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Sunday 21st July

French wine production harmed by record heatwave

French wine production harmed by record heatwave

Wine production in France this year will be down by between six and 13 percent over 2018, notably because of the ongoing heatwave, the agriculture ministry said Saturday.

Saturday 20th July

What you need to know about the new heatwave hitting France next week
FOR MEMBERS

What you need to know about the new heatwave hitting France next week

Extreme temperatures are set to make a return to France next week. Find out where the heatwave will be worst.

Friday 19th July

QUIZ: How well do you know the north west of France?

QUIZ: How well do you know the north west of France?

As summer is here tourists will once again be flocking to this stunning area of France - with its lush green fields, beautiful beaches and fabulous cuisine.

Thursday 18th July

How learning a language as a child opened up France and the world to me
FOR MEMBERS

How learning a language as a child opened up France and the world to me

There was frustration and tears when nine-year-old Evie moved abroad with barely a word of the language, but after a year she was fluent. And then she discovered something wonderful about languages . . .

Wednesday 17th July

Living in France daily dilemmas: A croissant or a pain au chocolat?

Living in France daily dilemmas: A croissant or a pain au chocolat?

It's a decision that people in France have to make each morning (or at least we do) but which French pastry do our readers prefer?

Tuesday 16th July

French minister quits over luxury lobster and fine wine dinners

French minister quits over luxury lobster and fine wine dinners

The French minister at the centre of a scandal over the dinners he hosted with giant lobsters and €500-a-bottle wines has quit blaming a "media lynching".

Monday 15th July

Why six out of 10 French people can't afford to go on holiday this summer

Why six out of 10 French people can't afford to go on holiday this summer

Six out of 10 French people have said they have had to forgo having a holiday, according to a new survey.

Sunday 14th July

IN PICTURES: Paris wows the world with Bastille Day parade

IN PICTURES: Paris wows the world with Bastille Day parade

Few military pageants worldwide rival France's Bastille Day parade. Here are 22 pictures of this year's show.