Sailing: Round-the-World Race Moves from UK to France

SAILING: Organisers of 2018 Golden Globe race blame Brexit for switch of venue to the Vendée The 50th anniversary Golden Globe race will depart from Les Sables d’Olonne in the Vendée on June 2018, it has been announced, amid claims from race organisers that Brexit had scuttled plans it to start in Plymouth. The Devon …

Here are the 11 Compulsory Vaccines Voted by the National Assembly

Increase from three to eleven the number of compulsory vaccines for children born from 1st January, 2018: the National Assembly voted this measure for “public health”. Increase from three to eleven the number of compulsory vaccines for children born from the 1st January, 2018  : the National Assembly voted Friday this measure for “public health”, according to the government, …

Marina Kaye takes “Vole” from Celine Dion, Listen to Her Beautiful Version

MUSIC: Since Friday, Marina Kaye is back with “Explicit”. A second album intense and personal on which the singer ventures to resume a song of Celine Dion: “Vole” Success has not been easy for Marina Kaye. Carried away in a whirlwind with “Homeless” then her first album “Fearless” , the young prodigy lost her footing. ” Everything happened to me under the nose. It …

Bank Charges: Customers in Difficulty Particularly Penalized

In a study published Thursday, the association 60 million consumers reveals that bank charges particularly penalize customers in difficulty. The bank charges specifically penalize people in financial difficulty , for which they are multiplied almost tenfold compared to all clients, says the Association 60 million consumers in a study published Thursday. “Consumers in persistent financial difficulty are charged nearly 300 euros …

Blocking of Oil Sites: CGT Calls for a General Strike on 23rd November

The ultimatum to the government not having followed up, the unions CGT call for a general strike of oil depots on the 23rd November to maintain their collective agreements They call for a general strike of oil sites (refining, petrochemicals, fuel depots and port depots, airport stations, etc.) on 23rd November 2017, for a duration of 24 hours. In …

Unemployment: Sharp Drop in September with 64,800 Less Job Seekers

EMPLOYMENT: In three months, the decline of those seeking work is almost 2% … Emmanuel Macron can breathe. Although officially the government will pay more attention to the monthly unemployment figures, the number of registered looking for work at the pole emploi remains a very scrutinised variable. And after two consecutive months of increase for category A, it is declining …

Taxe d’Habitation: The Assembly Vote the Suppression for 80% of Households by 2020

It was one of the promises of Emmanuel Macron. In 2020, 80% of French households will no longer pay Taxe d’habitation. This was voted by the deputies Saturday 21st October The National Assembly voted on Saturday by 65 votes against 14, of one of the key measures of the 2018 budget, removing in three years, Taxe d’Habitation to …

Brexit: “There was a lot of Disappointment” … The French Expatriates are Full of Doubt

UNITED KINGDOM:  Their future status after Brexit is still very uncertain … A summit of European leaders held in Brussels on the 19th and 20th October. The Brexit will naturally be on the agenda. Expatriates demonstrate their choice to return to France. Until recently, Magali was part of the expat community in the UK. For seventeen …