When France heads to the polls in April 2022 to pick a new president, it will be the culmination of a long and complicated process which is already underway. These are the key dates of the coming months.
From the pandemic to political shocks, we've come to expect the unexpected. But what are the big trends that will shape your quality of life and your career in Europe this decade? We take a look with some help from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).
France uses traffic light classification for Covid-19 travel restrictions. Here's how it works depending on whether countries are classed green, orange or red.
Ever found pursuing an international career creates certain challenges when it comes to communication – or, should we say, miscommunication? Two experts at the University of Cambridge guide you through how to become a better communicator and avoid the pitfalls of international workplaces.
Americans living in France are reporting increasing difficulties opening bank accounts here - and, in some cases, their banks are closing existing accounts down.
Being fully vaccinated gives you various benefits - apart from the obvious one of protection from developing the most serious forms of Covid - but do you still need to follow the rules on self-isolation in France?
As the deadline for Brits in France to have applied for residency fast approaches, there are groups out there who can help anyone struggling with the process.
As a newly-arrived reporter in France in the 1990s, John Lichfield wrote about the presence of wolves in the French Alps. Twenty four years later, they have arrived in his home region of Normandy.
Getting a mortgage in France is about to become more difficult, as limits on who is eligible and how long they can borrow for are set to become legally enforceable from January 1st, 2022.
From late spring to early autumn, ‘vide greniers’ are an institution in towns and villages across France - but what, exactly, are they?
From “schmolitz” to “panosse”, some words and phrases common in the French-speaking part of Switzerland are different from their equivalents used in France. Here is the vernacular you should master if you live in Suisse Romandie.
Reader question: I’ve only had one vaccine dose in France after Covid recovery so what are my travel options?
In France the vaccination policy is that if you have previously had Covid and recovered, you only need a single dose of the vaccine - but not all countries accept this as 'fully vaccinated', leading to problems travelling.