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By Craig McGinty editor of ThisFrenchLife.com
Copyright © 2003-05 Craig McGinty.
Challenge of gaining a long stay visa
ALTHOUGH French bureaucracy can be frustrating, Brits and other members of the EU do have a slightly easier route into the country. The French government is currently looking at ways...
France is good for business
FRANCE came third behind Singapore and Canada as the most-competitive place to run a business according to research from KPMG. The accountancy firm measured 27 different costs, including labour, benefits,...
Keeping la chasse off your land
IT can come as a bit of a shock to see a hunter crossing your property with a gun slung over a shoulder and a pack of dogs in tow....
BrantÃ´me meeting for tax help
THERE will be an opportunity for people to learn more about the French tax system at a free event organised by the Franco-British Chamber of Commerce in the Dordogne. The...
SÃ©golÃ¨ne Royal raps Blair
SÃGOLÃNE Royal, the rising star of the political left and possible candidate for next yearâs Presidential elections has taken a swipe at Tony Blair. She has said his lack of...
Prices in expat spots slip
FRENCH property search company VEF has issued figures looking at prices over the first three months of 2006. Their figures show that two popular areas for British expats, Aquitaine and...
View museums by night
THIS Saturday sees another Nuit des MusÃ©es take place across France as institutions open their doors until late into the evening. Over 800 museums and buildings will stay open until...
Magazine set to close
THE Channel 4 magazine A Place in the Sun has decided to consolidate its spin-off titles, which include one on France, under the main title. A Place in the Sunâs...
Use of wood for heating increases
AS the cost of oil and gas gets more expensive, the increased popularity of wood burning stoves and heating has seen a 23 per cent rise in their use in...
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