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Living abroad: migration between Britain and France

assembled by Meilssa Randall Office for National Statistics

1. Main points There were an estimated 148,800 British citizens living in France in 2016. 43% were aged 15 to 54 years and 46% were aged 55 and over, in 2014. About half of British citizens in France were working – the majority of those aged […]

Your reading for September

by Susan Keefe

Paws Before Bedtime by AssociationTwilight with Liz Brown As an animal lover, I have supported, sponsored and admired all my life the people who run animal sanctuaries, not only because of the wonderful rescues they do, giving animals who were unloved, ill-treated, abandoned or uncared for a new chance of life, but […]

Manish’s Zodiac predictions for September

Virgo (23 August – 22 September ) – Confronting your fears is easier now. Potential romantic partners tend to see you in a favorable light as well, and are attracted to your ability to tend to practical matters while also keeping your eye on the future. Authority figures or elders may be particularly helpful now, […]

Les Luminessences d’Avignon, on till 30th September at the Palace of the Popes

By Julie Mautner at The Provence Post

Les Luminessences d’Avignon, a monumental 360°sound-and-light show at the Palais des Papes, is one of those annual spectacles (as the French call them) that seems to grow more and more popular each year. This year’s show, the 5th annual, opens Saturday night August 12 and runs until September […]

British Airways calls on border force to cut immigration delays

British Airways has called on the UK’s Border Force to tackle ‘serious inefficiencies’ that are causing British citizens and visitors to endure long queues and frustrating delays when arriving at UK airports.

In a submission to the Home Office, the airline has raised concerns that families returning from holidays face long queues to pass through […]

Les Amis des Animaux

By Di Eccles

We are a small Association based in Department 65 helping dogs and cats become adoptable – as far as possible through fostering.

We deal with abandoned and unweaned puppies through to dogs in advanced years who are no longer wanted by their owners. Our band of fosterers who are in many […]

Tesla has said little about its solar roof since it began taking orders but here’s what we do know​

by Danielle Muoio from The Business Insider

Considering Tesla’s recent Model 3 handover party, it’s not all that surprising that the focus of early August’s earnings call was production for the company’s first mass-market sedan.

But it was also the first earnings report since Tesla started accepting orders in May forits new solar roof […]

What have the Romans ever done for us ?

Apart from giving us our language . . .

Romance languages are the continuation of Vulgar Latin, the popular and colloquial sociolect of Latin spoken by soldiers, settlers, and merchants of the Roman Empire, as distinguished from the classical form of the language spoken by the Roman upper classes, the form in which the language […]

Investors take advantage of low interest rates to buy in the Riviera​

By Enzo Marchetti – Associate at Enness International

“It’s not new to say that France, and especially the French Riviera, is a major hub in the luxury housing market of central Europe.

France has just emerged from a challenging five years, with major economic and political problems, but, thanks to recent election results, the […]

You will want to commit murder at the airport

An extract from a brilliantly written article from the 5th August in the Telegraph by Sophia Money-Coutts

After Hannibal’s army crossed the Alps on elephants to take on the Romans, they were presumably quite tired. But they probably weren’t as exhausted as anyone who’s ever been on holiday via a British airport.

Discussing exactly which […]