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A complete guide to France's (many) upcoming strikes
All photos: AFP

A rundown of all the strikes in France today and in the coming days and weeks. Good luck.

The Local Recipes
How to make a traditional French cassoulet
The finished dish. All photos: Paul Oatway

Riviera-based food blogger Laura Tobin shares her recipe for a delicious French cassoulet.

Paris: Here's how to find French cinema in English
The audience at one of Lost in Frenchlation's screenings. Photo: Lost in Frenchlation

Want to watch French movies in Paris but can't understand them? Look no further.

How to say 'OUCH' in French (and ten other sounds)
OUCH! Photo: Richard Gillin/Flickr

Here's how to kiss, hush, cry and slap in French. And much more.

Eight ways the French are different to Parisians
Photo: Blazej Stanisz/Flickr, coquijac/Flickr

Sometimes it’s hard to believe they are from the same country.

This is by far the most important word in French
Photo: Faks87/Flickr

“When you think you’ve said it too much, you’re probably saying it just enough.”

What Google says about the French (and other Europeans)

Why are the French so __________? And what why are Germans always so ________?

The troubles of moving to France as an American
Orly Airport. Photo: AFP

If you're an American thinking of moving to France, read this first.

Paris Fringe Festival to showcase English arts scene
Performer from Fringe, '33 (a kabarett)- Bremner sings. Photo: The Paris Fringe

Here's all you need to know about the newest and most unique arts and theatre festival that's on the way to Paris.

Why are the French shrugging their shoulders at Brexit?
Photo: Jan Lewandowski/Flickr

One thing has surprised author Stephen Clarke about the French attitude towards a potential Brexit - their sheer indifference.

Why the baby brain can learn two languages at same time
How do babies learn language? Photo: Irene Zaccari / Flickr

Is it confusing for babies to learn two languages simultaneously?

The 29 maps that paint the picture of France
Photo: AFP

What better way to get to know France than through these maps?

Nine must-see landmarks in Paris you may have missed
Photo: AFP

You've seen the Eiffel Tower and the Notre Dame Cathedral. So what next?

Baguettiquette: Weird things the French do with bread
Photo: Serious Lunch

Some of the things the French do with their favorite form of sustenance are baffling to foreigners.

Meet France's newest major city and its best kept secret
Place Stanislas. Dominik "Dome"/Flickr

It's the newest and probably least known metropolis in France - and here's why you should visit, or even think about living there.

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How to make a traditional French cassoulet
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New map reveals Paris flat prices by Metro station
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