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News

France

Forest fire havoc in Bordeaux, Fréjus &…

One of the country's worst forest fires in years is still raging in south-western France, with the homes of around 1,000 people evacuated since Friday. The fire, which erupted on Friday afternoon and spread quickly because of strong winds, has now consumed…

MidiLibre/Scoop, Jul 27

Europe

DFDS halts Dover to Calais ferry…

Danish ferry company DFDS Seaways said Sunday it has suspended its services linking…

The Local, Jul 27

Sports

Chris Froome: An unloved double…

For the second time in three years, Chris Froome found himself atop the Tour de…

France 24, Jul 27

France

Teen confesses after Tour de France…

A 16-year-old has handed himself into police and confessed to smashing through security…

rfi English, Jul 27

Languedoc

Sète: Is dredging debris a WWII…

A dredging operation was underway, Monday, July 27, in the commercial port of Sète.…

MidiLibre/Scoop, Jul 27

Events

Music

Patrick Fiori

Patrick Fiori in concert in Palavas.

Aug 6 - Aug 6
Arènes de Palavas, Palavas-Les-Flots

TODAY

THIS WEEK

COMING UP

MusicLamalou Les Bains

Les Moments Musicaux

Features, Interviews & Letters

Features

French shoppers willing to pay…

Demonstrations by French farmers continued on Saturday, while a new poll found that…

rfi English, Jul 26

Features

Paris homeless man gets job after…

A homeless man, who became the talk of the web after handing out his CV on the Paris…

The Local, Jul 24

Features

French ferry workers blockade…

Few stories highlight the difference in treatment of industrial relations issues…

Scoop, Jul 21

Features

Tiger mosquitoes in 40 departments

Doctors in France have dealt with 32 confirmed cases of tropical diseases linked…

The Connexion, Jul 20