VAT refunds and English-speaking staff: How Calais wine warehouses plan to lure back Brits

VAT refunds and English-speaking staff: How Calais wine warehouses plan to lure back Brits

Britain’s departure from the European Union in January made the famous - or notorious - cross-Channel booze cruise a thing of the past, but some Calais businesses are reinventing the experience for the more discerning wine-buyer.

French banks toughen up rules on mortgage lending

French banks toughen up rules on mortgage lending

French electricity prices could skyrocket in 2022, consumer group warns

French electricity prices could skyrocket in 2022, consumer group warns

EXPLAINED: How to get a refund on faulty goods in France
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EXPLAINED: How to get a refund on faulty goods in France

EXPLAINED: The new rules on VAT on parcels in France
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EXPLAINED: The new rules on VAT on parcels in France

France’s one-off €100 energy grant for low-income households

France’s one-off €100 energy grant for low-income households

Have French fuel prices really reached €2 per litre?

Have French fuel prices really reached €2 per litre?

French building boom leads to shortage of builders for property renovation projects

French building boom leads to shortage of builders for property renovation projects

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

French home renovation yields rare gold coin treasure

French home renovation yields rare gold coin treasure

Food and fuel prices in France behind rise in cost of living

Food and fuel prices in France behind rise in cost of living

EXPLAINED: How British tourists can profit from tax-free shopping in France
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EXPLAINED: How British tourists can profit from tax-free shopping in France

Eight ways to save money in France as a student

Eight ways to save money in France as a student

How France is changing its unemployment benefits system

How France is changing its unemployment benefits system

French workers face scramble to use up unspent restaurant vouchers

French workers face scramble to use up unspent restaurant vouchers

The perks and benefits that employees in France enjoy
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The perks and benefits that employees in France enjoy

Why fuel prices are rising in France (and why that might worry Macron)

Why fuel prices are rising in France (and why that might worry Macron)

REVEALED: Which French cities are most expensive for students?

REVEALED: Which French cities are most expensive for students?

Back to school in France: how much will it cost, and how can you save money?

Back to school in France: how much will it cost, and how can you save money?

How to save money while travelling around France
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How to save money while travelling around France

Why the prices of electrical goods are set to rise in France

Why the prices of electrical goods are set to rise in France

Why it might be better to buy a parking space in France rather than a property
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Why it might be better to buy a parking space in France rather than a property

What you can do in France to stop fraudulent and spam phone calls and texts

What you can do in France to stop fraudulent and spam phone calls and texts

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

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

Criminal scams – online and offline – to watch out for in France in 2021

Criminal scams – online and offline – to watch out for in France in 2021

Are cheques finally falling out of favour in France?

Are cheques finally falling out of favour in France?

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

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

French police arrest actress Catherine Deneuve’s grandson as mafia counterfeiting gang smashed

French police arrest actress Catherine Deneuve’s grandson as mafia counterfeiting gang smashed

Final deadline looms for French tax returns

Final deadline looms for French tax returns

The towns in France where people have the most (and least) money to spend
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The towns in France where people have the most (and least) money to spend

France pulls in €18 billion through fighting tax fraudsters

France pulls in €18 billion through fighting tax fraudsters

Five traps to avoid when transferring money to and from the UK
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Five traps to avoid when transferring money to and from the UK

Price hikes: How life in France will get a little more expensive in 2018

Price hikes: How life in France will get a little more expensive in 2018

The best ways to send money abroad: a quick guide
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The best ways to send money abroad: a quick guide

French banks are going to hike their charges once again

French banks are going to hike their charges once again

Foreign investment rises in all of Europe except France

Foreign investment rises in all of Europe except France

Frenchwoman spends big after (thinking) she won lottery

Frenchwoman spends big after (thinking) she won lottery

Five ways France throws money down the drain

Five ways France throws money down the drain

France runs out of cash until end of the year

France runs out of cash until end of the year

Wanted: 50,000 more French civil servants

Wanted: 50,000 more French civil servants

France to scrap minimum bank card payments

France to scrap minimum bank card payments

France shouldn’t get easy ride: Bundesbank

France shouldn’t get easy ride: Bundesbank

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Monopoly hides real money for French buyers

French youths among Europe’s poorest: study

French youths among Europe’s poorest: study

France tries to collect €10k from fatherless girl

France tries to collect €10k from fatherless girl

Monopoly money used to pay for €6 million jewels

Monopoly money used to pay for €6 million jewels

Swiss bankers pay €1bn in French fraud case

Swiss bankers pay €1bn in French fraud case

Saving money in France: What’s the best option?

Saving money in France: What’s the best option?

Map reveals poverty-stricken parts of France

Map reveals poverty-stricken parts of France

‘Hidden Cash’ free money game heads to Paris

‘Hidden Cash’ free money game heads to Paris

French budget plan not ‘good enough’: Euro bank

French budget plan not ‘good enough’: Euro bank

French bank bosses to explain ‘indecent’ pay

French bank bosses to explain ‘indecent’ pay

CurrencyFair: Why it pays when making overseas transfers
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CurrencyFair: Why it pays when making overseas transfers

French opposition leader tied to money scandal

French opposition leader tied to money scandal

Slush fund? France reports on ‘reserve’ cash

Slush fund? France reports on ‘reserve’ cash

Foreign investors desert France in 2013: report

Foreign investors desert France in 2013: report

French grandad wins €132m on first lotto ticket

French grandad wins €132m on first lotto ticket

France targets loopholes for 2014 tax gain

France targets loopholes for 2014 tax gain

Gallery: What wealth did ministers have to reveal?

Gallery: What wealth did ministers have to reveal?

Plan to ‘clean up’ politics turning into French farce

Plan to ‘clean up’ politics turning into French farce

Foreign minister denies Swiss account ‘rumour’

Foreign minister denies Swiss account ‘rumour’

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Treasurer tax claims give Hollande new headache

PSG-Barca tickets on sale for €1,400

PSG-Barca tickets on sale for €1,400

France reacts to Sarkozy indictment ‘thunderbolt’

France reacts to Sarkozy indictment ‘thunderbolt’

French limit on fat-cat pay to arrive ‘by summer’

French limit on fat-cat pay to arrive ‘by summer’

Will France’s 75 percent tax be cut down to size?

Will France’s 75 percent tax be cut down to size?

France set to open floodgates to cheap fags

France set to open floodgates to cheap fags

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The mixed fortunes of France’s beauty queen

France pursues Saudi princess over €6m bill

France pursues Saudi princess over €6m bill

France is home to world’s richest woman

France is home to world’s richest woman

Earn €78,000 a year to be ‘rich’, French say

Earn €78,000 a year to be ‘rich’, French say

French government coy on new super tax

French government coy on new super tax

Most French believe France is ‘bankrupt’

Most French believe France is ‘bankrupt’

How much is this beret worth to a Frenchman?

How much is this beret worth to a Frenchman?

Minister insists France not ‘totally bankrupt’

Minister insists France not ‘totally bankrupt’

French PM denies plan to ditch 75 percent tax

French PM denies plan to ditch 75 percent tax

French government ‘to ditch’ 75 percent top tax

French government ‘to ditch’ 75 percent top tax

Sarkozy’s next move: Is he off to London?

Sarkozy’s next move: Is he off to London?

Fake policeman fooled exes out of money

Fake policeman fooled exes out of money

Top Green steps down over laundering scandal

Top Green steps down over laundering scandal

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Green politician in drugs probe unmasked as sex shop owner

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Fraudster targets women with ‘granny names’

Luxury goods CEO is richest man in France

Luxury goods CEO is richest man in France

More French feel its time to save

More French feel its time to save

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Almost half of young French adults ‘are lonely’

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French police smash huge counterfeit ring

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