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News

France

French paper Libération to fire third of…

The stalwart leftist daily in France, Libération, announced on Monday that it will let go a third of its staff in an effort to keep the newspaper founded by Jean-Paul Satre from folding for good. The 93 jobs concern those on permanent and part-time…

The Local, Sep 16

France

Valls: we fix in 6 months or be…

On the eve of his second vote of confidence before the deputies, Manuel Valls was…

MidiLibre/Scoop, Sep 16

France

Air France pilots' strike expected…

Sixty percent of Air France's flights are slated to be cancelled on Tuesday, up…

The Local, Sep 16

World

Leaders gather in Paris summit…

Speaking as an international summit on battling Islamic State (IS) militants opened…

France 24, Sep 16

France

Unions furious at plans to scrap…

France's top business owners have a plan to fix the country's moribund economy:…

The Local, Sep 16

Events

Antiques

Avignon Antiques Fair

Languedoc's antiques fairs are great fun. Some are big - others huge. They draw in vendors from all over France as well as Spain and Italy and even further afield - selling everything from furniture to paintings to garden pots to tiny knick-knacks. Prices…

Sep 17 - Sep 17
Avignon Parc des Expos, Avignon

TODAY

ExhibitionClermont-l'Hérault

Haut les Couleurs!

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Features, Interviews & Letters

Features

Bilingual ex-Le Monde editor moves…

Four months after a newsroom rebellion prompted her departure from Le Monde, Natalie…

The Local, Sep 9

Features

French back their three meals…

A new study has highlighted the differences between France and its international…

The Connexion, Sep 9

Features

Nazi general didn't save Paris:…

The last Nazi commander in charge of Paris famously claimed he saved the City of…

The Local, Aug 31

Features

Ten ways expats in France can…

[ED - We aren’t in agreement with everything in this article from the…

The Local, Aug 29