French Covid health pass ‘saved almost 4,000 lives’

French Covid health pass ‘saved almost 4,000 lives’

France's Covid-19 health pass has saved almost 4,000 people's lives, eased the pressure on hospitals and helped to keep the economy afloat, according to a new report from an economic analysis group.

What are the 26 French ‘unicorns’ hailed by the government?

What are the 26 French ‘unicorns’ hailed by the government?

From arguing to dunking: The French habits that foreigners just don’t get

From arguing to dunking: The French habits that foreigners just don’t get

7 tips for buying French cheese
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7 tips for buying French cheese

France charges skier after death of British girl, 5

France charges skier after death of British girl, 5

What you need to know about PACS v marriage in France
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What you need to know about PACS v marriage in France

‘Police turned up at my house even after France’s UK travel ban was lifted’

‘Police turned up at my house even after France’s UK travel ban was lifted’

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

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

For the international citizens of the world, we live in strange times. Borders have been closed, populist politics is resurgent in Europe and elsewhere, and the spectre of global climate change looms over the coming decades. So, how can you have a positive impact on the world in 2022 and beyond? From rigorous thinking to a commitment to lifelong learning, here are some ideas.

The video series shining a light on personal European stories

The video series shining a light on personal European stories

The world’s most powerful languages: which one will you learn in 2022?

The world’s most powerful languages: which one will you learn 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

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?

French Expression of the Day: C’est coton
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French Expression of the Day: C’est coton

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?

Where to find France’s 12 Statues of Liberty

Where to find France’s 12 Statues of Liberty

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

Top tips for Americans who want to retire to Paris
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Top tips for Americans who want to retire to Paris

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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: French village mayors could sink Zemmour’s presidential bid

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

As France's 2022 presidential race hots up, John Lichfield examines the complicated and archaic system of 'parrainage', which could pose a major threat to the presidential campaign of xenophobic TV pundit Eric Zemmour.

ANALYSIS: How dangerous are France’s sky-high Covid rates?

ANALYSIS: How dangerous are France’s sky-high Covid rates?

French Word of the Day: Bombe à retardement
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French Word of the Day: Bombe à retardement

This word is useful in more than just military contexts.

French Word of the Day: Coqueluche
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French Word of the Day: Coqueluche

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?

Pre-pay or fixed contract? Bundles or roaming? We take a look at the best options for foreigners moving to France.

Where are the ‘best’ French towns and cities to live in 2022?

Where are the ‘best’ French towns and cities to live in 2022?

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

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

From health passes to inheritance tax via a virtual reality cathedral tour, here's our pick of the six articles that will help you to better understand life in France.

France lifts ‘absurd’ barrier to gay men giving blood

France lifts ‘absurd’ barrier to gay men giving blood

Your consumer rights for French sales
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Your consumer rights for French sales

What you need to know about France’s winter sales

What you need to know about France’s winter sales

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: 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?

From January 15th, France will begin deactivating the health passes of adults who have not had a Covid booster - here's what to do if this happens to you.

Reader question: Do I need a Covid vaccine booster shot to enter France?
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Reader question: Do I need a Covid vaccine booster shot to enter France?

Don’t ask Google, ask us: Why is France in Mali?

Don’t ask Google, ask us: Why is France in Mali?