French News Friday 6th May 2016

Pollution – An ‘Atlas of Toxic France’ has shown that the French city with the most polluted air is not Paris but Marseille. The report was published by environmental campaigners this week. It does however show that France’s capital has the highest amount of radioactive matter, while the central city … Read more

French News Thursday 5th May 2016

Local Auction – The town of Cannes has started an exceptional auction. Some 150 objects from the world of cinema are to go on sale today in an auction which is being held to help fund the reconstruction of parts of the town which were damaged after the deadly floods … Read more

The Best of the Riviera

Every week, 106.5 Riviera Radio reports on places to go, weekend ideas, sports and cultural events and also the best services to get on the Riviera. Majestic Villa Services, FCA Motors Village Cannes, Stars n Bars & French Riviera Institute are the topics of this week’s Best of the Riviera.   … Read more

French News Wednesday 4th May 2016

SOS Mediterranean –The humanitarian organisation ‘SOS Mediterranean’ has seen a two month campaign rescue 917 people. The boat ‘Aquarius’ left Marseille on February 20th and has since helped to rescue people fleeing Libya trying to reach Italian shores. The team of 27 includes members from ‘Médicins Sans Frontiéres’ and each … Read more

French News Tuesday 3rd May 2016

Bus strike – Due to further strike action today some bus lines on the lignes d’azur network have been cancelled. Anyone using the buses today is advised to check on their website www.ligned’azur.fr. Solar Impulse – Solar Impulse has taken off from Mountain View. Eight days after landing in California … Read more

French News Monday 2nd May 2016

Local Labour Reform – More than a thousand people have gathered in Nice in protest against the new labour reform. People took to the streets yesterday in several cities across France including Nice. Workers unions and students in Marseille, Bordeaux and Nantes demonstrated on labour day in an attempt to … Read more

French News Friday 29th April 2016

Local Nice Robbery -A 22 year old man  has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for the robbery of a jewellers in Nice on the 11th September 2013. Ramzi Khachroub was convicted on Thursday. The 69 year old jeweller, Stephan Turk who fired three shots from a gun during … Read more