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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.



Traveller protest causes gridlock on A9

Travellers conducted a snail operation on Monday night, between 7pm and 8pm on the A9 around Montpellier. A dozen vans entered the motorway through the roundabout at the Zenith and slowed movement to the Montpellier west exit where they came…

MidiLibre/Scoop, Jul 21


2 youngsters, aged 9 & 15, rescued…

On Sunday at around 8pm on the beach at Marseillan-plage, two young tourists aged…

MidiLibre/Scoop, Jul 21


Frenchwoman fined €500 for feeding…

An elderly Frenchwoman insisted this week that she's no criminal after being hit…

The Local, Jul 21


Detonators stolen in armed robbery

Several detonators were stolen on Monday during an armed robbery at a quarry near…

MidiLibre/Scoop, Jul 21


June 2014 - hottest in the world…

Since temperature records were first recorded in 1880, the month of June in…

MidiLibre/Scoop, Jul 21



François Morel - The end of the world is…

François Morel entertains us with his event 'The end of the world is on Sunday'

Dec 16 - Dec 16
Le Théâtre*/Scène Nationale de Narbonne, Narbonne



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The Two Painters


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