Réveillon of Saint Sylvestre

Tonight is the New Year celebrations, which is normally called The Réveillon of Saint Sylvestre, which as in most places in the world is a very important evening. You will normally find that most villages and towns have some quite impressive celebrations planned, with tickets costing in the region of 50 – 75 Euros per …

Millions More Switching to 4G

With more and more people using their smartphones for more than just a phone, and accessing more content than ever, the demand for faster access on the move is gaining pace with now 10 million French people having access to the nations various 4G mobile networks. The uptake to this faster service is estimated to …

Sarkozy Chosen to Lead UMP

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy has taken a big step toward, from the political wilderness he had been in, by winning the leadership of the conservative (UMP) party. It was expected that Sarkozy would win the leadership of the Union for a Popular Movement (UMP) leadership in the vote by party members on Saturday. The …