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Here’s to LIFE


Our new LIFE section is featuring more and more reader stories.  This is a great place to discover more about the people around you, where they came from, what they're doing now.  More than that, it's also a chance for you have a say, and to tell us some of your stories.  Visit our LIFE page, or click on 'SHARE' on the right to send us something to publish.


Sporting News


We have a new sports correspondent, who is taking an irreverent look at world sporting events and all sorts of sports much closer to home here in the Languedoc.  Don't miss the sporting news There's useful information, a fair slice of cynicism and hopefully more than a sprinkle of good humour.   Click on SPORTS to keep up to date with the World Cup, and of course the Tour de France very soon.  If you have any comments for "BB", click on 'Send us a LETTER' on the right.  He reads all your comments.


Please don’t assume we know


If you’ve heard of any good events on in the region - please do let us know. We can’t spot everything - and great events could easily be missed. Just click the ‘SHARE’ button on the right to send us something.



Forest fire closes A9 south of Narbonne

A major forest fire broke out on Wednesday late morning near Peyriac-de-Mer, south of Narbonne. The A9 was cut in both directions between Narbonne and Sigean south as a precaution due to poor visibility from smoke. A  6 km traffic jam was formed…

MidiLibre/Scoop, Jul 30


Car & horse in collision. Pregnant…

Reports are just emerging of an accident which took place during the early…

MidiLibre/Scoop, Jul 30


French zoo sees birth of rare…

There was a boost for the endangered Sri Lankan leopard this week when it was reported…

The Local, Jul 30


Jewish groups call for Pro-Israel…

France’s main Jewish organisation has appealed to all the “friends of…

The Local, Jul 30


Rogue trader Kerviel could be…

A French judge has ruled that rogue trader Jérôme Kerviel could be…

rfi English, Jul 30



Bertha Hope & Mary McPartlan

On August 30th 2014 Mary McPartlan and Bertha Hope perform at 20.30 at L’Eglise du Barry, 34150 Montpeyroux, L’Herault. Bertha Hope, legendary Harlem jazz pianist, and Mary McPartlan, Irish traditional singer, have brought together the styles…

Aug 30 - Aug 30
l’Église Saint-Martin - Montpeyroux, Montpeyroux




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Features, Interviews & Letters


How to restore or improve your…

Are you having trouble with your television signal following the digital changeover?…

LanguedocLiving, Jul 29


A film buff's delight

With so many films available now to watch at home, you’re spoilt for choice.…

LanguedocLiving, Jul 22


Oysters in the Languedoc – behind…

The Étang de Thau is home to some 800 producers of oysters and mussels and,…

LanguedocLiving, Jul 16


Light and Colours

The light and colours in the Languedoc are legendary. It has long been a place where…

LanguedocLiving, Jul 14