Local News Friday 19th of December

EU christmas present for PACA- The EU commissioner for the regions, Corina Cretu, has announced that the PACA region will receive € 433 million of assistance from the EU for 2014- 2020. The funds are to promote economic development, fight unemployment and invest in renewable energies. Gambler turned thief A … Read more

Local News Thursday 18th of December

Drug mastermind jailed- Thierry Fornasari , a 40 year old from Cannes , has been sentenced to 15 years in prison by a Grasse court for masterminding a drug running operation between Andalucia in Spain and France. He was also handed a € 500000 fine. The prosecution had asked for … Read more

Local News Tuesday 16th of December

Involuntary manslaughter- A surgeon and an A and E doctor have both been found guilty of involuntary manslaughter after the death of a woman in December 2011. The 42 year old was admitted to the Parc-Imperial clinic for a routine operation but later died from an infection which a tribunal … Read more

Local News Monday 15th of December

Armed robber seized- Gendarmes have remained on a Cannes crime scene all weekend collecting evidence after the arrest of an armed robber. The 46 year old from Rue Georges Clémenceau exchanged fire with gendarmes on six separate occasions before his arrest. He was armed with an automatic machine pistol and … Read more