France pays tribute to teacher beheaded over Mohammed cartoons

France pays tribute to teacher beheaded over Mohammed cartoons

France paid tribute to schoolteacher Samuel Paty on Saturday, one year after he was beheaded by an extremist after showing his class cartoons of the Muslim Prophet Mohammed.

Macron marks 60 years since Paris police Algeria protest massacre

Macron marks 60 years since Paris police Algeria protest massacre

What we know about the murder of French schoolteacher Samuel Paty

What we know about the murder of French schoolteacher Samuel Paty

French supermarket opens store with no checkouts

French supermarket opens store with no checkouts

The hidden costs of owning property in France
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The hidden costs of owning property in France

UPDATE: US to lift travel ban for vaccinated Europeans on November 8th

UPDATE: US to lift travel ban for vaccinated Europeans on November 8th

Mozzarella outsells camembert in France for the first time

Mozzarella outsells camembert in France for the first time

Missing the UK? Here’s the must-have app keeping you connected to the things you love

Missing the UK? Here’s the must-have app keeping you connected to the things you love

Living and working in Europe is the experience of a lifetime, with new cultures, cuisines and ways of life to discover. It's normal, however, to miss what's going on at home.

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Will France have a normal ski season this year?
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Will France have a normal ski season this year?

After a disastrous two years, the French ski industry has picked itself up and is preparing for the 2021/22 season. Here's how things will look this year.

What Americans in France can do if health pass doesn’t arrive in time
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What Americans in France can do if health pass doesn’t arrive in time

Immigration in France: What are the real numbers?

Immigration in France: What are the real numbers?

Immigration has already emerged as a key theme of the 2022 French presidential election. But as candidates come out with statistics to fit their narratives, how many migrants really come every year, and what impact do they have on France?

What changes for Day 2 tests for travellers from France to the UK

What changes for Day 2 tests for travellers from France to the UK

France pays tribute to murdered schoolteacher Samuel Paty

France pays tribute to murdered schoolteacher Samuel Paty

10 everyday terms that are more poetic in French

10 everyday terms that are more poetic in French

Reader question: Can Brits living in France attend university in the UK?
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Reader question: Can Brits living in France attend university in the UK?

French trains ditch plastic water bottles

French trains ditch plastic water bottles

Reader question: Do I still have to self-isolate in France even if I am fully vaccinated?
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Reader question: Do I still have to self-isolate in France even if I am fully vaccinated?

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?

How unvaccinated people can use France’s health passport
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How unvaccinated people can use France’s health passport

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The key documents for British people in France after Brexit

The key documents for British people in France after Brexit

Since January 2021, some British nationals in France have an unusual status, so proving your rights may require certain key documents.

What changes for Brits in France in 2022?

What changes for Brits in France in 2022?

ANALYSIS: Why the new fishing row between France and UK could get nasty

ANALYSIS: Why the new fishing row between France and UK could get nasty

The latest flare-up over the UK's refusal to grant fishing licences to French vessels could be solved in an afternoon with a bit of commonsense. But with more than fish at stake, it could also take a more sinister turn, warns John Lichfield.

OPINION: Zemmour won’t worry Macron, but he should worry France

OPINION: Zemmour won’t worry Macron, but he should worry France

French phrase of the day: A cheval
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French phrase of the day: A cheval

In French, horse riders are said to follow the rules very closely.

French phrase of the day: Etre au taquet
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French phrase of the day: Etre au taquet

French property roundup: €10k grants and getting a builder’s estimate
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French property roundup: €10k grants and getting a builder’s estimate

From home-buying grants and new energy rating rules to getting a correct estimate for building work costs, here is our latest roundup of all that's new in French property.

French property roundup: Second-home tax increases and one-click moving website
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French property roundup: Second-home tax increases and one-click moving website

Living in France: Six essential articles to read
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Living in France: Six essential articles to read

From valuable tips for buying a house to getting health cover and how to drink coffee the French way, here are six essential articles to read about living in France.

Moving house in France is easier than you think

Moving house in France is easier than you think

EXPLAINED: Who has to pay France’s TV licence?
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EXPLAINED: Who has to pay France’s TV licence?

Getting a French visa – what paperwork comes next?
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Getting a French visa – what paperwork comes next?

12 popular French films that teach you something about France
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12 popular French films that teach you something about France

Mention French cinema and people tend to think of serious arthouse fare - but actually France has produced some great funny, romantic or even trashy films that nonetheless tell you something about the country. Here's a few of our favourites.

The nine noises that will make you sound like a true French speaker

The nine noises that will make you sound like a true French speaker

Reader question: I’ve only had one vaccine dose in France after Covid recovery so what are my travel options?
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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.

Reader question: Who runs Paris while Hidalgo runs for French presidency?

Reader question: Who runs Paris while Hidalgo runs for French presidency?

Reader question: Why is a married woman’s maiden name such a big deal in France?
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Reader question: Why is a married woman’s maiden name such a big deal in France?