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Wawrinka wins Monte Carlo Masters

Swiss tennis player Stanislas Wawrinka won his first Monte Carlo Rolex Masters title on the weekend, beating former world #1 Roger Federer. For the first time in nearly a decade, the final did not feature Rafael Nadal as the Spaniard was beaten in the quarterfinals.Read more …

Nice 2nd top choice for gay marriage

Following the French capital, Nice is proving to be the second most popular city for gay couples to tie the knot in France. Almost one year after same-sex marriage was legalised in the country, almost 13% of all ceremonies in Nice are between homosexual couples. Read more …

Life support

Dear Andy, I have been in France for a few months and am planning on starting a business and eventually buying a property here. I have tried in three different places to open an account but to no avail. Someone I know said that I probably do not have the right to a French bank account because I am British. Another person told me if I open an account here I will not be able to access it in a different city. I am very confused. Banking in La Baume Read more …