What happened in Occitanie on Wednesday

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The Aigues-Vives police have launched an appeal for witnesses to find 13-year-old Anthonyo

The Aigues-Vives police have launched an appeal for witnesses to find 13-year-old Anthonyo.  The boy left his home in Aigues-Vives on Tuesday afternoon, and hasn’t been seen since.  If you have any information, please call the police on 04.66.73.15.20.

A Nîmes police officer aged 38 will be tried on Thursday and Friday by Gard courts. He is accused of murdering Ales, his ex-companion, after months of threats. If found guilty, he could receive life imprisonment.

The construction site of a housing estate in Montferrier-sur-Lez, Hérault, is threatening a 19th century aqueduc.  Residents near the Pitot viaduct, north of Montpellier, are worried that the ancient site is being damaged.  Part of the construction collapsed last week.

Residents of Castin in the Gers are protesting about the 180 telegraph poles which have been installed since last summer.  The town of 350 inhabitants are saying surely fibre optics will be cheaper in the long term.

Hired as professor of physics-chemistry in two colleges at Montpellier, Moustapha Gueye is being forced by the prefecture to leave the territory within a few days.  His crime?  His permanent carte de sejour was overturned, and he has 30 days to leave the country.

From 9 October 2019 to 27 January 2020, the Albi painter Toulouse-Lautrec is being honoured at the Grand Palais in Paris.

The summit of the Milan treaty members began on Tuesday in Montpellier. 67 elected officials from around the world exchange thoughts around the theme of sustainable food.

Police have saved the lives of hedgehogs in Lescure d’Albigeois, by preventing a gang of poachers.  Hedgehogs are protected, and poaching them can result in a fine of over €100,000.

After 8 days of strikes and blockades, work resumed on Saturday in the Ambroise Paré clinic in Toulouse. A memorandum of understanding had been signed the day before between the union representatives of the striking staff and the management, endorsing a number of demands.

There is an alert in Montauban relating to tiger mosquitoes.  The mayor, Brigitte Barèges has asked for a complete mosquito control program.  A case of dengue fever was discovered, and only a zone of 150 metres around the house was sprayed.  This is the third case this year.  The mayor is asking for a much wider area to be controlled.