A young man sets himself on fire, a government ministry is attacked, and a French ex-president is chased out of a university: French students are on the warpath. Rory Mulholland finds out why.
A performing bear used in shows in France has died following an operation at an animal refuge, just two months after he was rescued from owners who allegedly subjected him to years of ill treatment, officials said on Wednesday.
Has this university in southern Sweden found the recipe for innovation?
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The new French government website that allows British people to apply online for residency has launched. Here's what we know about it.
A step-by-step guide for all expats with a health insurance.
Tips to help you navigate France's famous food markets like a local.
In the case of a no-deal Brexit, certain groups of British people will need to prove that they have full health insurance. With the government's new residency site now up and running, we take a look at what exactly a French mutuelle involves.
A year ago half the cars in my part of Normandy carried yellow badges of rebellion on their dashboards, writes John Lichfield. Now you can scarcely see a yellow jacket in what was one of the heartlands of the Gilets Jaunes movement.
Authorities have closed beaches in south west France as packages of cocaine continue to mysteriously wash up along the country's Atlantic coast, with more than 1,000 kilograms discovered since mid-October.
Just a day after British artist Pete Doherty was released following a cocaine bust, French police arrested him again after a drunken brawl in Paris.
Paris-based cinema club Lost in Frenchlation has a special ‘Women in the spotlight’ programme planned for November, with plenty of amazing films to look forward to.
There was frustration and tears when nine-year-old Evie moved abroad with barely a word of the language, but after a year she was fluent. And then she discovered something wonderful about languages . . .
If you live in an apartment block in France it's possible that the landlord gets to decide when your heating is turned on. But what are the rules around this?
International students coming to France have received a legal boost with a ruling against a planned hike in tuition fees.
If you’re looking to work in France, the country’s government is actively looking for workers in certain fields where there are serious employee shortages. Find out if your profession is sought after.
How does it feel not to be able to vote in the crucial general election?
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We know that many Francophiles indulge in the French passion for cheese - but do you know your raclette from your reblochon, your roquefort from your rocamadour?
Many people who buy a second home in France hope that as well as it being a pleasant bolthole, they will also generate some rental income. But it's a bit more complicated that just posting an advert and waiting for the money to roll in.
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.
If you want to blame your late arrival on Paris' public transport you might need to think of another excuse - punctuality results have been published for the Metro and they're actually pretty good.