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Francois Hollande

French President “causes mass depression amongst his people”

The emergency address made by President Francois Hollande on French television last night could certainly be a good political move to calm down his political rivals. The reason for this last minute emergency address was due to the revelations of his affair with Julie Gayet. He wanted to avoid any more embarrassing revelations getting out. He claimed that he and his[Read More...]

Ten reasons why the French dream can turn into a nightmare

Ten reasons why the French dream can turn into a nightmare

Have you ever dreamt of making a new life in France? Many expats have and they have often wished they hadn’t, as their dream often turns out to be a nightmare. There are ten reasons why this happens. 1. Holiday becomes home The relaxing holiday in a rural ‘gite’ may sound like heaven. But the idea of moving to France[Read More...]

Worst Train Crash in 21st century Europe

Worst Train Crash in 21st century Europe

SNCF France’s only national railway company proudly boasts of being one of the best in Europe. But over recent years there have been more and more rail disasters. One has to question why do these disasters happen? In the UK, the last major crash was a Paddington station in the 20th century and since then British Rail – if you[Read More...]

Big Brother surveillance uncovered in France

Big Brother surveillance uncovered in France

It is not surprising that every country in the world is getting into the big brother syndrome. According to Le Monde, “France ‘has vast data surveillance.” The reasons for this are the fact there is a large array of telecom network cables. The factory Alcatel, which specialises in new optic fibre technology making these cables, are obviously making them according[Read More...]

Gay marriage makes history in France

Gay marriage makes history in France

Wednesday May 28th marked a special day in the gay community as the very first gay couple got married. There were emotional scenes as the couple said I do, at a ceremony in the town hall in the southern city of Montpellier in front of hundreds of specially invited guests, which also included the world’s media. Before the ceremony took[Read More...]