How you could get help to cover back to school expenses in France

How you could get help to cover back to school expenses in France

The rentrée scolaire in September can be an expensive time of your for parents in France. That's why the French government helps around 3 million families to cover back-to-school costs - here's what you need to know.

Why your latest electricity bill in France could be eye-wateringly high

Why your latest electricity bill in France could be eye-wateringly high

Why more cities across France are imposing 30 km/h speed limits

Why more cities across France are imposing 30 km/h speed limits

EXPLAINED: What Brits in France need to do with their UK driving licences

EXPLAINED: What Brits in France need to do with their UK driving licences

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

France to drop face mask rules where health passport is in use

France to drop face mask rules where health passport is in use

Reader question: What do I do if I lose my carte de séjour?
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Reader question: What do I do if I lose my carte de séjour?

EXPLAINED: How France’s reinforced health passport system will work
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EXPLAINED: How France’s reinforced health passport system will work

Covid fourth wave: What can we expect from Macron’s Monday TV appearance?

Covid fourth wave: What can we expect from Macron’s Monday TV appearance?

Carte de séjour: What offences can lose you your right to live in France?
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Carte de séjour: What offences can lose you your right to live in France?

Only 25% of France’s nightclubs expected to reopen as owners judge health passport rules ‘too strict’

Only 25% of France’s nightclubs expected to reopen as owners judge health passport rules ‘too strict’

On the agenda: What’s happening in France this week
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On the agenda: What’s happening in France this week

What changes in France in July 2021?
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What changes in France in July 2021?

Can I get vaccinated while on holiday in France?
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Can I get vaccinated while on holiday in France?

Fact check: Can you get a Covid-19 vaccine without an appointment in France?

Fact check: Can you get a Covid-19 vaccine without an appointment in France?

Does it matter if your French Covid vaccination certificate is in your maiden name?
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Does it matter if your French Covid vaccination certificate is in your maiden name?

France doubles its paternity leave allowance

France doubles its paternity leave allowance

Start of week of rolling transport strikes in France
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Start of week of rolling transport strikes in France

Restaurants, festivals and crowds: What changes in France on Wednesday?
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Restaurants, festivals and crowds: What changes in France on Wednesday?

Apéro: All you need to know about the French evening ritual
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Apéro: All you need to know about the French evening ritual

Wills, estates and notaires – what you need to know about French inheritance law
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Wills, estates and notaires – what you need to know about French inheritance law

Post-Brexit deal announced for holders of UK driving licences in France

Post-Brexit deal announced for holders of UK driving licences in France

France ‘invaded’ by hairy, stinging caterpillars
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France ‘invaded’ by hairy, stinging caterpillars

Delta variant: Is France heading for another Covid surge as seen in the UK?
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Delta variant: Is France heading for another Covid surge as seen in the UK?

What you need to know about Covid vaccines for under 18s in France

What you need to know about Covid vaccines for under 18s in France

Tests on the beach, sniffer dogs and tracing: France’s plan to keep Covid under control this summer

Tests on the beach, sniffer dogs and tracing: France’s plan to keep Covid under control this summer

What are the rules on taking your bike on the train in France?
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What are the rules on taking your bike on the train in France?

Curfew, bars and fan zones: What are the rules for watching Euro 2020 matches in France?
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Curfew, bars and fan zones: What are the rules for watching Euro 2020 matches in France?

On the agenda: What’s happening in France this week
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On the agenda: What’s happening in France this week

Curfew, bars, travel and health passports: What rules are in place in France right now?
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Curfew, bars, travel and health passports: What rules are in place in France right now?

Where in France can you travel on public transport for free?
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Where in France can you travel on public transport for free?

QR codes and sign-ins – how France’s reopened restaurants keep track of customers
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QR codes and sign-ins – how France’s reopened restaurants keep track of customers

How to file your 2021 French tax declaration
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How to file your 2021 French tax declaration

On the agenda: Here’s what is happening in France this week
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On the agenda: Here’s what is happening in France this week

What changes in France in June 2021?
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What changes in France in June 2021?

SNCF unveils cheaper prices to tempt customers back to French trains

SNCF unveils cheaper prices to tempt customers back to French trains

What are the rules of having a BBQ in France?
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What are the rules of having a BBQ in France?

The French tax calendar for 2021 – which taxes are due when?
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The French tax calendar for 2021 – which taxes are due when?

France ends extended ‘winter truce’ on evictions

France ends extended ‘winter truce’ on evictions

On the agenda: What’s happening in France this week?
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On the agenda: What’s happening in France this week?

Carte de séjour: This is how the residency card website works for Brits in France

Carte de séjour: This is how the residency card website works for Brits in France

EXPLAINED: How to book an appointment for the Covid-19 vaccine in France

EXPLAINED: How to book an appointment for the Covid-19 vaccine in France

Bikes, gig tickets and holidays: Eight things the French government might pay for
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Bikes, gig tickets and holidays: Eight things the French government might pay for

French workers to begin returning to offices from June 9th

French workers to begin returning to offices from June 9th

French teens to get €300 to spend on books, music, film or digital products

French teens to get €300 to spend on books, music, film or digital products

How does France’s public holiday count compare to its European neighbours?
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How does France’s public holiday count compare to its European neighbours?

The priority jobs that qualify you for an early vaccine in France

The priority jobs that qualify you for an early vaccine in France

From fish and chips to hot sauce: How foreigners in France preserve their food traditions

From fish and chips to hot sauce: How foreigners in France preserve their food traditions

Pentecost: The French public holiday where people work for free
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Pentecost: The French public holiday where people work for free

EXPLAINED: The rules for France’s reopened cafés, bars, restaurants, shops, cinemas and museums
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EXPLAINED: The rules for France’s reopened cafés, bars, restaurants, shops, cinemas and museums

Traffic warnings issued in France for Pentecost holiday weekend

Traffic warnings issued in France for Pentecost holiday weekend

Ask the expert: How to fill out each section of the French tax declaration
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Ask the expert: How to fill out each section of the French tax declaration

Covid-19: How safe is it to return to France’s cafe terraces?
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Covid-19: How safe is it to return to France’s cafe terraces?

What changes in France on Wednesday as phase 2 of reopening begins?

What changes in France on Wednesday as phase 2 of reopening begins?

France’s Fête de la musique ‘will go ahead, with masks and a curfew’

France’s Fête de la musique ‘will go ahead, with masks and a curfew’

How France’s Covid ‘health passport’ will work this summer
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How France’s Covid ‘health passport’ will work this summer

On the agenda: What’s happening in France this week
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On the agenda: What’s happening in France this week

Why the holiday weekend could be the perfect time to find a vaccine appointment in France

Why the holiday weekend could be the perfect time to find a vaccine appointment in France

‘Get a Covid vaccine with just a declaration that you have an illness? Surely it can’t be that simple, this is France!’

‘Get a Covid vaccine with just a declaration that you have an illness? Surely it can’t be that simple, this is France!’

On the agenda: What’s happening in France this week?
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On the agenda: What’s happening in France this week?

10 of the best Covid-compliant activities in France this summer

10 of the best Covid-compliant activities in France this summer

How France’s curfew rules will work this summer

How France’s curfew rules will work this summer

Ameli: How to create your online French social security account
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Ameli: How to create your online French social security account

Could France relax Covid face mask rules this summer?

Could France relax Covid face mask rules this summer?

MAP: Where in France are Covid rates falling most rapidly?
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MAP: Where in France are Covid rates falling most rapidly?

On the agenda: What’s happening in France this week?
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On the agenda: What’s happening in France this week?

Lockdown easing: What changes in France on Monday?

Lockdown easing: What changes in France on Monday?

What changes about life in France in May 2021?
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What changes about life in France in May 2021?

France confirms Covid vaccines will be open to all over 18s in June

France confirms Covid vaccines will be open to all over 18s in June

Reader question: Can you get a Covid vaccine in France without a carte vitale?
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Reader question: Can you get a Covid vaccine in France without a carte vitale?

EXPLAINED: How France’s Covid home-testing kits work

EXPLAINED: How France’s Covid home-testing kits work

On the agenda: What’s happening in France this week
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On the agenda: What’s happening in France this week

Travel, concerts or bars – which activities could require a vaccine passport in France?
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Travel, concerts or bars – which activities could require a vaccine passport in France?

What to expect as French PM set to announce easing of lockdown

What to expect as French PM set to announce easing of lockdown

On the agenda: What’s happening in France this week?
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On the agenda: What’s happening in France this week?

The vocab you need to understand French taxes
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The vocab you need to understand French taxes

Reader question: Where can I find professional help with the French tax declaration?
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Reader question: Where can I find professional help with the French tax declaration?

On the agenda: What’s happening in France this week?
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On the agenda: What’s happening in France this week?

UPDATE: These are the deadlines as the 2021 French tax declarations open

UPDATE: These are the deadlines as the 2021 French tax declarations open

How France is making renting property (a bit) easier

How France is making renting property (a bit) easier

Reader question: When can I travel more than 10km from home during France’s ‘partial lockdown’?
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Reader question: When can I travel more than 10km from home during France’s ‘partial lockdown’?

What parents in France need to know about school closures and the help they can get

What parents in France need to know about school closures and the help they can get

Reader question: Can I travel to a different part of France for the Easter weekend?
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Reader question: Can I travel to a different part of France for the Easter weekend?

Easter holidays in France: What are the rules and the French government’s advice?

Easter holidays in France: What are the rules and the French government’s advice?

How to claim the cost of language or driving lessons from the French government
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How to claim the cost of language or driving lessons from the French government

What changes about life in France in April 2021
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What changes about life in France in April 2021

Living in France: What are the advantages of getting an EU passport?
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Living in France: What are the advantages of getting an EU passport?

Everything you need to know about setting up a bank account in France
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Everything you need to know about setting up a bank account in France

Discover 14 of France’s most beautiful and best-loved villages

Discover 14 of France’s most beautiful and best-loved villages

Will France really be ‘back to normal’ by mid April?

Will France really be ‘back to normal’ by mid April?

Reader question: Can second-home owners in France claim tax rebates for 2020?
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Reader question: Can second-home owners in France claim tax rebates for 2020?

EXPLAINED: How to appeal against a French speeding ticket
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EXPLAINED: How to appeal against a French speeding ticket

EXPLAINED: Why does France have so many pharmacies?

EXPLAINED: Why does France have so many pharmacies?

What changes about life in France in March 2021?
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What changes about life in France in March 2021?

Weekend lockdown in Paris would be ‘inhumane’, says mayor Hidalgo

Weekend lockdown in Paris would be ‘inhumane’, says mayor Hidalgo

France postpones regional elections until June due to Covid

France postpones regional elections until June due to Covid

Why even the French can’t explain when Bonjour becomes Bonsoir

Why even the French can’t explain when Bonjour becomes Bonsoir

Why getting a mortgage in France is about to get more difficult

Why getting a mortgage in France is about to get more difficult

Has the sacred French lunch break really been destroyed by Covid?

Has the sacred French lunch break really been destroyed by Covid?

Four years and €1,800: What foreigners should know about the French driving test?

Four years and €1,800: What foreigners should know about the French driving test?

Mass testing v lockdown: How France and Germany’s approaches to Covid radically diverged

Mass testing v lockdown: How France and Germany’s approaches to Covid radically diverged

Banlieue boom: Suburbs’ property prices soar as Parisians continue to flee the city

Banlieue boom: Suburbs’ property prices soar as Parisians continue to flee the city

French court blocks museum openings in southern France, citing Covid rules

French court blocks museum openings in southern France, citing Covid rules

Reader question: Is it illegal for my boss to contact me out-of-hours in France?
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Reader question: Is it illegal for my boss to contact me out-of-hours in France?

France extends €900 help scheme for workers on short-term contracts

France extends €900 help scheme for workers on short-term contracts

France legalises employees eating at their desks

France legalises employees eating at their desks

Five things to know about Valentine’s Day in France

Five things to know about Valentine’s Day in France

MAP: The proposed new routes for night trains in France

MAP: The proposed new routes for night trains in France

Reader question: Is there any kind of logic behind France’s school holiday zones?
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Reader question: Is there any kind of logic behind France’s school holiday zones?

10 things the year-long Covid crisis has taught us about France

10 things the year-long Covid crisis has taught us about France

France reinforces testing and self-isolation rules for new Covid variants

France reinforces testing and self-isolation rules for new Covid variants

The real cost of buying a house in France

The real cost of buying a house in France

‘It makes no sense’: French hospital chiefs fear Macron’s lockdown gamble will backfire

‘It makes no sense’: French hospital chiefs fear Macron’s lockdown gamble will backfire

IN DETAIL: Are France’s latest Covid stats good enough to avoid a third lockdown?

IN DETAIL: Are France’s latest Covid stats good enough to avoid a third lockdown?

CEAM: How to get a French European health insurance card

CEAM: How to get a French European health insurance card

Reader question: What’s the difference between French residency and citizenship?
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Reader question: What’s the difference between French residency and citizenship?

France extends winter eviction truce for second year in a row

France extends winter eviction truce for second year in a row

What does it mean in France when you ‘declare on your honour’?

What does it mean in France when you ‘declare on your honour’?

Philosophy, household chores and cheese – what might you be asked in the French citizenship interview?

Philosophy, household chores and cheese – what might you be asked in the French citizenship interview?

Reader Brexit question: Do I need a residency card if I am married to a French person?
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Reader Brexit question: Do I need a residency card if I am married to a French person?

OPINION: The terror of French bureaucracy and why it’s good to have a friend at the local Mairie

OPINION: The terror of French bureaucracy and why it’s good to have a friend at the local Mairie

Am I eligible for French citizenship?
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Am I eligible for French citizenship?

Micro-entrepreneur: How to set up as a small business in France
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Micro-entrepreneur: How to set up as a small business in France

France launches its delayed winter sales

France launches its delayed winter sales

Reader question: Can I get a take away during curfew in France?

Reader question: Can I get a take away during curfew in France?

What does it mean that France is extending its state of health emergency until June?

What does it mean that France is extending its state of health emergency until June?

France advises against fabric face masks due to new Covid variants

France advises against fabric face masks due to new Covid variants

OPINION: Why arguing over the dinner table is a crucial skill in France

OPINION: Why arguing over the dinner table is a crucial skill in France

EXPLAINED: Which types of face mask are now recommended for everyday use in France

EXPLAINED: Which types of face mask are now recommended for everyday use in France

MAP: Where to find the Covid vaccine centre closest to you

MAP: Where to find the Covid vaccine centre closest to you

Reader question: Can foreigners in France get the Covid-19 vaccine?

Reader question: Can foreigners in France get the Covid-19 vaccine?

Reader question: Can foreigners in France get the Covid-19 vaccine?

Reader question: Can foreigners in France get the Covid-19 vaccine?

MAP: The 25 départements in France with a 6pm curfew

MAP: The 25 départements in France with a 6pm curfew

From takeways to coffee cups: Here’s what France’s new anti-waste law means
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From takeways to coffee cups: Here’s what France’s new anti-waste law means

What changes in France in 2021?
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What changes in France in 2021?

What changes about life in France in January 2021?
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What changes about life in France in January 2021?

The French holiday calendar for 2021
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The French holiday calendar for 2021

Why this is a crunch week for Covid-19 restrictions in France

Why this is a crunch week for Covid-19 restrictions in France

New rules and extra charges in sending parcels between UK and France

New rules and extra charges in sending parcels between UK and France

Quatorzaine to glottophobie: The French words of 2020

Quatorzaine to glottophobie: The French words of 2020

How will changes to France’s labour laws affect you in 2021?

How will changes to France’s labour laws affect you in 2021?

EXPLAINED: How to prove you are a resident in France before December 31st
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EXPLAINED: How to prove you are a resident in France before December 31st

OPINION: Why the Paris Oyster Man is the hero who redeemed 2020

OPINION: Why the Paris Oyster Man is the hero who redeemed 2020

France to begin Covid-19 vaccine programme ‘on Sunday’

France to begin Covid-19 vaccine programme ‘on Sunday’

What can you do in France over Christmas under Covid-19 rules?

What can you do in France over Christmas under Covid-19 rules?

UPDATE: Your questions answered about international travel to and from France

UPDATE: Your questions answered about international travel to and from France

These are the ‘best’ cities in France – according to the people who live there

These are the ‘best’ cities in France – according to the people who live there

Black diamonds are forever: The importance of the truffle trade in rural France

Black diamonds are forever: The importance of the truffle trade in rural France

MAP: Where in France are the phone and internet ‘dead spots’?

MAP: Where in France are the phone and internet ‘dead spots’?

What changes about life in France in December 2020?
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What changes about life in France in December 2020?

Seven reasons to move to Montpellier

Seven reasons to move to Montpellier

What you need to know about France’s lockdown rules on sport and outdoor activities

What you need to know about France’s lockdown rules on sport and outdoor activities

REVEALED: Where in France has the lowest cost of living?
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REVEALED: Where in France has the lowest cost of living?

Why Nice beats Paris as the best French city for foreigners to live

Why Nice beats Paris as the best French city for foreigners to live

Are these the most annoying words in the whole French language?

Are these the most annoying words in the whole French language?

UPDATE: The ‘essential’ reasons people in France can leave their homes during the new lockdown

UPDATE: The ‘essential’ reasons people in France can leave their homes during the new lockdown

Cheese knives, hands and wine glasses – French table manners explained

Cheese knives, hands and wine glasses – French table manners explained

From bargain wines to bike-sharing – locals reveal how to live cheaply in Paris

From bargain wines to bike-sharing – locals reveal how to live cheaply in Paris

Attestations: The three permission forms you need in France to leave your home

Attestations: The three permission forms you need in France to leave your home

Why I love the French habits of scolding and complaining

Why I love the French habits of scolding and complaining

The 12 least touristy parts of France for a peaceful visit this summer
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The 12 least touristy parts of France for a peaceful visit this summer

How easy is it to move to France if you don’t speak French?

How easy is it to move to France if you don’t speak French?

What changes about life in France in November 2020?
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What changes about life in France in November 2020?

ANALYSIS: How long will France’s second lockdown last?

ANALYSIS: How long will France’s second lockdown last?

IN NUMBERS: Covid-19 deaths, cases and hospital patients in France

IN NUMBERS: Covid-19 deaths, cases and hospital patients in France

Contrôle technique: How to save money on your compulsory French car inspection

Contrôle technique: How to save money on your compulsory French car inspection

How to support your local shops in France during lockdown

How to support your local shops in France during lockdown

Why the tabac is essential to life in France – even if you don’t smoke

Why the tabac is essential to life in France – even if you don’t smoke

Covid-19 closures: How will French cities draw the line between bars and restaurants?

Covid-19 closures: How will French cities draw the line between bars and restaurants?

9 reasons why a French person might be staring at you

9 reasons why a French person might be staring at you

French government’s move to close bars and restaurants provokes war of words

French government’s move to close bars and restaurants provokes war of words

ANALYSIS: How France’s most seriously ill Covid-19 patients are getting younger

ANALYSIS: How France’s most seriously ill Covid-19 patients are getting younger

Five tips to avoid getting your bike stolen in Paris

Five tips to avoid getting your bike stolen in Paris

Paris hospitals are recruiting more than 500 new staff with pay increases and a sign-on bonus

Paris hospitals are recruiting more than 500 new staff with pay increases and a sign-on bonus

Covid-19 deaths in France rise for the first time since lockdown

Covid-19 deaths in France rise for the first time since lockdown

Parisians urged to restrict social lives as Nice toughens health restrictions

Parisians urged to restrict social lives as Nice toughens health restrictions

What you need to know about France’s new testing policy

What you need to know about France’s new testing policy

School closures rise in France as government relaxes rules for parents

School closures rise in France as government relaxes rules for parents

Five things to know about France’s new Covid-19 self-isolation rules

Five things to know about France’s new Covid-19 self-isolation rules

Which French workplaces have the most coronavirus infections?

Which French workplaces have the most coronavirus infections?

France daily coronavirus cases hit new post-lockdown high

France daily coronavirus cases hit new post-lockdown high

IN PICTURES: How to greet French people in the Covid-19 era

IN PICTURES: How to greet French people in the Covid-19 era

Coronavirus lockdown in France: Can you tick several boxes on your permission form?

Coronavirus lockdown in France: Can you tick several boxes on your permission form?

Tenants in France to get extra protection over shared energy bills

Tenants in France to get extra protection over shared energy bills

Half of France on ‘orange’ weather alert as temperatures soar

Half of France on ‘orange’ weather alert as temperatures soar

France risks losing control of coronavirus, warns scientific council

France risks losing control of coronavirus, warns scientific council

How to protect your home from burglars in France this summer

How to protect your home from burglars in France this summer

MAP: Where in France has water restrictions in place

MAP: Where in France has water restrictions in place

France clamps down on nuisance calls with new law and steep fines

France clamps down on nuisance calls with new law and steep fines

What changes about life in France in August 2020?
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What changes about life in France in August 2020?

Why the price of fruit and vegetables has soared in France in 2020

Why the price of fruit and vegetables has soared in France in 2020

The 10 best French expressions for the everyday exasperation of life

The 10 best French expressions for the everyday exasperation of life

France reveals first measures to combat climate change

France reveals first measures to combat climate change

ANALYSIS: Is France heading towards a second wave of coronavirus infections?

ANALYSIS: Is France heading towards a second wave of coronavirus infections?

‘They say wear it, so we wear it’ – How are France’s new mask rules going down?

‘They say wear it, so we wear it’ – How are France’s new mask rules going down?

Travel to France: What to expect when arriving at a French airport

Travel to France: What to expect when arriving at a French airport

Studying in France: How will Covid-19 measures affect students in September?

Studying in France: How will Covid-19 measures affect students in September?

Income tax 2020: Who gets a rebate and who might owe money?
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Income tax 2020: Who gets a rebate and who might owe money?

Who will have to pay France’s household tax this year?
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Who will have to pay France’s household tax this year?

MAP: ‘Deadly’ tiger mosquitoes have colonised almost all of Paris region

MAP: ‘Deadly’ tiger mosquitoes have colonised almost all of Paris region

80km/h or 90km/h? Map shows the speed limits in different parts of France

80km/h or 90km/h? Map shows the speed limits in different parts of France

The five things the French find most annoying about Brits

The five things the French find most annoying about Brits

Concern grows in France about complacency as coronavirus cases increase

Concern grows in France about complacency as coronavirus cases increase

Parents in France urged to avoid 41 sun creams for children

Parents in France urged to avoid 41 sun creams for children

‘If French bistros disappear life disappears’, Paris chef warns

‘If French bistros disappear life disappears’, Paris chef warns

Which parts of France will French holidaymakers head to this summer?

Which parts of France will French holidaymakers head to this summer?

Thermal cameras and plexiglas: Paris airport reopens after three-month coronavirus closure

Thermal cameras and plexiglas: Paris airport reopens after three-month coronavirus closure

EXPLAINED: This is France’s new plan to help workers and self-employed

EXPLAINED: This is France’s new plan to help workers and self-employed

Paris region imposes driving restrictions as pollution levels spike amid soaring temperatures

Paris region imposes driving restrictions as pollution levels spike amid soaring temperatures

Main Paris commuter train line hit by major delays after derailment

Main Paris commuter train line hit by major delays after derailment

What are the rules on wearing a mask in France?

What are the rules on wearing a mask in France?

The Paris Metro and train disruptions to look out for this summer
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The Paris Metro and train disruptions to look out for this summer

As France set to hit 34C, doctors offer tips on wearing masks in hot weather

As France set to hit 34C, doctors offer tips on wearing masks in hot weather

110km/h speed limit in France: Macron delays decision

110km/h speed limit in France: Macron delays decision

End of télétravail? France’s new rules for employees to return to work

End of télétravail? France’s new rules for employees to return to work

Masks, fines and no kissing – no, France is not ‘back to normal’

Masks, fines and no kissing – no, France is not ‘back to normal’

Masks to remain compulsory on public transport in France ‘at least until November’

Masks to remain compulsory on public transport in France ‘at least until November’

France fully reopens its schools – but do parents really have to send their children back?

France fully reopens its schools – but do parents really have to send their children back?

A 28-hour work week and vegetarian menus: What France’s citizen’s convention recommends

A 28-hour work week and vegetarian menus: What France’s citizen’s convention recommends

What are your employment rights in France if you are in a Covid-19 high risk group?

What are your employment rights in France if you are in a Covid-19 high risk group?

France lifts its limit of 20 mourners at funerals

France lifts its limit of 20 mourners at funerals

As schools reopen, what else changes now France has entered ‘phase 3’ of lockdown?

As schools reopen, what else changes now France has entered ‘phase 3’ of lockdown?

Six things for the French government to deal with in 2020

Six things for the French government to deal with in 2020

France offers grants of up to €300 to help pay rent or mortgages this summer

France offers grants of up to €300 to help pay rent or mortgages this summer

France backtracks from ban on chokeholds by police

France backtracks from ban on chokeholds by police

Dijon rocked by unrest blamed on score-settling Chechens

Dijon rocked by unrest blamed on score-settling Chechens

Racial data proposal sparks new controversy in France

Racial data proposal sparks new controversy in France

France maintains Fête de la Musique despite coronavirus

France maintains Fête de la Musique despite coronavirus

‘France turns green’: Macron announces further easing of coronavirus restrictions

‘France turns green’: Macron announces further easing of coronavirus restrictions

Why have police in France thrown down their handcuffs?

Why have police in France thrown down their handcuffs?

As statues tumble across the world Bordeaux opts for info plaques on slaver street names

As statues tumble across the world Bordeaux opts for info plaques on slaver street names

Coronavirus in France: Is the worst over or is this just a ‘summer break’?

Coronavirus in France: Is the worst over or is this just a ‘summer break’?

What are the best paying jobs in France?

What are the best paying jobs in France?

Surge in property demand as Parisians flee the capital

Surge in property demand as Parisians flee the capital

What can we expect from Macron’s announcement to France on Sunday?

What can we expect from Macron’s announcement to France on Sunday?

France offers free medical checks for over 65s and vulnerable patients

France offers free medical checks for over 65s and vulnerable patients

France to lose ‘one million jobs’ due to coronavirus crisis

France to lose ‘one million jobs’ due to coronavirus crisis

Readers recommend: The hidden gems to explore in France this summer

Readers recommend: The hidden gems to explore in France this summer

Temporary morgue in Paris market hall closes as Covid-19 death rate falls

Temporary morgue in Paris market hall closes as Covid-19 death rate falls

The French Covid-19 health rules and guidelines still in place

The French Covid-19 health rules and guidelines still in place

Three million €49 tickets available on French trains this summer

Three million €49 tickets available on French trains this summer

No return to lockdown in France, even if there is a second wave, says head of Scientific Council

No return to lockdown in France, even if there is a second wave, says head of Scientific Council

France’s virus-tracking app chalks up 600,000 downloads

France’s virus-tracking app chalks up 600,000 downloads

French workers to get €38 restaurant vouchers

French workers to get €38 restaurant vouchers

‘Not catastrophic’ – France’s summer sales enter final day

‘Not catastrophic’ – France’s summer sales enter final day

French PM promises economic help for new businesses

French PM promises economic help for new businesses

France slams Ryanair ‘blackmail’ over job ultimatum

France slams Ryanair ‘blackmail’ over job ultimatum

Préfectures in France reopen for appointments for residency permits

Préfectures in France reopen for appointments for residency permits

Using a phone while driving in France could now cost you your licence

Using a phone while driving in France could now cost you your licence

‘It’s amazing’ – French rejoice as bars and restaurants reopen

‘It’s amazing’ – French rejoice as bars and restaurants reopen

France officially scraps law requiring drivers to keep breathalysers in the car

France officially scraps law requiring drivers to keep breathalysers in the car

What changes as France moves to ‘phase 2’ of lockdown in June?

What changes as France moves to ‘phase 2’ of lockdown in June?

France reopens its cafés and bars in ‘phase 2’ of lockdown lifting

France reopens its cafés and bars in ‘phase 2’ of lockdown lifting

What changes about life in France in June 2020
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What changes about life in France in June 2020

Campsites, bars and gites – how tourist businesses can reopen in France

Campsites, bars and gites – how tourist businesses can reopen in France

IN MAPS: Here’s how the coronavirus epidemic is gradually receding across France

IN MAPS: Here’s how the coronavirus epidemic is gradually receding across France

MAP: France now divided into green and orange zones for easing of restrictions

MAP: France now divided into green and orange zones for easing of restrictions

France scraps its 100km limit for travel within the country

France scraps its 100km limit for travel within the country

Will France reopen all schools in June?

Will France reopen all schools in June?

LATEST: France aims to reopen borders for European travel from June 15th

LATEST: France aims to reopen borders for European travel from June 15th

France to reopen bars and restaurants and scrap 100km rule in June

France to reopen bars and restaurants and scrap 100km rule in June

Unemployment in France rises to 4.5 million record high

Unemployment in France rises to 4.5 million record high

What are the new rules in France for reopening cafés and restaurants?

What are the new rules in France for reopening cafés and restaurants?

Sex, dating and coronavirus – what is the advice in France?

Sex, dating and coronavirus – what is the advice in France?

Swimming pools set to reopen in France – with strict hygiene rules

Swimming pools set to reopen in France – with strict hygiene rules

Kiss off: Why the coronavirus could spell the end of ‘la bise’ in France

Kiss off: Why the coronavirus could spell the end of ‘la bise’ in France

EXPLAINED: Why is France’s 35-hour week such a sacred cow?

EXPLAINED: Why is France’s 35-hour week such a sacred cow?

France cracks down on high-speed illegal ‘rodeos’

France cracks down on high-speed illegal ‘rodeos’

French professor remains defiant on hydroxychloroquine despite new study

French professor remains defiant on hydroxychloroquine despite new study

PM lays out plan to reform France’s health sector

PM lays out plan to reform France’s health sector

Why France is planning a massive overhaul of its healthcare system

Why France is planning a massive overhaul of its healthcare system

ANALYSIS: When will we know if lifting lockdown in France was a mistake?

ANALYSIS: When will we know if lifting lockdown in France was a mistake?

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Coronavirus crisis in France: The battle to save the livelihoods of the self-employed

MAP: Where France is spending its €7bn fund to help self-employed

MAP: Where France is spending its €7bn fund to help self-employed

France urges caution as first post-lockdown weekend beckons

France urges caution as first post-lockdown weekend beckons

Deaths on the roads in France halved during lockdown

Deaths on the roads in France halved during lockdown

Bars, cafés and restaurants in France ‘could reopen in June’ – but only in green zones

Bars, cafés and restaurants in France ‘could reopen in June’ – but only in green zones

Summer holidays ‘will be possible in France’ says PM as he unveils €18bn tourism rescue package

Summer holidays ‘will be possible in France’ says PM as he unveils €18bn tourism rescue package

What are the rules on socialising in France as lockdown lifts?

What are the rules on socialising in France as lockdown lifts?

Macron says ‘too early to cry victory’ as France allows private gatherings of more than 10 people

Macron says ‘too early to cry victory’ as France allows private gatherings of more than 10 people

New coronavirus clusters in France test government’s strategy to exit lockdown

New coronavirus clusters in France test government’s strategy to exit lockdown

Why Paris’ northern suburbs have had such a high coronavirus death rate

Why Paris’ northern suburbs have had such a high coronavirus death rate

These are the museums you can visit in France as lockdown lifts

These are the museums you can visit in France as lockdown lifts

‘People have waited for this moment’: Weary Parisians try to return to normal after lockdown

‘People have waited for this moment’: Weary Parisians try to return to normal after lockdown

What changes in France under phase 1 of lifting lockdown?

What changes in France under phase 1 of lifting lockdown?

IN PICTURES: In salons, shops and schools France begins lifting its lockdown

IN PICTURES: In salons, shops and schools France begins lifting its lockdown

‘The country is split in two’: French government reveals final details for lifting lockdown

‘The country is split in two’: French government reveals final details for lifting lockdown

France’s winter eviction truce extended until July

France’s winter eviction truce extended until July

Lockdown forces French brewers to dump 10 million litres of beer

Lockdown forces French brewers to dump 10 million litres of beer

Macron presents emergency plan to save France’s culture sector

Macron presents emergency plan to save France’s culture sector

France prepares plan to re-impose lockdown if coronavirus cases spike

France prepares plan to re-impose lockdown if coronavirus cases spike

Here is how France’s 100km journey rule works

Here is how France’s 100km journey rule works

Metro, TGV: What level of public transport will there be in France from May 11th?

Metro, TGV: What level of public transport will there be in France from May 11th?

France toll tops 25,000 as PM defends post-lockdown plan

France toll tops 25,000 as PM defends post-lockdown plan

Can French public transport services guarantee safe travel for passengers?

Can French public transport services guarantee safe travel for passengers?

Discover France’s final map of red and green départements for easing restrictions

Discover France’s final map of red and green départements for easing restrictions

Red or green: France reveals first version of map showing coronavirus situation by département

Red or green: France reveals first version of map showing coronavirus situation by département

Face masks in France: Where to buy and when to wear them

Face masks in France: Where to buy and when to wear them

Parents in France could lose right to crisis unemployment scheme from June

Parents in France could lose right to crisis unemployment scheme from June

France reports 427 new coronavirus deaths as toll tops 24,000

France reports 427 new coronavirus deaths as toll tops 24,000

What are the rules on travel around France after May 11th?

What are the rules on travel around France after May 11th?

Calendar: The key dates to know for the next phases of France’s lockdown

Calendar: The key dates to know for the next phases of France’s lockdown

French PM reveals detailed plan to end lockdown in France

French PM reveals detailed plan to end lockdown in France

Having an affair, buying lemons and walking a snake: France’s weirdest excuses for breaking lockdown

Having an affair, buying lemons and walking a snake: France’s weirdest excuses for breaking lockdown

Can France’s hospitals survive both the coronavirus and the looming economic crisis?

Can France’s hospitals survive both the coronavirus and the looming economic crisis?

France reports 437 new coronavirus fatalities as total death toll passes 23,000

France reports 437 new coronavirus fatalities as total death toll passes 23,000

How France will mark May 1st under lockdown

How France will mark May 1st under lockdown

French Prime Minister to unveil plan to ease lockdown: What can we expect?

French Prime Minister to unveil plan to ease lockdown: What can we expect?

France limits sale of nicotine products after coronavirus research

France limits sale of nicotine products after coronavirus research

Unions in France threaten to strike in May over lockdown lifting

Unions in France threaten to strike in May over lockdown lifting

Travel restrictions around France could be lifted as Macron decides ‘no regional end to lockdown’

Travel restrictions around France could be lifted as Macron decides ‘no regional end to lockdown’

French police hand out 900,000 lockdown fines including to holiday home owners

French police hand out 900,000 lockdown fines including to holiday home owners

France reports 544 new coronavirus deaths as hospital numbers continue to drop

France reports 544 new coronavirus deaths as hospital numbers continue to drop

Will I be able to move to France this year?

Will I be able to move to France this year?

How to help your favourite French bistros survive the coronavirus crisis

How to help your favourite French bistros survive the coronavirus crisis

UPDATE: How France’s plan to reopen schools has changed

UPDATE: How France’s plan to reopen schools has changed

More than 280,000 people sign up to help farmers in France

More than 280,000 people sign up to help farmers in France

Why France is far from achieving collective immunity to coronavirus

Why France is far from achieving collective immunity to coronavirus

‘It’s too soon’ – Parents in France worry about sending children back to school in May

‘It’s too soon’ – Parents in France worry about sending children back to school in May

French case raises questions over whether children are big coronavirus spreaders

French case raises questions over whether children are big coronavirus spreaders

Police clash with residents in Paris suburbs amid lockdown

Police clash with residents in Paris suburbs amid lockdown

France increases contactless payments limit to €50

France increases contactless payments limit to €50

Chefs warn: Forty percent of France’s cafés and bistrots may not reopen after lockdown

Chefs warn: Forty percent of France’s cafés and bistrots may not reopen after lockdown

French bureaucracy: The tasks you can get an extension on during lockdown

French bureaucracy: The tasks you can get an extension on during lockdown

From revolt to lockdown: How the French are (mostly) obeying some of the toughest restrictions in Europe

From revolt to lockdown: How the French are (mostly) obeying some of the toughest restrictions in Europe

Paris extends daytime jogging ban, but other départements end restriction

Paris extends daytime jogging ban, but other départements end restriction

The 5 things lockdown has taught us about France and the French

The 5 things lockdown has taught us about France and the French

France’s coronavirus death toll passes 17,000 as hospital numbers drop for the first time

France’s coronavirus death toll passes 17,000 as hospital numbers drop for the first time

Start of 2020 Tour de France postponed until ‘August 29th’

Start of 2020 Tour de France postponed until ‘August 29th’

Lockdown: How France will reopen its schools after May 11th

Lockdown: How France will reopen its schools after May 11th

France to see 8 percent drop in GDP this year after lockdown extension

France to see 8 percent drop in GDP this year after lockdown extension

France lockdown stalls Notre-Dame’s rebirth one year after fire

France lockdown stalls Notre-Dame’s rebirth one year after fire

This is France’s new €110 billion coronavirus emergency plan

This is France’s new €110 billion coronavirus emergency plan

Macron extends lockdown in France until May 11th as coronavirus death toll nears 15,000
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Macron extends lockdown in France until May 11th as coronavirus death toll nears 15,000

ANALYSIS: How bad will the post-coronavirus economic shock be in France?

ANALYSIS: How bad will the post-coronavirus economic shock be in France?

How coronavirus has torn through France’s elderly nursing homes

How coronavirus has torn through France’s elderly nursing homes

The three conditions France needs to meet before coronavirus lockdown can end

The three conditions France needs to meet before coronavirus lockdown can end

Air France-KLM to ground more than 90 percent of planes over next two months

Air France-KLM to ground more than 90 percent of planes over next two months

France records over 500 more coronavirus deaths in 24 hours

France records over 500 more coronavirus deaths in 24 hours

ANALYSIS: ‘Life will never be the same’ – What next for the coronavirus epidemic in France?

ANALYSIS: ‘Life will never be the same’ – What next for the coronavirus epidemic in France?

These towns and cities in France are set to make face masks compulsory

These towns and cities in France are set to make face masks compulsory

Coronavirus death toll in France nears 9,000 after 833 more fatalities recorded

Coronavirus death toll in France nears 9,000 after 833 more fatalities recorded

Sex workers in France seek ’emergency’ fund for lost income

Sex workers in France seek ’emergency’ fund for lost income

Supermarkets in France cap prices during coronavirus lockdown

Supermarkets in France cap prices during coronavirus lockdown

France on lockdown: What public services are open and how to contact them

France on lockdown: What public services are open and how to contact them

French Foreign Legion releases lockdown workout video

French Foreign Legion releases lockdown workout video

Coronavirus: What are the rules on wearing face masks in France?
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Coronavirus: What are the rules on wearing face masks in France?

Coronavirus death toll in France passes 7,500 as rate of intensive care admissions slows

Coronavirus death toll in France passes 7,500 as rate of intensive care admissions slows

Coronavirus death toll in France passes 6,500 after elderly care homes report hundreds more fatalities

Coronavirus death toll in France passes 6,500 after elderly care homes report hundreds more fatalities

Smartphone data reveals huge drop in movement in France during lockdown

Smartphone data reveals huge drop in movement in France during lockdown

How does France’s new smartphone version of the lockdown permission form work?

How does France’s new smartphone version of the lockdown permission form work?

When and how will France’s coronavirus lockdown measures end?

When and how will France’s coronavirus lockdown measures end?

How balcony stars all over France spread joy during coronavirus lockdown

How balcony stars all over France spread joy during coronavirus lockdown

Can I contest the fine for breaking lockdown rules in France?

Can I contest the fine for breaking lockdown rules in France?

What changes about life as France enters April under coronavirus lockdown?
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What changes about life as France enters April under coronavirus lockdown?

A quarter of food markets in France to reopen after coronavirus shutdown

A quarter of food markets in France to reopen after coronavirus shutdown

Coronavirus: Death toll in France passes 3,000 after record 418 fatalities in one day

Coronavirus: Death toll in France passes 3,000 after record 418 fatalities in one day

Nurses open up about life on the coronavirus front line in France

Nurses open up about life on the coronavirus front line in France

Maps: How different départements in France have been hit by the coronavirus epidemic

Maps: How different départements in France have been hit by the coronavirus epidemic

Coronavirus: French PM warns ‘first 15 days of April will be even more difficult’ as death toll rises

Coronavirus: French PM warns ‘first 15 days of April will be even more difficult’ as death toll rises

France braces for weekend surge as coronavirus death toll nears 2,000

France braces for weekend surge as coronavirus death toll nears 2,000

What if you have a health problem other than coronavirus in France?

What if you have a health problem other than coronavirus in France?

ANALYSIS: When will the coronavirus epidemic peak in France?

ANALYSIS: When will the coronavirus epidemic peak in France?

What we know about the 16-year-old girl who is France’s youngest coronavirus victim

What we know about the 16-year-old girl who is France’s youngest coronavirus victim

Coronavirus: The measures France has taken that impact workers

Coronavirus: The measures France has taken that impact workers

REPORT: Coronavirus lockdown causes huge dent in Paris pollution levels

REPORT: Coronavirus lockdown causes huge dent in Paris pollution levels

Coronavirus crisis: Will France allow homeowners to delay mortgage payments?

Coronavirus crisis: Will France allow homeowners to delay mortgage payments?

Macron pays homage to French health workers as death toll passes 1,300

Macron pays homage to French health workers as death toll passes 1,300

France sees army of volunteers step up during coronavirus crisis

France sees army of volunteers step up during coronavirus crisis

IN PICTURES: France’s new military hospital for coronavirus patients

IN PICTURES: France’s new military hospital for coronavirus patients

Paris loses top spot as one of world’s most expensive cities

Paris loses top spot as one of world’s most expensive cities

What happens if you break the coronavirus lockdown rules in France?

What happens if you break the coronavirus lockdown rules in France?

EXPLAINED: These are the rules of lockdown in France

EXPLAINED: These are the rules of lockdown in France

Coronavirus: French health workers to get free train travel while Paris mayor raises alarm over busy markets

Coronavirus: French health workers to get free train travel while Paris mayor raises alarm over busy markets

These are the French towns and cities that have imposed coronavirus curfews

These are the French towns and cities that have imposed coronavirus curfews

Coronavirus death toll in France reaches 450 as French are told to stay home this weekend

Coronavirus death toll in France reaches 450 as French are told to stay home this weekend

This is what life in France is like under the coronavirus lockdown

This is what life in France is like under the coronavirus lockdown

Apéro Skype time? France’s evening drinks ritual for lockdown

Apéro Skype time? France’s evening drinks ritual for lockdown

UPDATE: What are France’s rules on jogging and cycling during coronavirus lockdown?

UPDATE: What are France’s rules on jogging and cycling during coronavirus lockdown?

Coronavirus: All you need to know about financial help in France for self-employed and business owners

Coronavirus: All you need to know about financial help in France for self-employed and business owners

French stock up on baguettes in coronavirus lockdown

French stock up on baguettes in coronavirus lockdown

VIDEO: Confined French cheer medical workers from windows and balconies

VIDEO: Confined French cheer medical workers from windows and balconies

France urges public to respect confinement as death toll rises by 89

France urges public to respect confinement as death toll rises by 89

How to keep your brain and body active while France is on lockdown

How to keep your brain and body active while France is on lockdown

‘I feel safer here than home’ – How foreigners in France are reacting to coronavirus restrictions

‘I feel safer here than home’ – How foreigners in France are reacting to coronavirus restrictions

LATEST: France in lockdown: What are the rules and what is banned?
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LATEST: France in lockdown: What are the rules and what is banned?

ANALYSIS: What will happen in France’s local elections and should they even be taking place?

ANALYSIS: What will happen in France’s local elections and should they even be taking place?

‘Life will go on’: French resilience in the face of the coronavirus

‘Life will go on’: French resilience in the face of the coronavirus

When should you register your child for school in France?

When should you register your child for school in France?

How coronavirus fear could impact the municipal elections in France

How coronavirus fear could impact the municipal elections in France

France builds more new homes than any other European country

France builds more new homes than any other European country

La bise blues: How the French are coping with the coronavirus kissing ban

La bise blues: How the French are coping with the coronavirus kissing ban

Tell us: What are your questions about coronavirus in France?

Tell us: What are your questions about coronavirus in France?

French unions protest government’s decision to push through pension reform

French unions protest government’s decision to push through pension reform

Why has the French government used Article 49.3 and does it mean more strikes?

Why has the French government used Article 49.3 and does it mean more strikes?

French rail operator SNCF posts €800 million loss for 2019

French rail operator SNCF posts €800 million loss for 2019

France’s best villages: 14 hidden gems that the French love
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France’s best villages: 14 hidden gems that the French love

How good does your French need to be to get citizenship?
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How good does your French need to be to get citizenship?

France removes exemption for over 60s as it toughens language levels for citizenship

France removes exemption for over 60s as it toughens language levels for citizenship

What changes about life in France in March 2020
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What changes about life in France in March 2020

REVEALED: A fifth of French men don’t change their underwear every day

REVEALED: A fifth of French men don’t change their underwear every day

The (very complicated) rules for electing the Mayor of Paris

The (very complicated) rules for electing the Mayor of Paris

EXPLAINED: Why petting cows at the farm show is crucial for French politicians
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EXPLAINED: Why petting cows at the farm show is crucial for French politicians

French fonctionnaires: What are they and who is eligible for the job?
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French fonctionnaires: What are they and who is eligible for the job?

What you need to know about France’s most famous agriculture show

What you need to know about France’s most famous agriculture show

What you need to know about France’s (very complicated) municipal elections

What you need to know about France’s (very complicated) municipal elections

French strikes: Flight disruptions as new ‘day of protest’ called

French strikes: Flight disruptions as new ‘day of protest’ called

What are the rules for moving to France if you are not from the EU?
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What are the rules for moving to France if you are not from the EU?

French National Service for teenagers – applications now open

French National Service for teenagers – applications now open

Long lunches, daily bread and complaining: The habits you pick up in France

Long lunches, daily bread and complaining: The habits you pick up in France

‘My body, my choice’ – French Muslim women speak out about headscarves

‘My body, my choice’ – French Muslim women speak out about headscarves

French President defends controversial teenager’s right to criticise Islam

French President defends controversial teenager’s right to criticise Islam

Tell us: What new habits have you picked up since moving to France?

Tell us: What new habits have you picked up since moving to France?

How the ‘yellow vests’ made France have a national conversation about police violence
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How the ‘yellow vests’ made France have a national conversation about police violence

These are the French towns benefiting most from the ‘yellow vest’ tax cuts

These are the French towns benefiting most from the ‘yellow vest’ tax cuts

Civil unrest and aggressive drivers: What Americans are warned about in France

Civil unrest and aggressive drivers: What Americans are warned about in France

Why the proposed new French law on leave after a child’s death is controversial

Why the proposed new French law on leave after a child’s death is controversial

Living in France: ‘Beware the offers of new heating system installation – they are not all they seem’

Living in France: ‘Beware the offers of new heating system installation – they are not all they seem’

France’s digital minister moves to close the gap between cities and countryside

France’s digital minister moves to close the gap between cities and countryside

Moving to France: Share the highs, lows and what you learned along the way

Moving to France: Share the highs, lows and what you learned along the way

EXPLAINED: Why teaching English in French schools is so difficult
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EXPLAINED: Why teaching English in French schools is so difficult

What changes about life in France in February 2020
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What changes about life in France in February 2020

Two Romanians fined in France over huge mushroom haul

Two Romanians fined in France over huge mushroom haul

Why 17 million taxpayers in France will get a pleasant surprise this month

Why 17 million taxpayers in France will get a pleasant surprise this month

How to understand your French payslip
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How to understand your French payslip

UPDATE: The latest information on the coronavirus crisis in France
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UPDATE: The latest information on the coronavirus crisis in France

The cost of registering a car in France

The cost of registering a car in France

EXPLAINED: What Sweden could teach France about English classes

EXPLAINED: What Sweden could teach France about English classes

Why being a pedestrian in Paris is a high-risk activity

Why being a pedestrian in Paris is a high-risk activity

EXPLAINED: The foreign languages children learn in French schools
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EXPLAINED: The foreign languages children learn in French schools

Quality of life: Why Annecy is the ‘best town in France to live’

Quality of life: Why Annecy is the ‘best town in France to live’

How to get €35 train tickets to travel around France

How to get €35 train tickets to travel around France

Why are French shops asking customers to round up the price of their purchases?

Why are French shops asking customers to round up the price of their purchases?

France’s 2020 census – who will be counted and when?

France’s 2020 census – who will be counted and when?

IN NUMBERS: What you need to know about France’s population

IN NUMBERS: What you need to know about France’s population

MAP: Where in France do people drink the most?

MAP: Where in France do people drink the most?

Why people in rural France might not be getting their mail

Why people in rural France might not be getting their mail

Why you could be fined €135 for buying cigarettes in France

Why you could be fined €135 for buying cigarettes in France

Speed limits, scooters and car bans: What changes on the roads in France in 2020
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Speed limits, scooters and car bans: What changes on the roads in France in 2020

The banks in France that are hiking their fees in 2020 (and by how much)

The banks in France that are hiking their fees in 2020 (and by how much)

Oyster sales banned in northern France over stomach flu contamination

Oyster sales banned in northern France over stomach flu contamination

Revealed: The ‘best companies’ to work for in France in 2020

Revealed: The ‘best companies’ to work for in France in 2020

Five big challenges facing Emmanuel Macron in 2020

Five big challenges facing Emmanuel Macron in 2020

Can British people be blood donors in France?

Can British people be blood donors in France?

Why a wave of ‘neglected’ anti-Asian assaults is causing alarm in France

Why a wave of ‘neglected’ anti-Asian assaults is causing alarm in France

10 of the best things to do in France in 2020

10 of the best things to do in France in 2020

Seven things we learned in France in 2019

Seven things we learned in France in 2019

Should the French police be banned from using tear gas grenades during demos?

Should the French police be banned from using tear gas grenades during demos?

EU sides with Americans in France in the fight against US tax schemes

EU sides with Americans in France in the fight against US tax schemes

In numbers: Just how much crime is there in France?

In numbers: Just how much crime is there in France?

Why 2020 is a good year for public holidays in France

Why 2020 is a good year for public holidays in France

Climate activists sabotage electric scooters in French cities

Climate activists sabotage electric scooters in French cities

Paris transport workers extend strike until Monday… at least

Paris transport workers extend strike until Monday… at least

Unions in France extend strikes as 800,000 people march against pension reforms

Unions in France extend strikes as 800,000 people march against pension reforms

French schools among the most unequal in the world, new report reveals

French schools among the most unequal in the world, new report reveals

Strikes leave French shopkeepers fearing another Christmas slump

Strikes leave French shopkeepers fearing another Christmas slump

Hundreds of fuel stations in France run dry as oil depot blockade continues

Hundreds of fuel stations in France run dry as oil depot blockade continues

Striking in France – what are the rules and do strikers get paid?
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Striking in France – what are the rules and do strikers get paid?

How my nickname nearly cost me my French driving licence

How my nickname nearly cost me my French driving licence

What’s in a name? Understanding how to fill out forms in France
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What’s in a name? Understanding how to fill out forms in France

Everything that changes about life in France in December 2019
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Everything that changes about life in France in December 2019

‘We don’t have a choice’: French unions explain why they’ve brought France to a halt
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‘We don’t have a choice’: French unions explain why they’ve brought France to a halt

Why France might be banning Black Friday
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Why France might be banning Black Friday

Who are ‘Les Restos du Cœur’ and why are they collecting in French supermarkets?

Who are ‘Les Restos du Cœur’ and why are they collecting in French supermarkets?

Why a French passport is the ‘best’ one to have

Why a French passport is the ‘best’ one to have

France unveils long-awaited plan to fight violence against women

France unveils long-awaited plan to fight violence against women

Flooding in France: What to do if flood waters rise in your area

Flooding in France: What to do if flood waters rise in your area

Five things French residents who work in Switzerland should know

Five things French residents who work in Switzerland should know

Nationwide strikes in France: Who is joining in and what are their grievances?
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Nationwide strikes in France: Who is joining in and what are their grievances?

France issues fraud warning over dodgy energy renovation companies

France issues fraud warning over dodgy energy renovation companies

Is France moving towards a zero drink drive limit?

Is France moving towards a zero drink drive limit?

What you need to know about France’s winter sales

What you need to know about France’s winter sales

ALERT: Read all our articles on France via The Local’s smartphone apps

ALERT: Read all our articles on France via The Local’s smartphone apps

When do the 2019 Christmas holidays begin in France?
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When do the 2019 Christmas holidays begin in France?

What date does the heating get switched on in apartment blocks in France?

What date does the heating get switched on in apartment blocks in France?

Five major protests planned in France over next four weeks
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Five major protests planned in France over next four weeks

Eight smartphone apps that make life in France a bit easier
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Eight smartphone apps that make life in France a bit easier

Five things to know about Armistice Day in France

Five things to know about Armistice Day in France

French motorway tolls set for further price hike

French motorway tolls set for further price hike

Workplace romance: The rules around dating colleagues in France

Workplace romance: The rules around dating colleagues in France

New guidelines to rules around funerals and registering a death in France

New guidelines to rules around funerals and registering a death in France

Everything that’s changing about life in France in November 2019
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Everything that’s changing about life in France in November 2019

La bise: Who to kiss in France, how many times and on which cheek

La bise: Who to kiss in France, how many times and on which cheek

Workplace medical: Why getting a new job in France ends with you in your underwear
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Workplace medical: Why getting a new job in France ends with you in your underwear

Not many pumpkins but a day off: How the French celebrate Halloween

Not many pumpkins but a day off: How the French celebrate Halloween

Nine maps that explain France’s north-south divide
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Nine maps that explain France’s north-south divide

The new website for claiming back transport costs to medical appointments in France
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The new website for claiming back transport costs to medical appointments in France

How your unemployment benefits will change in France from November 1st
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How your unemployment benefits will change in France from November 1st

Terraces to tipping: The etiquette for visiting a French café
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Terraces to tipping: The etiquette for visiting a French café

Reverse culture shock – what surprises are in store when you leave France?
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Reverse culture shock – what surprises are in store when you leave France?

How much more disposable income will you have under the 2020 French budget?
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How much more disposable income will you have under the 2020 French budget?

Why you might be due a refund from the French taxman

Why you might be due a refund from the French taxman

Rules of identity: What counts as an official form of ID in France?
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Rules of identity: What counts as an official form of ID in France?

Everything that changes about life in France in October 2019
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Everything that changes about life in France in October 2019

French Days are back after lockdown – but what are they?

French Days are back after lockdown – but what are they?

The French tax breaks you could benefit from next year
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The French tax breaks you could benefit from next year

Here’s what the French hate about bureaucracy in France

Here’s what the French hate about bureaucracy in France

The helpline that provides emotional support for English-speakers in France

The helpline that provides emotional support for English-speakers in France

Sésame the French horse is on trial… for producing too much manure

Sésame the French horse is on trial… for producing too much manure

Why are French farmers lighting bonfires across the country?

Why are French farmers lighting bonfires across the country?

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