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News

Languedoc

Thieves rob Dyneff station, attack employee

On Thursday night, thieves broke into the Dyneff petrol station in Frontignan (Hérault). The robbers stole €3,000 and hit an employee when he arrived on the scene mid-robbery. Three men with faces hidden showed…

MidiLibre/Scoop, May 29

France

Notaires report better sales

Notaires say the property market is picking up again, with British buyers prominent…

The Connexion, May 29

France

Paris woman jailed for torturing…

A woman who kept her boyfriend as a "domestic slave", forcing him to ingest sponges…

The Local, May 29

Languedoc

Nîmes: cocaine, weapons and cash found at…

Almost a kilo of cocaine, three firearms and €16,000 in cash: Nîmes found…

MidiLibre/Scoop, May 29

France

Eiffel Tower thieves earned €4,000…

Paris police busted a pickpocket gang this week, who "earned" up to €4,000…

The Local, May 29

Events

Arts

Comedy of Books

COMEDY OF BOOKS29 to 31 May 2015 in Montpellier Created in 1985 in Montpellier by a few independent bookshops, the Comédie du Livre (Comedy of Books) has, in the space of a few years, become one of the largest literary events in France. Today,…

May 29 - May 31
Montpellier: Place de la Comedie, Montpellier

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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