140 June 2014

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Issue 140
140 June 2014
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France bans all GM corn
€400 boost for insulation
Transport ministry defends UK drivers from EU penalties
Chauvet cave art set for Unesco list
FBI’s Al-Qaida blunder costs Aïda dream US trip
Ferries will still run despite ban
Power tax rebates: Court decision due
On your (very old) bikes!
Ban is political, not based on evidence, say farmers
Food watchdog targets Leclerc ‘soggy’ turkey
New questions over ‘king’s head’
Pompiers’ hypnosis trial extended
SNCF’s ‘fat’ trains may be too big for tunnels
Use of antibiotics must be restricted
Millions more will pay less or no tax for 4 years, says PM
New recognition for role of stepparents
Citizens’ windfarm is a money-spinner
€3m scheme to save rare hamster
Singing for troops was the most rewarding experience of my life
Britain’s all-time most successful female singer
Earthquake result leaves Hollande on shaky ground
FN victory due to rising eurosceptism
Nationality error may mean revote for some village elections
France lacks store wars
UK press should work like French
UKIP has nothing in common with FN
The malus surcharge on imported cars How to replace a lost or stolen carte grise
Make sense of: EHIC and CEAM cards
Find the experts you need – all in one spot
Customers caught out by new online fees
New law will make it easier to get good deals on insurance
Rules allow taking UK pension as cash
Am I allowed to keep ISAs and Premium Bonds?
Bank should repay in case of card fraud
Capital gains tax in France – are you up-to-date?
D-Day commemoration special
Millions set to arrive to mark ‘Longest Day’
Meet the surviving agents of Churchill’s secret army in France
We want to remember all the lads we lost on the beaches
Veterans tell of a day they will remember forever
War baby meets her GI dad – at age of 69
Dedicated team that tends the thousands of graves
How I finally tracked down my grandfather’s grave
Too old to fight but too caring to ignore rising casualty toll
Sandcastles and bunkers on a family D-Day trip
Sites give an idea of bravery and the horror of war
5m may come for Normandy D-Day anniversary events
Ports paid a heavy price in Brittany
Sea spectacular as navy revue and flypast planned
People have a real need to know their history
My Place in France: Poitou-Charentes
We’re between the sea and the trail of history
Art fan loses painting as French fight fakes
Joker made an ass of the critics
We have two jobs but it’s worth it to live here
Know the options for setting up in business
Island bans property sales to non-residents
Percentage-based notaires’ fees could be scrapped as government looks at reform
stromae: What I do isn’t a real job