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French Riviera local news | From 13 to 17/01

Evening Update 17 Jan

Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said France is activating laws published last October to deal with a no-deal Brexit. The law says that in the event of a hard Brexit, British people will become .. ... Evening Update 17 Jan Read More

17/01/2019

French and Riviera News Thursday 17th January 2019

The president of the Hautes-Alpes Department Jean-Marie Bernard has said he is willing to participate in a debate launched by Emmanuel Macron on the limitation to 80 km / h. French and Riviera News Thursday 17th January 2019 Read More

17/01/2019

Evening Update 16 Jan

French ministers are to meet tomorrow to accelerate plans for a no-deal Brexit. The country is speeding up preparations, and has already recruited extra ... Evening Update 16 Jan Read More

16/01/2019

Calls for exam to be scrapped

Teachers’ unions in France have signed an open letter addressed to the French Education Minister on Tuesday asking for tests to be taken by first year primary school pupils (CP) which are scheduled to begin next week, be scrapped on the grounds that they are pointless. Calls for exam to be scrapped Read More

16/01/2019

Weedkiller banned

French authorities have officially banned the sale of a form of controversial weed-killer “Roundup” following a court ruling that regulators failed to take safety concerns into account when clearing the widely used herbicide Weedkiller banned Read More

16/01/2019

Macron faces backlash over comments

President Emmanuel Macron's hopes of ending the economic anger of Yellow Vest protesters by launching a national debate ran aground on Tuesday when he sparked new outrage by saying some of those struggling economically were just “screwing around”. Macron faces backlash over comments Read More

16/01/2019

French and Riviera News Wednesday 16th January 2019

The national debate opened with a first marathon meeting on Tuesday which lasted nearly seven hours. French President, Emmanuel Macron responded to 600 mayors, in Northern France. French and Riviera News Wednesday 16th January 2019 Read More

16/01/2019

Evening Update 15 Jan

The ‘Black Widow of the Riveira’ Patricia Dagorn has had her prison sentence reduced by ... Evening Update 15 Jan Read More

15/01/2019

Mayors call for Estrosi and Ciotti to settle their differences

The mayors of Villefranche-sur-Mer and Eze have appealed to the Mayor of Nice, Christian Estrosi and Eric Ciotti to settle their differences. Mayors call for Estrosi and Ciotti to settle their differences Read More

15/01/2019

Monaco quality of life

The Monaco Economic Board has praised the quailty of life in the Principality saying that Monaco is “experiencing a steady rise in its various activities and in the number of people arriving to live or work in the country”. Monaco quality of life Read More

15/01/2019

OGC Nice supporters launch petition

Following the surprise announcement of the departure of Jean-Pierre Rivère from OGC Nice, supporters of club have launched a petition asking for their former president to reconsider his decision. OGC Nice supporters launch petition Read More

15/01/2019

Policemen go on trial in Paris

Two French policemen have gone on trial on charges of gang-raping a Canadian tourist at Paris police headquarters five years ago. Policemen go on trial in Paris Read More

15/01/2019

Poll

According to a poll carried out by Opinion Way published on Monday more than two-thirds of French say they want an institutional reform after the big national debate which has been launched today in response to the crisis of "yellow vests". Poll Read More

15/01/2019

French and Riviera News Tuesday 15th January 2019

Police in Nice have increased their presence in Nice after local residents spoke out about their growing concern over a recent spate of burglaries in the area. French and Riviera News Tuesday 15th January 2019 Read More

15/01/2019

Evening Update 14 Jan

The introduction of the new pay-as-you-earn tax regime will see nearly nine million French tax-payers receiving credits in their bank accounts tomorrow. The average €700 credit will apply to ... .... Evening Update 14 Jan Read More

14/01/2019

Secours Populaire

The Secours Populaire has launched its national campaign “Don’Actions” with volunteers collecting from Paris to Nice until March 15th. Secours Populaire Read More

14/01/2019

Amazon

The French Secretary of State for ecology, Brunette Poirson, has said she is "shocked" and "outraged" by the fact that Amazon is throwing away millions of unsold new products. Amazon Read More

14/01/2019

Violence in schools

Speaking on French radio this morning the French Education Minister Jean-Michel Blanquer has said that a decision will be taken at the end of January concerning the suppression of the family allowance to parents of violent children. Violence in schools Read More

14/01/2019

Home Jackings

Three people have remained in police custody in Cannes La Bocca accused of carrying out “Home Jackings” in the area. Home Jackings Read More

14/01/2019

French and Riviera News Monday 14th January 2019

Some 84,000 Yellow Vest demonstrators have turned out across France for new protests. Numbers on Saturday were higher than last week, with a marked decline in violence. French and Riviera News Monday 14th January 2019 Read More

14/01/2019
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