Keyword: tax exile

Depardieu says 'misunderstood' over leaving France

The French actor insists that he never 'left' his country, and says that despite reports he quit it over tax row 'I love France as much as ever'.

France's proposed tax hikes spark 'exodus' of wealthy

Looming tax rises by new socialist government has led to Gallic super-rich buying homes in 'wealth-friendly' nations such as Britain and Switzerland.