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Five terror plots 'foiled since last summer'

In the last 18 months, French intelligence services have prevented as many as five terrorism plots from taking place on French soil, according the country’s interior minister, who warned that jihadists returning from Syria continue to pose the…

The Local, Dec 18


Soldiers re-enact the Christmas…

British and German soldiers gathered for a historic football match on Wednesday…

Le Parisien/Scoop, Dec 18


Loto debt couple must pay up

A couple who tried to use a legal loophole dating back to 1804 to get out of…

The Connexion, Dec 18


Truck drivers to block Paris roads…

Enraged French truck drivers were on Thursday set to start blocking some roads and…

Le Parisien/Scoop, Dec 18


French newspaper round-up 18 December

Russia, Cuba, a 70th birthday party, French roads and an increase in violence and…

rfi English, Dec 18



The Enchantments of Christmas in Narbonne

The city of Narbonne invites you to its Christmas festival. The 7th edition will whisk you off to the land of the lights with events and activities for all the family. Christmas Market, attractions and activities: ice rink, great light show, "Christmas…

Dec 6 - Jan 4
Narbonne, Narbonne




Features, Interviews & Letters


Midi-Pyrénées & Languedoc-Roussillon…

Parliament finally adopted the new map of France with 13 regions despite the fierce…

MidiLibre/Scoop, Dec 18


Larzac: Phantom Aygas lake re-appears

It is ten years since its last appearance. Many turned out late last week to…

Le Parisien/Scoop, Dec 11


French scallops cleaned in China…

Scallops pulled out of the waters off the western coast of France are taken on an…

The Local, Dec 10


Barn-full of antique cars headed…

One man’s forgotten hoard is, eventually, another’s treasure. That would…

New York Times, Dec 10