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News

France

Mysterious stone rings at Tarn-et-Garonne…

Two mysterious stone rings found deep inside a cave were probably built by Neanderthals about 176,500 years ago, proving that the ancient cousins of humans were capable of more complex behaviour than previously thought, scientists say. The structures…

France 24, May 26

France

Three tons of garlic stolen in…

Three tons of garlic, an essential ingredient in most French cooking, were drying…

MidiLibre/Scoop, May 26

France

Hiker found alive after five nights…

A hiker who fell into a crevice in the Pyrenees mountains and spent five nights…

The Local, May 26

France

Unemployment drops for second…

The jobless total fell by 19,900 in April, declining for a second month in a row…

France 24, May 26

France

French newspaper round-up 26 May…

Strikes and protests related to the reform of labour law once again dominate the…

rfi English, May 26

Events

Markets

Farmer’s market at Mas Rolland

5th 9am- 7pm “Farmer’s market at Mas Rolland, Montesquieu” Walk through the vineyards, drystone workshop, farmers’ catering on the spot, healthy refreshments bar, live presentation on cheese. For more information call 04 67 24…

Jun 5 - Jun 6
Montesquieu,

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Features

Fuel crisis – France on its…

The hardline CGT union members who are blockading oil refineries and fuel depots…

LanguedocLiving, May 24

Features

Petrol stations hit badly by blockades

Prime Minister Manuel Valls said on Sunday that there are enough fuel reserves to…

LanguedocLiving, May 22

Features

Petrol soaked blankets shock

When Max Roustan, the mayor of Alès got up on Thursday morning, he found…

LanguedocLiving, May 20

Features

Our beaches are given prestigious…

Languedoc-Roussillon beaches and ports are given a prestigious honour. 52 Languedoc-Roussillon…

LanguedocLiving, May 18