Vide grenier and brocante: The written and unwritten rules of France’s second-hand sales
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Vide grenier and brocante: The written and unwritten rules of France’s second-hand sales

From late spring to early autumn, ‘vide greniers’ are an institution in towns and villages across France - but what, exactly, are they?

Why so many French children are sent to boarding school

Why so many French children are sent to boarding school

How to get through France’s hunting season ‘without being shot’
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How to get through France’s hunting season ‘without being shot’

What you need to know for safe and enjoyable mushroom picking in France
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What you need to know for safe and enjoyable mushroom picking in France

What you need to know about France’s new fees for emergency medical treatment
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What you need to know about France’s new fees for emergency medical treatment

France’s regional languages: How Occitan made our French household trilingual

France’s regional languages: How Occitan made our French household trilingual

Why ‘la rentrée’ means so much more in French than a new school year
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Why ‘la rentrée’ means so much more in French than a new school year

The 12 popular French films that teach you about France
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The 12 popular French films that teach you about France

6 reasons France’s Covid vaccination programme improved so dramatically

6 reasons France’s Covid vaccination programme improved so dramatically

Is France about to introduce a 32-hour working week?

Is France about to introduce a 32-hour working week?

Reader question: Why are the French so obsessed with Speedos?

Reader question: Why are the French so obsessed with Speedos?

Topless sunbathing in France hits ‘historic low’

Topless sunbathing in France hits ‘historic low’

Five minutes to understand: Whatever happened to French professor Didier Raoult?

Five minutes to understand: Whatever happened to French professor Didier Raoult?

The hazardous wildlife in France you need to watch out for
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The hazardous wildlife in France you need to watch out for

Sex, strikes and surrender: The most commonly asked questions about France and the French

Sex, strikes and surrender: The most commonly asked questions about France and the French

8 of the funniest French tweets about Lionel Messi joining Paris Saint-Germain

8 of the funniest French tweets about Lionel Messi joining Paris Saint-Germain

11 French life hacks that will make you feel like a local

11 French life hacks that will make you feel like a local

How to make a noise complaint in France
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How to make a noise complaint in France

Calendar: School and public holidays in France in 2022
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Calendar: School and public holidays in France in 2022

11 everyday moments in France when you really need to say ‘bonjour’

11 everyday moments in France when you really need to say ‘bonjour’

13 simple hacks to make life in Paris easier
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13 simple hacks to make life in Paris easier

What is France Connect and how could it make your life simpler?
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What is France Connect and how could it make your life simpler?

La Marseillaise: All you need to know about the French national anthem
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La Marseillaise: All you need to know about the French national anthem

France no longer has the highest taxes in the EU

France no longer has the highest taxes in the EU