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News France » Occitania: The 39 maps you need to understand south-west France

News channel or source: https://www.thelocal.fr/20180417/maps-that-tell-you-everything-you-need-to-know-about-south-west-france
Publication date: onday 16 April 2018

Via France Sud-Ouest And this map shows where you can fly to for ... Here are a few place names in Occitan – or langue d'Oc, the name of the language to which most of the south-west dialects belong – to get you started. Via Sapienca Occitana And ...

News France » Occitania: Sensorion reports full year 2017 results

News channel or source: https://globenewswire.com/news-release/2018/04/12/1468929/0/en/Sensorion-reports-full-year-2017-results.html
Publication date: Wednesday 11 April 2018

This decrease was the result of €8.1 million (versus €7.7 million in 2016) used for operations, the receipt of a €950 thousand interest-free “innovation loan” by Bpifrance and the Occitania region of Southern France and raising €5 million via ...

News France » Occitania: Great Travel Destinations: Auvergne, France’s Wild Child

News channel or source: https://www.francetoday.com/travel/travel-features/auvergne-frances-wild-child/
Publication date: Sunday 15 April 2018

Given Auvergne’s very rural location, slap bang in the middle of France, countryside pursuits are very much ... triggering decades of bloody conflict with the Occitan-language rallying cry “Deus lo volt!” (“God wills it!”). The UNESCO World ...

News France » Occitania: France: Optimizing infrastructure between Catalonia and Occitania

News channel or source: http://www.freshplaza.com/article/190467/France-Optimizing-infrastructure-between-Catalonia-and-Occitania
Publication date: hursday 01 March 2018

Its main objective is to promote the modal shift in our regions, to optimize the existing structures and increase the number of rail freight connections between Catalonia and Occitania on the Mediterranean corridor. The objectives of this program include ...

News France » Occitania: France's Occitanie region calls for Spain and Catalonia peace talks

News channel or source: https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-spain-politic-catalonia-france/frances-occitanie-region-calls-for-spain-and-catalonia-peace-talks-idUKKBN1CX0CQ
Publication date: Saturday 28 October 2017

PARIS (Reuters) - Spanish and Catalan leaders should open talks as soon as possible to safeguard civil peace, the head of France’s Occitanie region, which borders Catalonia, said on Saturday. Madrid on Friday sacked Catalonia’s regional government to ...

News France » Occitania: France says AZERTY keyboards fail French typists

News channel or source: https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2016/01/france-says-azerty-keyboards-fail-french-typists/
Publication date: Sunday 24 January 2016

Regional languages that fall under France’s domain—like Occitan, Catalan, Breton, and Polynesian—are also too hard to type, the ministry said, citing the absence of keys for an assortment of symbols unique to those languages. The next step to a ...

News France » Occitania: Sensorion to Receive €950,000 from Bpifrance and the Occitania Region

News channel or source: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170125005944/en/Sensorion-Receive-%25E2%2582%25AC950000-Bpifrance-Occitania-Region
Publication date: uesday 24 January 2017

MONTPELLIER, France--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Sensorion (Paris:ALSEN) (FR0012596468 – ALSEN), a biotechnology company specializing in the treatment of inner ear diseases, today announces that Bpifrance and the Occitania region of Southern France ...

News France » Occitania: Speakers of France’s endangered languages demand recognition

News channel or source: http://observers.france24.com/en/20120404-speakers-france-endangered-languages-protest-recognition-local-regional-minority-presidential-election
Publication date: Wednesday 04 April 2012

Because of this, parents avoid speaking Occitan to their children because they’re afraid it will handicap them socially. This article was written with France 24 journalist Sarra Grira.

News France » Occitania: Is France's unloved AZERTY keyboard heading for the scrapheap?

News channel or source: http://www.bbc.com/news/blogs-eu-35365604
Publication date: Wednesday 20 January 2016

France's 100 year-old AZERTY keyboard - the equivalent of the ... And it wants to make it easier to write in regional French languages, like Occitan, Catalan, Breton and Polynesian. So symbols like the tilde (the squiggle on a ñ), the interpunct (mid ...