French Riviera local news

French Riviera local news | From 14 to 18/04

Evening Update 18 April

SNCF have announced there will be no train service this Easter weekend between Cannes La Bocca and Les Arcs Draguignan. This is due to ... ... Evening Update 18 April Read More

18/04/2019

Nice football club

Local media has reported that a meeting between the mayor of Nice Christian Estrosi and the shareholders of the club is planned for Friday in Nice. Nice football club Read More

18/04/2019

American Bar Best Hotel Bar of the Year 2019

At the second edition of the European Hotel Awards 2019. The American Bar, the legendary bar of the Hotel de Paris Monte-Carlo, has been elected "Hotel Bar of the Year 2019". American Bar Best Hotel Bar of the Year 2019 Read More

18/04/2019

French and Riviera News Thursday 18th April 2019

News that wealthy French families have pledged enormous donations to rebuild Paris’s damaged Notre-Dame cathedral, has led to criticism from some. French and Riviera News Thursday 18th April 2019 Read More

18/04/2019

Evening Update

A leading gillets jaunes activist has slammed donations from France’s billionaires, to help re-construct the Cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris. Ingrid Levavasseur denounced what she called the benefactors ... .... Evening Update Read More

17/04/2019

Show jumping in Grimaud

The first edition of the Hubside Spring Tour begins today in Grimaud in the Var Show jumping in Grimaud Read More

17/04/2019

A8 motorway closed

A major accident has caused the closure of the A8 motorway in both directions. The accident occurred in the early hours of this morning between Roquebrune-Cap-Martin and Menton westbound, when a truck skidded. A8 motorway closed Read More

17/04/2019

"Vélo bleu" bikes found in Grasse

Two 15 year olds have been questioned by police after being seen riding “vélo bleu” bikes in Grasse. It later transpired that the bikes had been declared stolen in Nice in 2016. Read More

17/04/2019

Marine rescue operation in the Var

The region’s National Marine rescue service has carried out a rescue operation after two passengers on a cruise ship were taken ill on Tuesday evening shortly after 8pm. Marine rescue operation in the Var Read More

17/04/2019

French and Riviera News Wednesday 17th April 2019

Many cities across France have responded to the call for donations launched by the Heritage Foundation in order to finance the reconstruction of Notre-Dame Cathedral following the tragic fire on Monday which destroyed part of the historic monument. French and Riviera News Wednesday 17th April 2019 Read More

17/04/2019

Evening Update 16 April

Firefighters are investigating a blaze at a building on Boulevard Gambetta in Nice. The fire which spread to several floors, destroyed four apartments and seriously ... ... Evening Update 16 April Read More

16/04/2019

French and Riviera News Tuesday 16th April 2019

Following the tragic fire which has destroyed part of the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris, the president of Alpes-Maritimes Charles Angel Ginésy and MP Eric Ciotti have announced in a statement, released on Monday the regions participation in the reconstruction of the historical site. French and Riviera News Tuesday 16th April 2019 Read More

16/04/2019

Evening Update 15 April

The Mayor of Nice Christian Estrosi has said he hopes President Macron will listen to yellow vest protesters by massively reducing taxes and quickly. He was speaking on television this morning ahead of Macron’s address to the nation at .... Evening Update 15 April Read More

15/04/2019

Cannes Film Festival

The official poster for this year’s Cannes Film Festival has been revealed this morning.  Cannes Film Festival Read More

15/04/2019

My Million Jackpot

A fifty year old man from Paris has scooped the My Million within a week of the deadline to collect the win. My Million Jackpot Read More

15/04/2019

Explosion in apartment in Paris

Two people have been injured following an explosion in an apartment in the 18th arrondissement of Paris.  Explosion in apartment in Paris Read More

15/04/2019

Nice parking

From noon today motorists will be able to park, in designated delivery areas. Nice parking Read More

15/04/2019

French and Riviera News Monday 15th April 2019

The French Ministry of Justice has demanded explanations from the Nice prosecutor concerning the controversial management of the case of yellow vest activist Geneviève Legay. French and Riviera News Monday 15th April 2019 Read More

15/04/2019