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Paris Is Going All Out for London’s Brexit Exiles

The French capital hasn’t always been seen as welcoming, but its government, schools and businesses are determined to make new residents feel at home.

The Grande Arche de La Defense in the business district of Paris.

The Grande Arche de La Defense in the business district of Paris.

Photographer: Christophe Morin/Bloomberg

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On floors 24 to 27 of the Europlaza tower in La Defense, on the outskirts of Paris, workers hammer away as they prepare the offices of the European Banking Authority, unperturbed by the twists and turns of the seemingly never-ending Brexit negotiations.