Tue, 19 Feb 2019 17:49:05 +0100
This expression literally means 'it's enormous' - but it's used in many situations in France.
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 17:13:37 +0100
French investigators have identified around 40 unsolved disappearances and other cold cases potentially linked to a former soldier who was arrested last year and charged with two murders in southeast France.
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 17:00:16 +0100
Jews in France make up 0.7 percent of the population, so why is there so much hatred directed at them? John Lichfield examines the reasons behind yet another spike in anti-Semitism in a country which has a sorry history of animosity towards it's Jewish community.
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 16:41:07 +0100
The French will take to the streets on Tuesday to denounce the rise in anti-Semitic acts in France. The Local spoke to members of the Jewish community in Paris to find out what they think about the rising levels of hatred, the 'yellow vest' protesters and what politicians can do about it.
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 14:28:38 +0100
In France, alcohol kills tens of thousands of people each year, with French men particularly affected, a new report shows.
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 13:27:34 +0100
Superstar German fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld, artistic director at Chanel, has died aged 85 in Paris.
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 13:18:29 +0100
France's largest region Nouvelle-Aquitaine, home to tens of thousands of Britons, potentially has a lot to lose from Brexit. Here's why the prospect of a hard-Brexit is sending jitters through the business community there, not least the vineyard owners around Bordeaux.
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 12:16:09 +0100
Swastikas and anti-Semitic tags were found daubed over 80 gravestones at a Jewish cemetery in eastern France on Tuesday on the day of nationwide marches against a rise in anti-Semitic attacks.
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 09:27:51 +0100
Marches against anti-Semitism will be taking place all across France on Tuesday night, with 14 political parties calling on people to take to the streets at a time when anti-Semitic attacks are on the rise.
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 09:00:40 +0100
A French far-right magazine has had its Twitter account suspended, French officials said, after multiple complaints of hate speech including anti-Semitic abuse.
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 17:02:43 +0100
Setting up a business in France can be a daunting prospect. Here are some handy tips from two people who have experience of launching their own company.
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 14:51:59 +0100
French people use it all the time and it's one of those snappy expressions that shows you've cracked it when it comes to speaking like a local. Plus its origin is pretty unusual.
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 13:58:12 +0100
Britons who are looking to move to France are facing a difficult question: should they wait until the Brexit dust has settled and they know what their rights are, or should they get their foot in the door right now? We spoke to those who are facing this tricky dilemma.
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 13:49:28 +0100
Moving to France is always a major decision but with Brexit looming and nobody as yet quite sure what it will mean for Britons decamping to the other side of the Channel, here are the things experts think you should be thinking about before you take such a big step.
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 11:55:10 +0100
Since the beginning of the year alone, a record number of up to 600 dolphins have washed up on France's Atlantic coast. So what's going on?
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 10:39:05 +0100
Paris regularly tops the list as the most romantic city in the world, but there’s no reason to throw financial caution to the wind for a weekend in its embrace. Here are our favourite Parisian hotels that will make your pulse race – and not because you’ve seen the bill.
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 10:28:52 +0100
Here's a look at the big news and cultural events taking place in France this week that you should know about.
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 08:41:05 +0100
Videos showing some yellow vest protesters hurling anti-Semitic abuse at a well-known French philosopher and attacking a police car have led to more condemnation by politicians. A protest against anti-Semitism will take place in Paris this week.
Sun, 17 Feb 2019 16:06:23 +0100
Saudi Arabia's state arms producer and a French government-majority firm signed an agreement Sunday on a joint venture to boost the kingdom's navy, amid calls to halt weapons sales to Riyadh over it role in Yemen.
Sun, 17 Feb 2019 15:16:56 +0100
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