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News

Europe

British press bashes France over Calais…

British tabloids combined two of their favourite themes in covering the Calais migrants controversy on Thursday - French bashing and railing against the government response to illegal immigration. French newspapers appear to be reading the UK tabloids…

Scoop, Jul 30

Languedoc

Narbonne: timber lorry crash causes…

A story broke late on Wednesday night which just missed our cut-off for Thursday's…

MidiLibre/Scoop, Jul 30

Languedoc

Paying Car Parks on the increase…

After the Gard, it's now the Hérault's turn to undergo a wave of paying car…

MidiLibre/Scoop, Jul 30

France

Sarkozy advisor under view for…

A one-time advisor to former President Nicolas Sarkozy was put under investigation…

France 24, Jul 30

France

Hot air balloons set new record

This amazing photo shows the moment when 433 hot air balloons took off from…

The Connexion, Jul 30

Events

Arts

Ernest Pignon

Ernest Pignon, urban art. Vernissage - Friday 19th June at 18h30 Opening hours : Tuesday : 14h-18h, wednesday: 9h30-12h & 14h-18h, thursday : 9h30-12h, friday : 9h30-12h & 14h-18h, saturday : 14h-18h.

Jun 19 - Sep 20
Espace d'Art Contemporain, Bédarieux

TODAY

THIS WEEK

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MusicLamalou Les Bains

Les Moments Musicaux

Features, Interviews & Letters

Features

French shoppers willing to pay…

Demonstrations by French farmers continued on Saturday, while a new poll found that…

rfi English, Jul 26

Features

Paris homeless man gets job after…

A homeless man, who became the talk of the web after handing out his CV on the Paris…

The Local, Jul 24

Features

French ferry workers blockade…

Few stories highlight the difference in treatment of industrial relations issues…

Scoop, Jul 21

Features

Tiger mosquitoes in 40 departments

Doctors in France have dealt with 32 confirmed cases of tropical diseases linked…

The Connexion, Jul 20