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The latest local and international news and information for expats in France, the French Riviera and the Côte d’Azur.
French fountains site of protest against Total's Brazil oil project Fountains were tinted black in several French towns Saturday during protests against plans by oil giant Total to drill near a coral reef at the mouth of the Amazon.
Windrush generation members to be refused UK citizenship, government announces https://t.co/Isyz51QIxv
New York has replaced London as the world's leading financial hub, survey suggests https://t.co/Ab8MFRz7sD
This is what 10 billion tons of ice breaking into the ocean from a Greenland glacier looks like. Read the full story: https://t.co/O617C7Kn3K https://t.co/NfqLvKBdDh
How to dress like a French woman: Five tips to remember (and five to forget) Magazines and blogs are full of advice on how to get the French look, but some of them are guilty in indulging in more than a few outdated ideas about Gallic style. So how do you really dress like a French woman?
These are the French tax breaks you need to know about Here is everything you need to know about how to pay less tax in France.
French Muslim rapper calls off shows at Bataclan after protests A French rapper known for his provocative lyrics said Friday that he would cancel two upcoming concerts at the Bataclan, where 90 people were shot dead when jihadist gunmen stormed the venue during the November 2015 terror attacks in Paris.
France launches the beginning of the end of the traditional TGV trains France's famous high speed TGV trains are on their way out but what does it all mean for rail passengers in France?
Paris museum features Paul Robeson, America's first black movie star Paris’s Quai Branly Museum is dedicating an exhibit to US entertainer Paul Robeson, Hollywood’s first black star. Long blacklisted for his Communist sympathies, Robeson was finally redeemed shortly before failing health forced his retirement.
'Disgraceful': Theresa May leaves Brits in France furious after Brexit speech Britain's PM Theresa May demanded "respect" from the EU in a hard-hitting statement on Friday but British nationals living in France and around the EU are furious that the prime minister showed little consideration for their own increasingly precarious position. Campaigners in France call the British prime minister "disgraceful".
Macron honours Algerians who fought for colonial France French President Emmanuel Macron announced honours on Friday for Algerians who fought alongside French troops in Algeria's war of independence, part of fresh moves to confront France's painful legacy in North Africa.
Brexit: Brits in France must start preparing for the worst In June 2016 Brits living in France would never have imagined being in the situation they are now as "Brexit Day" approaches, but while many still hope for the best it's time to start preparing for the worst, argues Kalba Meadows, the coordinator of the Remain in France together campaign ...
A Glance around France: Tremors in Brittany and anger in Dordogne Here's a round up of some of the main news stories from around France on Friday.
Baby on board: Woman gives birth at Gare du Nord station in Paris Gare du Nord in Paris, once described as the "squalor pit of Europe" became a makeshift maternity ward on Friday when a woman had a "lightning birth" in the middle of the station.
Everything you need to know about taking the train in France Here's a guide to using French trains from foreigners who know how confusing, infuriating yet ultimately rewarding it can be.
The one place to visit in France this weekend: Les Andelys For the first in our new series in which we look at the one place to visit in France this weekend, Evie Burrows Taylor explains why the picturesque town of Les Andelys in Normandy is well worth the trip. Email us to share your own recommendations with readers.
French Expression of the Day: 'Avoir la patate' When someone tells you "j'ai la patate" it has nothing to do with them having a potato. In fact it's got more to do with beans.
France's scorching summer heatwave claimed 1,500 lives The heatwave that baked France this summer provoked 1,500 more fatalities than an average year.
France’s Marine Le Pen ordered to undergo psychiatric tests over IS group tweets French far-right leader Marine Le Pen expressed outrage Thursday after being ordered to undergo psychiatric tests for tweeting pictures of atrocities committed by the Islamic State group.
Man City start Champions League campaign with shock loss to Lyon If Manchester City wants to finally win a first Champions League title, it will have to start taking the competition a bit more seriously - on and off the field.
Macron’s former aide defends himself before Senate French President Emmanuel Macron’s closest security officer, fired after video showed him beating May Day protesters, defended himself before a Senate inquiry on Wednesday, saying he was neither a police officer nor a genuine bodyguard.
Frenchman at heart of scandal at Swedish Academy goes on trial for rape Jean-Claude Arnault, the Frenchman at the centre of a sexual assault scandal that prompted several members of the prestigious Swedish Academy to quit, went on trial Wednesday for two counts of rape that emerged during the #MeToo campaign.
The Monaco Better World Forum: Promoting peace through cinema under the high patronage of H.S.H Prince Albert II of Monaco Friday, September 21st, is the International Day of Peace and the principality will celebrate by hosting the Monaco Better World Forum (MBWF), under the High Patronage of H.S.H Prince Albert II of Monaco. This two-day event will be held across three locations, including the Cinéma des Beaux-Arts Théâtre Princess Grace ...
Sting in exclusive concert for Ferretti Group A total of 24 Ferretti Group yachts were anchored in front of the Yacht Club for the occasion - Sting performing his Fields of Gold live concert.
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Back to school in the Principality Isabelle Bonnal, Director of National Education, Youth and Sports attended the Ecole de la Condamine on the first day of the school year.
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