A COLLECTION of photographs from the past few weeks, taken in sight of the church at Loubejac (map).
The French flag carrier will revamp its existing three levels of service to offer just a Voyageur economy cabin and a Premium cabin aimed at business users.
Air France will also start charging for a second hold bag, although it has increased by three kilos, to 23kgs, the maximum weight for free carriage of he first piece of hold baggage.
The firm has released a statement saying:
Euroferries has regrettably had to delay its high speed cross channel service launch scheduled for the 14th November due to hampered final stage operations.
Euroferries apologises for any inconvenience caused to its customers and assures them that it is their foremost intention to resolve this matter swiftly allowing the service to commence.
All Euroferries bookings affected by this matter have the option of either receiving a full refund or alternatively receiving complimentary first class upgrades for an alternative date of travel.
Further announcements will be made shortly.
Science Daily reports that researchers found a small tooth, near Rochefort-sur-mer, from a tiny mouse-like animal named Arcantiodelphys marchandi, one of the oldest and most primitive marsupial known in the world.
The work was carried out by a team from the Centre national de la Recherche Scientifique and l'Université de Rennes 1, the French language press release can be read at Découverte du plus ancien marsupial européen en Charente-Maritime.
Related article: Dinosaur footprints found near La Plagne, Savoie
In a statement Ryanair said that it would operate more flights if the airport were to reduce its charges.
Ryanair said that EuroAirport refused its offer and so decided to drop its links to Stansted, but also Alicante, Cagliari, Marseille, Porto and Stockholm (Skavsta) from December 2, 2009.
The Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) still refuses to reinstate disability allowances, withdrawn when claimants who made legitimate moves to live in other EEA Member states, but campaigners are making steady progress.
Here Tina Hamilton provides an update on where the campaign now stands:
Although some progress appears to have been made in the case of exportable benefits, insomuch that a handful of claimants have received appeal submissions from the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP), hundreds more are still being subjected to delays and procrastination from the exportability team, based in Blackpool.
THE evangelical church is gaining a growing influence in France with more then 400,000 believers according to the Fédération Evangélique de France.
The Guardian newspaper reports from a service in Paris, where the usual songs and music play, while pastor Franck Lefillatre talks to the congregation.
But the French belief of laïcité and a frim split between church and state has seen some worry about the growing popularity of the faith.
THE doors have been swung open on Père Noël's electronic office in La Poste to process all the letters he is set to receive.
The website is very simple to use and allows you to enter postal details and a short message to Père Noël, in return children receive a card in the post.
Ever since 1996 he has had an online branch and the actual letters and drawings that kids send are sorted by La Poste in a building in Gironde, and the company expects to send over a million cards in reply.