148 February 2015

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Issue 148
148 February 2015
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French hope for cure for all cancers
Blood test gives early diagnosis
Eurotunnel starts talks on MyFerryLink sale
Car club makes sick member’s dream come true
Privatise SNCF call as fares go up 2.6%
Sterling at six-year high against the euro
Attacks spotlighted unspoken extremism
Extremists think of their faith before nationality
Charlie Hebdo is in long tradition of French satire
Truffle production must double if France is to stay leading producer
Time really is money at new cafés
Babies galore as population passes 66 million
Police lose out to the gendarmes
We fear ending up like NHS, say GPs
Interest rate on Livret A stays at 1%
MP proposes to bring back school uniforms but parents not in favour
Snow chain call refused by ministers
Coen brothers to head up Cannes Film Festival jury
Your rough (sleeper) guide to Paris
Why you should watch Ligue 1
Cities ‘not thinking of beauty’, says Lang
You’re never too old to be sexy
Attacks did not originate 20 years ago – the problem goes back further
Labels will not stop falling meat sales – better quality will
Robots should have their own legal status - and soon
Make sense of: La Poste Post office offers more than letter and parcel deliveries
Police insist I cannot use a UK driving licence in France
Try Hungary or China for a dentist
Discover the course for teaching English
It takes five minutes to register to vote in the UK’s general election
‘Fiscal representative’ requirement removed
How can we prove tax residency in France for CGT?
Urgent action needed in bid to save expats’ UK winter fuel aid
Enjoy the best of both worlds, not the worst
Revival is still some way off but first signs appear
Toulouse, Nantes and Amiens defy the downward price trend
Property spending power halves as prices rise and wages freeze
EDF faces huge bills to repair fire risk wiring
Taste the best of Normandy
32 delicious food events in Normandy to visit this year
Skiing in France: Fast, daring and sometimes nude!
Flight of reality: living in France, working abroad
You live in an older house - why not try to research its history...
Paris to buy flats in bid to help poorer tenants
No time to waste if your home is burgled
We found treasure trove of Spanish gold as we renovated old house
Simenon: the father of gritty crime novels
The ultimate ‘barn find’
Artisans defend French cheese making traditions
Artisan cheeses you may not find in supermarkets
‘Overcome with emotion’ at cars left in barn
English groups are reaching out with radio
Church needs help to find new chaplain and a home! for them
A day in the life of a ski resort
Bears and bulls, oranges and lemons for carnival month
Helping fine wine grow old gracefully
Sweet treats for carnival and Chandeleur
Campaign to put halt to ‘massacre’ of French foxes
Brittany houses are as pretty as a picture