Several cities in France - including Paris, Lille and Lyon - will provide the settings for the 16th weekend of 'yellow vest' protests to take place since November last year. Last Saturday, 46,000 anti-government protesters took to the streets of France, 5,000 more than during the previous weekend's demonstrations. Nevertheless, in general the numbers have been declining … [Read more...] about Will there be Gilets Jaunes protests in France this weekend?
With only a few weeks to go until Brexit, Britons in France are being urged to apply for their residency permits to secure their status and to avoid a bureaucratic bottle-neck later down the line. The French authorities and the British Embassy have been pressing UK residents living in the country to gather the paperwork and send in their applications to their … [Read more...] about ‘I’m on €410 a month’: Anxious Britons in France reveal why they won’t apply for residency permits
Shawn D. Lewis The Detroit News Published 5:56 PM EDT Sep 24, 2018 Bruce Township -- Bernard Wojnowski still carries three pieces of shrapnel in his head. “Do you want to see it?” he asks, removing his cap and bending his head to show the marks on his scalp. The shrapnel was “a souvenir,” as he calls it, from his service in Europe … [Read more...] about France honors WW II vet: ‘I was just doing my duty’
Updated 11:05 am PDT, Monday, September 24, 2018 FILE - In this Sept. 19, 2017 file photo, President Emmanuel Macron of France addresses the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly, at U.N. headquarters. Macron is expected to be a key voice joining secretary-general Guterres in speaking out against the current trend of rising populism in the world and … [Read more...] about The Latest: France seeks EU solution to migrant rescue ship
With the possibility of a no-deal Brexit seemingly ever more likely, British nationals in France are growing increasingly anxious about what they need to do as the clock ticks down. Kalba Meadows from the campaign group Remain in France Together explains the key issues to take care of. These are anxious times for British people living in France as the threat of no Brexit … [Read more...] about Preparing for no-deal Brexit in France: From taxes and health to your carte de séjour