Finding a home in France

Finding a home in France

You might have your eyes set on a château, a farm, or a ruin you dream of renovating. But whatever it is that has caught your attention, be aware that finding a home in France, whether it’s renting or buying, is a challenging experience. 

French MP: gays were never deported by Nazis

French MP: gays were never deported by Nazis

Comments made by a member of parliament in Nicolas Sarkozy's UMP party have caused anger and prompted calls from fellow party members that he should be punished.

President sends his first tweet

President sends his first tweet

On the day that President Sarkozy is widely expected to announce he will be standing for re-election, he also finally succumbed to tweeting with his first online message.

Paris best city for students: report

Paris best city for students: report

Paris has been named the best city for students in a new table that ranks cities around the world according to twelve different criteria.

Finding a home in France

Finding a home in France

You might have your eyes set on a château, a farm, or a ruin you dream of renovating. But whatever it is that has caught your attention, be aware that finding a home in France, whether it’s renting or buying, is a challenging experience. 

Champagne producer strikes gold

Champagne producer strikes gold

A French champagne producer literally hit gold when workers doing up an old building on his property brought down a shower of US coins hidden in the rafters.

Pupil dies after school stabbing

Pupil dies after school stabbing

A 17-year-old boy died on Tuesday after being stabbed by a fellow pupil in front of their school in the town of Bourges.

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Monsanto to appeal poisoning ruling

Agro giant Monsanto said on Tuesday that it would appeal a court ruling that found the US group legally responsible for the poisoning of a French farmer with one of its herbicides in 2004.