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HERE'S A PEEK AT SOME OF THE STORIES IN OUR SEPTEMBER EDITION...

  • FRESH TWIST ON FRENCH FOOD: ​Alexis Gabriel Aïnouz's new recipes
  • Backlog of maintenance on main roads is reaching alarming proportion, a government-commissioned report reveals
  • Fines start this September for street sexual harassment
  • Victims of solar panel scam do not have to repay the bank that loaned money for the work
  • Continuing carte de séjour confusion
  • Healthcare, poverty, unemployment, retirement - key areas of reform facing the government this rentrée
Practical / Money
  • Seven pension issues which could affect Britons living in France
  • Employing a nanny and the new 'at source' taxation
  • The papers needed to bring a car into France and to re-register it
  • How does a newcomer obtain a social security number for a carte vitale?
  • What is the law on garden bonfires and does it vary by department?
  • We are selling a firm that must be run by English-speakers. How can we reassure buyers re: Brexit?
  • Make sense of...French higher education and the new selective entrance
  • Property watch: Languedoc
  • How do I minimise damage to our modem and telephone lines during storms?
  • France names, shames and fines firms for late-payment of bills
  • Education: The role of the school nurse and doctor
Features and Interviews
  • INTERVIEW: Photographer Yann Arthus-Bertrand 
  • Visit Paris sites where intellectual giants met, drank, fell in love - and created
  • Lourdes, a sacred spot where spiritual solace meets commerce
  • Trending: Naked ambition - why naturism is on the rise 
  • BIG PICTURE: Ryder Cup time - a history of golf in France
  • Faux fromage - Is vegetarian cheese taking off? 
  • HISTORY: Seductress and spy Mata Hari in Paris
  • En saison: What to eat in September, from red mullet to plums
  • INTERIORS: The legacy of design icon Henri Samuel
  • Village in the sea: Mont St-Michel’s rich history
  • Hello, sailor: The story of the Breton shirt
  • Sniffing out a career: What does an oenologue do?
  • Bilingual crosswords + quiz + readers’ letters + books and films + events + lots, lots more

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