Unemployment reform – the government will announce the detailed framework of its planned reform to the unemployment system, which has already sparked protest from unions and leftist politicians.
France match – the French team play their first game in the men’s football World Cup in Qatar. They will be taking on Australia without their star player Karim Benzema, who has been ruled out of the entire tournament with an injury.
Restos du coeur campaign – the charity Restos du coeur, which provides food for homeless people and those living in poverty, launches its seasonal campaign, so expect to see collection points springing up for donated food.
Thanksgiving – Americans in France will be celebrating Thanksgiving with the traditional turkey dinner.
Channel tragedy – memorials will take place in several French towns to the 27 people who died after trying to cross the Channel to the UK in a small boat on November 24th 2021.
Bullfighting – the French parliament will vote on a bill proposed by MP Aymeric Caron to ban bullfighting, which remains popular in south west France despite decades of campaigning from animal rights activists.
Strasbourg Christmas market – France’s largest Christmas market, held in the eastern town of Strasbourg, opens today.
Black Friday – the American tradition of ‘Black Friday’ sales are becoming increasingly popular in France, despite campaigns against them by environmental activists who say they promote over-consumption, so expect your inbox to be clogged up with emails offering discounts and promotions.
Paris wine festival – the Paris wine festival known as Grand Tasting begins. Held on Friday and Saturday in the Carrousel du Louvre mini shopping centre, entry is by ticket only.
France v Denmark – the French men’s team have their second World Cup pool match, this time against Denmark.