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French Riviera local news | From 27 to 31/05

Evening Update 31 May

At the controversial ‘Jeweller from Nice’ court case, the Advocat General has requested a five year suspended sentence for 72 year-old Stephan Turk. Monsieur Turk is accused of the ‘wilful homicide’ of a 19 year-old youth, during a violent ... Evening Update 31 May Read More

31/05/2018

French and Riviera News Thursday 31st May 2018

The trial of Martine Landry has opened in Nice. The 73 year old pensioner who works with human rights group Amnesty International faces up to five years in prison and a 30,000 euro fine for human trafficking for helping migrants. French and Riviera News Thursday 31st May 2018 Read More

31/05/2018

Evening Update 30 May

The trial continues of the jeweller from Nice accused of killing a 19 year-old during a violent robbery of his store on Rue d’Angleterre five years ago. Experts today confirmed the youth died from one of three gunshots to the back as he made his escape. The case has caused controversy with over 1.5 million people ... Evening Update 30 May Read More

30/05/2018

Auction in Draguignan

A diamond brooch which has been put up for auction in Draguignan with an estimated value of 450 euros has sold for 160 times higher. Auction in Draguignan Read More

30/05/2018

Weather alert for 39 departments in France

Thunderstorms are forecast today with Météo France placing 22 departments in central and eastern France and 17 in the South West of the country on an orange weather alert. Weather alert for 39 departments in France Read More

30/05/2018

French and Riviera News Wednesday 30th May 2018

A man in his thirties has been shot dead in Menton. The victim was approached by two men at the entrance to his apartment shortly after 8.30pm on Tuesday. French and Riviera News Wednesday 30th May 2018 Read More

30/05/2018

Evening Update 29 May

As the rail strike grinds on, there were angry scenes at Nice Riquier station this morning, when passengers refused to get off a dangerously over-crowded train bound for Monaco. SNCF said it could not let ... Evening Update 29 May Read More

29/05/2018

French and Riviera News Tuesday 29th May 2018

As a second consecutive day of strike action by French rail workers continues today the French government has agreed to absorb 35 billion euros of debt from the state railway SNCF in an attempt to end nearly two months of strikes. French and Riviera News Tuesday 29th May 2018 Read More

29/05/2018

Evening Update 28 May

The Jeweller from Nice case, got under way at the Alpes Maritimes Assize Court today. 72 year-old Stephan Turk is accused of murdering a 19 year-old who held him at gunpoint, beat him and stole over 100,000 euro worth of goods from his jewellery store. At court today .. ... Evening Update 28 May Read More

28/05/2018

French and Riviera News Monday 28th May 2018

A 50 year old man has been killed in an accident in the village of Saorge in the Roya Valley. French and Riviera News Monday 28th May 2018 Read More

28/05/2018