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Highlights this month include:
New website to launch in October so Britons can apply for a French residency card online
(but there are still a lot of questions outstanding about the plan)
‘It’s looking very promising for us' - Interview with leading Remainer Prof AC Grayling
UK ‘can and should act now on pension uprating and guarantee healthcare and disability benefits for Britons abroad in the EU' - British MP
Fears of a no-deal Brexit putting strain on families, say campaigners
Older women in France risking lives by missing cancer checks
Pension reform plans to trigger more strikes
Wine from forgotten French region set to make grade
Beware buying medicine online
Winegrowers’ free help saves flooded vineyard
French departments in no rush to change back to 90kph speed limit
Unmasked: the mystery plant-namers of Toulouse
You’re on camera: how artificial intelligence is changing security
‘2022 glyphosate ban’ warning for farmers
Refugees in France need help from English-speakers
Cafe plan to reinvigorate 1,000 French villages
New €200m energy-saving scheme aims to cut red tape
Paris rooftop farm will yield tonne of fruit and veg a day
Smart trees bring a breath of fresh air to French cities
How animals are helping child cancer patients in hospital
Self-driving cars will be on French roads by 2022 - we explain where
Hydrogen-powered trains on track for French rails
Every country ‘should copy La Poste’s home visit service’
- daughter explains benefits of service for her elderly father in France
France's fake offices where you can practise working
Pupils learn English better when lessons are in the science lab
Working for a foreign firm in France
Should older motorists in France have to pass a medical test to continue driving?
Why do the French prefer UHT milk to fresh milk?
France adopts SMS phone location system to save lives in emergencies
Are there firms in France which insure for the excess re car rentals?
New group for English-speaking families with relatives with dementia
Can I get a grant for a new fosse septique?
French chateaux for the price of a suburban semi in the UK
Why owning a French monument historique has its advantages
Open days to celebrate modern architecture
Villagers split as mayor sparks woodpile battle
Older houses are hot properties in France
What to do if squatters move into empty home
Property watch: Midi-Pyrénées
Are ‘loggia’ included in a property's overall size?
Three common money errors to avoid in France
New maternity leave pay for independent workers in France
What is France's éco-participation fee and how does it work?
Make sure your money lasts so you can enjoy a longer, happier life in France
What happens if micro-entrepreneurs in France go over the VAT threshold this year?
Effects of taking French nationality on tax status and inheritance
Topping up UK pension from France
French politicians’ brushes with law are no badge of honour
Retirement was not as planned but I learnt the power of staying positive!
Marine Le Pen prepares to roll the electoral dice one last time
‘I have seen results of homeopathy in my 40 years as a GP’
A new column from the British Ambassador to France:
‘Local’ Franco-British links are as important as international ones
The bloody history of Albi's fortress cathedral
Portrait of a French serial killer who went to the guillotine thanks to work of women who escaped him
The unique botanical centre in Brittany that is saving exotic plants from extinction
October is an ideal time to watch migrating birds soar over France
Today’s fashions draw upon Calais' lacy past
INTERVIEW: French artist Blek le Rat who inspired Banksy
The unconventional life of Simone de Beauvoir - the ‘world’s first’ publicly radical feminist
The French artist who forces us to face humanity's worst traits
Villages that 'died for France'
'We have a menu for 365 seasons': We interview chef of the world's best restaurant
Mushroom season is here at last!
A taste of Provence in Autumn
How to be a savvy French wine buyer
Caviar, France’s ultimate gourmet treat
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