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French natural disaster insurance procedure for expats

French natural disaster insurance procedure for expats
The June floods and mudslides in France have resulted in expats desperate for details on the procedure for natural disaster home insurance claims. The Dordogne’s historic town of Eymet and its large population of British expats were badly hit when the region suffered floods and mudslides as a result of catastrophic levels of rainfall....

UK second home owners left out in the cold by Brexit negotiators

UK second home owners left out in the cold by Brexit negotiators
UK second home owners in Europe are being totally ignored by Brexit negotiators on both sides. Many UK citizens who’ve purchased second homes in France, Spain or other EU member states have done so in advance of retirement rather than just for holidays and weekends away. The EU’s free movement directive will have been a crucial part...

Adapting to life as an expat in France

Adapting to life as an expat in France
If you’re planning to emigrate to France before Brexit kicks in, clueing into to the French lifestyle is an essential task. Living in France is a dream for many Britons who’re sick of British politics, British weather and the prospect of a diminished UK due to Brexit. France, it seems, represents the mythical land of milk and honey,...

French PM moves to attract more Brit financiers to Paris

French PM moves to attract more Brit financiers to Paris
A raft of new incentives aimed at attracting expat investors as well as financiers to Paris has been announced by the French prime minister. French PM Edouard Philippe has announced new measures aimed at persuading financial firms and investors to choose Paris as their post-Brexit headquarters. Amongst the incentives are a new...

French lawyer hopeful after first Brexit hearing

French lawyer hopeful after first Brexit hearing
After a two-hour hearing at the EU’s General Court, French lawyer Julien Fouchet told the media he’s optimistic about the next stage of the anti-Brexit case. Although Bordeaux advocate Fouchet lodged his case against Brexit’s legality a year ago, the hearing still focused on the preliminaries in the hope of persuading the...

French property websites enjoying Brexit boom

French property websites enjoying Brexit boom
According to media reports, enquiries abut French properties have soared by thousands since the result of the Brexit referendum. After some years in the doldrums, houses standing empty for years are now being snapped up by Brits desperate to escape the Brexit effect before it’s too late. Prior to the referendum, France was no longer the...

Brit Ambassador urges expats to apply for carte de sejour

Brit Ambassador urges expats to apply for carte de sejour
Confusion is still reigning about the exact documentation needed for expats to get a carte de sejour residency card in France. As Brexit looms larger, the British Ambassador to France is now urging British expats in the country to concentrate on getting a carte de sejour proving their long-term residency in the country. Up until now,...

Celebrity lawyer gets dual French-UK nationality for his dog

Celebrity lawyer gets dual French-UK nationality for his dog
A dog-loving celebrity lawyer has sidestepped the Brexit effect on the free movement of UK pets by getting his Staffy a second passport. Whilst thousands of British dog owners both resident and expat are worried sick about the Brexit effect on their beloved furry friends, celebrity lawyer Nick Freeman has cut through the red tape by...

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle as an expat in France

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle as an expat in France
Adapting to life in France involves a new language, a new lifestyle, new friends and often a new job as or business as well. According to several recent surveys, France’s work/life balance is as good as it gets, with plenty of time to enjoy the country’s many charms and world-famous cuisine. However, moving to the unfamiliar,...

Campaign groups slamming Lawson for hypocrisy and elitism

Campaign groups slamming Lawson for hypocrisy and elitism
Enraged anti Brexit campaign groups are slamming Lord Lawson for his comments about his carte de sejour application. Campaigners for British expats’ post-Brexit rights are up in arms and attacking Lord Lawson, calling his blasé comments about his carte de jour application ‘hypocritical’ and ‘out of touch with reality’. His...