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'Foreign' baby name still number one in France For the third year in a row, a distinctly English-sounding name has topped the list of the 10 most popular baby names in France, knocking out traditional names such as Lina and Louise.
France appeals for blood donations as virus drives stocks to 'historic low'
France appeals for blood donations as virus drives stocks to 'historic low' France’s blood service has called for emergency donations to replenish reserves that have been driven to historic lows by the Covid-19 crisis.
How long will Britons be able to stay in France after Brexit without becoming a resident? For British people living in France Brexit has thrown up plenty of administrative challenges, but what about those who enjoy spending time here but don't want to make the move on a full-time basis? Well things will change for them too after December 31st.
Ryad the gardener: Organic farming in the French projects
Ryad the gardener: Organic farming in the French projects Ryad is from a small working-class neighbourhood near the French city of Lille. Stuck in a meaningless job, he wanted to inject a sense of purpose into his daily life. For that, he looked to nature, trading the office for a life dictated by the seasons instead of deadlines. And Read More

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Prints of Provence, fabrics on a marketstall

Prints of Provence: “Les Indiennes” colourful fabrics

in History and Traditions by Margo Lestz
How could a fabric that originated in India, was copied by Armenians and outlawed in France, become a symbol of Provence? The kaleidoscope of cotton fabrics that punctuate the Provençal markets today just seem to shout “southern France”. They are decorated with cicadas, olives and flowers in colours that reflect the local…
Mimosa ladies in a group

Mimosa Matters fundraising: past, present and future

in Community by Karen Hockney
Five years ago, Mimosa Matters started life as a conversation over coffee among a group of female expats who had all been touched by cancer and were keen to make a difference to the community they live in. Today, this association has raised almost a quarter of a million euros through a variety of innovative and fun events,…