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A survey published on Thursday has shown that nearly six out of ten French people (57%) believe that the strike movement at the SNCF planned from the 5th December is unjustified. Read More
The popular music venue the “Volume” in Nice is under threat as hopes to reinstate it “fade” according to the organisers. The “Volume” closed its doors in 2014 after the city council decided to relocate the venue to new premises on Place Garibaldi. Read More
New parking restrictions in Nice have been criticized by several local companies. The new regulations introduced by the city council in August concerning delivery drivers saw new times imposed Read More
New York City Council has voted in favour of banning the marketing of foie gras from 2022. From the end of October 2022, three years after the adoption of the law, it will be forbidden for any establishment that sells food to sell, serve or even stock foie gras Read More
Two people have been hospitalised following a road accident in Toulon this morning. The tunnel in Toulon was closed shortly after 8am following the incident which occurred at the entrance to the tunnel this morning westbound involving five cars and a lorry. Read More
The prefecture of the Alpes-Maritimes has announced in a statement several measures introduced to "prevent any disturbance to public order and tranquility" during Halloween celebrations. Read More
New measures which are part of the reform to unemployment benefits in France will come into effect on Friday November 1st. Here are the following changes reported. Read More
French Senator Jean Louis Masson has received heavy criticism following his comments in which he compared mothers wearing veils to “Halloween witches”. Read More
Corsica Ferries have announced the launch of mini cruises for New Year celebrations from Toulon. Read More
As of every 1st of the month changes will be introduced in France. From Friday 1st November there will be a drop in housing tax affecting 80% of French people, there will also be an increase in the adult disability allowance, those with a modest income will be able to benefit from a complementary universal health cover as well as reforms to unemployment benefits. Read More
France, Germany and Italy have reached an agreement following the call launched by SOS Méditerranée in Marseille and Médecins sans Frontières to allow 104 migrants, who have been at sea since October 20th to dock in Italy. Read More
Several anti-drug operations have been carried out by the police in Marseille since Wednesday with 2 million euros worth of cannabis, cocaine and MDMA being seized. In addition, the police discovered 10 grenades, three assault rifles, two shotguns and ammunition. Read More
Greenpeace activists have this morning blocked the entrance to a refinery near Marseille where oil giant Total uses controversial palm oil to produce biofuel. Environmentalists say palm oil drives deforestation, with vast areas of Southeast Asian rainforest having been logged or set ablaze in recent decades to make way for plantations. About 50 Greenpeace activists, wearing orange, arrived outside Total's biorefinery in La Mede near Marseille at around 6 am. Read More