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Inheritance rules for expats © Andy Robert Davies

How will new EU inheritance rules affect expats in France?

Much has been written about the new EU inheritance rules and how they can be used but it is not immediately clear how expats in France will be affected. Expert in French law, Matthew Cameron lists some of the major points

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Living France Autumn 2015

Autumn 2015 issue of Living France out now!

In the new Autumn 2015 issue of Living France we explore the city of Bordeaux and its department Gironde and bring you all the inspiration and expert advice you need for your renovation project in France

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Marathon du Medoc © Alain BEGUERIE / CRTA

September 2015: events in France

Discover 8 events happening in France in September 2015, including a huge flea market in Lille, a marathon through the Médoc vineyards, a world puppet festival and the annual heritage days event

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Three-bedroom cottage near Roscoff for 70,000 euros

5 properties near a French ferry port

If accessibility from the UK is an important factor in your French property search then take a look at our selection of 5 properties less than 90 minutes from a major part in northern France

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Place de la Comedie, Montpellier © Adam Batterbee

Explore Hérault in Languedoc-Roussillon

The irresistible draw of Hérault has captured many a heart, and there are few who fail to fall under the spell of this captivating department in Languedoc-Roussillon

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A Year in Cheese

WIN! A copy of A Year in Cheese

Enter our competition to win a copy of A Year in Cheese

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Live a sustainable lifestyle in France © Green Chambre d'Hotes

12 ways to live a sustainable lifestyle in France

Laura Havard and her family run an eco-friendly B&B in Tarn-et-Garonne. She shares 12 tips for those who want to live a sustainable life in France, from recycling to drinking organic wine

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Organising your finances © Jerome Delahaye / Fotolia

How to organise your finances when you arrive in France

It’s easy to get carried away with settling into your new life in France but don’t neglect your finances. Here are 4 things to do when you arrive in France

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Green Chambres d'Hotes in Tarn-et-Garonne

Living green in Tarn-et-Garonne

Meet the expats who have transformed a hunter’s woodland cabin into a self-sufficient, eco-friendly B&B in Tarn-et-Garonne

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A traditional country home in Charente for 285,000 euros

A traditional country home in Charente

This traditional country home in Charente with its green shutters and heated swimming pool has caught our eye

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Le Grau du Roi © Gard Tourisme ADRT

Explore Gard in Languedoc-Roussillon

With a rich history and the Roman town of Nîmes as its capital, Gard in Languedoc-Roussillon has attracted visitors for centuries and is proving popular with Brits looking for an alternative to Provence in the south of France

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The Expat Show – Living & Working Abroad

Claim complimentary tickets to The Expat Show – Living & Working Abroad

The Expat Show is held at Olympia on 10th & 11th September and is an essential visit for anyone considering a life abroad.Let your French adventure begin! ADVERTISING FEATURE

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Get your financial ducks in a row © Andy Robert Davies

How to organise your finances before moving to France

Getting your finances in order before you move to France is important to make the move as smooth as possible. It may seem daunting but here are 6 things to do before you leave the UK

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Charming house near Beziers for 104,500 euros

6 properties in Languedoc-Roussillon

Situated on France’s Mediterranean coast, the departments of Gard and Hérault in Languedoc-Roussillon are a great alternative for property buyers looking for the south of France on a budget. We have chosen 6 properties to tempt you...

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Learning to drive in France © Fotolia

Guide to the French driving test

Learning to drive in France is different to the UK with lots of rules and regulations to adhere to. In our guide to the French driving test we explain all you need to know

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New-build apartment in the Alps from MGM French Properties

3 new-build properties in France

A new-build property could be a good option if you are looking for a low-maintenance French holiday home in a managed residence, we pick three of our favourite new-build properties

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