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Where do Americans choose to live (or avoid) in France?
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Where do Americans choose to live (or avoid) in France?
February 05, 2016

Can you guess which region in France only 55 Americans call home?

How Paris plans to become a 'model' of cleanliness - really
The Canal Saint Martin area of Paris that has been plagued by litter problems. Photo: AFP

How Paris plans to become a 'model' of cleanliness - really
February 05, 2016

Yes, you read that right.

French onions to lose the 'i' as spelling changes spark uproar
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French onions to lose the 'i' as spelling changes spark uproar
February 04, 2016

The French are kicking up a storm about 2,400 spelling changes, including no more "i" in "oignon" and a cull of the circumflex (little hat) accent.

What's on in France: Ten things to do in February
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What's on in France: Ten things to do in February
February 02, 2016

The holidays are over and spring may seem far away, but there’s always something of interest going on in France, even in February. Here are ten ideas.

Are these 'the only streets in Paris' you need to go to?
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Are these 'the only streets in Paris' you need to go to?
January 29, 2016

If you had to pick one street in Paris, just one, what would it be? See what a group of Paris-based bloggers, authors and travel guides went for when we asked them.

Here's why everyone seems to loathe French taxi drivers
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Here's why everyone seems to loathe French taxi drivers
January 26, 2016

No one in France seems to have any sympathy for the taxi drivers. Here's why, writes Oliver Gee.

Does France really need a new airport hub in the west?
Protesters form a human chain to spell out their opposition to the airport. Photo: AFP

Does France really need a new airport hub in the west?
January 25, 2016

After decades of inquiries, legal wrangling and protests, work could finally begin on the controversial new airport hub for the west of France. But does it really need one?

Is France facing the quick death of its sacred bistros?
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Is France facing the quick death of its sacred bistros?
January 20, 2016

The number of bistros in France has nosedived compared with the 1960s, with many rural parts of the country becoming "no-bistro zones".

What annoys expats the most about the French keyboard
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What annoys expats the most about the French keyboard
January 20, 2016

Ever typed on a French keyboard? You'll know the pain. Foreigners in France are quick to complain about the AZERTY keyboard, but there's often an explanation, although not always, writes Oliver Gee.

AZERTY keyboard at centre of battle to protect French lingo
An AZERTY keyboard. Photo: The Local

AZERTY keyboard at centre of battle to protect French lingo
January 19, 2016

The French government wants to set in stone the AZERTY computer keyboard, claiming the French language is suffering because of all the variations.

Ten French TV series you have to watch in 2016
Gerard Dépardieu in Marseille. Photo: AFP

Ten French TV series you have to watch in 2016
January 18, 2016

Not that into French TV? Well here are 10 "Made in France" series you definitely should dedicate some time to.

The things that will pleasantly surprise you about France
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The things that will pleasantly surprise you about France
January 16, 2016

We asked people who have moved to France what struck them as the most pleasantly surprising. Here are their responses.

Stunning satellite images of France's most famous sites
The bay of Arcachon as seen through a satellite.Photo: National Institute of Geographic and Forest Information

Stunning satellite images of France's most famous sites
January 14, 2016

Satellite images of France offer a new perspective on some of the country's most famous sites.

How to avoid deadly risks of Alps avalanches
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How to avoid deadly risks of Alps avalanches
January 14, 2016

The risks of avalanches in the French Alps are currently high, as seen by Wednesday's fatal snow-slide involving school children. The Local looks at why the risk is so high and how to avoid the dangers.

Are French mothers-in-law really that bad?
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Are French mothers-in-law really that bad?
January 12, 2016

Are intrusive and domineering French mothers-in-law really causing splits in Franco-British couples as a report in the British media has claimed? Surely they are not that bad.

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