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We meet bilingual Oscar-winning actress Jodie Foster, who tells the true story of a forgotten French film-making pioneer

The latest Brexit news affecting Britons living in France and those with second homes here

Options for humanist and other alternative funerals

France is the European country with the most hunters - the debate for and against hunting

Glasses, crowns and hearing aids to be free

How income from UK assets is taxed in France

17 million French homes to benefit from tax cut next year

Is the end of annual tax declaration in sight?

Does surviving spouse in a tontine agreement pay a big fee to notaire?

How the funding of schools works

We have been charged a fee for waste water collection and treatment but are not connected to the mains drainage – do we have to pay?

Seller of our house claimed there was no damp or woodworm – but we have discovered both. How do we take legal action?

What are the numbers of members in the main parties?

I make wood crafts to sell at fêtes as a hobby, must I register as a business?

Can I transfer UK state pension pot over to boost French pension?

How does probate work in the UK for a French resident who dies with a British will and UK assets?

Businessman's pioneering work using fish waste to grow strawberries

Zoo's remarkable giraffe-breeding programme

The 700-year-old weekly Dordogne market that even war did not stop

Location, location rules in France's viager market

Property watch: Midi-Pyrenees

​We visit the first state school with 100% organic meals

Paris mulls tighter rules on Airbnb rentals

DIY column: Plumbing

'How I made 150 euros a month renting out our swimming pool'

Hurry as tax break for environmental work will soon be means-tested


A millennium of miracles, faith and tourism at Mont-Saint-Michel

Meet award-winning comic book writer Pénélope Bagieu

Tricks to successfully match food and wine

Healthy eating sets pulses racing

The man who saved the peregrine falcon

Coluche: comedy and kindness

The horrors of a wartime concentration camp in France

Bridge comes up trumps in bid to attract younger players

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

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