French Riviera local news

French Riviera local news | From 04 to 10/10

Evening Update Friday 9 October 2020

Alpes Maritimes deputy Eric Ciotti has asked President Macron to award the Legion of Honor posthumously to firefighter Bruno Kohlhuber. Evening Update Friday 9 October 2020 Read More

09/10/2020

Online website for new French residency card planned for 15th October

The much awaited launch of the online website in France, which will be allow Britons to apply for the new residency card, is planned to open in a week’s time. Online website for new French residency card planned for 15th October Read More

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Lunchtime News Friday 9th October 2020

Airbnb hosts' in the region have offered free accommodation out of solidarity to those affected by Storm Alex. The Airbnb community in Nice and Cannes is mobilised offering free accommodation. Lunchtime News Friday 9th October 2020 Read More

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French and Riviera News Friday 9th October 2020

The body of one of the two firefighters missing in the October 2nd floods in the Alpes-Maritimes has been found. Contrary to first reports announcing that this was the sixth person to die, authorities have since corrected the figures confirming that it is in fact, the fifth death officially recorded in France following the disaster. French and Riviera News Friday 9th October 2020 Read More

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Evening Update Thursday 8 October 2020

French Health Minister Olivier Veran has been giving his weekly coronavirus update this evening and said that there has been a "significant improvement" in Nice Evening Update Thursday 8 October 2020 Read More

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Lunchtime News Thursday 8th October 2020

French health authorities have reported 18,746 new confirmed COVID-19 cases over 24 hours on Wednesday, a new all-time daily high, and almost double Tuesday's number of 10,489. Lunchtime News Thursday 8th October 2020 Read More

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French and Riviera News Thursday 8th October 2020

French President Emmanuel Macron has announced tougher measures, with new restrictions set to be introduced in France as part of the fight against Covid-19. French and Riviera News Thursday 8th October 2020 Read More

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Evening Update Wednesday 7 October 2020

President Macron arrived on the Riviera this afternoon and has been visiting three of the villages most badly affected by last Friday's storm Evening Update Wednesday 7 October 2020 Read More

07/10/2020

Lunchtime News Wednesday 7th October 2020

A man has thrown himself in front of a train at Aix-en-Provence train station. The TGV which was travelling from Lyon to Nice on Tuesday was evacuated with passengers transferred to another train. Lunchtime News Wednesday 7th October 2020 Read More

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French and Riviera News Wednesday 7th October 2020

150 bodies from the cemetery of Saint-Dalmas in Tende, in the hinterland of Nice, have been washed away following Storm Alex. French and Riviera News Wednesday 7th October 2020 Read More

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Evening Update Tuesday 6 October 2020

Searches, road clearing and supply operations are continuing this evening in the aftermath of Friday's storm. About six hundred firefighters are still involved in operations in the Vesubie and Roya valleys, backed up by a dozen helicopters Evening Update Tuesday 6 October 2020 Read More

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Lunchtime News Tuesday 6th October 2020

A 40-year-old woman has been found dead in Vence, her partner has been placed in police custody. Lunchtime News Tuesday 6th October 2020 Read More

06/10/2020

Storm Alex number of victims on the rise

The number of people killed in severe flooding in the Alpes Maritimes and northern Italy has risen to twelve with at least 20 people still missing. Storm Alex number of victims on the rise Read More

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French and Riviera News Tuesday 6th October 2020

At least seven people have died following Storm Alex which hit the valleys behind Nice and northern Italy on Friday 3rd October French and Riviera News Tuesday 6th October 2020 Read More

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Evening Update Monday 5 October 2020

The bodies of three more victims of Friday's floods have been discovered on the French side of the border. At least two people have died in northern Italy. Evening Update Monday 5 October 2020 Read More

05/10/2020

French and Riviera News Monday October 5th 2020

Killer floods-At least two people are known to have died and 18 are still missing following Storm Alex which hit the region on Friday. French and Riviera News Monday October 5th 2020 Read More

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