Some 12 million children returned to school (la rentrée) on September 2, with new Covid-19 health protocols in place.
08 Sep 2021
With the French school year now under way, we have recently updated our popular guide to the French school education system.
The French government has decided to extend low emission zones to all cities and large towns in France.
13 Aug 2021
The market in the town of Étaples-sur-Mer, Pas de Calais has taken the laurels as the best street market in France 2021.
One in three of the population of France live in a rural area, according to a new study by the French national statistical office.
03 Jun 2021
The French government have intensified action against those who abandon their pets, with the identification of cats now made compulsory.
10 Feb 2021
Whether late delivery, lost parcel or damaged goods, what can you do if you have a parcel delivery problem in France?*
04 Dec 2020
The French government is continuing to resist regular calls for more stringent controls on driving licences for elderly persons.
10 Nov 2020
The hunting season began in France last month, and within days several accidents are reported.
06 Oct 2020
Children in France returned to school this month, but twelve schools are immediately closed due to outbreaks of the Covid-19 virus.
04 Sep 2020
There are many so-called 'international' schools that exist in France, but it is a term that is widely misunderstood.
09 Jul 2020
The French government have announced a cautious and conditional plan for easing the lockdown, commencing 11th May.
05 May 2020
An analysis of the current number of Covid-19 cases in France by department.
French children are to return to school from 12th May, against the advice of government scientists, so how will it be done?
A summary of the main Covid-19 developments in France over the past month.
03 Apr 2020
What are the departments in France most affected by the pandemic?
The French school system is one of the most unequal on the planet, and one in which pupils perceive the least support from their teachers.
10 Dec 2019
Despite the centralised nature of school education in France there are many private lycées in France, which are becoming more popular.
08 Oct 2019
A new vocational stream has been created for lower secondary school pupils in France.
10 Sep 2019
'La rentrée scolaire' has started in France, so what are the school term and holiday dates this year?