Yes, Marine Le Pen could become French president. Here's how

While she's far from the favourite, no one is ruling her out. And there are certain scenarios that will boost her chances.

‘Become who you want to be': one degree, three countries

Paris, Madrid, Berlin... For internationally-minded students, it can be tough to choose where to attend university. But at ESCP Europe – one of the top business schools in the world – you don't have to.




7 ways to help your child adjust to life abroad

Moving abroad can be a big adjustment for anyone - and it's even harder when the move wasn't your choice. So how do you help your children settle in when your family makes the move?


Magistrates to probe François Fillon over 'fake jobs' in latest French election twist

A gripping French presidential election race takes another twist.


How US expats can avoid tax trouble in 2017

Don't let inaction or ignorance about your US tax obligations ruin the New Year.


Renting in Paris: Ten things you need to know about apartment hunting

Let's face it, finding a flat to rent in Paris, can be a nightmare. But these tips will help spare you from the trauma.


11 unique lamps that will light up your day

There's nothing like a little interior design to brighten up a brisk winter day! Here are 11 beautiful - yet affordable - European light fixtures bound to leave you in awe.


The A to Z of dating in France

Dating in France is as easy as ABC, apparently.


How to make expat money transfers cheaper and more efficient

There are many ways to transfer money between countries – how do you choose? For Alicia, after trying several services, the answer was clear.


The best ways to send money abroad: a quick guide

Need to send money to family or friends overseas? Have funds in foreign accounts you need to access in your new home? Sending money abroad may be cheaper and faster than you might think.


Speak French? Want to work from home? Here's a job for you

What do you have to lose?


Four out of five British expats fear Brexit will strip them of rights to live abroad

Most British expatriates in the European Union are chiefly concerned that Brexit will strip them of their rights to live in their adopted country, according to the latest survey published on Wednesday.

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?


'It's like tripping' says French artist entombed in rock

An artist entombed inside a 12-tonne rock for nearly three days has described the experience as like "tripping", insisting he would stick it out for a week.

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.


$672m raised for Lake Chad famine at Oslo donor meet

Donor countries have pledged $672 million (634 million euros) in emergency aid for people threatened by famine in the Lake Chad region.



Biarritz tops the rankings of France's favourite beaches

But it was Corsica that dominated the top of the rankings. Here are the "top ten beaches" in the country.

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.

No legal let up as French candidates face probes

France's presidential frontrunners Francois Fillon and far-right leader Marine Le Pen can expect no pause in legal investigations targeting them ahead of elections in April, the justice minister said Sunday.


Académie Française blasts Paris Olympics' English slogan for 'sounding like a pizza commercial'

"What is this, a pizza commercial?" French language chiefs at the Académie française are not happy with Paris Olympics slogan.