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France swelters as heatwave pushes on

The national weather agency, Météo France, has issued orange alerts to 37 départements as the heatwave continues its sweep across France. In a bulletin on Thursday morning, the agency extended these alerts until Friday night.…

The Local, Aug 25


Languedoc wine production down…

Wine production across France looks to be down by about 10% in 2016 compared to…

France 3 / Scoop, Aug 25


Majority in France against burqinis…

Just under two thirds of French people (64 percent) are against the burqini being…

The Local, Aug 25


Mayor resists rush to ban burkinis

One Riviera mayor is resisting the rush to ban burkinis on beaches under his…

The Connexion, Aug 25


Police arrest Lyon man who talked…

A 25-year-old man has reportedly been arrested at his home in Lyon as part of an…

The Local, Aug 25



Painters, sculptures, photographers

Exhibition at the PLEIADE DU GOLF at 4 Avenue des Alizes, Cap d'Agde. Special price vernissage on the last day, 2nd September. Featuring ceramist Kathy Bassaget. Contact 06 03 19 18 25

Aug 1 - Sep 2
Cap d'Agde,




Features, Interviews & Letters


Dolphins spotted off Midi coast

Even if not necessarily that rare in this corner of the Mediterranean, coming across…

MidiLibre/Scoop, Aug 21


'Best Perseids shower for years'

You could see up to 200 meteors an hour lighting up the night sky tonight and…

The Connexion, Aug 11


Local helicopter business gets…

Héliteam, a helicopter company based at Montpellier airport has just…

France 3 / Scoop, Aug 4


Wine floods Sète streets after…

The town of Sète, near Montpellier was drenched in red wine on Tuesday night…

Scoop, Aug 3