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Thursday 19th September

Thieves plunder France’s historic Vaux-le-Vicomte chateau for €2 million afte

Thieves plunder France's historic Vaux-le-Vicomte chateau for €2 million afte

Gang of criminals tied up the owners, aged in their 90s, before making off with €2 million worth of loot.

Wednesday 18th September

Proxy not postal: Brits in Europe urged to register to vote ahead of likely 'Brexit election'

Proxy not postal: Brits in Europe urged to register to vote ahead of likely 'Brexit election'

With a UK general election looking increasingly likely, Brits in the EU are being urged to register to vote. Here are your options for voting from overseas.

Tuesday 17th September

40 years of Le Big Mac: Here's how big France's appetite for McDonald's has grown

40 years of Le Big Mac: Here's how big France's appetite for McDonald's has grown

It's 40 years since the US burger giant McDonald's sold its first French fries in France. Here's a look at how the French fell in love with the Big Mac although the relationship has had its ups and downs over the years.

Monday 16th September

Why is this French city so popular for property buyers right now?

Why is this French city so popular for property buyers right now?

It's a vibrant, student city less than an hour from Paris. But there are plenty other reasons why property investors can't get enough of Tours right now.

Sunday 15th September

French group to open two hotels in Damascus

French group to open two hotels in Damascus

France's Louvre Hotels Group has signed an agreement to open two hotels under its own name in Damascus, the first with a western hotel operator since Syria's brutal civil war began in 2011.

Saturday 14th September

NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden wants asylum in France

NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden wants asylum in France

Whistleblower Edward Snowden, living in Russia since leaking a trove of classified documents showing the scope of post-9/11 US government surveillance, wants to claim asylum in France.

Friday 13th September

Metro strike shows Paris could become a cycling city (once the roadworks end)

Metro strike shows Paris could become a cycling city (once the roadworks end)

The one positive outcome of Friday's strike-induced travel misery in Paris is that a record number of commuters took to their bikes instead. That spelled good news for the embattled mayor Anne Hidalgo's plan to go green. But will it last?

Thursday 12th September

Google will pay €945 million to settle tax dispute in French courts

Google will pay €945 million to settle tax dispute in French courts

US internet giant Google has agreed a settlement totalling €945 million to settle a tax dispute in France under an agreement announced in court on Thursday.