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Angry rail users go on 'no-ticket' strike

French rail passengers are going on strike on Thursday and Friday, by refusing to show valid tickets in a protest against a service that one user group leader described as something out of the "third world". When it comes to a rail strike in France,…

The Local, Oct 8


Sarkozy in Béziers to launch…

The former head of state and chairman of Les Republicains, Nicolas Sarkozy…

MidiLibre/Scoop, Oct 8


Alps' mountain goats tabled for…

Wildlife groups have been angered by plans to cull hundreds of wild mountain goats…

The Local, Oct 8


FIFA suspend Blatter & Platini…

FIFA President Sepp Blatter and his possible successor Michel Platini were on Thursday…

France 24, Oct 8


Train attack hero stabbed in USA

Spencer Stone, one of the three Americans who helped foil a terror attack on a French…

The Local, Oct 8



Josef Koudelka

The great photographer Josef Koudelka, is presenting his "RUINS" exhibition on the Pont du Gard site. He focuses his gaze on the heritage and values of humanism and universalism. See more details here.

Jul 3 - Oct 31
Pont du Gard, Vers-Pont-du-Gard





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Features, Interviews & Letters


Ménard insults teacher who refuses…

Visiting a school in Béziers, the mayor had an altercation with a teacher.…

MidiLibre/Scoop, Sep 27


Russian tycoon hands France 'stolen'…

A billionaire Russian art collector has handed over two Picasso watercolours to…

The Local, Sep 25


Air France rules out massive layoffs

Air France management has ruled out massive layoffs even if negotiations with trade…

rfi English, Sep 24


Massive storms wreak havoc in…

Once again the region felt the full force of freakish weather conditions as rivers…

Scoop, Sep 13