Welcome

 

Welcome to Languedoc Living, the premier site for people living in the Languedoc.  We bring you local French news and events translated in English every day.  Click on NEWS to keep up to date, and visit our EVENTS page to see what's happening near you. 

 

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Here’s to LIFE

 

Our LIFE section is featuring some great reader stories.  Discover more about the people around you, where they came from, what they're doing now.  It's also a place to read about wine and restaurant reviews, recipes, days out, and much more.

 

We publish your events and stories

 

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News

Europe

Volcano eruption sparks fears of ash cloud…

Bardarbunga appears to have everybody guessing about whether to stop air traffic or not.  This is perhaps not surprising after the legal threats from airlines when Iceland's Eyjafjallajokull volcano erupted in 2010. The Icelandic Met Office…

BBC News, Aug 29

France

French police in race to find…

Police in France and Britain faced a race against time on Friday in their hunt to…

The Local, Aug 29

France

Triathlete stopped by border patrol

A super fit Australian athlete was mistaken for a suspected illegal immigrant…

The Connexion, Aug 29

France

British killer escapes from hospital…

A mentally-ill British man is on the run in France after escaping from a psychiatric…

The Local, Aug 29

World

Frenchman flips out over reclined…

A Parisian man faces jail after losing his cool on a France-bound flight from the…

The Local, Aug 29

Events

Arts

Jean-Michel Solvès "Demeures"

If you can imagine a slightly squiggly line which begins in Paris and ends in the small Pyrenean village of Finestret via such far flung locations such as Chicago, Lebanon, La Vendée and Saint-Domingue, you can begin to get a taste of the incredible…

Jun 20 - Aug 31
Palais des Rois de Majorque, Perpignan

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MusicThézan des Corbières

Santandréa Jazz Band

Features, Interviews & Letters

Features

Ten ways expats in France can…

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

The Local, Aug 29

Features

Expat pensioners and UK bank accounts

Expat pensioners claim they are being inconvenienced by their inability to open…

Daily Telegraph, Aug 24

Features

Charitable, environmentally sound…

Lots of people know about CSF Languedoc’s existence, providing practical and…

CSF-Languedoc, Aug 24

Features

Why are some people more tasty…

What mosquitoes want in a snack The summer has seen mosquitoes numbers rise…

The Connexion, Aug 20