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The celebrated and eccentric head of Chanel, Fendi and his own eponymous brand has died in his beloved France.

Posted: February 20, 2019, 3:21 pm

One of TV’s best-loved French detectives, Julien Baptiste, has returned in a thrilling new crime drama starring Tchéky Karyo and Tom Hollander

Posted: February 20, 2019, 12:03 pm

Wine tourism is on the rise but showing up to a vineyard with a total lack of knowledge need not be a problem if you follow these steps from France expert Anthony Peregrine

Posted: February 15, 2019, 4:43 pm

From Breton to Basque - and everything in between - France’s diverse array of regional dialects are legendary. Put your knowledge to the test in this fun quiz

Posted: February 11, 2019, 1:25 pm

Spend your Valentine’s Day snuggled on the sofa with a bucket of popcorn and one of these hilarious French romcoms

Posted: February 8, 2019, 10:05 am

Take a foodie tour around France with this quiz that’ll put your knowledge of the country’s regional specialities to the test

Posted: February 1, 2019, 12:57 pm

This classic, rich dish has had a makeover at a French Alpine hotel

Posted: January 24, 2019, 2:03 pm

Families and friends get together every 2 February to celebrate an ancient tradition with some delicious, yet simple food.

Posted: January 24, 2019, 9:13 am

This February and March, 40 incredible concerts, cabarets, theatre, comedy and circus shows will be performed across some of the most prestigious venues in Paris. Find out what’s on.

Posted: January 23, 2019, 2:39 pm

Along with wine, bottled natural water has an important place on the French dining table, as Howard Johnson explains

Posted: January 21, 2019, 9:32 am

The pipe-smoking French police inspector created by Georges Simenon is one of the most popular detectives in literature, as Heidi Fuller-Love explains

Posted: January 17, 2019, 5:01 pm

Bookworms rejoice, here are eight independent bookshops in France, where you can browse the best of French and international literature and find your next great read.

Posted: January 10, 2019, 4:06 pm

The actor plays Jean Valjean in the new adaptation of the classic 19th century book by Victor Hugo

Posted: January 9, 2019, 1:29 pm

Keen to impress your French friends and neighbours with your French language skills? Here are 11 expressions to help you speak like a native

Posted: January 3, 2019, 5:04 pm

From flamenco fiestas to husky races, find out what’s happening in France this January

Posted: December 20, 2018, 12:31 pm

See a picture of life in prehistoric France through its fascinating cave paintings

Posted: December 20, 2018, 10:01 am