Declaring UK bank accounts when living in France

I read in Connexion that there are severe penalties for not declaring foreign bank accounts as part of your annual tax declaration. We live in France and make our declarations here including all interest paid on our UK accounts / investments. However we hold a current account with a UK bank with no interest payable. Do we need to also declare this?

The French require a list of bank accounts held outside of France, and this is declared on the form 3916, or alternatively a sheet of paper stating: names of the account holders, name of the bank, the bank’s address, the account number, ...

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