New Year brings changes to daily life in France

New Year brings changes to daily life in France

Wednesday sees a raft of measures affecting the daily lives of French workers and home-owners. From buying stamps and cigarettes to VAT on cinema tickets, here’s our breakdown on what changes in 2014.

GALLERY: The biggest stories of 2013 in France

GALLERY: The biggest stories of 2013 in France

Economists dub France the ‘sick man of Europe’

Economists dub France the ‘sick man of Europe’

French pension reforms adopted amid protests

French pension reforms adopted amid protests

Goal-shy France under pressure to beat Georgia

Goal-shy France under pressure to beat Georgia

France and Germany remember Nazi atrocity

France and Germany remember Nazi atrocity

Report: e-cigarettes are ‘potentially carcinogenic’

Report: e-cigarettes are ‘potentially carcinogenic’

France forced to defend ban on Islamic veil

France forced to defend ban on Islamic veil

Sarkozy woos voters after euro deal

Sarkozy woos voters after euro deal

Gay wedding ceremony aims to push law change

Gay wedding ceremony aims to push law change

French MP: gays were never deported by Nazis

French MP: gays were never deported by Nazis

France ‘has beaten deficit target’ – finance minister

France ‘has beaten deficit target’ – finance minister

French lefties love ‘backdoor sex’ – study

French lefties love ‘backdoor sex’ – study