A PICK of news headlines from France.
Ex-president Sarkozy ‘could launch comeback in 2014’
Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy could take advantage of next year’s local and European elections to launch a comeback, a former government minister and close aide told the popular Europe 1 radio station Thursday.
'Paris shooter' had domestic violence record in UK
Alleged serial killer who went on a shooting rampage in Paris 'was convicted of domestic violence in Britain and wore electronic tag'.
Nursery school has right to ban employee from wearing burka, says French court
A French court has upheld the controversial sacking of a childcare worker who wore a veil to work.
Why the French are turning to fast food
From escargots to coq au vin to tarte tatin, no country has a greater affinity with food than France.
But last year 54% of total restaurant turnover in this country went to fast food and sandwich shops. It's the first time "convenience" food has outstripped the market of the traditional French brasserie.
Read how I save when transferring money
Visit This French Life Currency Services to find out why I don't use a bank when I send euros to France.
Hire a car in France - deals, advice and driving tips
Be it Paris or Perigueux; Bergerac or Nice after using the services of partner website autoeurope.co.uk you will soon be zipping along the autoroute.
Books on France - reviews and author interviews
Take a browse over these books about France and read some reviews and interviews.