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‘The Pyrenees which anciently divide the Gauls from the Spains shall henceforth be the division of the two said kingdoms.’ Article 42 of the Treaty of the Pyrenees, signed November 7th 1659 ✥✥✥✥✥✥✥✥✥✥✥✥✥✥✥✥✥✥✥✥✥✥✥✥✥✥✥✥✥✥✥✥✥✥✥✥✥ Regular demonstrations…

We’ve all heard of the great love affair between Napoleon and his Josephine, but did you know that Josephine’s copy of their marriage certificate went up for auction in Paris, and sold for a mere…

The French government has released its draft budget for 2017. Our article summarises the proposed tax changes.
It is that time of year again, when the government releases its proposed budget for the following year and it starts to make its way through the parliamentary process.
The 2017 draft budget was presented on 28th September 2016. Here is a summary of the main measures affecting expatriates. Please note that these are current proposals and there may be changes before it is approved by the French parliament.

It’s time to collect the saffron flowers and we would like to offer you a lovely discovery workshop : 1) Harvest workshop : at the saffron field at Espira de Conflent just above Marquixanes 2) Pruning/dehydration…

  The word ‘ambulance’ hasn’t always referred to a vehicle. Around the time of the Crimean War, (think ‘Charge of the Light Brigade) the French set up temporary movable hospitals close to the battlefields, called…

Pau directed by Manuel Huerga Filming from October 24 to November 22, 2016 in Prades This TV film is a portrait of  cellist Pablo Casals during the period of his exile in Prades, a refugee…