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French News Digest: Boar Hunting and Brexit Squabbles

This week’s edition has news about Franco-American-Iranian relations, the evacuation of Bordeaux airport and lead poisoning risks in Paris. Read on to get up to speed with the latest and greatest in French news. Politics The head of the French

FlyBoard by Franky Zapata, June 9, 2019. Taken by Cédric DURETZ. Image © CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

French News Digest: Franky Zapata Crosses the Channel by Jetpack

Politics France has reiterated its opposition to Boris Johnson’s Brexit plan, and wants to “get past the stage” of negotiations. France’s state minister for European affairs Amelie de Montchalin says France would like to “calmly” navigate Britain’s new relationship with

Mobile Homes in the Loire Valley from Parc Mayenne

You can connect with nature, with hundreds of kilometres of walks and cycle routes and the lake with a beach nearby at La Ferté Macé. Whilst rural there is plenty to see and do within a short drive. There are

French News Digest: France Reacts to Boris

With the UK’s newsfeeds choc-a-bloc with commentary on Boris Johnson’s election as Conservative party leader, we’re taking a look across the channel at the latest news in France. Politics We’d be remiss not to reflect on how Boris’s new appointment

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French News Digest: Bastille Day 2019 and more

In this special round up of the past week’s French news we’re talking taxes, bicycles and supervillains at the Bastille Day parade.  Politics The French government have announced a new “eco-tax” for outgoing flights from French airports, as Paris declares

Driving in France: What You Need

For many travellers planning holidays to France, taking their own car on a ferry is a popular, and convenient, option. Driving in France may seem a little daunting to begin with but you’ll quickly get the hang of it as

Le Lodge des Neiges in Tignes - Ski and Sport Property in France

Tour de France 2019: All About Tignes

The Tour de France is the ultimate challenge for any cyclist, and this year’s race is upping the ante. Or, should we say, upping the altitude? The 2019 route has been billed as “the highest Tour in history”, with cyclists