The government has announced that around 10,000 jobs in education are to go, most of which will be teaching jobs in schools.
16 Jul 2007
The French government has announced that it is to grant parents greater freedom in school choice.
15 Jun 2007
With several bank holidays in the month, and classes disrupted by national examinations beginning early June, the school year has already started to come to an end for some pupils.
France retained its place as the most popular tourist destination in the world in 2006, with 78 million visitors, an increase of nearly 2 million over 2005.
A French farmer living in the Dordogne has been sentenced to 30 years imprisonment for the murder of two government work inspectors.
Ageing French ‘rock’ legend Johnny Halliday has relocated to Switzerland to reduce his liability to French taxes, and has applied for Belgian nationality with the same objective in mind.
Large areas of France are heading for drought conditions this year, as a result of lower than average rainfall since last September.