Who are the eight million French voters expected to back Marine Le Pen?

Who are they, where are they, and what matters most to the record number of voters expected to back Marine Le Pen?

How to help your child adjust to life abroad

Moving abroad can be a big adjustment for anyone - and it's even harder when the move wasn't your choice. So how do you help your children settle in when your family makes the move?




How a unique International MBA helps women shatter the glass ceiling

Increasingly, the leaders of the international business world are female. And as more and more women are becoming entrepreneurs, one unique MBA programme is helping to give them the tools to succeed.


Who were the winners and losers of the marathon French presidential debate?

Will three and half hours of historic and often belligerent debate live on TV between five French presidential candidates actually change anything?


Expert US expat tax help for Americans living in France

Have you thought about your taxes yet?


Renting in Paris: Ten things you need to know about apartment hunting

Let's face it, finding a flat to rent in Paris, can be a nightmare. But these tips will help spare you from the trauma.


How to make expat money transfers cheaper and more efficient

There are many ways to transfer money between countries – how do you choose? For Alicia, after trying several services, the answer was clear.


7 reasons you should have international health insurance

Are you covered in your new country? And what happens if there's an emergency?


Here's how I was wrong about the French

The French are not all philosophy talking, baguette munching lazy mime artists apparently.


Weird facts you didn't know about the French language

Impress your French friends with this obscure knowledge about their language.

British citizens should have freedom of movement after Brexit, says chief EU negotiator

Brits have EU citizenship - and they shouldn't lose their rights, said EU negotiator Guy Verhofstadt.

Johnny Hallyday: 'I have cancer, but it's not life-threatening'

The French Elvis has announced that he has cancer... but that his life is not in danger.

Who are all these international students in France and where do they study?

France is the fourth most popular country in the world for international students, with thousands of Americans, British and Australians coming here to study. Here's what you need to know about them.


'More Norwegians than ever' take medication

Over 70 percent of Norwegians took some form of medication in 2016, according to statistics – a higher proportion than ever before.



Paris braces for train travel chaos as Gare de Lyon to close for weekend

Gare de Lyon in Paris is shutting up shop for a full 48 hours from Friday to Sunday to complete signalling works. Find out how your journey may be affected.

How The Local helped this business school reach smart young global citizens

When a leading European business school wanted to raise awareness of its new pan-European course, The Local delivered.

Socialist Hamon reveals plan for France (including state-run fully legal cannabis shops)

Universal basic income, a new French Republic and legalising cannabis. Socialist party candidate Benoit Hamon has revealed what he would do if elected French president.