French airline staff threaten strikes over Christmas
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5h ago
Unions representing cabin crew on several airlines have threatened to take strike action over the Christmas holidays in a series of increasingly bitter pay disputes ..read more
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French Expression of the Day: À la one again
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5h ago
Half of it is in English, but this 'franglish' expression is not logical for native speakers of English ..read more
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Macron's plans for suburban train networks in French cities
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7h ago
Sometimes counting over 1.3 million passengers per day, Paris' suburban transport system - the RER - helps people get in and out of the city without having to rely on a car. According to French President Emmanuel Macron, it might soon be duplicated in other French cities too ..read more
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How and when to send Christmas presents from France
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If you want to send Christmas presents to friends and family overseas you need to know the deadline dates and how to avoid being hit with extra charges - here's what you need to know ..read more
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Paris public transport ticket prices set to rise in 2023
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10h ago
Public transport users in the Paris region may be facing higher prices for tickets and travel passes in the new year, as the region's transport network attempts to meet €950 million in additional costs for 2023 ..read more
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MAP: Which areas of France are set to see a population fall by 2070?
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10h ago
Forecasts predict that the French population in 2070 will be about the same size it is today - but the overall population will be considerably older and have seen a significant geographical shift ..read more
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On the agenda: What's happening in France this week
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13h ago
From court rulings to Olympic tickets, strikes to a state visit - here's what is happening in France this week ..read more
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French 'eco-adventurer' runs 100 marathons for climate
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1d ago
A 30-year-old Frenchman is running 100 marathons in as many days to raise awareness of the carbon footprint left by major sporting events ..read more
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Markets, pests and public transport: 6 essential articles for life in France
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2d ago
From Constitutional changes to Christmas markets, via Paris transport issues, pest control and festive strikes - here are half-a-dozen must-read articles for life in France ..read more
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How one beheading 50 years ago led France to end the death penalty
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3d ago
On a biting cold morning on November 28, 1972, a Frenchman was guillotined for a murder he did not commit, in a case that so traumatised his lawyer he would spend the rest of his life campaigning to end the death penalty ..read more
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