Languedoc

Gard winemaker plays music to her vines

A viticulturist in IGP Sable-de-Camargue, Aigues-Mortes in the Gard, has decided to test the method that playing music to vines can stop diseases. Year after year, her Cabernet Sauvignon vines have fallen victim to the savage Esca disease. Since the spring, loudspeakers have been playing music in several parcelles of land. The principle comes from the work of a physicist on the power of stimulation of sound waves on plants. There are claims that the method reduces the mortality…

France 3/Scoop, May 25

Languedoc

Woman dies of meningitis in Montpellier

The Regional Health Agency has just confirmed that the cause of the death of a 20…

MidiLibre/Scoop, May 25

Occitanie

Hot weekend brings sun and thunderstorms

Summer is in the air as this weekend’s weather looks set to be hot and sunny…

LanguedocLiving, May 25

France

Government takes on train debt

The government has agreed to absorb 35 billion euros in debt from the state railway…

rfi English, May 25

Languedoc

Hérault deploys drones to catch people…

The Hérault is deploying drones to guard against the growing problem of rubbish…

LanguedocLiving, May 25

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Features

Anti-UV clothing to prevent skin cancer

The sun is responsible for the majority of skin cancers, and each year there are…

MidiLibre/Scoop, May 18

Features

Buckwheat flour packets recalled due to…

Packets of buckwheat flour under the “U” brand are being recalled due…

The Connexion, May 15

Features

Home-jacking in Lignan-sur-Orb - jewellery…

Police have called for witnesses for a haul worth €500,000. In October…

MidiLibre/Scoop, May 2

Features

Another tonne of cannabis seized on the…

Customs officials in Narbonne, Aude seized 1,068 kg of cannabis in a truck supposedly…

France 3/Scoop, Apr 27

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