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Benoit Hamon - the 'French Bernie Sanders' - goes from underdog to Socialist favourite

Benoit Hamon - the 'French Bernie Sanders' - goes from underdog to Socialist favourite

Benoit Hamon, who was a surprise winner of the first round of the French Socialists' presidential primary on Sunday, was the furthest to the left of the top three contenders.

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5 reasons UK expats should get healthcare help from home

5 reasons UK expats should get healthcare help from home

Navigating the health care system in another country can be tough, and even when it all works out, sometimes you just miss the comfort of the system back home. But there's a solution.

 
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Online auctions: 10 tips to avoid being ripped off

Online auctions: 10 tips to avoid being ripped off

Think you’ve just spotted a potential treasure at an online auction site? Be sure to read this before you bid.

 
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France launches inquiry into toothpaste cancer risk

France launches inquiry into toothpaste cancer risk

France ordered an inquiry on Friday after scientists reported that a food additive used to whiten toothpaste and chewing gum could cause precancerous lesions in rats.

Becoming an expat: where to start

Becoming an expat: where to start

Making the decision to move abroad isn’t something to be taken lightly. There’s plenty of boxes to be ticked, forms to be filled out, and general planning to be done. But where do you actually start?

 
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Who are all these international students in France and where do they study?

Who are all these international students in France and where do they study?

France is the fourth most popular country in the world for international students, with thousands of Americans, British and Australians coming here to study. Here's what you need to know about them.

Macron: Elitist snob or the fresh faced future of French politics?

Macron: Elitist snob or the fresh faced future of French politics?

He has divided the French public, but one thing is certain - Emmanuel Macron is gaining serious traction as a presidential hopeful.

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New film chronicles Norwegian effort to give Finland a mountain

New film chronicles Norwegian effort to give Finland a mountain

Although the Norwegian government has resisted public pressure to offer a mountain summit to neighbouring Finland as part of its independence centenary celebrations, the idea is far from dead.

 

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French not required? These are the languages you need to work in France

French not required? These are the languages you need to work in France

French companies are increasingly willing to employ people who don't speak French, and German-speakers are finding themselves in demand, according to new figures.

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France to probe Renault over suspected emissions cheating

France to probe Renault over suspected emissions cheating

French investigators will probe Renault over suspected "cheating" in emissions tests of diesel motors, the Paris prosecutors office said Friday, causing shares in the automaker to fall sharply.

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