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A9 crash causes travel delays across region

At 4am on Monday morning the A9 by Lunel was closed in the northerly direction due to an accident involving two trucks. Two people were seriously injured and required air-lifting to hospital by helicopter. By 9am the traffic jam stretched 11…

MidiLibre/Scoop, Nov 30


Boy hitches on autoroute after…

A French mum was lucky to be re-united with her six-year-old son after she left…

The Local, Nov 30


French newspaper round-up 30 November…

One single story - today's opening of the heads of state at the UN Climate Conference…

rfi English, Nov 30


1,000 refused entry to France

About 1,000 people have been turned away from the French frontier in the past…

The Connexion, Nov 30


Paris police detain 208 at climate…

Police detained 208 people and kept a total of 174 in custody, after activists clashed…

The Local, Nov 30



La Chorale Internationale de Capestang -…

The Chorale Internationale de Capestang will present a program of Christmas Songs including Vivaldi’s Gloria and a variety of modern and traditional pieces such as The Little Drummer Boy, two Rutter Carols and Faurés ‘Cantique de Jean…

Dec 6 - Dec 11






Features, Interviews & Letters


Parliament extends state of emergency

The French parliament has voted to extend the state of emergency imposed after Friday's…

rfi English, Nov 20


Check your airline for cracker…

Amongst the horror of war, time for something slightly less serious... Heading across…

The Connexion, Nov 18


What does a ‘state of emergency’…

President François Hollande was quick to declare a state of emergency in…

France 24, Nov 15


Gunmen slaughter 120+ in Paris

At least 120 people are reported killed in several shootings in and around…

Scoop, Nov 14