Carte Vitale scams sent by SMS messages to mobile phones are keen to get your personal information, here is what to look out for.
A GUIDE to the cost of living in the Dordogne with an up-to-date shopping list showing the price of everyday items you will find in shops and supermarkets.
AMAZON France has announced that it is to increase the annual price of its Prime subscription service from 49 € to 69,90 €, an increase of just over 42%.
TAP water in France is safe to drink, but you can find detailed reports on water quality down to the level of local communes.
IF you need to contact EDF (Électricité de France) fortunately there is an English language helpline to answer your questions and offer advice on the service.
SMOKE from the Gironde fires near Arcachon has spread across the Dordogne and other départements this morning.
THE Dordogne préfecture has placed the département under a ‘risque sévère’ warning for forest fires, asking people to take real care in the woods of the region.
THE campaign to raise awareness of the risk of forest fires comes from the fact that nine out of ten fires are started by human actions.
LIKE many people I gave little thought to replacing my toothbrush with a plastic handled version every couple of months, now you can find French made wooden toothbrushes.
NATIONAL weather service, Météo-France, has updated its calculations for the average temperature in France, increasing it to 12.97C.