The sports wrap 21st August 2017

Belgium’s Lampaert wins second stage of Vuelta a Espana. Yves Lampaert and Quick-Step Floors team-mate Matteo Trentin came in ahead of Britain’s Adam Blythe in a windy second stage of the Vuelta a Espana on Sunday as Tour de France champion Chris Froome fell behind a split in the peloton but moved up to ninth overall. Blythe crossed the line of the 203.4km route from Nimes to Gruissan in France just behind Lampaert and Trentin with Team Sky's Froome eight seconds…

LanguedocLiving, Aug 21


The Asian hornet will be back soon

The number one enemy of the beekeepers will be striking the beehives of Occitanie…

MidiLibre/Scoop, Aug 18


50 drivers banned during Béziers Féria

The roadside checks put in place by the police for the Féria de Béziers…

France 3/Scoop, Aug 18


French unemployment rate drops to 2012 level

France's unemployment rate fell by 0.1 points between April and June 2017, reaching…

The Local, Aug 18


What the papers said 18 Aug 2017

Shock and revulsion as terrorists turn their vehicles into weapons of mass destruction…

rfi English, Aug 18

Features, Interviews & Letters


Scammers are caught and imprisoned

The technique is well established. The criminals park in a supermarket carpark and…

France 3/Scoop, Aug 11


Spaniel killed by 4 dogs in Fabrègues,…

On Wednesday at the Domaine de Mirabeau, in Fabrègues, near Montpellier,…

France 3/Scoop, Aug 3


Archaeologists discover 'little Pompeii'

French archaeologists have discovered a ‘little Pompeii’ - an ancient…

rfi English, Aug 2


EasyJet passenger punched by airport worker…

EasyJet is “urgently” seeking answers after a worker at Nice airport…

The Guardian, Aug 1

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