From July 1st 2011, the price of stamps in France is increasing, both for national and international mail
Click here to find out the new stamp costs…
Did you know that, up until January 2013, there was a law banning women from wearing trousers in Paris (without obtaining permission from the authorities)?
Find out more about the history behind the ‘sans culottes’ law
A coded manuscript by Leonardo da Vinci has been discovered in Nantes by a journalist searching through the collection, donated in 1872, by Pierre-Antoine Labouchere.
Find out more about the Da Vinci Nantes discovery
France is suffering once again from the strikes and protests against the government’s plans to raise the retirement age, causing chaos and anger.
What’s your view of the strikes in France?
Today, there are national strikes across France. Most schools and public offices will remain closed as well as petrol stations, as employees protest and demonstrate.
What are your views?
The French love a strike and a demonstration, it’s a well-known fact and practically part of the culture. Unions are very powerful and can be very vocal.
What’s your view of the French strikes? Give us your views here.