Here's a look at the big news, sporting and cultural events set to take place in France this week.
Many people report forgetting words or phrases from their native language when they learn a second language. The Local explored this linguistic phenomenon, known as first-language attrition.
The Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris hosted its first mass on Saturday exactly two months after a devastating blaze, with priests and worshippers wearing hard hats to protect themselves against possible falling debris.
Tips to help you navigate France's famous food markets like a local.
Starting a new life abroad is daunting at any age. And for children, who might not have a say in the big move, there is lots of excitement and anxiety about the new place they will soon call home.
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France likes to think of its food and its wine as rooted in the soil and soaked in tradition. It boasts of its farm produce as authentic and life-affirming. But there is another story, writes John Lichfield.
This week's My French Business features a unique spot in idyllic rural northern France for those seeking rest, relaxation and perhaps a bit of fly fishing. James Hughes tells us about La Cascade, and offers some crucial advice for anyone setting up business in France.
Rescuers were searching on Friday for a four-year-old girl missing after a boating accident in eastern France that killed three people, local officials said.
Our weekly Europe & You newsletter rounds up the most relevant stories from around our countries related to Brexit, the EU and other areas of interest. Here's the latest edition featuring Boris Johnson, an EU Green Card scheme, cash for residency appointments and many other stories.
The prime minister has laid out the government's agenda for Act II of the current presidential term. Here's a look at the main reforms.
Working in a French office can be daunting, especially if you aren't yet fluent in French. But fear not, we've put together a list of vital phrases to use at work, whether for chatting to colleagues, asking for a pay rise or quitting.
The 'yellow vests' might be getting most of the coverage but they aren't the only ones protesting in France at the moment, with French high school students jumping on the bandwagon to vent grievances of their own.
A language teacher based in Paris lays out some routes to fluency in French without taking classes.
A very common French word which isn't as vulgar as you might assume.
A reform of the laws on local taxes has lead to a double whammy of charges for people who own second homes.
Ten French villages you should really visit.
It's the French capital's poshest picnic, but its location is always kept a closely guarded secret until the last minute.
There are a few thousand Australians in France and probably a few more we don't know about. Here's where you're most likely to find them.
"This is not science-fiction any more."
Known as the 'gastronomic capital of France', Lyon is the country's third largest city. We asked our Lyon-based readers to tell us the best - and worst - things about living and working in the city.
"Parasite", a black comedy about a family of clever scammers from South Korea's underclass, won the Palme d'Or top prize at Cannes on Saturday, the first time a Korean director has scooped the coveted award in the film festival's 72-year history.