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Woman admits killing and concealing her…

In a story more redolent of UK daytime TV drama-soaps, a woman admitted on Thursday to killing her companion and then concealing his body under concrete in the attic of the family home in Toulouse. The Toulouse police were already investigating the mysterious disappearance…

MidiLibre/Scoop, Nov 21


Scandal forces another Hollande…

A junior French minister resigned on Friday as a scandal implicating him in the…

The Local, Nov 21


HSBC charged in €180 bn French…

The Swiss arm of British bank HSBC has been placed under formal investigation for…

rfi English, Nov 21


Tragedy strikes again in 2 car…

In the first accident on Thursday night, two cars collided in Marsillargues…

MidiLibre/Scoop, Nov 21


Chefs want Ortolan back on restaurant…

Top French chefs, including Alain Ducasse and Alain Dutournier, want to bring the…

The Connexion, Nov 21



Matthieu Capelier

Exhibition of paintings by Matthieu Capelier. Open Mondays to Fridays 10:00-12:00 15:00-18:00, Saturdays and Sundays 10:00-13:00, 15:00-19:00.

Sep 20 - Nov 30
Le Funambulle, Sauve


ArtsSt Jean de Vedas

Croquis de SEM





Features, Interviews & Letters


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


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


20 per cent tax rise for holiday…

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

The Local, Nov 4


EU clears France's budget for…

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

Scoop, Oct 29