BBC Worldwide has released a version of the iPlayer catch-up TV service for people living in Western Europe, including France.
Currently available only on the iPad for €6.99 a month (or €49.99 for an annual subscription), the app will offer subscribers a choice of BBC programmes such as classic comedies like Fawlty Towers and Only Fools.
On June 28, 2011,UNESCO added the scenic Causses and Cévennes territory in the South of France’s Mediterranean backcountry to its renowned World Heritage List. Spanning over 300,000 hectares, these areas consist of an exceptional natural setting containing a variety of landscapes ranging from mountains to deep valleys. The Causses contains limestone plateaus separated by gorges and valleys, while the Cévennes boasts schist metamorphic rocks and the granite summits of Mont Lozère and Mont Aigoual.
Here is some really good news for retired UK expatriates who have been struggling with the UK’s average 90 days residence over 4 years rule. Under Treasury proposals, the rule could become much clearer and much easier. If they are approved, most retired expatriates will be able to spend up to 119 days in the UK in each UK tax year, yet remain outside of HM Revenue & Customs’ clutches.