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Irate Frenchman stabs pet owner over dog…

It seems not everyone in France can put up with dogs fouling the pavements. One irate gardener has ended up in court after confronting a dog owner and allegedly stabbing him after his animal left a deposit. Dog poo on pavements is the pet hate of most…

The Local, Nov 24


French not favourable to foreigners'…

The French are less favourable, since 2012, on voting rights for non-EU foreigners…

MidiLibre/Scoop, Nov 24


Property owners warned on rental…

Anyone using or planning to use an online letting agency to rent rooms or a…

The Guardian, Nov 24


Fewer foreigners gain French citizenship

While more and more foreigners are being naturalized across the EU, the same cannot…

The Local, Nov 24


Football: League 1 week 14 round-up

Olympique de Marseille got back to winning ways to hold on to top spot in the Ligue…

Ligue1, Nov 24



Barthélémy Toguo

Born in 1967 in Cameroon, he began his studies at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire. His artistic training began with the making of copies of the European classical sculptures until his participation in a woodcarving workshop in…

Sep 13 - Nov 30
L'aspirateur, Narbonne


ExhibitionThézan des Corbières

Art Exhibition





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