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News

January Brexit: what Britons in France need to know

What's new in France in 2020

France's pension reforms strikes set to continue well into new year

Changes in store as Carrefour fights falling sales

‘Life-changing’ blood test developed in France identifies bipolar disorder

The no-licence car you can drive in France from age 14

Burglaries down – but cybercrime up, major French crime survey shows

'Reassure Britons in EU more before we sign off on the deal'

UK election result ‘gives certainty’ to citizens in France

Thousands of ‘posted worker’ ski jobs lost

‘Ultra’ Brexiteer MPs could still force British PM’s hand

Debate: For and against €200 fines for drug users

Alpinism wins Unesco recognition

Stand by for direct five-hour UK to Bordeaux rail link

Cough syrups are on France's latest ‘danger list’ of medicines

The Voice winner makes debut on Paris Métro

Why French drinkers are turning to bio wines

Practical

French MP aims to stop daily barrage of cold calls

Briton ordered to take French driving test after licence delays

Getting around... scooter permits and driving issues

Is there an ombudsman for car hire problems in France?

Is the word paysan insulting in French?

Make sense of ... online medical records

Children with learning difficulties can have a bright future in France – if you’re determined

Is it possible to use BBC iPlayer in France?

Can you avoid prison by joining Foreign Legion?

Money

What’s new for taxes and money in France in 2020

New Year is an ideal time to look at your finances

RSI ends: what changes for self-employed in France?

Choose investments that will work just as well in the UK as in France

Group helps taxing concerns of US citizens

€600 grant to buy e-bikes in Ile-de-France

Has Franco-British tax treaty been cancelled?

Grouping orders can cut costs for fuel – and more

How are incomes declared on French tax forms after the loss of a spouse?

Property

Property watch: Brittany

School’s out, so what next for imposing, abandoned collège building?

How green is your French electricity?

Record 1,500 French chateaux for sale

Father died intestate, now French notaire is silent

Yes, you can live the dream in your own little house on the prairie ... or wherever

Opinion

How President Macron can face down France's pension reform protesters

As we leave the crazy 2010s, let's make the 2020s a decade of great ideas

Why a skier born in France is competing for Britain

Using vous to lover ‘is sexy thing to do’

‘As President Macron said, France and Britain will remain very close even after Brexit’

Features

Rick Stein's Taste of France

The Indian city that's more French than France

Lawrence of Arabia’s famous bike reborn in France

A note-perfect, melodious tour de France

Tomb tales restore life to France’s buried past

The artisans keeping alive proud French ski traditions

The French town that gave New York its first name

Why the French booze but don’t binge

The British designer behind a solo fashion empire in the south of France

Meet the dedicated French civil servant who broke down barriers in life and in death

The Breton cider makers seeking pomme perfection

Little-known war artist’s sketches and letters give new view of trench life in World War One

Meet the hands-on couple in Brittany who have achieved permaculture success and improved biodiversity

Zen and the art of modern stress-level maintenance

What's on across France in January 2020

Fire and murderous fury in medieval Laon

Fake views! How restored Carcassonne got its name