L’Ascension is the 40th day after Easter, ten days before Pentecost Sunday and marks the day that Jesus is believed to have ascended to heaven following his crucifixion and resurrection.
What does the election of Emmanuel Macron as the new French president mean for the currency markets and the Brexit negotiations?
We’re all familiar with the blue badge that allows the less able of us to park closer to their destination. It is being replaced with something called the carte mobilité inclusion (CMI). Here are the steps to apply for one in France.
If your spouse is becoming more and more reliant on you and unable to look after themselves, or you are looking after an elderly relative, then you are a carer or “aidant familial” in French.
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 care vitale.
Now that Britain’s divorce from the EU has officially begun, will we soon know more about what Brexit means for expatriates in France?
The four main candidates this year are Francois Fillon (Republicains), Benoit Hamon (Socialists), Marine Le Pen (Front National) and Emmanual Macron (Independent).
By Jan West How do you pack for your summer holiday trip ? Do you travel light or do you take everything just in case? As time goes on and we travel more and for…
Where a Bank holiday falls on a Tuesday or a Thursday, many small businesses will ‘faire le pont’ (make a bridge) and take Friday or Monday off too to ;make a long weekend. This rarely applies to large shops, supermarkets etc, many of whom no longer close for most of the public holidays.
UK Prime Minister Theresa May delivered a major bombshell on Tuesday morning when she announced the intention to hold a snap election on June 8th. The news sent shockwaves through the currency market and sent the pound to a succession of multi-week and multi-month highs.