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French newspaper round-up 27 November

Is the polar bear doomed? And what about the European economy? How many stars do France’s prisons have? How Green is François Hollande? Will France give Russia its Mistrals? We could be living in the last century of the polar bear, according…

rfi English, Nov 27


British couple found shot dead…

Police in south-western France are investigating after an expat couple from Britain…

The Local, Nov 26


Gard & l'Hérault remain on Orange…

Meteo France on Wednesday morning re-instated an orange alert for "storms and…

MidiLibre/Scoop, Nov 26


Montpellier: man attacked with…

Three men under 21 years of age were remanded in custody on Monday by the criminal…

MidiLibre/Scoop, Nov 26


Rare Shakespeare orginal found…

A copy of William Shakespeare's First Folio, the first-ever compilation of the Bard's…

France 24, Nov 26



L'homme qui voulait voir les anges

Kamel Guennoun, a fine story-teller, recounts history in a humourous and magical way.  The story is 'the man who wanted to see angels'

Dec 4 - Dec 4
Le Théâtre*/Scène Nationale de Narbonne, Narbonne




MarketsSt Gervais sur Mare

Christmas market

Features, Interviews & Letters


Chefs rise up against kitchen…

Beat eggs, not your apprentice! This is the message from a group of top French chefs…

The Local, Nov 18


460 ill from toxic fungi in 2014

More than 460 people have been poisoned from eating wild mushrooms so far this…

The Connexion, Nov 10


20 per cent tax rise for holiday…

Second home owners in France, including foreigners who own holiday homes, are set…

The Local, Nov 4


EU clears France's budget for…

The European Commission said on Tuesday it had found no serious fault with eurozone…

Scoop, Oct 29