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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France coach Brunel defends decision to send Ramos home from World Cup

Independent online (SA) 13 Oct 2019
But on Saturday, Ramos played a full match as Toulouse recorded a 36-15 win over Castres. "An examination was carried out, scans were done – they were the same here as at Toulouse – and it was estimated he would be able to play in 10 days," Brunel told a news conference on Sunday....

Moron of the Morning: Man Goes Back To Prison To Watch TV

Norfolk Daily News 20 Sep 2019
People who say that they prefer prison to the street are quite common, but this is probably the first time I’ve defended a client who wants to go to jail to watch adult programs,” Delphine Reynaud-Aymard, the defendant’s lawyer, told Toulouse News....

Mbappe out for three to four weeks

BE Soccer 26 Aug 2019
Another piece of horrible news for Thomas Tuchel, who is seeing his list of injured players mount up at PSG. 'Le Parisien' are reporting that Mbappe will be out for close to a month due to the injury he picked up against Toulouse. The victory was good news, but it came at a major cost for the Parisian outfit....

PSG have confrimed Cavani's injury: out for more than three weeks

BE Soccer 26 Aug 2019
He didn't even make it through the first quarter of an hour against Toulouse, as the Uruguayan striker had to leave the pitch at Prince's Park after a bad, strong blow ... of a Toulouse defender. However, the bad news didn't stop here with Cavani....

Neymar won't play for PSG while transfer situation is unclear, says Tuchel

Yahoo Daily News 24 Aug 2019
Tuchel says the former Barca player could feature as soon as Sunday, when PSG face Toulouse, but only if his future has become clearer. "Neymar is in good shape," he told a news conference. "He has had a good week with his team-mates. However, the club's position is clear. while his situation is unclear, he cannot play ... It helps nobody ... ....

Archie Bruce death: Batley director says ‘We don’t know any more, all I know is ...

The Independent 19 Aug 2019
Batley Bulldogs director John Miller has revealed the club do not know what happened to young scrum-half Archie Bruce after he was found dead on Sunday morning in his hotel room in the south of France, with his family flying out to Toulouse following the devastating news....

Republican businessman to run for US Senate in New Mexico

The Columbus Telegram 13 Aug 2019
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M ... Ben Ray Lujan and New Mexico Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver are competing in the Democratic primary. Subscribe to Breaking News. Get the latest local and national breaking news delivered to your inbox. ....

Pool A: Samoa compromised by low funding and a player drain

The Irish Times 05 Aug 2019
The news that Toulouse’s Joe Tekori has retired from international rugby to remain with the French club in a bid to presumably extend his playing career rather than travel to the World Cup, is a classic example of a serious and compromising issue that the Pacific Island countries face in being denied some of their best players ... Coach ... Pool A ... ....

Unleashing the night-time economy

The Saigon Times 01 Aug 2019
... move by China to rev up the night-time economy, according to the news site Dan Tri ... Elsewhere in Europe, top officials have been picked to develop night-time business in Paris, Toulouse, Amsterdam or Zurich, given the huge benefits of the night-time economy, says the news site....

NM-SEN: Senate candidate Maggie Toulouse Oliver reads Mueller report aloud from kitchen

Democratic Underground 23 Jul 2019
Campaign spokeswoman Heather Brewer said Toulouse Oliver would spend about seven hours in ... https.//

Tour de France conjures memories of that country's wonderful food | Janet Podolak

The Morning Journal 23 Jul 2019
The famous bicycle race concludes on July 28. This week they’ve been traveling through the southwest of France, not far from Toulouse, where I visited in 2016 for the Marciac Jazz Festival ... These fresh fish at a covered market near Toulouse were so beautiful they were worth a photo. Janet Podolak -- The News-Herald ... .......

Tour de France Standings

The World 16 Jul 2019
Monday. At Albi, France. 10th Stage. A 135.1-mile flat ride from Saint-Flour to Albi, with four climbs, all Category 3 and 4. 1 ... 2 ... 3 ... 4 ... 5 ... 6 ... 7 ... 8 ... 9 ... 10 ... 103.8 miles toward the Pyrenees from Albi to Toulouse, with a Category 3 and 4 climb over the first half. Be the first to know - Sign up for Breaking News. Receive email alerts as soon as breaking news posts....

Wout van Aert wins Stage 10

Mid Day 16 Jul 2019
Albi ... Pinot, who started in third, dropped to 11th, 2min 33sec behind his countryman ... "I feel like we just scored a goal," said Brailsford ... The Tour reached its halfway point ahead of the first rest day Tuesday, before a flat run to Toulouse serves as a prelude to some major high-altitude racing. Catch up on all the latest sports news and updates here....