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News

Languedoc

Five arrested in anti-jihadist operation

French security forces arrested five people in anti-jihadist raids on Tuesday in Lunel (l'Hérault) from where at least ten young people have left for Syria. The raid in the town of Lunel began at around dawn on Tuesday. Local residents told…

France 24, Jan 27

Languedoc

Five terrorist arrests - in pictures

Five people involved in recruitment channels to Syria, were arrested at dawn in…

MidiLibre/Scoop, Jan 27

Europe

France told to repay €1 billion…

France must repay the EU €1.07 billion in agricultural aid paid to farmers…

The Local, Jan 27

France

Unemployment hits new record high…

Unemployment in France rose by 0.2 percent, or 8,100 people, in December to reach…

France 24, Jan 27

France

French police to get more guns…

The French government has announced that it will send out an additional 4,000 handguns…

The Local, Jan 27

Events

Cuisine

M.A.D festival

New great culinary venue in Montpellier, the M.A.D festival / Taste the Mediterranean will take place from 25 to 27 March, 2015 at the Park§Suites Arena. Sponsored by the Pourcel brothers, the M.A.D festival wants to highlight the benefits of Mediterranean…

Mar 27 - Mar 29
Park & Suites Arena, Perols

TODAY

THIS WEEK

COMING UP

Features, Interviews & Letters

Features

Sunday paper names Valls' Languedoc…

Manuel Valls said on Tuesday that there were now genuine ghettos in France.…

MidiLibre/Scoop, Jan 25

Features

France hands out first fines for…

Three French Twitter users were fined this week for sending tweets that included…

The Local, Jan 21

Features

Obituary: Defiant Charlie Hebdo…

Stephane Charbonnier, editor of the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, was…

BBC News, Jan 8

Features

13% of all 2014 Paris marriages…

Some 1,331 gay marriages took place in the French capital in 2014, making up 13.5…

France 24, Jan 4