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French crooks happy as wiretap firms go…

French criminals likely breathed a sigh of relief this week when the four firms that carry out most court-ordered phone wiretaps in France refused to take on any new jobs after a bitter dispute with the justice ministry. The companies - Foretec, Midi…

The Local, Nov 26


Algerian kills Gourdel killing…

Algeria’s military has killed a suspect in the abduction and beheading of…

France 24, Nov 26


Grenoble: gun shots in broad daylight,…

On Wednesday morning, a 65 year-old man shot and killed his wife in the street in…

MidiLibre/Scoop, Nov 26


French newspaper round-up 26 November

Racial anger in the United States, the Pope in Strasbourg and Nicolas Sarkozy on…

rfi English, Nov 26


Orange storm alert in the south-east

Residents in the south-east have been warned of severe rainstorms that will…

The Connexion, Nov 25



Painting exhibition

Painting exhibition featuring artists Jenny Curra, Bo Stephen, Annie Meharg and Simon Roberts.   The open days are Friday 18:00-20:00 and Saturday 12:00-14:00.   Come and look at the paintings and taste our wines!

Nov 21 - Dec 24
Le wine shop, Pézenas




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