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Bills, borders and balancing acts

By Richard Pickering, Cushman & Wakefield

Surging, settling and stepping down One year on

Well you can’t accuse it of being a dull year since the EU referendum can you? The Prime Minister resigned, the Chancellor resigned and the leader of UKIP resigned. The Governor of the Bank of England announced his intention to resign. […]

Après Brexit: Escape to Paris

by Tim Swannie, Director: Home Hunts

While new stories about the potential impact of Britain’s exit from the European Union flood the media, speculation is circulating about where Europe’s financial centre will be. Paris, the most visited city in the world, is a strong contender, making it an even more savvy real estate investment opportunity.


Shared electric scooters have come to Paris


Cityscoot launched its renting service in PARIS with 150 electric scooters spread over a 33km2 zone at the heart of the capital. The fleet will progressively reach 1000 scooters in the inner Paris by the first quarter of 2017.

Since the press […]

Le Tour 2016, Chocks away on 2nd July

Tour de France 2016

Running from Saturday July 2nd to Sunday July 24th 2016, the 103th Tour de France will be made up of 21 stages and will cover a total distance of 3,519 kilometres.

These stages have the following profiles: 9 flat stages 1 hilly stage 9 mountain stages including 4 summit finishes (Andorre […]

S.O.C. (save our cricket)

Midi CC needs to find a new ground

Midi CC has just celebrated its 10th anniversary but is now it’s a club in crisis and needs your help.

Sadly, they will lose their ground at St Pons de Mauchiens at the end of this season.

The club committee has decided it cannot share the oval […]

Le Chateau des Montmorency Laval

By Susan Keefe

The river Loir whose name means the dormouse in French, winds its way sleepily through wooded valleys and beautiful villages, including the troglodyte village of Troo, and the beautiful town of Montoire

Also in the area are the wonderful lakes La Beauce aux Portes and above them, majestically standing high […]

What’s happening in Toulouse ?

The determination to make Toulouse the ‘capital’ of the region has of course raised a lot of coverage, particularly from the Montpellier region . . . But here is a snapshot with fact and figures and an outline of the investment plan for Toulouse. Whilst well known for aerospace ‘la Ville Rose’ is actively taking […]

Düsseldorf to host the Grand Départ of the 2017 Tour de France

30 years after West Berlin (1987), the Tour de France peloton will again set off from Germany as it launches the 104th edition of the race.

Düsseldorf will host the 22nd Grand Départ outside French borders in 2017.

This will be the fourth time that the Tour de France gets going in Germany.


Five resorts for purchasing a ski home in 2016

by Julian Walker Director at

Ski property specialist has announced its top five resorts for purchasing a ski home in 2016, in a bid to help investors in the French Alps at a time when market conditions are highly favourable to international buyers.

“Incredibly low interest rates on euro mortgages combined with a weak […]

France ratifies Double Tax Treaty with Andorra – Andorra introduces a 10% tax Implications for UK entrepreneurs

by David Anderson, Sykes Anderson Perry Limited Solicitors London

This article is for general information only. Tax law is a highly specialised area and you should only act or refrain from acting after receiving full professional advice on the facts of your particular case. This article is for general […]