Issue 020: 14th Sept 2007
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Confusion continues to reign over the right of expats to access the State health insurance system, although some things are becoming clearer.
The population of France is forecast to grow by around 10% up to 2030 to reach 67 million, and those looking for long term investment opportunities should go South.
The French health authorities are investigating tens of thousands of cosmetic plastic surgery operations, fraudulently charged to the public health service.
Food prices are cheaper in France than the UK, but not so much as you would notice, according to a recent survey of food prices in Europe undertaken by the OECD.
The sound of gunshot has started to pierce the calm of the countryside in southern France, as la chasse opens for another season.
Hot on the successful launch this summer of a city bike scheme in Paris, an enterprising actor has decided he can follow suite with a network of ‘footwear hire stations’ in the city.