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News

France

Macron to clear way for presidential bid

France's 38-year-old economy minister, Emmanuel Macron, will step down on Tuesday, aides said, fuelling speculation that he will bid for the presidency in next year's elections. "He told his cabinet... that he would leave the government after he tenders…

rfi English, Aug 30

Europe

Brexit: You've got till 2019 Hollande…

President François Hollande has once again urged the UK to get on with the…

The Local, Aug 30

France

UN: Burkini bans 'grave and illegal…

French bans on burkini swimwear are "a grave and illegal breach of fundamental freedoms"…

France 24, Aug 30

Languedoc

Police officer stabbed in Toulouse…

A lone knifeman stabbed a police officer at a police station in the city of Toulouse…

The Local, Aug 30

France

'Get nude or get lost': nudists…

Police were forced to intervene after youths wearing clothes visited a nudist beach…

The Local, Aug 30

Events

Associations

Book Sale on behalf of Cancer Support France-Languedoc

Maria’s Book Sale Supporters of CSF-Languedoc have, for a third month in a row, kindly been offered space at La Maison, Tourbes, to run a Book Sale, with all proceeds going to CSF-Languedoc. There is a wide selection of books which have been donated,…

Sep 7 - Sep 7
Tourbes, Tourbes

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Features

Traffic clogs motorways as heatwave…

Almost half of France was on heatwave high alert on Saturday, as 470 kilometres…

rfi English, Aug 28

Features

Lamalou curiste hit by landlord…

The 40 year-old woman, taking the cure in Lamalou-les-Bains, complained about the…

MidiLibre/Scoop, Aug 26

Features

Dolphins spotted off Midi coast

Even if not necessarily that rare in this corner of the Mediterranean, coming across…

MidiLibre/Scoop, Aug 21

Features

'Best Perseids shower for years'

You could see up to 200 meteors an hour lighting up the night sky tonight and…

The Connexion, Aug 11