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Saturday 16th October

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

As travel rules around the world are relaxed, tourists and visitors are returning to France. But for those travelling from outside Europe one hurdle remains - converting vaccination certificates into a French health passport.

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?

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

Monday 11th October

How France’s winemakers are setting prices after the pandemic

How France’s winemakers are setting prices after the pandemic

The pandemic has affected prices of many items, but wines like those from France's Bordeaux region are sold through a complex system known as 'wine futures'. Hospitality experts Jean-Philippe Weisskopf and Philippe Masset explain how this will impact the cost of a bottle of wine.

Reader question: Can I move into a French care home as a foreigner?
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Reader question: Can I move into a French care home as a foreigner?

Explained: Why France is angry with Britain over migrant crossings

Explained: Why France is angry with Britain over migrant crossings

French word of the day: Mater
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French word of the day: Mater

The worst cities in France for traffic jams revealed
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The worst cities in France for traffic jams revealed

ANALYSIS: Why the risks for Macron’s re-election bid are mounting

ANALYSIS: Why the risks for Macron’s re-election bid are mounting

This week in France: What you need to know

This week in France: What you need to know

Covid vaccines highly effective against Delta variant, French study shows

Covid vaccines highly effective against Delta variant, French study shows

Saturday 9th October

France marks 40 years since abolition of the death penalty

France marks 40 years since abolition of the death penalty

The death penalty was banned in France in 1981. Half the population want it reintroduced. We examine the history and future of capital punishment in France.

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

Sunday 3rd October

ANALYSIS: Two weeks after submarine ‘betrayal’ France weighs up whether to extract a price

ANALYSIS: Two weeks after submarine ‘betrayal’ France weighs up whether to extract a price

More than two weeks after the shock scrapping of a submarine contract with Australia, France is in no hurry to mend ties with Canberra as it weighs up whether to extract a cost for its ally's "betrayal".

Bernard Tapie obituary: Tycoon, politician, actor, rogue

Bernard Tapie obituary: Tycoon, politician, actor, rogue

Scandal-hit French tycoon Bernard Tapie dies aged 78

Scandal-hit French tycoon Bernard Tapie dies aged 78

At least 3,000 paedophiles active in French church since 1950: report

At least 3,000 paedophiles active in French church since 1950: report

Saturday 2nd October

X-rays reveal hidden parts of Marie-Antoinette letters to suspected lover

X-rays reveal hidden parts of Marie-Antoinette letters to suspected lover

New light has been shed on secret letters between Marie Antoinette and a man long rumored to be her lover, after scientists deciphered mysteriously redacted portions of their affectionate correspondence.

Twitter appeals French court ruling on hate speech transparency

Twitter appeals French court ruling on hate speech transparency

Blinken seeks to patch up ties on France trip after submarine spat

Blinken seeks to patch up ties on France trip after submarine spat

Sunday 26th September

COMPARE: Which European nations have the highest (and lowest) percentage of women MPs?

COMPARE: Which European nations have the highest (and lowest) percentage of women MPs?

When election results came in on Sunday, Iceland became the first European country where women hold more than half the seats in parliament. We take a look at Europe's best and worst performers when it comes to female representation in politics.

IN VIDEO: Watch the best performances from the Global Citizen concert in Paris

IN VIDEO: Watch the best performances from the Global Citizen concert in Paris

France to double Covid vaccine doses for poorer countries

France to double Covid vaccine doses for poorer countries