French Riviera local news

French Riviera local news | From 22 to 28/11

Evening Update Friday 27 November 2020

Meteo France have a Yellow warning in operation for high winds in the Var from 8am to at least 4pm tomorrow, Saturday. The departments of Pyrénées-Orientales, Haute-Corse and Corse-du-Sud have been placed under a Meteo France Orange warning for heavy rain, flooding and storms Evening Update Friday 27 November 2020 Read More

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Lunchtime News Friday 27th November 2020

Governments in Europe are at odds over a Europe-wide plan to ban ski holidays over Christmas and New year, with Germany, Italy and France in favour but Austria and Switzerland reluctant to damage a sector worth billions to their economies. Lunchtime News Friday 27th November 2020 Read More

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French and Riviera News Friday 27th November 2020

Prime Minister Jean Castex has given details on the first phase of easing lockdown measures in France from tomorrow Saturday 28th November. French and Riviera News Friday 27th November 2020 Read More

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Evening Update Thursday 26 November 2020

French Prime Minister Jean Castex held a press conference this morning to provide additional detail about coronavirus measures announced by President Macron on Tuesday evening Evening Update Thursday 26 November 2020 Read More

26/11/2020

Lunchtime News Thursday 26th November 2020

In its global restructuring IBM is expected to cut 10,000 jobs in Europe. At a meeting on November 20th IBM France announced numbers which remain to be confirmed with between 1,180 to 1,385 positions set to disappear including 100 to 150 in the Alpes Maritimes region. Unions say that they hope the departures will be on a voluntary basis. Lunchtime News Thursday 26th November 2020 Read More

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French and Riviera News Thursday 26th November 2020

The president of the Alpes-Maritimes department has said that “authorities will fight to open the region’s ski resorts at Christmas”. French and Riviera News Thursday 26th November 2020 Read More

26/11/2020

Evening Update Wednesday 25 November 2020

French Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire has said that he is in favour of shops being allowed to open on Sundays from this weekend until Christmas Evening Update Wednesday 25 November 2020 Read More

25/11/2020

Lunchtime News Wednesday 25th November 2020

France’s Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire has announced that the new business support system, which makes is possible to compensate up to 20% of turnover for businesses which have remain closed due to Covid-19 will cost the State 1.6 billion euros per month. Lunchtime News Wednesday 25th November 2020 Read More

25/11/2020

French and Riviera News Wednesday 25th November 2020

French President Emmanuel Macron has given a much-awaited televised speech on Tuesday evening defining the current “health situation” in France and the “next three phases in easing lockdown”. French and Riviera News Wednesday 25th November 2020 Read More

25/11/2020

Evening Update Tuesday 24 November 2020

French Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin has ordered police to provide a full report into the dismantling of a makeshift migrant camp in the centre of Paris last night Evening Update Tuesday 24 November 2020 Read More

24/11/2020

Traffic bulletin

The Paillon tunnel east of Nice has been closed this morning Tuesday 24th November leading to traffic being disrupted in the area, especially around the Acropolis and the Voie Rapide. Traffic bulletin Read More

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Lunchtime News Tuesday 24th November 2020

French President Emmanuel Macron has this morning attended a defense council with the Minister of Health, Olivier Veran ahead of his eagerly awaited speech this evening as the Christmas holidays approach. Lunchtime News Tuesday 24th November 2020 Read More

24/11/2020

French and Riviera News Tuesday 24th November 2020

14 people have been arrested in Marseille and half a million euros seized following a yearlong investigation into a drug trafficking network. Nine kilos of drugs and four firearms were also found by police who had been investigation the gang working out of the northern districts of the city. French and Riviera News Tuesday 24th November 2020 Read More

24/11/2020

Evening Update Monday 23 November 2020

The French prime Minister's office has said that a decision on the reopening of ski resorts will be made within the next ten days Evening Update Monday 23 November 2020 Read More

23/11/2020

Lunchtime News Monday 23rd November 2020

According to the Regional Health Agency while hospitals in the Alpes Maritimes remain overwhelmed the circulation of Covid-19 continues to slowdown. Lunchtime News Monday 23rd November 2020 Read More

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French and Riviera News Monday 23rd November 2020

The road to Tende and the Vallée de la Roya is to reopen this morning for the first time in seven weeks. Rescue services continue to work around the clock in the region which was devasted by Storm Alex on October 2nd. French and Riviera News Monday 23rd November 2020 Read More

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