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Here’s to LIFE


Our new LIFE section is featuring more and more reader stories.  This is a great place to discover more about the people around you, where they came from, what they're doing now.  More than that, it's also a chance for you have a say, and to tell us some of your stories.  Visit our LIFE page, or click on 'SHARE' on the right to send us something to publish.


Sporting News


We have a new sports correspondent, who is taking an irreverent look at world sporting events and all sorts of sports much closer to home here in the Languedoc.  Don't miss the sporting news There's useful information, a fair slice of cynicism and hopefully more than a sprinkle of good humour.   Click on SPORTS to keep up to date with the World Cup, and of course the Tour de France very soon.  If you have any comments for "BB", click on 'Send us a LETTER' on the right.  He reads all your comments.


Please don’t assume we know


If you’ve heard of any good events on in the region - please do let us know. We can’t spot everything - and great events could easily be missed. Just click the ‘SHARE’ button on the right to send us something.



Shots fired in bungled family kidnap attempt

The conflict had been brewing for some time between an individual domiciled in Béziers and his ex-girlfriend, a resident of the city of Perpignan, about custody of their young child, entrusted to the mother. But the conflict took a violent turn…

MidiLibre/Scoop, Jul 23


EU says Ryanair owes France €9.6…

Low-cost airline Ryanair received nearly €10 million in illegal government…

The Local, Jul 23


Two charged with machete attack…

Two men have been charged with involvement in a machete attack on three French rugby…

MidiLibre/Scoop, Jul 23


French court rules no halal meals…

A controversial ruling that ordered a French prison to serve up halal meals to inmates…

The Local, Jul 23


Lattes: 36 yr old in coma after…

Since Sunday, a 36 year old man is in a coma and his life is under critical threat.…

MidiLibre/Scoop, Jul 23



Discovery of historic paths

There is an inauguration of a historic path 'le chemin de Fontcaud'e (GR787), now the chemin Jacquaire.  It is part of the 28th fête de Saint-Jacques, organised by the Friends of the Abbaye de Fontcaude and the Fraternité…

Jul 25 - Jul 25
l'abbaye de Fontcaude, Cazedarnes



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Features, Interviews & Letters


A film buff's delight

With so many films available now to watch at home, you’re spoilt for choice.…

LanguedocLiving, Jul 21


Oysters in the Languedoc – behind…

The Étang de Thau is home to some 800 producers of oysters and mussels and,…

LanguedocLiving, Jul 16


Light and Colours

The light and colours in the Languedoc are legendary. It has long been a place where…

LanguedocLiving, Jul 14


Bastille Day in France: It's NOT…

Géraldine Lepère from Comme une Française has written…

Géraldine Lepère, Jul 11