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Footballer sentenced for headbutting player

Bastia striker Brandao has been jailed for a month and fined €20,000 for headbutting Paris Saint Germain footballer Thiago Motta after a match in August. Judges considered that the attack was premeditated. Evaeverson Lemos da Silva Brandao, the…

rfi English, Nov 27


War of words start over Lamalou…

Charles Cassar, the former head of the firefighters of l'Hérault, is adamant:…

MidiLibre/Scoop, Nov 27


'EU could survive without the…

The European Union would “survive” if the UK pulled out but it would…

The Local, Nov 27


Farmers release sheep at Eiffel…

Sheep farmers, protesting against wolves in France, released around 300 sheep at…

rfi English, Nov 27


‘Intelligent’ case can weigh…

A luggage firm has come up with what it calls Pluggage – a ‘connected’…

The Connexion, Nov 27



Matthieu Capelier

Exhibition of paintings by Matthieu Capelier. Open Mondays to Fridays 10:00-12:00 15:00-18:00, Saturdays and Sundays 10:00-13:00, 15:00-19:00.

Sep 20 - Nov 30
Le Funambulle, Sauve


ArtsSt Jean de Vedas

Croquis de SEM


ExhibitionThézan des Corbières

Art Exhibition


Features, Interviews & Letters


Chefs rise up against kitchen…

Beat eggs, not your apprentice! This is the message from a group of top French chefs…

The Local, Nov 18


460 ill from toxic fungi in 2014

More than 460 people have been poisoned from eating wild mushrooms so far this…

The Connexion, Nov 10


20 per cent tax rise for holiday…

Second home owners in France, including foreigners who own holiday homes, are set…

The Local, Nov 4


EU clears France's budget for…

The European Commission said on Tuesday it had found no serious fault with eurozone…

Scoop, Oct 29