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Here’s to LIFE


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Plane crashes in woods above Riols: two…

Two people died in the crash of a Gardan light aircraft on Saturday, in the municipality of Riols in the Hauts Cantons. The third passenger was seriously injured. Investigators are still at the scene. The deceased pilot has been named as John Paul Vignel,…

MidiLibre/Scoop, Nov 23


Rennes evacuated after WWII bomb…

Three thousand people were evacuated from their homes in the centre of the French…

rfi English, Nov 23


Switzerland beat France to claim…

Roger Federer defeated Richard Gasquet 6-4, 6-2, 6-2 in the first reverse singles…

France 24, Nov 23


Staff investigated over Elysée…

A dozen staff at the Elysée palace are being investigated after photos…

The Connexion, Nov 23


Nîmes actor tells coughers to…

One member of the audience did not appreciate the remarks of a member of the…

MidiLibre/Scoop, Nov 23



Kamel Guennoun

More stories from Kamel Guennoun - the girl on the golden horse who spoke to the birds  

Dec 5 - Dec 5
Le Théâtre*/Scène Nationale de Narbonne, Narbonne



ExhibitionThézan des Corbières

Art Exhibition




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