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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.



Cheeses recalled over E.coli scare

A cheese manufacturer has recalled a number of products after the presence of Escherichia coli, which can cause gastroenteritis, vomiting and fever, was discovered. The company, L'Étoile du Vercors, has recalled its Saint-Marcellin IGP, Saint-Félicien,…

The Connexion, Jul 31


Another forest fire: A9 closed…

Only slightly later than a fire closed the A9 near Narbonne, the A9 motorway…

MidiLibre/Scoop, Jul 31


87 year-old woman mugged by 2…

An octogenarian was beaten up by two minors on Sunday in a retirement home in Boucau…

MidiLibre/Scoop, Jul 31


France honours Jean Jaurès

President François Hollande this morning honoured French political giant…

The Connexion, Jul 31


Air France tests unusual luggage…

Scores of passengers flying on Air France this weekend won’t need to bring…

The Local, Jul 31



Jean-Hervé Michel, Bruno Michel et Eric…

As part of the festival at Sète, there is an exhibition by Jean-Hervé Michel, Bruno Michel and Eric Delhaye at Le Baratcho, 11, quai Rhin-et-Danube, Sète.  It is called "Expochette" There is an apéro…

Jul 27 - Aug 10
Sete, Sète




Features, Interviews & Letters


How to restore or improve your…

Are you having trouble with your television signal following the digital changeover?…

LanguedocLiving, Jul 29


A film buff's delight

With so many films available now to watch at home, you’re spoilt for choice.…

LanguedocLiving, Jul 22


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