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Why did France change its regions?

From 1 January 2016 France’s regions have been reduced from 22 to 13, but why and what effect has this had on the country?

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What impact could a Brexit have on my finances?

Concerns about a Brexit continue to impact upon exchange rates, but what effect could this have on British property buyers and expats in France?

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Beaujolais vineyards in Saône et Loire in southern Burgundy ©Thinkstock/Fontaine Gael

7 reasons you should live in Burgundy

Not sure where to settle down when moving to France? Here are the reasons why Burgundy is a great place to live

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Les Capucins, a chateau in the Loire Valley

Living in a Loire Valley château

Fancy living in a Loire Valley château with live opera in your garden? That is exactly what life is like for this British couple and it sounds great!

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Living France June 2016 issue out now!

June 2016 issue of Living France out now!

In the June issue of Living France we explore Alpes-Maritimes, travel to Languedoc-Roussillon to get the inside track on Uzès and meet a family who run a fitness retreat in Indre

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Writer Gillian Harvey with her children in France

The highs and lows of raising British children in France

British mum-of-five Gillian Harvey reflects on the highs and lows of life with bilingual, cross-cultural children

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Holiday let in France © Mariano Ruiz / Dreamstime

6 essential skills you need to run a holiday let in France

You need plenty of varied skills to run a holiday let in France, from DIY to customer service skills – do you have what it takes?

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The May issue of Living France is on sale now!

May 2016 issue of Living France out now!

In the new issue of Living France we explore three great destinations with easy access from the UK, reveal some of Paris’s best-kept secrets and consider the impact of a possible Brexit…

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A polytunnel is useful for gardening in the unpredictable Normandy spring season

My French garden: spring in Calvados

Spring is an important time of the year for Rosie Hill, who gets ready for action in her Normandy garden

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How to become a French citizen

Planning to live in France permanently? Find out how to become a French citizen and obtain the same rights and benefits as the French

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Breakfast in the loggia at L'Atelier du Renard Argenté

Beautiful B&Bs set up by expats in France

Take a look inside these stunning French chambres d’hôtes set up by expats

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12 things you should know about French schools © artisteer / ThinkstockPhotos

12 things you should know about French schools

Insurance for your child, long lunch breaks, no school uniform and enrolling in school - here are 12 things you should know about French schools

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The April issue of Living France is out now

April 2016 issue of Living France out now!

In the new issue of Living France, we explore the Loire Valley, reveal where to buy if you want to live beside a vineyard and explain the recent changes to French regional boundaries…

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Ben Lethbridge runs a burger restaurant and van in Bordeaux

5 intriguing businesses set up by expats

It’s not all about B&Bs and gîtes – there are plenty of other ways to make a living in France. Be inspired by these expats running unusual businesses in France

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What effect could a Brexit have on British expats in France?

There has been much speculation about the effect a Brexit from the EU could have on British expats living in the EU and whether they would lose the rights and benefits they currently enjoy. We take a look at some of the issues and ask industry insiders for their opinions

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Healthcare for expats in France

If you live and work in France then you are entitled to state healthcare cover, however this is very different to the healthcare system in the UK. Find out how the healthcare system works for expats, how to register and why you might need top-up healthcare insurance

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