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Ganges isolated by floods: more rain coming

The rain continues to fall in the region of Ganges on Wednesday evening September 17. The Héraultaise city is now completely isolated and the waters continue to rise. Mayor Michael Ganges Fratissier just confirmed on Wednesday, September 17 at…

MidiLibre/Scoop, Sep 18


Four departments on storm alert

More ferocious storms are expected to hit the south-west today, with Météo…

The Connexion, Sep 18


Top French chefs want banned bird…

Top French chefs, including Alain Ducasse, want to be able to serve a long-banned…

The Local, Sep 18


Air France strike stretches into…

Air France scrapped more than half its flights Wednesday as pilots extended a strike…

The Local, Sep 18


Job security declining in French…

Job security is becoming rarer and rarer in France, a new study shows. Employers…

rfi English, Sep 18



Grape harvest fete

Organised by the association Escolans de Ceps, there is a grape harvest celebration. Music, BBQ and a bar.

Sep 20 - Sep 20




Features, Interviews & Letters


Bilingual ex-Le Monde editor moves…

Four months after a newsroom rebellion prompted her departure from Le Monde, Natalie…

The Local, Sep 9


French back their three meals…

A new study has highlighted the differences between France and its international…

The Connexion, Sep 9


Nazi general didn't save Paris:…

The last Nazi commander in charge of Paris famously claimed he saved the City of…

The Local, Aug 31


Ten ways expats in France can…

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

The Local, Aug 29