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News

Languedoc

Languedoc: 1 in 5 have diabetes (and don't…

Contrary to popular wisdom, people in the Languedoc-Roussillon are not spared from diabetes by the Mediterranean diet. The area is not the most exposed to Type 2 diabetes: it is in the north and east of France which is most impacted by the…

MidiLibre/Scoop, May 22

Europe

Cameron to visit Paris to push…

UK Prime Minister David Cameron is to visit Paris next week as part of his charm…

The Local, May 22

Languedoc

Tom-Tom counts cost of Montpellier…

According to TomTom, Montpellier motorists lose twenty minutes in traffic in every hour…

MidiLibre/Scoop, May 22

France

MPs vote to ban supermarket waste

French MPs have unanimously voted to ban supermarkets from destroying food…

The Connexion, May 22

Europe

Homes in northern France shaken…

The tremors from a 4.4 magnitude earthquake were felt in northern France early on…

BBC News, May 22

Events

Music

Choralissimo 2015

Choralissimo, the choir’s day in Montpellier.  Choirs from Montpellier and around will be singing at different places in Montpellier.  All the concerts are completely free. From 11.30 to 12.30, 14.00 to 17.00 : Chambre de commerce et…

May 30 - May 30
Montpellier: Place de la Comedie, Montpellier

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Features, Interviews & Letters

Features

Super-cheap airport shuttle takes…

Catching the Paris-bound bus from the Charles de Gaulle international airport got…

The Local, May 15

Features

4m discarded python skin worries…

Since a 4-metre moulted snake skin was discovered on the edge of scrubland…

MidiLibre/Scoop, May 13

Features

Bikers need hi-vis vest in pocket…

Motorcyclists and scooter riders will be required to carry a fluorescent yellow…

The Connexion, May 10

Features

Experimental 80 km/h routes 'revealed'

Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve will announce on Monday which stretches of French…

The Connexion, May 10