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News

World

Ex-airline boss: ‘Missing MH370 is a cover-up'

A former airline boss is making waves in France after he claimed that the mysterious disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 in March is a cover-up, and that the aircraft was likely hijacked by a hacker and possibly shot down by the US. In a…

The Local, Dec 19

France

Expect Christmas getaway road…

Drivers are warned that France’s major routes will be heavily congested…

The Connexion, Dec 19

France

Far-right mayor under fire for…

A French court on Friday said the far-right mayor of the north-eastern town of Hayange…

France 24, Dec 19

France

Legalization of cannabis would…

The legalization of cannabis, increased in price and as part of a public monopoly,…

MidiLibre/Scoop, Dec 19

Languedoc

Montpellier: a garland threatens…

Although the main entrance is closed as a precaution, the shopping centre remains…

MidiLibre/Scoop, Dec 19

Events

Arts

Comédie du Livre

Created in 1985 in Montpellier by a few independent bookshops, the Comédie du Livre (Comedy of Books) has, in the space of a few years, become one of the largest literary events in France. Today, almost 100,000 book-lovers can meet nearly 300…

May 29 - May 31
Montpellier: Place de la Comedie, Montpellier

TODAY

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Features, Interviews & Letters

Features

Midi-Pyrénées & Languedoc-Roussillon…

Parliament finally adopted the new map of France with 13 regions despite the fierce…

MidiLibre/Scoop, Dec 18

Features

Larzac: Phantom Aygas lake re-appears

It is ten years since its last appearance. Many turned out late last week to…

Le Parisien/Scoop, Dec 11

Features

French scallops cleaned in China…

Scallops pulled out of the waters off the western coast of France are taken on an…

The Local, Dec 10

Features

Barn-full of antique cars headed…

One man’s forgotten hoard is, eventually, another’s treasure. That would…

New York Times, Dec 10