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French Riviera local news | From 08 to 12/04

Mini tornado hits Villeneuve Loubet in the early hours of this morning

A mini tournado has hit Villeneuve Loubet. The tornado passed through Villeneuve-Loubet in the early hours of this morning between Marineland and Villeneuve-Loubet train station. Mini tornado hits Villeneuve Loubet in the early hours of this morning Read More

12/04/2018

100 products which increase the risk of cancer

In a special issue published today the magazine 60 Million consumers has listed nearly 100 products with additives that "increase the risk of cancer”. 100 products which increase the risk of cancer Read More

12/04/2018

Netflix

Netflix's head content officer, has said the streaming giant is pulling its films from the Cannes Film Festival Netflix Read More

12/04/2018

French and Riviera News Thursday 12th April 2018

Méteo France has placed the Var and the Alpes Martimes on an orange weather alert with heavy rain and thunderstorms forecast. French and Riviera News Thursday 12th April 2018 Read More

12/04/2018

Evening Update 11 Apr

Road, rail and airline traffic is expecting delays this evening and tomorrow morning, as Meteó France warns of a brutal thunderstorm approaching from the Mediterranean. Many events across the Cote d’Azur, planned for tonight and tomorrow, are also being cancelled. It’s predicted ... ... Evening Update 11 Apr Read More

11/04/2018

Mayor of Nice questioned as part of investigation

Christian Estrosi, the mayor of Nice, has been interviewed by police officers following the investigation into the financing of the construction of the Allianz Riviera stadium. Mayor of Nice questioned as part of investigation Read More

11/04/2018

Weather warning

Meteo France has placed the Alpes Maritimes on a yellow weather alert today Weather warning Read More

11/04/2018

French and Riviera News Wednesday 11th April 2018

30% of Air France flights have been cancelled today as several staff unions continue strike action for a second consecutive day. French and Riviera News Wednesday 11th April 2018 Read More

11/04/2018

Evening Update 10 Apr

A 31 year-old man, who was given an 18 month suspended sentence for sexually abusing a 14 year-old girl, has been arrested again after being discovered with the same girl at Disneyland Paris. The arrest was made after ... Evening Update 10 Apr Read More

10/04/2018

Flights delayed and cancelled at Nice International Airport

Nice International Airport has announced that due to bad weather conditions some flights are delayed and cancelled. The weather warning issued by Meteo France has forecast lightning, thunder and heavy rain until 3pm this afternoon. Flights delayed and cancelled at Nice International Airport Read More

10/04/2018

Speed limit on French roads

A recent survey has shown that only 13% of French motorists feel safe on secondary roads in France. However figures showed 76% of motorists are opposed to the lowering of the speed limit. Speed limit on French roads Read More

10/04/2018

Weather warning

The Alpes-Maritimes has been placed on a yellow weather alert with storms forecast until 3pm today. Weather warning Read More

10/04/2018

French and Riviera News Tuesday 10th April 2018

Air France has announced further strike action today with hundreds of flights cancelled as pilots, cabin crew and ground staff pursue a sixth day of strikes aimed at securing higher pay. French and Riviera News Tuesday 10th April 2018 Read More

10/04/2018

Evening Update 09 Apr

Sixty lawyers, in full formal attire, disrupted a number of trials by taking over the main courtroom in Nice this afternoon. It was part of a protest by lawyers, opposed to ... Evening Update 09 Apr Read More

09/04/2018

70 year old dies in house fire

A 70 year old woman has died and a 70 year old man has been taken to hospital after a house fire in Cannes. 70 year old dies in house fire Read More

09/04/2018

French and Riviera News Monday 9th April 2018

Firefighters have been called out throughout the Alpes Maritimes following winds of up to 80km/h on Sunday. Strong winds hit the coastline from Théoule sur mer to Menton. French and Riviera News Monday 9th April 2018 Read More

09/04/2018