What happened in Occitanie on Monday

The couple taking a spa cure have disappeared

The police from Tarascon-sur-Ariège have been mobilised since last Wednesday to find a man and a woman aged sixty, who disappeared in Ornolac-Ussat-les-Bains where they were staying for a spa treatment.

Six Occitanie departments are on a storm warning: Aveyron, Lot, Tarn, Tarn-et-Garonne, Hérault and Gard.

Anti-bear farmers were mobilised in Tarbes on Monday.  It’s likely to be an active winter for the protesters, they are planning to make themselves heard.

Biterrois Anthony Jeanjean was crowned European BMX Freestyle Champion.  Anthony, from Béziers, won the title of BMX Freestyle European Champion in Cadenazzo, Switzerland.

College teachers Gerard Philipe and Arthur Rimbaud of Montpellier were demonstrating on Monday, since the Senegalese teacher Moustapha Gueye has been threatened with expulsion.

Police shot at a fugitive driver in Bagnols-sur-Cèze, the man is now in police custody.  The motorist was fleeing the police, and he was arrested after hitting several vehicles following a police chase, during which police fired at the driver’s car.

A 25-year-old man was stuck on a rock climb for nearly six hours on Sunday in Anduze, Gard.  He got into difficulties, and had to be rescued.

This Monday morning, the metro service in Toulouse was partially interrupted on line B because of a technical problem. Traffic resumed around 10am, but it made life difficult for the rush hour passengers.

Flames devoured a shed that was storing collectors’ cars in the area of ​​Fondeyre in Toulouse. Firefighters were mobilised all night to fight the fire.

On Wednesday, Emmanuel Macron and Angela Merkel will travel to Toulouse to discuss the climate, industry, defence and security issues.  The two leaders will also visit an Airbus site.

There was a successful rescue in the Pyrénées-Orientales, where a man was trapped in a cave between Fuilla and Villefranche-de-Conflent.  The man was injured but was safely extracted after several hours.

The Tarn triathlete Laurent Jalabert tried again to win the Ironman title in the category of 50-54 years. He finished second and won the silver.

Nearly 200 people of all faiths and convictions met in Toulouse on Monday morning at 9am for a peaceful multi-faith march. The goal was to foster peace and create dialogue in a time when fanaticism is proliferating.

The prisoners in Villeneuve-lès-Maguelone played football with lawyers to “escape a little”.  It took more than two years to organise this unprecedented meeting in the prison near Montpellier.