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Macron will 'probably' meet new UK PM in Paris ahead of G7 talks

Macron will 'probably' meet new UK PM in Paris ahead of G7 talks

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson may hold talks on Brexit with French President Emmanuel Macron ahead of next week's G7 summit, French diplomatic sources said on Saturday.

Five mindfulness practices for expats

Five mindfulness practices for expats

Moving abroad offers an exciting opportunity to live a happier and healthier life. But how can you make sure that you’re enjoying the experience to its fullest? That’s where practising mindfulness can help.

 
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LATEST: The ultimate no-deal Brexit checklist for Britons in France

LATEST: The ultimate no-deal Brexit checklist for Britons in France

As we approach the Brexit endgame, leaving the EU without a deal on October 31st is a real possibility. Kalba Meadows from citizens' rights group Remain in France Together explains what you can do to prepare.

VIDEO: Three surprising facts that will make you want to visit Malta

VIDEO: Three surprising facts that will make you want to visit Malta

Game of Thrones has ended but it lives on in Malta! Find out how and learn two more unexpected facts about this little archipelago in the middle of the Med.

 
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QUIZ: How well are you geared up for life in rural France?
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QUIZ: How well are you geared up for life in rural France?

Rural France is undoubtedly a beautiful place, but it comes with particular challenges and quirks if you are planning to live there full time.

Parents reveal: The hardest things about moving to France with children

Parents reveal: The hardest things about moving to France with children

When asked why they dream of moving to France, many people say that it's about a better quality of life for their family - but just how easy is it to uproot children to a foreign country? We asked those who have done it to explain the challenges, the benefits and offer some crucial advice.

The underlying problems of the French schools system summed up in one Twitter thread

The underlying problems of the French schools system summed up in one Twitter thread

In a Twitter thread author and expert on the French schools system Peter Gumbel gives his view on striking French teachers, the desperate need for major reforms and reveals underlying problems of education in France.

Seven of the best French films for the summer

Seven of the best French films for the summer

With film festivals and outdoor screenings galore, summer in France is a great time to watch a movie. But if there's no events near don't worry - our friends at Lost in Frenchlation have picked the best summer films so you can stage your own screening.

Sympathy and the odd freebie: Why you really should speak bad French

Sympathy and the odd freebie: Why you really should speak bad French

Of course everyone who moves to France is aiming to, one day, speak good French. But in the meantime blogger Natasha Alexander explains why it is vital - and sometimes distinctly advantageous - to speak bad French

Americans in France face a struggle with French banking system

Americans in France face a struggle with French banking system

After tough new tax compliance legislation Americans in France are reporting increasing difficulty with French banks – with one woman having her account closed down with no warning.

These are the culture shocks you will experience as a foreign student in Paris

These are the culture shocks you will experience as a foreign student in Paris

Every year the French capital welcomes tens of thousands of foreign students, but the student experience in France can be very different and disorientating, as British language student Toby Bryant found out.

The new trend that helps freelancers in France save money and make friends

The new trend that helps freelancers in France save money and make friends

A new trend of is emerging across France of co-homing - where people who work from home open up their apartments to other freelancers to come and work for the day.

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Send us your news story tips from around France

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Daily dilemmas: Is it a pain au chocolat or a chocolatine?

Daily dilemmas: Is it a pain au chocolat or a chocolatine?

The pastry with thin strips of chocolate running through it is a breakfast time staple in France - but what you call it has been the subject of fierce debate that even involved the French parliament.

French Expression of the Day: Madeleine de Proust

French Expression of the Day: Madeleine de Proust

In a poetic reference to writer Marcel Proust, every French person - and everyone in the world - has their very own 'madeleine de Proust'. The burning question is: what is yours?

What you need to know before going to a French recycling centre

What you need to know before going to a French recycling centre

Doing some renovation work? Want to get rid of a broken fridge or sagging couch? Here are a few tips to plan your next trip to the recycling centre.

My French Business: Fly fishing and well-being in rural northern France

My French Business: Fly fishing and well-being in rural northern France

This week's My French Business features a unique spot in idyllic rural northern France for those seeking rest, relaxation and perhaps a bit of fly fishing. James Hughes tells us about La Cascade, and offers some crucial advice for anyone setting up business in France.

The seven stats that reveal how Paris really is the world's capital of culture

The seven stats that reveal how Paris really is the world's capital of culture

So Paris has a reputation as a city filled to the brim with culture. It's the home of the world's most visited gallery and monument as well as being an inspiration for films, novels and artists - but how does it really stack up compared to the rest of the world's cities when it comes to culture offering?