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France

France divided about goat’s cheese

This week, the AFJ (Academie Fromage Juridiction) have introduced a new law to make it obligatory to show the age of the goat on a goat’s cheese label. Not only that, but it is ‘recommended’ that the name of the goat, and the name of…

Scoop, Mar 31

France

Angry French doctors to close…

With a parliamentary debate on controversial health reforms kicking off on Tuesday,…

The Local, Mar 31

France

Senate vetos bill to punish prostitutes’…

The French Senate, dominated by the opposition conservatives since September, has…

France 24, Mar 31

France

French MP copy-pastes Wikipedia…

A French MP has been ridiculed after she was found to have copy-pasted large chunks…

The Local, Mar 31

Europe

Insurers set aside millions for…

Insurers have put aside €279 million in provisions for last week's Germanwings…

rfi English, Mar 31

Events

Cuisine

Truffle Fairs

There are many truffle fairs in the Languedoc Roussillon between December and June.  Here are some of them. • AUDE - Saturday, December 13, 2014: Truffle market in Moussoulens- Saturday, December 20, 2014: Truffle market in Talairan- Saturday,…

Dec 13 - Jun 27
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EducationSaint-Gervais-sur-Mare

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Features, Interviews & Letters

Features

Two Bonnard paintings fetch €1m…

A collection of about 100 paintings, sketches and memorabilia from French painter…

rfi English, Mar 30

Features

French tax deadlines earlier this…

This year's French income tax declaration deadlines have now been announced…

The Connexion, Mar 27

Features

Honey production lowest in 20…

Honey production has dropped to its lowest level in 20 years, and has halved over…

The Connexion, Mar 20

Features

France passes law to ease end-of-life…

French lawmakers voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday in favour of a law allowing medics…

France 24, Mar 17