September 25, 2023

Nationwide French rail strike to affect train services on Tuesday

Travellers in France can expect some delays and cancellations on French rail services on Tuesday due to strike action.
September 25, 2023

Who could benefit from France's planned new fuel subsidy?

Among the key measures discussed during French President Emmanuel Macron's recent TV interview was a new 'fuel cheque' to help drivers deal with rising costs. But who could benefit and by how much?
September 25, 2023

How to avoid being the victim of tax scams in France this Autumn

French tax authorities have issued a warning to the public to be aware of scams, especially in the autumn when tax rebates are due. Here is how to know whether a message is fraudulent.
September 25, 2023

How punctual are trains in France compared to other countries?

We all know that France has a pretty impressive network of high-speed trains. But it's all very well being able to go at over 200km/h if your train is then stuck in the station - so how punctual are French trains?
September 25, 2023

Why the French taxman might raid your bank account today

On Monday September 25th the French tax man will raid bank accounts belonging to around 10 million households in France.
September 25, 2023

French right-wing opposition set to maintain Senate dominance

France's right-wing opposition were on course to extend their historic domination of the upper house Senate, according to initial results on Sunday, in elections marking another electoral setback for the ruling party of President Emmanuel Macron.
September 25, 2023

On the Agenda: What's happening in France this week

From French President Emmanuel Macron's ecological vision to fashion week and a film festival, here's what is happening in France this week.
September 24, 2023

England players told to stay in France during Rugby World Cup ‘rest’ week

Management team and coaching staff allowed to return homeEngland’s next match is against Samoa on 7 OctoberEngland players have been instructed to stay in France during their “rest” week at the World Cup despite the fact that members of the management team and coaching staff have been allowed to return home this week.After all-but securing their place in the quarter-finals with a bonus point win against Chile on Saturday, England have a 14-day break until their final pool match against Samoa on 7 October. As a result, the players have been given Monday and Tuesday off and, although they are not restricted to staying at England’s official base camp in Le Touquet, they will remain in France. Continue reading...
September 24, 2023

France arrests, charges Rwanda ex-official over 1994 genocide

France has arrested and charged a former top Rwandan regional official over the country's 1994 genocide, a source close to the case said on Saturday.
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