With something clearly rotten in the state of France at the present time, we review two recent cases of abuse of public office by local mayors.
04 Apr 2013
A reader on a partner website poses the ultimate question for all those wanting to live in France - how to make a successful and happy life for yourself?
Five Asian tourists travelling to Lourdes mistake the Celestial City for a village in Brittany.
05 Feb 2013
There are 12 public holidays in France, so here are the dates you need to note in your diary for 2013.
08 Jan 2013
Nearly 9,000 Brits have relocated to the Aquitaine region in South West France in recent years.
04 Dec 2012
Where do the wealthy live in France? Not surprisingly, with other wealthy people.
01 Nov 2012
While a debate currently takes place in the UK about school examinations, it’s a rather different pedagogical topic hitting the headlines in France.
04 Oct 2012
It has been a inauspicious start to the season of la chasse in France with three deaths in one weekend.
French pupils have the worst foreign language ability in Europe - after the English!
01 Aug 2012
A new study shows that parts of the low lying Atlantic coastline of France are slowly but surely being engulfed by the sea.
03 Jul 2012
A reader on a partner website poses a question that may interest many of you - what is the best website for learning French?
Newly published figures provide us with the opportunity to examine if France really is a safer place to live than the UK.
01 Jun 2012
A French couple have been able to get away without paying €23,000 in traffic fines on a legal technicality, writes Johnny Summerton.
Newly released figures from the French statistical office show the popular departments of France for European and other foreign nationals.
05 Apr 2012
The European Commission is taking the French government to the EU Court of Justice for failing to fully implement laws on nitrates.
06 Mar 2012
Should Marine Le Pen, of the far right 'Front National' party, be obliged to get the support of 500 mayors to run as a presidential candidate? asks Johnny Summerton.
A posting on a partner website that provoked a lively debate about the best place to live right now, which we thought you might find interesting.
01 Feb 2012
France has been enjoying an exceptionally warm winter this year, and recent figures show colder days in winter have decreased by up to 25% over the past 40 years.
04 Jan 2012
The Chinese are not only buying up French vineyards, but they are now beating them at their own game.
Enjoy the ambiance of Christmas in France by a visit to a marché de noël.
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