Toulouse (UK /tˈlz/;French pronunciation: [tu.luz] locally: [tuˈluzə]; Occitan: Tolosa [tuˈluzɔ], Latin: Tolosa) is the capital city of the southwestern French department of Haute-Garonne, as well as of the Midi-Pyrénées region. It lies on the banks of the River Garonne, 150 kilometres (93 miles) from the Mediterranean Sea, 230 km (143 mi) from the Atlantic Ocean, and 680 km (420 mi) from Paris. With 1,250,251 inhabitants at the January 2011 census, the Toulouse metropolitan area is the fourth-largest in France, after Paris (12.3 million), Lyon (2.2 million), and Marseille (1.7 million).

Toulouse is the centre of the European aerospace industry, with the headquarters of Airbus, the Galileo positioning system, the SPOT satellite system, the Airbus Group (former EADS), ATR and the Aerospace Valley.

The city also hosts the European headquarters of Intel and CNES's Toulouse Space Centre (CST), the largest space centre in Europe.Thales Alenia Space, and Astrium Satellites, Airbus Group's satellite system subsidiary, also have a significant presence in Toulouse. Its world-renowned university is one of the oldest in Europe (founded in 1229) and, with more than 103,000 students, is the fourth-largest university campus of France after Paris, Lyon and Lille.

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Toulouse host Bordeaux-Begles in Champions Cup semi-final on May 1

Urdu Point 13 Apr 2021
Toulouse will welcome Bordeaux-Begles on May 1 in the semi-final of ... Paris, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 13th Apr, 2021 ) .Toulouse will welcome Bordeaux-Begles on May 1 in the semi-final of the European Champions Cup, tournament organisers announced on Tuesday....

Noves backs Toulouse's chameleons in Clermont Euro quarter

Urdu Point 09 Apr 2021
Paris, April 9 (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 9th Apr, 2021 ) .A Toulouse team powered by France international halfbacks Antoine Dupont and Romain Ntamack are capable of outwitting rival French giants Clermont in a mouth-watering European Champions Cup quarter-final on Sunday, according to ex-coach Guy Noves....

Scott Fardy not thinking about retirement just yet

The Irish Times 09 Apr 2021
When Leinster lift a trophy it’s generally an honour reserved for departing or retiring players, and something they’ve been able to share quite liberally ... Fardy politely laughed off any questions in that direction this week ... Kick-off time, TV details, team news and more Van Graan proud of his Munster team after Toulouse defeat Confirmed ... ....

All you need to know about the Heineken Champions Cup quarter-finals

Belfast Telegraph 07 Apr 2021
Sale Sharks, through to their first European Cup quarter-final since 2006, visit La Rochelle and holders Exeter host four-time champions Leinster on Saturday, while Sunday’s action is all-French as Bordeaux-Begles tackle Racing 92 and Clermont Auvergne entertain Toulouse. Here, the PA news agency looks at the facts and figures behind the last-eight....

China hails a French pensioner who disputes Uighur genocide

The Times/The Sunday Times 03 Apr 2021
The Toulouse pensioner has been lauded by China’s state-controlled news agency as a “well-known” writer....

Beijing lauds French writer, 79, who disputes Uighur genocide

The Times/The Sunday Times 03 Apr 2021
The Toulouse pensioner has been lauded by China’s state-controlled news agency as a “well-known” writer....

French family files case over woman's death after AZ jab

Urdu Point 02 Apr 2021
Toulouse, France, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 2nd Apr, 2021 ) .The family of a woman who died of a blood clot at the age of 38 after receiving the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine have filed a complaint with prosecutors in southwest France, a lawyer said Friday....

Toulouse coach Mola hits out at 'grandfather rugby' ahead of European Cup clash

Urdu Point 01 Apr 2021
Paris, April 1 (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 1st Apr, 2021 ) .Toulouse head coach Ugo Mola took a colourful swipe at the state of modern rugby in the run-up to Saturday's European Champions Cup clash with Munster, describing the sport as "rugby for grandfathers"....

Champions Cup last-16: Kick-off times, TV details, team news and more

The Irish Times 31 Mar 2021
As for Johann van Graan’s side they still look to be short of the standard required to win the title, but if they can navigate a route past Toulouse this weekend they will feel anything is possible ... Munster v Toulouse, Thomond Park, 3pm ... Wasps/Clermont v Munster/Toulouse ... Team news ... The mighty Toulouse ... Toulouse 5-1....

England's Lozowski guides Montpellier past 'ordinary' Toulouse

Urdu Point 27 Mar 2021
Paris, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 28th Mar, 2021 ) .Toulouse head coach Ugo Mola said his side were "ordinary" after the French Top 14 leaders lost at home to strugglers Montpellier 29-16 on Saturday ... Toulouse, the record 20-time champions, without the likes of Antoine ......

Lufthansa Left With 4 Airbus A380s At Frankfurt

Simple Flying 22 Mar 2021
Lufthansa has been left with just four Airbus A380s at Frankfurt International Airport following another storage-related ferry flight ... Lufthansa has ferried another Airbus A380 for long-term storage. Photo. Getty Images ... Sign up for our daily and weekly aviation news digests!. At the time of writing, the aircraft was passing its birthplace in Toulouse....

Secretary of state says special election for CD1 seat will be June 1

Rio Rancho Observer 17 Mar 2021
“Deb Haaland’s historic confirmation as the nation’s first Native American cabinet secretary is a proud moment for all New Mexicans, but it also kicks off another important election cycle of which every eligible voter in Congressional District 1 should be aware,” Toulouse Oliver said in a Wednesday news release....

The NASA Perseverance's SuperCam delivered audio of Martian rocks being zapped by lazers. It is ...

Business Insider 14 Mar 2021
"If we tap on a surface that is hard, we will not hear the same sound as when we fire on a surface that is soft," said Naomi Murdoch, from the National Higher French Institute of Aeronautics and Space, in Toulouse, per BBC News ... amount of magnesium and iron, BBC News reported....