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News

Languedoc

300 rail passengers stranded in Montpellier

As if to re-inforce the message about under-investment in the Intercity network (see here)... Three hundred passengers of an intercity train travelling from Cerbère to Strasbourg were trapped for more than 8 hours in Montpellier train station on Monday…

MidiLibre/Scoop, May 26

France

Anger as France looks set to scrap…

A controversial report published on Tuesday urges the government to scrap numerous…

The Local, May 26

Languedoc

Free's network in the Hérault…

The network operator, Free, returned to normal service at about 4pm on Tuesday.…

MidiLibre/Scoop, May 26

France

Sarkozy wins ‘Républicains’…

Former French leader Nicolas Sarkozy won a court fight on Tuesday for the right…

France 24, May 26

World

Olive oil kills cancer cells

Scientists may have discovered the reason the Mediterranean diet helps people…

The Connexion, May 26

Events

Sport

FIRA Cévennes hiking festival

29 October to 1 November 2015 - some forty trails for all levels. Twice a year, more than thirty towns of the Gard, Lozère and Hérault departments invite you to the spring edition (Ascension day) or Autumn edition (All Saints' Day week-end)…

Oct 29 - Nov 1
Cévennes,

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Features

Brits abroad will get to vote…

British nationals who have been living abroad for less than 15 years will be allowed…

The Local, May 25

Features

MPs vote to ban supermarket waste

French MPs have unanimously voted to ban supermarkets from destroying food…

The Connexion, May 22

Features

Super-cheap airport shuttle takes…

Catching the Paris-bound bus from the Charles de Gaulle international airport got…

The Local, May 15

Features

4m discarded python skin worries…

Since a 4-metre moulted snake skin was discovered on the edge of scrubland…

MidiLibre/Scoop, May 13