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News

France

Outrage as far-right invited to Catholic…

Christian groups were outraged this week after a member of the country’s far-right Front National (FN) party, and granddaughter of the party’s founder Jean-Marie Le Pen, was invited to speak at a Catholic summer conference. Marion Maréchal-Le…

France 24, Aug 28

France

French Greens in summer meltdown

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

rfi English, Aug 28

France

Crackdown on supermarket food…

New measures have been launched against food wastage, including scrapping the…

The Connexion, Aug 28

Europe

Scarlett Johansson loses war on…

A French novel based on American actress Scarlett Johansson which the star sought…

The Local, Aug 28

Europe

French newspaper round-up 28 August…

In Greece, Syriza members lose their illusions, China is still reeling from the…

rfi English, Aug 28

Events

Sport

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

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Features, Interviews & Letters

Features

EU inheritance law can help Britons…

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

The Connexion, Aug 18

Features

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

Features

Camel seen wandering in Béziers

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

MidiLibre/Scoop, Aug 7

Features

Man caught stealing luggage from…

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

MidiLibre/Scoop, Aug 7