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Digestif: Do France's after-dinner drinks actually help digestion? 2021-12-03 11:25:10Drinks like Cognac, Calvados and Armagnac are popular in France and thought to aid digestion after a big meal - but does any actual science back this

BREXIT: Could France let Brits stay more than 2021-12-03 11:18:52For British second-home owners and people who enjoy long stays in France, the post-Brexit 90-day rule has come as a rude shock. But is it likely that

French schools ban foie gras Christmas lunches 2021-12-03 10:14:06Local authorities in several areas of France have banned the traditional serving of foie gras in school canteens over Christmas.

French champagne houses expect bumper 2021 sales 2021-12-03 09:43:41French champagne houses are looking forward to bumper sales this year, but it is feared the Covid surge in the lead-up to Christmas and New Year could

Tell us: Is Paris really such a bad 2021-12-03 05:31:17Yet another survey has ranked Paris as one of the worst cities to live in as a foreign resident. But does the French capital have any good points? We

The 8 boys' names that mean something very 2021-12-03 05:02:59Most foreigners who move to France have to accept that their name will be pronounced very differently here - but what about those poor souls whose nam

Paris ranked as one of worst cities for 2021-12-03 05:01:30Yet another survey has pointed to Paris as one of the worst cities for expats to live in, but is it really so bad?

French motorway toll charges set to rise next 2021-12-03 04:59:31Motorway tariffs in France are set to rise again next year, says the transport ministry.

French Word of the Day: Benjamin 2021-12-03 04:52:58If your name is Benjamin be prepared for some confusion over whether you are also 'a benjamin'.

French PM announces new meeting on France's Christmas 2021-12-03 03:47:25Top French government ministers will hold extra talks on the health crisis early next week to "see if there is a need to take additional measures" t

Nine confirmed cases of Omicron Covid variant in 2021-12-03 03:14:12Health authorities say there are now nine confirmed cases of the Omicron variant of Covid in France, all linked to travel to Africa, and the health mi

France rejects having UK police and soldiers patrol 2021-12-03 02:38:19French Prime Minister Jean Castex told his British counterpart Boris Johnson that the UK held "a large part of the solution" to the Channel migrant


Tribute to victims of hunting accidents as French New! 2021-12-04 07:27:37A march was held in the southwestern French town of Cajarc on Saturday in memory of Morgan Keane, a 25 year-old who was killed by a hunter only 1

The flimsy case against a man caught in New! 2021-12-04 05:57:00If there is no doubt about the central part played in the November 2015 Paris terrorist attacks by Oussama Atar, the role of his brother, Yassine, rem

Pope accepts Paris archbishop's resignation over 'ambiguous' relationship 2021-12-03 08:50:35Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of the archbishop of Paris, who admitted to having had an “ambiguous” relationship with a woman

France clinches historic €17bn deal with UAE for 2021-12-03 08:30:23The United Arab Emirates has signed a contract to purchase 80 French-made Rafale fighter jets and 12 military helicopters – the l

France rejects British joint border patrols to fight 2021-12-03 06:50:21France has turned down a British proposal to mount a joint British-French patrol in the English Channel to fight clandestine migration, calling o

Anger and doubt over Belgian handling of Paris 2021-12-03 05:44:32The Paris attacks trial continued on Thursday with Belgian police giving evidence on the terrorist career of Oussama Atar, mastermind of the November

France's Macron travels to the Middle East in 2021-12-03 02:16:56The United Arab Emirates and France are poised to sign lucrative contracts when President Emmanuel Macron visits Dubai on Friday, as the two allies lo

Podcast: Green hydrogen, sperm shortages and France's other 2021-12-02 10:52:40A visit to the world's first green hydrogen production plant, in western France. Major delays in IVF for all women, months after legalisation. And th

French conservatives choose final two in presidential nomination 2021-12-02 10:15:21Valerie Pecresse, a veteran politician who served as minister under former President Nicolas Sarkozy, will go into a runoff as favourite to be picked

Paris attacks accused suspends boycott to hear about 2021-12-02 05:47:50Wednesday, the 52nd day of the trial of 20 men suspected of involvement in the November 2015 Paris massacres, was devoted to Belgian police evidence,

French experts warn of 'no miracle solution' as 2021-12-02 01:42:25As the first case of Covid-19's Omicron mutation is reported in France, the president of France's scientific council that advises the government has

Fishing row 'not over' despite Guernsey granting 40 2021-12-02 01:39:39Guernsey issued fishing licences to 40 European Union boats in the latest move over post-Brexit fishing crisis that has seen Paris and London at

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France’s Les Républicains choose Pécresse as 2022 presidential New! 2021-12-04 08:28:23Valérie Pécresse, who has described herself as "1/3 Thatcher, 2/3 Merkel", won the French conservatives' ticket for the 2022 presiden

Suspected jihadists kill dozens in attack on vehicle New! 2021-12-04 06:49:49Suspected jihadists killed at least 30 civilians in an attack on a passenger vehicle in central Mali's volatile Mopti, local officials said Saturday.

French Champagne houses raise a toast to expected New! 2021-12-04 05:38:49Champagne sales are expected to mark a record year as shops and restaurants replenish stocks after months of virus-related restrictions and as retail

Gambians vote in first presidential election since fall New! 2021-12-04 03:46:31Gambians were due to head to the polls on Saturday, in the first presidential election in the tiny West African nation since former dictator Yahya Jam

Parents of suspected Michigan school shooter taken into New! 2021-12-04 03:10:16The parents of a Michigan teenager accused of murdering four fellow high school students were taken into custody on Saturday, a day after each was cha

Khashoggi's shadow looms over Macron's talks with Saudi New! 2021-12-04 02:07:15French President Emmanuel Macron arrived in Saudi Arabia on Saturday, becoming the first major Western leader to visit the country since the murder of

France evacuates more than 300 people from Afghanistan New! 2021-12-04 01:09:16France has carried out an evacuation mission in Afghanistan, taking 258 Afghans as well as 11 French, some 60 Dutch nationals and an unspecified numbe

Scientists explore role of immunocompromised in generating Covid-19 2021-12-03 16:59:07As variants of the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes Covid-19 have appeared over the past several months, scientists have sought to understand how they com

French coach says 'defended' himself against judo champion 2021-12-03 15:48:24French judo coach Alain Schmitt, accused by Olympic judo champion Margaux Pinot of domestic violence, claimed on Friday that he had merely defended hi

Austria names new chancellor after Kurz's shock resignation 2021-12-03 13:55:50Austria's ruling party on Friday named Interior Minister Karl Nehammer to lead the conservative camp and the country after the shock resignation of f

Ride-hailing giant Didi exits New York stock exchange, 2021-12-03 12:32:20Just five months after its debut, ride-hailing giant Didi Global said it plans to withdraw from the New York Stock Exchange and pursue a Hong Kon

Pope denounces 'gulag' living conditions of migrants during 2021-12-03 12:02:07Pope Francis, at an emotional meeting with migrants, said on Friday he had a responsibility to tell the hard truth about the suffering of refugees, ma

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