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How life for expats in France has changed over the years
A market in Eymet, southwestern France. Photo: AFP

Foreigners in France explain how life has changed over the years.

Yikes! This is what a rat-infested French jail looks like
Photo: YouTube/France Bleu TV.

This video is not for sufferers of ratophobia (or musophobia as the condition is officially called).

What are France's most popular baby names?
Photo: All Things Colorful/Flickr

Can you guess?

France to get its first 'Down Syndrome restaurant'
Photos Le Reflet/Facebook

France's most "extraordinary" restaurant yet.

Paris aims for free canal swimming pool for summer
Photo: Paris City Hall

Summer in Paris next year already sounds like a good one.

Interpreter raped at knifepoint near Calais migrant camp
Photo: AFP

A female interpreter was raped at knifepoint on Monday night near the Jungle migrant camp in Calais, according to local French prosecutors.

The 'most dangerous' animals you can find in France
Photo: AFP

Welcome to France, watch out for the wildlife.

New centre for homeless in posh part of Paris hit by arson
Photo: Moon Architecture.

Local residents in the chic 16th arrondissement had strongly opposed the new accomodation for homeless people.

French churches plan day of prayer for sex abuse victims
The president of the French Conference of Bishops, which announced the plan. Photo: AFP

French churches have announced plans for a day of prayer for victims of sex abuse within the Catholic Church.

French court says widow can't keep her husband's sperm
An illustration of intracytoplasmic sperm injection. Photo: Wellcome Images/Flickr

A Toulouse tribunal on Thursday rejected the request of a French widow to preserve her deceased husband's sperm.

Finally! French fans go mad for Harry Potter translation
The English-language version came out on July 31st, but French speakers have had to wait an extra 75 days. Photo: AFP

Harry Potter fans queued up all night to get their hands on the translated version of the newest book, two months after it was released in English.

Southern France on alert as rough sea storms continue
All photos: AFP

UPDATED: Southern France had a wet and windy night, and the wild weather isn't over yet.

Kardashian files complaint in France over crime scene video
Photo: AFP

Kim Kardashian has lodged a formal complaint in France after she was filmed in Paris following her robbery.

Hollande: 'Muslim women could be symbol of France'
The statue of Marianne, a symbol of France. Photo: AFP

... if they feel liberated enough to ditch the headscarf.

How to make France's 'most-loved' dish: Magret de Canard
All photos: Laura Tobin

It has just been ranked as France's favourite dish - so here's how you can make your own duck breast.

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