International careers: six leadership lessons from six top CEOs

International careers: six leadership lessons from six top CEOs

It requires a special range of skills and traits to steer a multinational company to success. But you don't have to be a CEO to be a leader. If you're following an international career, what lessons can you learn from those at the top to help you become the best you can be?

European healthcare: how does your country rank?

European healthcare: how does your country rank?

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Everything you need to know about travel between France and the USA
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Everything you need to know about travel between France and the USA

As France announces new restrictions on all non-EU travellers, here are how the rules work between France and the USA.

EXPLAINED: How does France’s Covid traffic light system for travel work?
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EXPLAINED: How does France’s Covid traffic light system for travel work?

Winter escapes: treat yourself with a trip to the ‘Venice of the north’

Winter escapes: treat yourself with a trip to the ‘Venice of the north’

If you’ve had a gruelling last 18 months, perhaps now is the time to really treat yourself. Whether you live in Sweden or fancy a European city break, there are a multitude of reasons to put Stockholm at the top of your list of stress-busting destinations. Here are some tips on how to discover, or rediscover, Sweden's capital this winter!

How to become a Lord or Lady (and help save the Scottish Highlands)

How to become a Lord or Lady (and help save the Scottish Highlands)

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How tourists and visitors in France can get a Covid test
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How tourists and visitors in France can get a Covid test

If you're visiting France and need a Covid test while you're here, here's how non-residents can access tests.

Reader question: Do I still have to self-isolate in France even if I am fully vaccinated?
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Reader question: Do I still have to self-isolate in France even if I am fully vaccinated?

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The key documents for British people in France after Brexit

The key documents for British people in France after Brexit

Since January 2021, some British nationals in France have an unusual status, so proving your rights may require certain key documents.

What changes for Brits in France in 2022?

What changes for Brits in France in 2022?

OPINION: France protects UK from migrant crisis, a fact Britain will never accept

OPINION: France protects UK from migrant crisis, a fact Britain will never accept

Calais is a never-ending tragedy - writes John Lichfield - and something like Wednesday’s calamity has been inevitable for months.

ANALYSIS: Are France’s new Covid rules enough for Macron to avoid a lockdown?

ANALYSIS: Are France’s new Covid rules enough for Macron to avoid a lockdown?

French Expression of the Day: On n’est pas chez les Bisounours
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French Expression of the Day: On n’est pas chez les Bisounours

The saccharine universe of the popular child's toy Care Bears is a far cry from brutal reality.

French Expression of the Day: Avoir le beurre et l’argent du beurre
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French Expression of the Day: Avoir le beurre et l’argent du beurre

French property renovation: ‘Double your budget and make friends with the mayor’
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French property renovation: ‘Double your budget and make friends with the mayor’

For many, buying a beautiful old property deep in the French countryside and renovating it is the dream, but there are many pitfalls for unwary first-timers. Here readers of The Local share what they have learned.

French property news: Getting a property loan extension and dealing with noisy neighbours
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French property news: Getting a property loan extension and dealing with noisy neighbours

When ‘franglais’ in French adverts goes horribly wrong

When ‘franglais’ in French adverts goes horribly wrong

Advertisers seem to find it irresistible to drop English words into French adverts - and vice versa - but this can lead to some very awkward translation fails. Here are some of the funniest (and NSFW) examples of 'franglais' going wrong.

Beaujolais Nouveau: 13 things you need to know about France’s famous wine
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Beaujolais Nouveau: 13 things you need to know about France’s famous wine

Reader question: What changes for me in France if I get an Irish passport?
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Reader question: What changes for me in France if I get an Irish passport?

Reader Question: I am a non-EU national of Irish descent living in France, and I have recently successfully applied for Irish nationality. What changes for me and do I need to tell French authorities about my new passport?

Reader question: What happens if I over-stay my 90-day limit in France?
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Reader question: What happens if I over-stay my 90-day limit in France?

Reader question: Do I need to change the address on my carte de séjour if I move house?
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Reader question: Do I need to change the address on my carte de séjour if I move house?