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News

Languedoc

Orange storm alert in the south-east

Residents in the south-east have been warned of severe rainstorms that will last until at least tomorrow morning – with the departments of Alpes-Maritimes (06), Bouches-du-Rhône (13), Gard (30) and Var (83) put on orange alert. Forecasters…

The Connexion, Nov 25

World

Hollande halts warship delivery…

French President François Hollande on Tuesday delayed the controversial delivery…

The Local, Nov 25

France

Shy Brit WWII spy heroine gets…

A 93-year-old British woman was awarded France's highest honour on Tuesday for her…

rfi English, Nov 25

Languedoc

Assembly adopts regional reforms…

The Assembly adopted the bill on regional reforms, in its second reading, by…

MidiLibre/Scoop, Nov 25

Languedoc

Three Lattes men share con-trick…

In a hypermarket in Lattes (Hérault), near Montpellier, a trio paid 2 euros…

MidiLibre/Scoop, Nov 25

Events

Arts

Croquis de SEM

Georges Goursat (1863–1934), known as Sem, was a French caricaturist famous during the Belle Époque, and was a war correspondent in the first world war.  Read more about him here. You can see some of his war sketches in the itinerant…

Oct 31 - Jan 30
Chai du Terral, St Jean de Vedas

TODAY

THIS WEEK

COMING UP

EducationSt Gervais sur Mare

Occitan day

Features, Interviews & Letters

Features

Chefs rise up against kitchen…

Beat eggs, not your apprentice! This is the message from a group of top French chefs…

The Local, Nov 18

Features

460 ill from toxic fungi in 2014

More than 460 people have been poisoned from eating wild mushrooms so far this…

The Connexion, Nov 10

Features

20 per cent tax rise for holiday…

Second home owners in France, including foreigners who own holiday homes, are set…

The Local, Nov 4

Features

EU clears France's budget for…

The European Commission said on Tuesday it had found no serious fault with eurozone…

Scoop, Oct 29