If you are a resident of France, you should be registered with a specific doctor, a médecin traitant. If you do not have a nominated GP, you will receive less money back from the Assurance Maladie (National Health) via your carte vitale.
If you still have pockets, jars or piggy banks full of round pounds waiting to spend in Tescos on your next trip back to England, you have til October to spend, spend, spend. From October 15, the old pound will no longer be legal tender, replaced by a 12-sided version.
Expected tax reforms on investment income
Between 2018 and 2022, Emmanuel Macron’s government intends to phase out the taxe d’habitation for 80% of French resident, leaving those with an annual taxable revenue in excess of €20,000 per person to foot the bill.
YOUR BRITISH CAR IN FRANCE with Polly Cannie If you’re intending to hang on to your British car in France and re-register it, make sure before leaving the UK that you have at least…
There’s no two ways about it, learning a foreign language is hard work, requiring ongoing determination and commitment.
There is an old joke about a tourist who has lost his way and stops to ask a local for directions. After giving the matter long and thoughtful consideration, the local scratches his head and replies, “well, I wouldn’t be starting from here!”
Hands up if the vocabulary and acronyms associated with the French Education System leave you standing outside the classroom door! Your neighbour’s grandson ‘va redoubler’. What a clever girl his sister must be, going to college at just 11 years old. And what on earth is BAC + 3?
School holidays in France are organised according to three “holiday zones”, A, B and C, in order to manage the flow of French holidaymakers.
Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water….. Summer 2017 sees the return of the jellyfish to the Catalan coast…but no more than past years so no need to abandon…