France will soon be more expensive

France set to confiscate driving licences from motorists caught using mobile phone
France

France set to confiscate driving licences from motorists caught using mobile phone

Teachers’ strike delays final exam results for thousands of French high-school students
France

Teachers’ strike delays final exam results for thousands of French high-school students

MAP: Where in France has the best standard of living?
France

MAP: Where in France has the best standard of living?

MAP: The places in France with a termite problem (and why that’s important)
France

MAP: The places in France with a termite problem (and why that’s important)

Tell us: What are the best ways to travel around France?
France

Tell us: What are the best ways to travel around France?

‘Deadly’ tiger mosquitos have now colonised half of France
France

‘Deadly’ tiger mosquitos have now colonised half of France

Revealed: These are the worst habits of French drivers
France

Revealed: These are the worst habits of French drivers

What’s on: Ten great things to do in July in France
France

What’s on: Ten great things to do in July in France

‘They enrich France’: French minister tries to reassure Brits over Brexit
France

‘They enrich France’: French minister tries to reassure Brits over Brexit

What you should know about France’s new online hate speech bill
France

What you should know about France’s new online hate speech bill

Cost of living: How France compares to the UK on everything from restaurants to cars
France

Cost of living: How France compares to the UK on everything from restaurants to cars

Booze, meals out and clothes: What is expensive in France and how to find a bargain
France

Booze, meals out and clothes: What is expensive in France and how to find a bargain

What changes about life in France from July 1st 2019
France

What changes about life in France from July 1st 2019

What you need to know about France’s summer sales
France

What you need to know about France’s summer sales

From speed limits to scooters – what does France’s new transport law mean for you?
France

From speed limits to scooters – what does France’s new transport law mean for you?

What happens if I’ve missed the deadline for my French tax return?
France

What happens if I’ve missed the deadline for my French tax return?

How France’s new green laws could affect your energy bills
France

How France’s new green laws could affect your energy bills

How the tightening of France’s unemployment benefits could affect you
France

How the tightening of France’s unemployment benefits could affect you

Is France really bringing back national service for teenagers?
France

Is France really bringing back national service for teenagers?

From tax cuts to plastics ban: French PM reveals list of reforms for ‘Act II’ of Macron’s presidency
France

From tax cuts to plastics ban: French PM reveals list of reforms for ‘Act II’ of Macron’s presidency

France’s hated 80km/h speed limit could be scrapped after vote in parliament
France

France’s hated 80km/h speed limit could be scrapped after vote in parliament

ANALYSIS: How France killed its small towns and why money is not the answer
France

ANALYSIS: How France killed its small towns and why money is not the answer

France launches new website to offer helping hand with dreaded bureaucracy
France

France launches new website to offer helping hand with dreaded bureaucracy

France overtakes Britain and Germany in attractiveness ratings
France

France overtakes Britain and Germany in attractiveness ratings

Soaring Paris property prices widen gap between rich and poor
France

Soaring Paris property prices widen gap between rich and poor

Five things to know about the Women’s World Cup in France
France

Five things to know about the Women’s World Cup in France

What’s changing about life in France in June 2019
France

What’s changing about life in France in June 2019

Why French cities could be set to lose thousands of parking spaces
France

Why French cities could be set to lose thousands of parking spaces

Ascension weekend in France: Weather, roads and what’s on
France

Ascension weekend in France: Weather, roads and what’s on

How France is fighting to save its struggling wine industry
France

How France is fighting to save its struggling wine industry

Could the sounds of rural France soon gain heritage status?
France

Could the sounds of rural France soon gain heritage status?

Does France’s return to the 90 km/h speed limit mean speeding fines will be cancelled?
France

Does France’s return to the 90 km/h speed limit mean speeding fines will be cancelled?

Macron’s ambitions on the line as French far right inches ahead in polls
France

Macron’s ambitions on the line as French far right inches ahead in polls

How to send packages from France to the UK and US (and how long it should take)
France

How to send packages from France to the UK and US (and how long it should take)

Tell us: What is the best delivery method to and from France?
France

Tell us: What is the best delivery method to and from France?

The three French regions set to get extra unmarked speed traps
France

The three French regions set to get extra unmarked speed traps

Is your département planning to scrap France’s 80km/h speed limit?
France

Is your département planning to scrap France’s 80km/h speed limit?

How France’s compulsory vehicle check is getting stricter and more expensive
France

How France’s compulsory vehicle check is getting stricter and more expensive

Five poisonous plants that might be in your French garden
France

Five poisonous plants that might be in your French garden

The French taboos you should never break
France

The French taboos you should never break

Everything that’s happening in France this week
France

Everything that’s happening in France this week

In Pictures: What Paris Gare du Nord will look like in the future
France

In Pictures: What Paris Gare du Nord will look like in the future

Taxe d’habitation: France to go ahead with scrapping housing tax for most wealthy
France

Taxe d’habitation: France to go ahead with scrapping housing tax for most wealthy

Q&A: Just how bad is the drought situation in France?
France

Q&A: Just how bad is the drought situation in France?

Which are the 25 ‘deadliest’ départments of France?
France

Which are the 25 ‘deadliest’ départments of France?

Is France about to scrap its highly unpopular 80 km/h speed limit?
France

Is France about to scrap its highly unpopular 80 km/h speed limit?

Sprint superstar Usain Bolt jumps into Paris’ crowded electric scooter market
France

Sprint superstar Usain Bolt jumps into Paris’ crowded electric scooter market

Tell us: Which French taboos should you never break?
France

Tell us: Which French taboos should you never break?

Is the French hypermarché on its last legs?
France

Is the French hypermarché on its last legs?

What is France’s new education law and why is it so controversial?
France

What is France’s new education law and why is it so controversial?

Tell us: What is it really like in a French workplace?
France

Tell us: What is it really like in a French workplace?

Why it’s now cheaper to call and text from France to EU countries
France

Why it’s now cheaper to call and text from France to EU countries

From insults to violence: How homophobic attacks have jumped in France
France

From insults to violence: How homophobic attacks have jumped in France

French film blog: Six fun films to celebrate Mother’s Day with your mum
France

French film blog: Six fun films to celebrate Mother’s Day with your mum

How I used cold callers and lovelorn French farmers to learn the language
France

How I used cold callers and lovelorn French farmers to learn the language

Act 26: Is it all over for the ‘yellow vests’ in France?
France

Act 26: Is it all over for the ‘yellow vests’ in France?

Five things the ‘yellow vests’ have been blamed for in France
France

Five things the ‘yellow vests’ have been blamed for in France

Ubériser: Here are the newest words to enter the French language
France

Ubériser: Here are the newest words to enter the French language

From dossier to Notaire: French bureaucracy explained
France

From dossier to Notaire: French bureaucracy explained

Brits in France urged to share their carte de séjour problems
France

Brits in France urged to share their carte de séjour problems

How a new pricing website could ‘warm up’ the sluggish French property market
France

How a new pricing website could ‘warm up’ the sluggish French property market

French fuel prices soar almost to levels that sparked ‘yellow vest’ protest
France

French fuel prices soar almost to levels that sparked ‘yellow vest’ protest

Tell us: Have you had US tax issues because of your dual French – American nationality?
France

Tell us: Have you had US tax issues because of your dual French – American nationality?

What is a SIRET number and why is it crucial when hiring French tradesmen?
France

What is a SIRET number and why is it crucial when hiring French tradesmen?

Why buying a house in France could be set to be a lot more transparent
France

Why buying a house in France could be set to be a lot more transparent

Swamped French officials beg Britons to stop sending driving licences to be exchanged
France

Swamped French officials beg Britons to stop sending driving licences to be exchanged

Come and meet The Local France for an apéro and a chat
France

Come and meet The Local France for an apéro and a chat

How to renounce American citizenship in France – and why you might want to
France

How to renounce American citizenship in France – and why you might want to

French supermarket giant selling off 21 of its stores
France

French supermarket giant selling off 21 of its stores

The French region that will pay you €5,000 to buy a home there
France

The French region that will pay you €5,000 to buy a home there

French train passengers could buy their tickets at tobacconist
France

French train passengers could buy their tickets at tobacconist

European elections: Who can I vote for in France and what are the big issues?
France

European elections: Who can I vote for in France and what are the big issues?

Top tips for finding the right job in France this summer
France

Top tips for finding the right job in France this summer

Yellow vests, Black Bloc and trade unions: What to expect from the protests in France on May 1st
France

Yellow vests, Black Bloc and trade unions: What to expect from the protests in France on May 1st

Fifteen million people in France ‘will benefit from Macron’s tax cuts’
France

Fifteen million people in France ‘will benefit from Macron’s tax cuts’

How France’s health system will change for you in the future
France

How France’s health system will change for you in the future

Tell us: What are the mistakes to avoid when renovating a French home?
France

Tell us: What are the mistakes to avoid when renovating a French home?

Why delays and cancellations on France’s rail network are the ‘worst ever’
France

Why delays and cancellations on France’s rail network are the ‘worst ever’

Carte de séjour: Is my work ‘genuine and effective’ enough for me to get French residency?
France

Carte de séjour: Is my work ‘genuine and effective’ enough for me to get French residency?

Why has France’s birth rate dropped for a fourth year in a row?
France

Why has France’s birth rate dropped for a fourth year in a row?

What’s the one question you have about France or the French?
France

What’s the one question you have about France or the French?

MAP: Where in France is Covid-19 spreading the fastest?
France

MAP: Where in France is Covid-19 spreading the fastest?

Is this the last time France will switch to winter time?
France

Is this the last time France will switch to winter time?

Grenoble: Is the ‘capital of the Alps’ the best French city to live in?
France

Grenoble: Is the ‘capital of the Alps’ the best French city to live in?

In Pictures: France’s ‘yellow vests’ fuel protests
France

In Pictures: France’s ‘yellow vests’ fuel protests

France braces for travel turmoil as ‘yellow vests’ take on Macron
France

France braces for travel turmoil as ‘yellow vests’ take on Macron

Why French police fear Saturday’s nationwide fuel price protests
France

Why French police fear Saturday’s nationwide fuel price protests

How the ‘yellow vests’ are planning to block France’s roads on Saturday
France

How the ‘yellow vests’ are planning to block France’s roads on Saturday

Fuel protests: Where are Saturday’s planned road blocks in south west France?
France

Fuel protests: Where are Saturday’s planned road blocks in south west France?

France promises measures to pacify furious drivers but vows crackdown on road blocks
France

France promises measures to pacify furious drivers but vows crackdown on road blocks

The towns in France where people have the most (and least) money to spend
France

The towns in France where people have the most (and least) money to spend

France’s Wednesday warning sirens to sound at different time
France

France’s Wednesday warning sirens to sound at different time

Fuel protests in France: MAP reveals locations of planned road blocks
France

Fuel protests in France: MAP reveals locations of planned road blocks

Furious French drivers to block roads in fuel price protest, but are they right to?
France

Furious French drivers to block roads in fuel price protest, but are they right to?

France to impose more curfews and place areas into maximum Covid-19 alert
France

France to impose more curfews and place areas into maximum Covid-19 alert

Council tax: The 55 French towns where bills are going up in 2018
France

Council tax: The 55 French towns where bills are going up in 2018

What you need to know about your 2018 French council tax bill
France

What you need to know about your 2018 French council tax bill

Why the French dream of living in rural France (but are unlikely to make the move)
France

Why the French dream of living in rural France (but are unlikely to make the move)

Why you can only get to know the real France if you leave Paris
France

Why you can only get to know the real France if you leave Paris

France’s fuel pump labels are changing – Here’s what you need to know
France

France’s fuel pump labels are changing – Here’s what you need to know

My French Story: Living in France but ‘working’ in the US
France

My French Story: Living in France but ‘working’ in the US

The 20 essential maps you need to understand Brittany
France

The 20 essential maps you need to understand Brittany

France launches the beginning of the end of the traditional TGV trains
France

France launches the beginning of the end of the traditional TGV trains

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