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News

Languedoc

EasyJet France flight staff call Christmas…

Angry over salaries and work schedules, flight attendants of the French branch of low-cost airline EasyJet announced on Friday that they would take strike action on 25 and 26 December. However, as there are no flights scheduled for Christmas day,…

rfi English, Dec 21

Languedoc

Update on Friday's Montpellier…

Police have issued a statement suggesting that the BMW involved in the fatal collision was…

MidiLibre/Scoop, Dec 21

Languedoc

Don't get sick at Christmas, there'll…

Accident & Emergency staff in France are set to walk out on Monday over pay,…

rfi English, Dec 21

France

Giant truffle found for Aude chef…

This is the truffle season. On Saturday, the three-star Michelin Gilles Goujon,…

MidiLibre/Scoop, Dec 21

France

French favour end of force-fed…

Almost one out of every two French people now favour banning the force-feeding of…

The Local, Dec 21

Events

Arts

Croquis de SEM

Georges Goursat (1863–1934), known as Sem, was a French caricaturist famous during the Belle Époque, and was a war correspondent in the first world war.  Read more about him here. You can see some of his war sketches in the itinerant…

Oct 31 - Jan 30
Chai du Terral, St Jean de Vedas

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Features

Midi-Pyrénées & Languedoc-Roussillon…

Parliament finally adopted the new map of France with 13 regions despite the fierce…

MidiLibre/Scoop, Dec 18

Features

Larzac: Phantom Aygas lake re-appears

It is ten years since its last appearance. Many turned out late last week to…

Le Parisien/Scoop, Dec 11

Features

French scallops cleaned in China…

Scallops pulled out of the waters off the western coast of France are taken on an…

The Local, Dec 10

Features

Barn-full of antique cars headed…

One man’s forgotten hoard is, eventually, another’s treasure. That would…

New York Times, Dec 10