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Why we are part of the Brexit problem - and what to do
Photo: AFP

It’s been a long night, and for those of us Brits who have made our lives elsewhere in Europe, it will be a long road ahead writes The Local's managing editor James Savage.

Elbows in: A guide to the terrace culture of French cafés
Photos: AFP

Eating or drinking on the terrace of a French restaurant, bar, or cafe comes with a long list of unspoken rules. Here's a guide.

Best Briehaviour: A guide to French cheese etiquette
Photo: Thomas Liasne/Les Filles à Fromage

A survival guide to French cheese, or as we say at The Local: Briehaviour.

20 English words that 'should be banished' from French
Photos: AFP

This list will either make you think the French have gone nuts or they are brilliantly, beautifully, stubborn in the defense of their language.

And the best city in France for expats to live in is...?
Which city is the best in France for foreigners to live in? Photo: AFP

There's life outside Paris, it seems.

The best (positive) fan stories from Euro 2016 in France
Photo: AFP

Here are our favourite positive fan stories from the Euro 2016 tournament so far.

Dear Americans: Please come to Paris
Photos: Moyan Brenn/Flickr and Best Friend in Paris.

Paris-based tour guide and blogger Donna Morris urges her fellow Americans to ignore the bad press and come visit the French capital.

Euro 2016
And the best football fans of Euro 2016 in France are?
Photo: AFP

Here's a video and picture countdown, but there's only one winner really.

Le Thought du Jour
Why do the French seem to love a good 'f**k'?
Screengrab from 20 Minutes (blurring by The Local).

The French seem to love using the "f-word" more than their own curse words. Why's that? Warning, article contains strong language.

Three reasons to go to Lens (when there's no football on)
Photo: Nicolas Dilles/Flickr

Today might be the one day to avoid Lens, but there are reasons to go back another time.

Naturism booms in France as young eager to ditch clothes
More and more young people are going nude in France. Photo: AFP

France is witnessing a nudist renaissance and it's being driven by young people, as Hattie Ditton finds out.

An A to Z guide of what to expect in France for Euro 2016
Photo: AFP

Here's an exhaustive guide on what you can expect in France during the Euro 2016 tournament.

Euro 2016
A French guide for how fans should behave at Euro 2016
Photos: shiratski and Gareth Williams/Flickr

Coming to France for the football? Here's a Gallic etiquette guide for how to behave in France.

Striking before and after pics reveal extent of Paris flood
Photo: Alyse & Remi/Flickr and The Local

The flooding at the River Seine in Paris - before and after.

A collection of the best 're-invented' franglais 'ing' words
Photo: Artur Chalyj/Flickr

By adding "ing" to the end of words, the French have taken "franglais" to another level...

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