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France to deploy 8,000 police along borders

Thousands of police on the borders and no cars in Paris - these were the main initiatives announced to ensure security at the COP 21 climate summit next week. France will deploy nearly 11,000 police for the climate summit in Paris, which begins a little…

The Local, Nov 25


New €20 note launches today

If you notice some changes in certain €20 notes from today – do not worry,…

The Connexion, Nov 25


French newspaper round-up 25 November…

Paris Prosecutor Francois Molins in hair-raising revelations about foiled plots…

rfi English, Nov 25


Paris and Rennes hit by false…

Metro lines in Paris were suspended and a central square in Rennes was cleared on…

The Local, Nov 24


Quiet news story week coming up...

As you may have possibly spotted, we're going to be a bit distracted by preparing…

Scoop, Nov 24



Tony Gaunt

Exhibition by artist Tony Gaunt.  The exhibition runs from the 10th Nov to the 2nd Dec.  The vernissage is Sunday 8th Decemver.   This Sunday from 11am until 2pm, an exhibition of work by celebrated artist  Tony Gaunt. For the first…

Nov 8 - Dec 2
Le wine shop, Pézenas






Features, Interviews & Letters


Parliament extends state of emergency

The French parliament has voted to extend the state of emergency imposed after Friday's…

rfi English, Nov 20


Check your airline for cracker…

Amongst the horror of war, time for something slightly less serious... Heading across…

The Connexion, Nov 18


What does a ‘state of emergency’…

President François Hollande was quick to declare a state of emergency in…

France 24, Nov 15


Gunmen slaughter 120+ in Paris

At least 120 people are reported killed in several shootings in and around…

Scoop, Nov 14