French Riviera local news

French Riviera local news | From 10 to 16/11

Evening Update Friday 15 November

An urban renewal plan which will bring new funds to three areas of Nice was signed this morning Evening Update Friday 15 November Read More

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ALF new tracking robot at La Poste Monaco

The postal service here in the Principality has announced the testing of an automatic tracking robot. La Poste Monaco has been experimenting with the use of an automated tracking robot with the aim of improving staff working conditions. ALF new tracking robot at La Poste Monaco Read More

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Thierry Henry

Former French striker Thierry Henry has been named as the new coach for Montreal. Thierry Henry Read More

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Zika virus

After three cases of the Zika virus were recorded in Hyères, in the Var in recent weeks, one hundred and fifty homes and businesses within a radius of 200m in the heart of the district of Godillot have been tested for the disease. Zika virus Read More

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Pick pocketing on Paris metro

According to a recent study the number of pick pocketing incidents on the Paris metro has increased by 59% since the beginning of the year. Pick pocketing on Paris metro Read More

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8,000 homes in the Alpes Maritimes without electricity

Following the bad weather on Thursday 8,000 homes in the Alpes Maritimes are without electricity this morning. 8,000 homes in the Alpes Maritimes without electricity Read More

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Tramline for Cagnes sur mer

The city council of Cagnes sur mer has announced that the tramway will be up and running by 2026. Tramline for Cagnes sur mer Read More

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French and Riviera News Friday 15th November 2019

Snow has fallen in the south east of France, 200,000 households were left without electricity in the Drome, Isère and Ardèche. À 63-year-old man was killed by a falling tree in Isère and the train network between Lyon and Grenoble has been disrupted. French and Riviera News Friday 15th November 2019 Read More

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Evening Update Thursday 14 November

Both the Var and the Alpes Maritimes are on a Meteo France Orange Weather alert for large waves and coastal flooding Evening Update Thursday 14 November Read More

14/11/2019

Missing person

A missing person alert has been launched by the national police following the disturbing disappearance of 16-year-old Anisse Sefiouna in Nice Missing person Read More

14/11/2019

EDF nuclear plant

France’s electricity board EDF has today announced that the nuclear plant in Cruas in the Ardèche which had been closed following an earthquake that hit the region on Monday, will gradually restart its reactors at the beginning of December. EDF nuclear plant Read More

14/11/2019

Weather warning extended to 11 departments

Eleven departments have been placed on an orange weather alert in the south east of France including the Bouches-du-Rhône, the Var and the Vaucluse due to heavy rain and the risk of flooding. Weather warning extended to 11 departments Read More

14/11/2019

Mayor praised by local residents

The mayor of the Cannet des Maures in the Var has won praise from local residents after successfully eradicating a dumping ground in the commune. Mayor praised by local residents Read More

14/11/2019

Strike action by hospital staff

Hospital staff have called for strike action today in protest at poor working conditions, lack of resources and low wages. Demonstrations are planned across France, notably in the capital. Strike action by hospital staff Read More

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French and Riviera News Thursday 14th November 2019

Météo France has issued a yellow weather warning forecasting rain, flooding and thunderstorms in the Var from midday today. French and Riviera News Thursday 14th November 2019 Read More

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Evening Update Wednesday 13 November

The inauguration of Line 3 of the tramway in Nice took place today Evening Update Wednesday 13 November Read More

13/11/2019

French cycling great dies

The French cyclist Raymond Poulidor, nicknamed "Poupou", has died at the age of 83 years old. Poulidor was renowned for finishing on the podium of the Tour de France eight times from 1962 to 1976, without ever winning the yellow jersey. French cycling great dies Read More

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Low flying jet

Residents in Antibes have taken to social media expressing their concerns after a “deafening noise” was heard at 10.30pm on Tuesday. Low flying jet Read More

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Line 3 of Nice tramway inauguration

The inauguration of Line 3 of the Nice tramway is taking place today. Line 3 of Nice tramway inauguration Read More

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French and Riviera News Wednesday 13th November 2019

A man has appeared in court in Nice accused of raping eleven boys. The man had already been sentenced to nine years in prison for the same crime in the Paris region French and Riviera News Wednesday 13th November 2019 Read More

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Evening Update Tuesday 12 November

One person has been seriously injured in accident involving two cars and a motorcyclist on the A8 motorway Evening Update Tuesday 12 November Read More

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Road accident

An accident involving two cars and a motorcyclist has paralysed the A8 motorway westbound just after the Antibes paytoll. Road accident Read More

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Weather warning

Météo France has placed the Var region on a yellow weather alert due to strong winds forecast. The warning is in place from 7pm to 10pm this evening with possible gusts of up to 85km an hour expected. Weather warning Read More

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Femicide in France

The daughter of the woman killed by her husband in northern France on Sunday, November 10th, has said she believes “that the authorities took too long to act”. Femicide in France Read More

12/11/2019

Paris Peace Forum

The second edition of the Paris Peace Forum opens today. Some thirty heads of state and governments will be present. French President Emmanuel Macron is expected to deliver an opening speech at 9.30 this morning. Paris Peace Forum Read More

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French and Riviera News Tuesday 12th November 2019

Fifteen small earth tremors have been recorded in the Alpes Maritimes after an earthquake measuring 5.4 on the Richter scale occurred in the Drôme region just before midday on Monday. French and Riviera News Tuesday 12th November 2019 Read More

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Evening Update Monday 11 November

A strong earthquake was felt over much of south-east France just before midday today Evening Update Monday 11 November Read More

11/11/2019

European Week for Waste Reduction

This year, the Principality of Monaco, alongside a number of other countries, will for the first time be taking part in the European Week for Waste Reduction (EWWR) from 16 to 24 November 2019. European Week for Waste Reduction Read More

11/11/2019

Mr. Goodfish programme

The Café de Paris here in the Principality has joined the Mr.Goodfish programme initiated by the World Ocean Network and committed to the sustainable consumption of seafood. Mr. Goodfish programme Read More

11/11/2019

Armistice

French President Emmanuel Macron will today lay a wreath at the foot of the statue of Georges Clemenceau in Paris, before going up the Champs-Elysees, escorted by the Republican army as part of today’s armistice ceremony. Armistice Read More

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Flooding prevention plan

Residents in Antibes have been invited to give their opinion on the “Prevention plan and the risks of flooding” in the region. Flooding prevention plan Read More

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French and Riviera News Monday 11th November 2019

A 37-year-old man has been stabbed in Nice. The incident occurred on Sunday midday not far from the Pathé-Massena cinema on Avenue Jean-Médecin. French and Riviera News Monday 11th November 2019 Read More

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