Boxing: World Champion Angélique Duchemin dies at 26

The young boxer Angélique Duchemin, world champion in boxing, died Tuesday morning in Perpignan, at the age of 26, following a discomfort during training. The young woman, previously champion of France and Europe in the super featherweight category, fell ill on Monday night in her club Thuir (Pyrénées-Orientales) and suffered a cardiac arrest, before being …

Heatwave: Fifteen Departments Still on Orange Alert

Fifteen departments Southeast are still on Friday morning orange alert for heatwave, said Meteo France in its latest bulletin at 6am. The heatwave episode continues on the southeast of France. Meteo France has kept 15 departments orange alert. The heatwave alert relates to the following departments: Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, Hautes-Alpes, Alpes-Maritimes, Ardèche, Bouches-du-Rhone, the Corse-du-Sud, Haute-Corse , Drôme, …

David Guetta back this Summer to Electrobeach in Port-Barcarès

FESTIVAL: The star DJ returns for the third time in the Pyrénées-Orientales festival on 14th July. This will be his only French date for the season … There will be very very beautiful world from 13th to 15th July in Port-Barcarès in the Pyrenees-Orientales. For its 5th edition, the Electrobeach has some impressive programming: Eric Prydz, Afrojack, Tiesto and Benjamin …

Winds: Eleven Departments Southwest on Orange Alert

WEATHER: Winds can reach 130 to 140 km/h on the Atlantic coast … Eleven departments of South West France this Sunday from 10am have been placed om orange alert for strong winds, said Meteo France . Relevant departments are Ariège, Aude, Charente-Maritime, Haute-Garonne, Gers, Gironde, Landes, Lot-et-Garonne, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, Hautes-Pyrenees and the Pyrenees -Orientales. The end of the …

Weather: Four Departments in Orange Alert

Winds for Eastern Pyrenees, Aude and Andorra, avalanches for Savoie and Alpes-Maritimes: Meteo France issue orange alert warnings to four departments. The department of Pyrenees-Orientales and Aude as well as Andorra were placed in orange alert on Sunday with winds of expected gusts of 110 km/h to 160 km/h from 3am Monday, has announced Météo France. The …

Pyrenees-Orientales. 1.9 Million Euros Discovered in a Car

Customs agents in Port-Vendres (Pyrénées-Orientales) seized more than 1.9 million euros, hidden in the trunk of a vehicle. The driver was jailed. More than 1.9 million (1,918,460)  euros was found on Saturday inside a car on the junction at the toll Perthus (Pyrénées-Orientales) on the A9 motorway. The driver was taken into custody According to …