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Cracker Fair cancelled

The Languedoc Living Cassan Cracker Fair has been cancelled for this weekend.  The decision comes as the l’Hérault is lifted to Red Alert for the continuing storms. It is hugely disappointing for everyone involved that we've had…

LanguedocLiving, Nov 28


Weather causes chaos across the…

Information is understandably inconsistent as, once again, the region has been hit…

The Local, Nov 28


More shocking photos from Languedoc…

Our colleagues at Midi Libre have once again collated the best [worst?] of readers'…

MidiLibre/Scoop, Nov 28


French newspaper round-up 28 November

The French newspapers are talking about this weekend's Franchophone Summit of French-speaking…

rfi English, Nov 28


Footballer sentenced for headbutting…

Bastia striker Brandao has been jailed for a month and fined €20,000 for headbutting…

rfi English, Nov 27



Occitan day

This is a day to celebrate Occitan.  Start off at 15:00 at the Maison cévenole in St Gervais sur Mare, for a conference and presentation by Daniel LODDO, directeur de l'association CORDAE / La Talvera. This is followed by an apéritif and…

Dec 13 - Dec 13
St Gervais sur Mare, St Gervais sur Mare



ExhibitionThézan des Corbières

Art Exhibition

ArtsSt Jean de Vedas

Croquis de SEM


MarketsSt Gervais sur Mare

Christmas market

Features, Interviews & Letters


Chefs rise up against kitchen…

Beat eggs, not your apprentice! This is the message from a group of top French chefs…

The Local, Nov 18


460 ill from toxic fungi in 2014

More than 460 people have been poisoned from eating wild mushrooms so far this…

The Connexion, Nov 10


20 per cent tax rise for holiday…

Second home owners in France, including foreigners who own holiday homes, are set…

The Local, Nov 4


EU clears France's budget for…

The European Commission said on Tuesday it had found no serious fault with eurozone…

Scoop, Oct 29