206 December 2019 (PDF)

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206 December 2019 (PDF)
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France braces for a winter of discontent

Macron's pension reform plans 'will mean a €300 a month loss'

Mind your language! English is the true French

French motorists escape British fines but UK drivers are caught in French speed blitz

22 ways to cut costs and save on everyday life

100 years later, tragedy revealed in hidden love letters from Western Front

€242m aid to speed up France's internet blackspots

Miss France: outdated or a celebration of women?

‘I don’t want votes – I want right to vote and no Brexit’: The Briton in France standing for election against Boris Johnson

Foire aux vins sales drop as new French rules on supermarket promotions bite

France's 2020’s local elections promise new green challenge for Macron’s party

Salmon king now plans to use trout to grow strawberries... really

€50m damages bill as 5.4-magnitude earthquake in southern France leaves hundreds homeless

EU migrants to UK will have to pay for healthcare

Giant wind turbine project blows away US couple’s French chateau dream

Village high in the French Alps is a real-life Advent calendar

Comment: France's pension reform must happen now, before AI takes us all out of the equation

Comment: French will still take to streets in protest, but gilets jaunes’ day is done

The December 12 General Election does not stop British embassy work continuing in France

Sworn translators: when you may need one (it's changing) + what you should pay

One of Napoleon's descendants shows us how he is keeping the emperor's life on display

Britain's 15-year voting rule - when does clock start ticking?

Best ways to protect your second home in France from burglars when you're away

Does France have a parliamentary speaker like the UK's John Bercow was?

Do I need a dossier médical partagé for my children?

Should local council pay me for having streetlamp on my wall?

How to buy a property in France at auction

A private career adviser can help expat teenagers understand opportunities better

How to set up an online fundraiser in France for a good cause

France to give go-ahead for older cars to have implant to become electric

Property versus capital investments – which is best in France?

Plants that glow in the dark could help save on street lighting

Restoring the unique roofs of the Dordogne

Property Spotlight: Pays de la Loire

Can I leave my French home to just one of my three children?

Are gas boiler checks obligatory in France?

DIY: Fitting a roof window

Will the EU continue to grow despite Brexit?

How should UK NHS and state pensions be submitted for French tax?

I was refused right to a savings account in UK because I live in France - is this legal?

Bid to return France's forgotten socialist emperor to history books

Business bank accounts and rental income


Heavenly chocolate recipes from the prestigious Ferrandi culinary school... Just in time for Christmas

The village garage with a century of Citroën heritage

Amiens Cathedral’s colour show for Christmas

Family activities to fill a lifetime of wet Sundays in France

Do you want to eat well, save money and the world? There’s an app for that

A gardeners’ garden in the Loire

Hark! The herald of festive foliage in France as Christmas approaches

"We all lived in a yellow submarine" - the scientists who spent a month studying the seabed off Marseille

Jar heads: Why France is going through the cooking glass for eco-friendly ready meals

Competition hots up in France's truffle market

’Tis the season to indulge in a delicious traditional French festive treat

Behold the marble marvel of Versailles

What's on across France in December

The green road crossings that are saving French wildlife

The freight containers that are making shipshape swimming pools

Do you want to eat well, spend less AND save the world? There's an app for that

Honouring the brave Maquis of Gascony

France's Sarah Bernhardt still has the power to shock - nearly 100 years after her death

Season's greetings from France's 'Christmas Town'

Bilingual crosswords + quiz + readers’ letters + books and films + lots, lots more