France has an elitist education system that fails those pupils with difficulties, according to a recent report from the OECD.
15 Dec 2010
A farmer has been found guilty of administering cannabis to his 150 ducks.
This year’s Christmas miracle in France has to be the baby that fell from a 7th floor building into the arms of a doctor.
The French government have recently published latest figures on the number of immigrants in France, including those from the UK and other EU countries.
The ambiance of Christmas in France can probably be best experienced by a visit to a marché de noel.
01 Dec 2010
By the end of November 2011 digital television will be operational right across France, and a more detailed timetable has recently been issued by the government.
16 Nov 2010
Foraging for mushrooms is a favourite pastime of the French, but it seems it is becoming an increasingly dangerous one.
The route of the Tour de France 2011 has been revealed, with a race of 21 stages taking place over 3,471 kms between 2nd to 24th July.
02 Nov 2010
The future of the overwhelmingly voluntary fire service in France has been thrown into doubt by the EU Commission.
15 Oct 2010
France tops another league table as the best place to live in Europe.
30 Sep 2010
With restaurants outnumbering even estate agents in Nice, local expat resident Anthony Collins gives his take on the best places to eat, for all tastes and pockets.
15 Sep 2010
With places in short supply in UK universities, and fees on the increase, attending a university in France may be an easier and cheaper option.
The traditional autumn wine sales have started in France, as stores across the country hold their traditional 'foires aux vins'.
If you have children of school age in France, then you may be able to benefit from one or more school grants.
A recent French parliamentary report argues that France is ill-prepared to deal with climate change and severe storms.
01 Sep 2010
Aficionados of the quintessential English game of cricket need not think they have to give up playing or watching the game if they move to France.
French schools start back on 2nd September, and the school term and holiday dates for 2010/11 have recently been announced by the government.
17 Aug 2010
Over 3000 French police officers were disciplined for misconduct last year, including 10 local police commanders.
We have made a selection of the best beaches in France for the discerning holidaymaker.
15 Jul 2010
Owners of a second home in France can have a fixed telephone line without having to pay a regular monthly bill.
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