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Tout Feu, Tout Flamme, Pays du Perche, Orne, Sarthe and Eure-et-Loir, until March 1
Fire and flames are the theme of this three week-long festival with a wide range of activities including candlelit medieval banquets, meals by the fireside, pottery, candle making, storytelling by the fireplace. 319 more words

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Social charges on non-residents’ property income ruled illegal – The Connexion

Non-residents’ CSG ruled illegal

February 26, 2015

FRANCE’S policy of levying the 15.5% social contributions on income from non-residents renting out or selling French homes has been deemed illegal by the European Court. 412 more words

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NEWS FLASH : unequal capital gains tax for foreigners is Illegal !

Today the European Court has rendered its long anticipated decision that the “social part” added to the capital gains tax is illegal. France is now obliged to make amends by removing this extra tax and also make repairs on past sales. 273 more words

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Is everyone aware of the new law that will come into effect on 8th March 2015 regarding smoke alarms?
I wanted to give you some information in case you weren’t aware.

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High seas hammer into French coast

GIANT waves are hammering the Atlantic coast of France and will continue to do so over the coming days as experts warn of a series of ‘supertides’.

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“In some circumstances, the refusal to be defeated is a refusal to be educated.”

-Margaret Halsey, novelist (February 13, 1910 – February 4, 1997)

In business, as in life, we often hear, “the only constant is change.” It’s one of those soporifics offered by others when we find ourselves facing unexpected shifts, as when technology disrupts the way we think or behave.

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