177 July 2017

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177 July 2017
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New twist in France’s murder case of century
Warm welcome makes village French favourite
President Macron has been boost for tourism
French military service scheme expands
Historical baker gives a taste of the past
Booming number of exorcisms in France
Refugee cricketers make French and EU history
Drivers face fines from July for not having air pollution stickers
Tuck into a burger with cutlery
Many hands make bakery work
Wine-maker beats bureaucrats
Accidental Americans want out
Trump may have won Olympics for... Paris
Where to fly or avoid for delays
Napoleon Bonapark
Call to save veg train
Generation Brexit project needs views from under-35s
French legal action over vote ban moves forward
Pensions, health, jobs and property cited as key worries
EU makes fair offer on rights and tells UK to ‘get on with it’
‘No more elections but UK disarray may mean a Norway-style set-up’  
MEPs fighting for quick solution to problems of expats
Returning Britons could cost NHS twice as much
Contrary to myth, France has one of the world’s lowest rates for immigration
SNCF boss: Why we renamed TGV service ‘inOui’
Swearing in French is easier but it still offends
Found in translation: learning to love the nuances of French language
A lot, a real lot, now rests on promised work reforms in France
Hunting has no part in French primary school lessons
The French village where time has stood still since 1944 atrocity
Something is smelly in French cheese... and it is big business
French hypermarket chains ‘owe €418bn in unpaid fines’
Queries over La Poste’s elderly welfare checks
Pets are one of the family
Pôle Emploi apologises for patronising Facebook post
Is my French neighbour allowed to let geese roam onto my land?
Tooth filling had to be redone - should I pay?
How far back can I go with claims for French tax credits?
Can we prove French residence if we live on a boat?
What does Bison Futé mean by ‘direction of departures’?
Why was I asked to produce a  ‘recent’ birth certificate copy?
Make sense of... Camping in France
What are some of the different ways to save cash when making phone calls from France?
What does the election of Emmanuel Macron as French president mean for the currency markets?
Erasmus marks 30 years of new opportunities
French tax bill is coming: here is what to do if you do not agree
French social security chiefs answer your queries
How is ‘income’ defined for official procedures in France?
Does Brexit endanger tax ‘benefit’ of owning a UK property?
How are capital gains calculated on shares purchased in the UK?
We would like to convert our garage in France into a spare room
Organic is booming in France but is bio a better diet for long and healthy life?
Shop boom is a boost for vegans and vegetarians
Labelled with love: know your organic symbols in France
Pioneer French farm is still going strong
Tiny library is a big success
Fair-price bio juice is on way
Elderly care costs outstrip pensions as demand grows
100,000 timetable changes as new TGV services start
French bank opts for words, not passwords
Work to save tower fit for a king
Sport is not just for the young in France
I wish more of my UK patients could be as keen on health
Payment problem hits French sport prescription plan
Cut your hair short and boost charity
Workers set to benefit in French social charge reform plan
All the world’s a stage for métiers
Burgundy property watch
France dreams of life in a fine old house
Weather site offers proof of lightning for insurers
Old ways of working still have their place in France
Sir Roger Moore filmed at my castle near Bordeaux
‘It is shameful that we still have to clean French beaches, but we do’
Our pick of French gardens to visit in July
Epic walk in aid of poppy appeal charity
Take That and party, Orne
Pompiers to help fair raise money for old soldiers
€150k bid to turn ancient ruins into tourist hotspot
Now trending: retro holidays in France
Interview with author Douglas Kennedy
Secret history: Notre Dame du Haut, Ronchamp, Franche-Comté
Events in July: Nantes and the new art of interaction
Marcel – the string vest with original French style
From iron man to Ile de Ré oyster farmer
Old trees are home for woodpeckers
Do the French dislike foreign wine?
Third generation of Brittany cider-makers
French artisan farm cheeses to try
Chandelier-maker thrilled to ‘bring light’ back to Chambord castle