Smoke Alarms must be fitted

From the 8th March of this year, owners of properties in France, must have smoke alarms fitted.  If you are currently renting a property, and no alarms are fitted then you need to get in touch with your landlord or rental agency to see about getting some fitted before the deadline. The law, which was …

France can now Block the Internet

This week, the French government has just published a decree, which they having been trying to pass since July 2014, which gives them more power to control the internet, enabling them to shut down websites that it sees as dangerous. It requires that internet providers block terrorist- and child pornography-related content within 24 hours of …

Driving Schools Protest

Tomorrow, Monday, Driving schools are holding protest rallies in thirteen provincial cities, including Bordeaux , and Paris. They are protesting due to changes outlined in the Macron law, currently being discussed in the French Parliament.  The aim of the changes is to reduce waiting times for passing the driving test to 45 days against two …