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Welcome to Languedoc Living, the premier site for people living in the Languedoc.  We bring you local French news and events translated in English every day.  Click on NEWS to keep up to date, and visit our EVENTS page to see what's happening near you. 

 

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Here’s to LIFE

 

Our LIFE section is featuring some great reader stories.  Discover more about the people around you, where they came from, what they're doing now.  It's also a place to read about wine and restaurant reviews, recipes, days out, and much more.

 

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News

France

Hollande names new team after ministers…

French President Francois Hollande has named a new cabinet under Prime Minister Manual Valls, dropping ministers who rebelled against cuts. The first government of Mr Valls, who was appointed less than five months ago, fell on Monday after a row with…

BBC News, Aug 26

Languedoc

Christian Bourquin, regional president…

Christian Bourquin, president of the Languedoc-Roussillon, died following a long…

MidiLibre/Scoop, Aug 26

France

Ferrero dispels fears of Nutella…

There's good news for chocaholics as the president of the Italian food giant, Ferrero,…

The Local, Aug 26

France

French chefs rebel over harsh…

Left largely without recourse against what they claim to be "dishonest" online reviews,…

The Local, Aug 26

France

Air France pilots threaten September…

As if Air France needed any more help to be less competitive in the new air travel…

The Local, Aug 26

Events

Education

Language workshop open day

The association Vivre Ensemble en Minervois (VEEM), formed to help integrate newcomers into the local community, recognised this need and a few years ago, in addition to a range of social activities, it began to organise low-cost language workshops for…

Sep 17 - Sep 17
Salle Georges Brassens Olonzac, Olonzac

TODAY

THIS WEEK

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Features, Interviews & Letters

Features

Expat pensioners and UK bank accounts

Expat pensioners claim they are being inconvenienced by their inability to open…

Daily Telegraph, Aug 24

Features

Charitable, environmentally sound…

Lots of people know about CSF Languedoc’s existence, providing practical and…

CSF-Languedoc, Aug 24

Features

Why are some people more tasty…

What mosquitoes want in a snack The summer has seen mosquitoes numbers rise…

The Connexion, Aug 20

Features

Expats face £400 million tax…

Expats who rent out their homes in Britain will be stripped of the right to use…

Daily Telegraph, Aug 12