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Tour de France to take place amid tight…

The Tour de France, the world's most prestigious bike race gets underway on Saturday with French authorities promising security will be their top priority with the country on heightened terror alert. Authorities have vowed to ensure the Tour de…

The Local, Jul 3


France rejects Assange asylum…

France has turned down an appeal for asylum by WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange…

rfi English, Jul 3


New French trains 'too high' to…

No, it's not April 1... First it was the calamity of the trains too fat for platforms.…

The Local, Jul 3


Paris parks stay open to help…

The heatwave continues with more power outages and train delays. Paris officials…

rfi English, Jul 3


Uber suspends UberPop service…

Uber announced on Friday that it will be suspending its UberPop app in France a…

The Local, Jul 3



Jean Gallay & Peccko

Art exhibition featuring Jean Gallay & Peccko. Open evening is 10th July at 18:30.  Open Monday to Saturday, closed Sunday.

Jul 10 - Jul 25
Art Caroux, Villemagne





Classical music concert

Features, Interviews & Letters


French air traffic controllers…

There was certain relief for air passengers on Wednesday as French air traffic controllers…

The Local, Jul 1


Heatwave causes power cut for…

A massive power cut affecting a million households hit western France on Tuesday…

rfi English, Jul 1


Mini Marmite jars head for airport

Love it or hate it, Marmite is set to find a place in travellers’ hand…

The Connexion, Jun 29