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Here’s to LIFE


Our LIFE section is featuring some great reader stories.  Discover more about the people around you, where they came from, what they're doing now.  It's also a place to read about wine and restaurant reviews, recipes, days out, and much more.


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Budget 2015: €21 billion savings plus…

France's eagerly awaited 2015 budget was revealed on Wednesday which includes €21 billion of savings, a hike in the tax on diesel fuel as well as income tax cuts. The country's deficit would be brought in line with EU rules by 2017. The budget,…

The Local, Oct 1


Jail boss rented out prison room

A boss at Arles prison has been caught renting out his prison lodgings for…

The Connexion, Oct 1


Hérault & Aude Times closes down

In a statement heavily laden with barely repressed anguish, the Hérault and…

Scoop, Oct 1


Police revoke Le Pen's driving…

French far-right politician Marine Le Pen had her driver’s licence revoked…

The Local, Oct 1


300 sheep killed in truck accident…

Some 300 sheep died on Wednesday 1 October when the truck in which they were…

MidiLibre/Scoop, Oct 1



Collectif Petit Travers

Pan Pot explores music from Bach through to modern composers.

Dec 11 - Dec 11
Le Théâtre*/Scène Nationale de Narbonne, Narbonne




Features, Interviews & Letters


Bilingual ex-Le Monde editor moves…

Four months after a newsroom rebellion prompted her departure from Le Monde, Natalie…

The Local, Sep 9


French back their three meals…

A new study has highlighted the differences between France and its international…

The Connexion, Sep 9


Nazi general didn't save Paris:…

The last Nazi commander in charge of Paris famously claimed he saved the City of…

The Local, Aug 31


Ten ways expats in France can…

[ED - We aren’t in agreement with everything in this article from the…

The Local, Aug 29