Current Affairs

Current Affairs
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Paris Lockdown: The Kindness of Strangers

Are you bored and lonely stuck inside during lockdown? An American expat in Paris shares her story of how an act of kindness is helping her get through a difficult time.
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Life Under Quarantine for a Bi-Cultural Student

A half-French, half-American student reflects on the evolution of the Coronavirus quarantine and how it has altered her life in the space of a few weeks.
Good News

Searching for Good News in Uncertain Times

Nutritionist Charlotte Debeugny reflects on uncertain times and the silver linings that could emerge from the stormclouds ahead.
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2020: Act Now for Women and for Our Planet

Climate change and gender inequality are two of the biggest issues facing our world today. Here's how you can be part of the solution and bring about positive change.

18 Key Changes in France That Affect your Pocketbook and Lifestyle in 2020

What changes in France can you hope for in 2020? The start of the New Year may bring some important changes to our French laws and pocketbooks.
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What a European Election Soirée Taught an American Millennial  

An American student in Paris attends a European Election night soirée to better understand what young people like her are thinking about as they cast their ballot.
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Important Changes in 2019 That Will Impact Life In France

There is no overnight panacea to resolve the economic malaise à la française but "change" is the mantra for 2019. Here are some new laws that could affect your pocketbooks and French lifestyle in this new year.
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Métis: The Beauty of Being Biracial in France Today

Award-winning photographer Alexis Duclos produces a photographic essay featuring 46 biracial personalities living and working in France today.
Genie Godula

Genie Godula: Who’s that Girl on France 24 Television?

Born and bred in Chicago, USA, Genie Godula is one of the rare American journalists reporting for French media. Today, she's the familiar face on France 24 TV presenting the daytime newscasts.
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18 Changes That Will Impact Expats in France in 2018

A new year often signals new laws which impact our daily lives and our pocketbooks. As of January 1, 2018, here are some measures — from medical to tax reforms — that could affect expatriates living and working in France.