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Here’s to LIFE


Our LIFE section is featuring some great reader stories.  Discover more about the people around you, where they came from, what they're doing now.  It's also a place to read about wine and restaurant reviews, recipes, days out, and much more.


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October 2014 - hottest on record

October, and the aggregate of the first ten months of 2014, were each the hottest on the planet since the start of temperature readings in 1880, according to the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Agency (NOAA) in an announcement on Thursday. This…

MidiLibre/Scoop, Nov 21


Airbus in €11 billion deal with…

European aerospace company Airbus will deliver 25 A350-900S - the company's…

rfi English, Nov 21


Two migrants burn to death in…

Two migrants burned to death in northern France on Wednesday evening when the truck…

The Local, Nov 21


Homes with no TV may pay TV licence

A Senator is pushing for the TV licence to be extended to all homes - even…

The Connexion, Nov 21


Wine-lovers get taste of 2014…

Thousands of wine lovers braved the cold to get the first sip of this year's Beaujolais…

The Local, Nov 21



L'homme qui voulait voir les anges

Kamel Guennoun, a fine story-teller, recounts history in a humourous and magical way.  The story is 'the man who wanted to see angels'

Dec 4 - Dec 4
Le Théâtre*/Scène Nationale de Narbonne, Narbonne



ArtsSt Jean de Vedas

Croquis de SEM




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