A young man drowned at Lake Plaine des Bègles near Bordeaux

Bordeaux: A Young Man Dies by Drowning at Plaine des Bègles

On June 17th, 2019, a 19-year-old man drowned at Lake Plaine des Bègles (Gironde) near Bordeaux. Arrived at the scene, help could not revive the victim. This Monday, June 17, 2019, around 19:30, firefighters were called to intervene at the Lake Plaine sports Bègles (Gironde) near Bordeaux, as reported by Sudouest . Increasing drownings A 19-year-old man lost his footing and […]

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Storm Miguel has caused 35,000 households without electricity in Nouvelle Aquitaine

Storm Miguel: Some 35,000 Households Without Electricity in Nouvelle Aquitaine

WEATHER: The winds blew at over 100 km/h in the day in the Gironde due to the storm Miguel, causing many disturbances Violent winds are falling on Nouvelle Aquitaine, and especially in Gironde, since Friday morning because of the storm Miguel. This phenomenon has caused significant damage to the power grid. And for good reason: winds of 117 km […]

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The yellow vests invaded the Mall des Grands Hommes.

Bordeaux: Yellow Vests Invade the Grands Hommes Shopping Center

This Saturday during act 29 yellow vests, the Mall des Grands Hommes, located in the city centre of Bordeaux, was a place of passage of the event. This Saturday, June 1st, 2019, the movement of the yellow vests continues in Bordeaux (Gironde) with the act 29 . This afternoon, the procession disrupted tram traffic – while no traffic disruption was expected – and forced […]

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Weather warning for strong winds from the West

Weather: Strong Winds from the West this Afternoon to Thursday Morning

A weather disturbance, coming from off the Atlantic, this Wednesday at the end of the day in the immediate vicinity of Brittany, before continuing its way towards the North-East. Strong wind, sustained rains and gusts to 100 km/h will thus concern the west of the country, from Finistere South to the Gironde, until Thursday. It will […]

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An arcus formed over Bordeaux in the evening of April 23, 2019. (

In Pictures: A Surprising Phenomenon crossing the sky of Bordeaux this 23rd April

In the evening of April 23, 2019, an arcus formed over Bordeaux (Gironde). Disturbingly, this impressive roll of clouds is well known to meteorologists. On the evening of April 23rd, 2019, the sky of Bordeaux was covered with a cloud worthy of the most apocalyptic films. No worries, it was not a remake of Roland Emmerich ‘s 2012 film, […]

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The epicenter is located on the borders of Charente, Charente-Maritime and Gironde.

Southwest Hit by a New Earthquake this Morning with a Magnitude of 3.6

This morning, shortly before 7am, a new tremor affected the Gironde, Charente and Charente-Maritime. The epicenter is in the same area as that of March 20th. After that of March 20th at a magnitude of 4.9, a new earthquake occurred this morning, shortly before 7 am in the Southwest. The epicenter  is again in the same area as during the earthquake. The epicenter […]

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In Bordeaux, Yellow vest injured by police in a coma

Bordeaux: The Yellow Vest Wounded in the Head, Placed in an Artificial Coma. His Wife Testifies

In Bordeaux, during the demonstration of yellow vests, a man was hit in the head by the police. Operated urgently, this volunteer firefighter has since been in a coma. I have been “flooded with calls and messages” since this weekend. Cindy, resident of Bazas, near Langon ( Gironde ), is the wife of the man who was hit in the head by […]

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Smoke tire this morning near the Bassens oil depot in Gironde

Gironde: Yellow Vests Protesters Block Bassens Oil Depot

Yellow vests blocked the roundabout access to the Ambès oil depot, located in Bassens (Gironde) this Thursday 3rd January, 2019. New action of yellow vests this Thursday, January 3, 2019 . Dozens of protesters blocked the roundabout access to the Ambès oil depot , located in Bassens (Gironde), but failed to reach the site. For several hours, trucks could not enter or leave the […]

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Alice Cooper will be on the Bordeaux scene in September

Bordeaux: Alice Cooper at the Arena in 2019

CONCERT: The star, Alice Cooper will be in France for three dates in September 2019, including one at the Arkea Arena on September 5th … Presented as the pioneer of a very particular genre, hard rock drama (or shock rock ),Alice Cooper has been touring the world since the 1970s, chaining successes. In the 1980s he explored different sounds, ranging […]

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In Gironde, two children arrested, suspected of putting concrete slabs on the railway

Gironde: Two Children Suspected of Laying Concrete Slabs on the Railway

The TER Bordeaux-Libourne (Gironde) crashed into a concrete slab on the rails on Wednesday night. Two children, suspected of having committed this malicious act, were arrested. Wednesday 8th August, around 7pm, a TER Bordeaux-Libourne train that ran in the town of Ambarès-et-Lagrave (Gironde)  hit a concrete plate on the rails . The driver reacts immediately and manages to brake without damage. The train did not […]

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