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News

World

Five terror plots 'foiled since last summer'

In the last 18 months, French intelligence services have prevented as many as five terrorism plots from taking place on French soil, according the country’s interior minister, who warned that jihadists returning from Syria continue to pose the…

The Local, Dec 18

Europe

Soldiers re-enact the Christmas…

British and German soldiers gathered for a historic football match on Wednesday…

Le Parisien/Scoop, Dec 18

France

Loto debt couple must pay up

A couple who tried to use a legal loophole dating back to 1804 to get out of…

The Connexion, Dec 18

France

Truck drivers to block Paris roads…

Enraged French truck drivers were on Thursday set to start blocking some roads and…

Le Parisien/Scoop, Dec 18

France

French newspaper round-up 18 December

Russia, Cuba, a 70th birthday party, French roads and an increase in violence and…

rfi English, Dec 18

Events

Fêtes

Christmas in Nimes

From the 28 November 2014 to 4 January 2015 the city of Nimes invites you to share fun-packed Christmas celebrations filled with lights. Come to live a magical Christmas! Including:- Big Wheel (Arènes) from 1 November 2014 to 4 January 2015- Picture…

Nov 28 - Jan 4
Nimes, Nimes

TODAY

ArtsSt Jean de Vedas

Croquis de SEM

THIS WEEK

COMING UP

Features, Interviews & Letters

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