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News

Languedoc

Police officer blinds student in demonstration

A 16 year old Béziers high school student has lost his eye after being shot in the face by a police officer during demonstrations on Thursday 6 December. The student, Jean-Philippe was demonstrating in front of the Jean-Moulin school in Béziers,…

France 3/Scoop, Dec 18

Occitanie

Man charged for not reporting…

This week a man who was part of Radouane Lakdim’s entourage has been charged…

MidiLibre/Scoop, Dec 18

Travel

Vinci asks drivers to pay tolls…

Major toll road operator Vinci Autoroutes is planning to invoice motorists who drove…

France 24, Dec 18

France

NGOS sue government over missed…

A group of NGOs including Greenpeace and Oxfam launched a lawsuit against the French…

rfi English, Dec 18

France

Bank fee rises cancelled in French…

All planned increases in bank fees for 2019 in France have been cancelled, as part…

The Connexion, Dec 18

Events

Music

La flûte enchantée opera

Le Site Pont du Gard start the Festival d’Opéra du Grand Sud (FOGS) with an emblematic opera by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Adulte 34 €; reductions 28 €; children 22 €.  For more information…

Jan 25 - Jan 26
Pont du Gard, Vers-Pont-du-Gard

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Features, Interviews & Letters

Features

Why are the Gilets Jaunes so angry?

By John Lichfield, Politico  The Yellow Jackets ripping across the country…

Politico, Dec 14

Features

Access to the port at Sète blocked…

Dockers at Sète blocked the port on Monday. Their blockades were "nothing…

France 3/Scoop, Dec 3

Features

Fire ravages warehouse, 13 people…

A fire broke out in a company specialising in wooden packaging in Castelsarrasin,…

France 3/Scoop, Nov 30

Features

Lucky hikers found in snowstorm…

First it was the reckless fishermen, fishing on a fast flowing river against advice.…

MidiLibre/Scoop, Oct 30