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Montpellier: Three heroes from weekend's…

During Sunday's storms, three local men, Ayoub, Mehdi and Brahim (pictured), displayed outstanding courage to rescue several drivers in distress. They had gone to refuel but their trip was curtailed in the area of Près-d'Arènes,…

MidiLibre/Scoop, Aug 28


Mushroom hunters get lost in woods

Gendarmes in the Dordogne are warning mushroom hunters to take ‘common…

The Connexion, Aug 28


Toulouse: 20 year-old driver flashed…

This Thursday, August 27, a 20 year-old man from Carcassonne with a probationary…

MidiLibre/Scoop, Aug 28


Outrage as far-right invited to…

Christian groups were outraged this week after a member of the country’s far-right…

France 24, Aug 28


French Greens in summer meltdown

A second leading member of France's Green party, EELV, quit the movement on Friday,…

rfi English, Aug 28



CSF Walk for Life

Just a reminder....and a date for diaries. This year's CSF Walk is on Sunday 4th October at Domaine de Clapieres, just outside Montagnac. The walk is a major fundraiser for CSF and enables them to fund the wonderful work they do in our area. The walk…

Oct 4 - Oct 4
Domaine Clapière, Montagnac



Josef Koudelka



Features, Interviews & Letters


EU inheritance law can help Britons…

The EU inheritance regulation, which came into force yesterday, benefits citizens…

The Connexion, Aug 18


France now has 11 emergency numbers

The launch of a new emergency phone number this week - for terror alerts and kidnappings…

The Connexion, Aug 11


Camel seen wandering in Béziers

There was an unusual sight in Béziers this Friday afternoon when a camel…

MidiLibre/Scoop, Aug 7


Man caught stealing luggage from…

This phenomenon is sometimes overlooked but is a very common offence: thefts from…

MidiLibre/Scoop, Aug 7