France's coast guard on Sunday stopped a small boat with nine migrants - including a boy suffering mild hypothermia - from crossing the English Channel to reach Britain, it said in a statement.
Your profession may take you to risky destinations but it’s your job to make sure you’re protected.
Fewer than one in four young French are planning to vote in this year's European elections which are set to take place on May 26th. So, why aren't they bothered?
Starting a new life abroad is daunting at any age. And for children, who might not have a say in the big move, there is lots of excitement and anxiety about the new place they will soon call home.
Readly - the 'Spotify of magazines' - is offering readers of The Local a free month's worth of unlimited all-you-can-read magazines. All you need to do is answer one quick question.
Doing any renovation is a complicated and lengthy project - but doing it in a foreign country adds a whole new level of challenge. Here is our A-Z guide to renovating a house in France.
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France likes to think of its food and its wine as rooted in the soil and soaked in tradition. It boasts of its farm produce as authentic and life-affirming. But there is another story, writes John Lichfield.
The deadline is looming for the annual tax declaration in France, so here's what you need to know about the important task and what's different about it this year.
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.
A French doctor already under investigation for poisoning seven patients has been charged with poisoning 17 more people at a clinic in eastern France, one of his lawyers said.
The chances of Brexit being cancelled and the UK staying in the EU are as high as 30 percent, said EU chief Donald Tusk on Friday. He believes Brexit has awoken a pro-EU movement in Britain.
"I travelled all around the world for all these years, saw so much traffic and the need for our scooters to help."
What are the things you can do to help you find employment in France even before you get on the plane?
The 'yellow vests' might be getting most of the coverage but they aren't the only ones protesting in France at the moment, with French high school students jumping on the bandwagon to vent grievances of their own.
Verlan: learn it, but don't speak it...
En fait, you probably hear this all the time. But how do you use it?
Many people dream of their very own house in the French countryside. But where in France are people forced to fork out the most to make that dream become a reality?
"Without bees, no pollinization, no apples, no life."
Paris's annual giant chic picnic broke records on Sunday.
There are a few thousand Australians in France and probably a few more we don't know about. Here's where you're most likely to find them.
"This is not science-fiction any more."
Known as the 'gastronomic capital of France', Lyon is the country's third largest city. We asked our Lyon-based readers to tell us the best - and worst - things about living and working in the city.
To celebrate the fête du pain, we've compiled a list of the rules you must follow when munching on France's most celebrated product.