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Looking to work in France? New job portal launched by Pôle Emploi

To make all the different online services accessible in one place, the job centre wished to assemble them on the same platform. This ‘job shop’ now offers around one hundred services, from online courses to acquire new skills, help choosing a career, prepare for an interview and find an open position.

Bayeux cathedral sound and light show

Bayeux cathedral hosts sound and light show

Each Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday evening from the 14 July to 29 August 2015, Bayeux cathedral is hosting the ‘Rendez-vous à la Cathédrale': a sound and light show called ‘Les Lumières de la Liberté’. Colourful lights will illuminate the ‘liberty tree’

Vineyards at Solutre in Burgundy, recently added to the UNESCO cultural sites list

Champagne and Burgundy on new UNESCO heritage list

Two of France’s most revered wine-growing regions have made it onto the newly released list of UNESCO World Heritage’s cultural sites. The ‘1,247 Climats and terroirs of Burgundy’ and ‘Champagne Hillsides, Houses and Cellars’ were added to the illustrious list following

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Cash payments in France restricted to €1,000

From September 1 onwards, residents in France will not be allowed to make payments of more than 1,000 euros in cash, down from 3,000 previously. Payments in excess of 1,000 euros must be made using another form of payment such as cheque or credit card.

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Interactive wine map for the Loire Valley

Summer is upon us (in France at least!) and it’s the most wonderful time of year to visit the Loire Valley. Lush natural beauty, historic architectural gems and gourmet delicacies are in abundance, as well as one of the region’s biggest

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10 Reasons not to move to France

The motivations to move to France get enough publicity. Let’s explore the reasons why the dream might turn sour. More often than not there is a combination of multiple factors rather than one big reason.

Romantic couple making selfie in front of Eiffel Tower while traveling in Paris, France. Happy smiling students enjoy  vacation in Europe.

Eiffel Tower named top ‘selfie’ destination

France’s most iconic landmark has collected many accolades since its construction in 1889: it was the world’s tallest building until it was surpassed by New York’s Chrysler Building in 1930, and is the most-visited paid monument in the world. Now in its 126th