Shop locally: How changing your consumer habits can build a brighter future

Shop locally: How changing your consumer habits can build a brighter future

People across Europe are finding a wide range of ways to help create a more sustainable world through their power as consumers. From shopping locally to the apps that help you cut out food waste and much more besides, here are five ways your consumer habits can help create a better world.

The video series shining a light on personal European stories

The video series shining a light on personal European stories

Have an impact: five ways to shape a better world in 2022

Have an impact: five ways to shape a better world in 2022

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Reader question: Can unvaccinated children travel to France?
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Reader question: Can unvaccinated children travel to France?

Travel to France for countries on the red or orange lists - which includes the UK and USA - is generally only possible for fully vaccinated travellers, but what is the situation for families whose children are not yet double-dosed?

Covid vaccine pass: Travel warning over family holidays in France

Covid vaccine pass: Travel warning over family holidays in France

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Can I take French meat, cheese and wine into the UK in 2022?
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Can I take French meat, cheese and wine into the UK in 2022?

The start of 2022 marks a new phase in the Brexit process - the introduction of checks of goods at the UK border. But what does this mean for travellers wanting to take some French cheese, meat or wine into the UK?

What changes for Brits in France in 2022?

What changes for Brits in France in 2022?

OPINION: Covid may yet play one last trick on Macron and France

OPINION: Covid may yet play one last trick on Macron and France

Emmanuel Macron and the French government face a difficult choice over their Covid restrictions, and the considerations are more than just health-related, says John Lichfield.

OPINION: French village mayors could sink Zemmour’s presidential bid

OPINION: French village mayors could sink Zemmour’s presidential bid

French Expression of the Day: Gros poisson
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French Expression of the Day: Gros poisson

This expression has long been associated with policing but has many other uses too, although you won't see it on a menu.

French Word of the Day: Branché
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French Word of the Day: Branché

How to apply for a French visa as a US citizen
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How to apply for a French visa as a US citizen

US citizens who plan to stay in France for more than 90 days will need a visa - here's how to successfully navigate the application process.

Can I bring my pet to France from the USA?
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Can I bring my pet to France from the USA?

Does it make financial sense to get married in France?
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Does it make financial sense to get married in France?

Yeah yeah, love, companionship, someone to take the bins out . . . But there are also some sound financial reasons to get married or enter into a civil partnership in France.

Inheritance tax to virtual reality: 6 essential articles for life in France

Inheritance tax to virtual reality: 6 essential articles for life in France

What are the best mobile phone contracts for foreigners in France?
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What are the best mobile phone contracts for foreigners in France?

France lifts ‘absurd’ barrier to gay men giving blood

France lifts ‘absurd’ barrier to gay men giving blood

From De Gaulle to Macron: A history of French presidential swearing

From De Gaulle to Macron: A history of French presidential swearing

French President Emmanuel Macron has grabbed headlines after saying that he wanted to 'emmerder' those who choose not to get vaccinated against Covid-19. But he is far from the first French president to slip into colourful language.

Le Havre rules: How to talk about French towns beginning with Le, La or Les
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Le Havre rules: How to talk about French towns beginning with Le, La or Les

Reader question: How can I add a non-EU booster shot to my French health pass?
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Reader question: How can I add a non-EU booster shot to my French health pass?

Booster shots are now required in order to have a valid health or vaccine pass in France, but is it possible to add booster shots received in the USA, Canada or other non-EU countries to the French health pass?

Reader question: How can people who cannot be vaccinated use France’s vaccine pass?

Reader question: How can people who cannot be vaccinated use France’s vaccine pass?

Reader question: What should I do if my French health pass deactivates?
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Reader question: What should I do if my French health pass deactivates?