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News

France

Cazeneuve hosts talks on future of French…

Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve held a day of talks on Islam's place in France on Monday in an effort to better integrate the religion with the “values of the Republic”, in the wake of a dispute over the burkini full-body swimsuit. Cazeneuve…

France 24, Aug 29

France

Restaurant bars veiled women due…

Police have opened an inquiry into a chef who threw two veiled Muslim women out…

rfi English, Aug 29

Languedoc

Montpellier close public parks…

The city of Montpellier has chosen to deny access to some public parks - Parc Zoo…

France 3 / Scoop, Aug 29

Languedoc

Dispute over sheep killing by…

Pro- and anti-bear groups are at loggerheads again in the Pyrénées…

The Connexion, Aug 29

France

Bretons bathe fully clothed as…

Protesters in Brittany took to the sea fully-clothed in protest at veil-wearing…

Scoop, Aug 29

Events

Fêtes

American Festival

The 2nd edition of the American Festival, celebrating cars and music, organised by Western Dance Castelnaudary. It's in the centre of twon, there will be exhibitors, cars, rock and country concerts, food, and lots of fun.

Sep 24 - Sep 25
Castelnaudary,

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Features

Dolphins spotted off Midi coast

Even if not necessarily that rare in this corner of the Mediterranean, coming across…

MidiLibre/Scoop, Aug 21

Features

'Best Perseids shower for years'

You could see up to 200 meteors an hour lighting up the night sky tonight and…

The Connexion, Aug 11

Features

Local helicopter business gets…

Héliteam, a helicopter company based at Montpellier airport has just…

France 3 / Scoop, Aug 4

Features

Wine floods Sète streets after…

The town of Sète, near Montpellier was drenched in red wine on Tuesday night…

Scoop, Aug 3