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News

Languedoc

Done deal - it's Occitanie from now on

Today is the official day of the birth of a new enlarged regional area. On Thursday, 29 September, after approval by the State Council, the formal adoption of the Occitanie name was published in the Official Journal, in spite of many continuing…

MidiLibre/Scoop, Sep 29

France

International New York Times closes…

The editorial production room of the International New York Times, a Parisian fixture…

rfi English, Sep 29

Languedoc

Nîmes: Firefighters in angry…

About 150 firefighters demonstrated outside the department's council offices in…

France 3 / Scoop, Sep 29

France

Airbnb collects €5.5m tax in…

The coffers of City Hall in Paris have swollen by €5.5million since short-term…

The Connexion, Sep 29

France

'Fake tough guy' wobbles in comeback…

Nicolas Sarkozy's campaign to win back the presidency hit turbulence this week,…

The Local, Sep 29

Events

Exhibition

Intersection

Contemporary art exhibition at the beautiful Château-Abbaye de Cassan. The Château Abbaye de Cassan in association with the PDP gallery are having an exhibition called 'Intersection' in the Château. Cultures and different…

May 7 - Oct 30
Château-Abbaye de Cassan, Roujan

TODAY

THIS WEEK

COMING UP

Features, Interviews & Letters

Features

Teachers get alarm bracelets over…

Teachers in Aix-en-Provence have been given emergency alarm bracelets through which…

The Local, Sep 16

Features

Nightclubs destroyed by fire in…

During Monday night the Le Palladium complex, which housed three night clubs, was…

LanguedocLiving, Sep 13

Features

Keep land clear or face fines

Four firefighters were seriously injured battling a brush blaze last month…

The Connexion, Sep 9

Features

Water levels are critical in l’Hérault

The water levels have reached a critical level in l'Hérault today. …

LanguedocLiving, Sep 7