Don't forget - the latest Issue of French week is out tomorrow!

POLITICS: Musical chairs and a few faces new and old in the cabinet reshuffle

NEWS: How parents used a forgotten law to stop their son's wedding

VIEWS: Christmas shopping in the gutsy city of Lille, where Santa absails from the belfry

BUSINESS: Will Irish blarney rock the euro boat?

LIFELINES: Drug for slimmers and diabetics is finally taken off the market

Plus food for thought and for Thanksgiving, bilingual puzzles, arts and events diary, all in French Week, on sale in main newsagents for €1.20 from Friday November 19 or why not take out a subscription and earn free small ads?