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French Riviera local news | From 11 to 15/12

Evening Update 15 Dec

Ten people remain in a critical condition, fighting for their lives, after yesterday’s accident where a train collided with a school bus, splitting it in two, near Perpignon. SNCF say witnesses reported ... Evening Update 15 Dec Read More

15/12/2017

French and Riviera News Friday 15th December 2017

At least four children have been killed and 19 people injured, seven seriously, when a train crashed into a school bus at a level crossing in south western France on Thursday. French and Riviera News Friday 15th December 2017 Read More

15/12/2017

Train Crash

A train has collided with a school bus near Perperpignan, killing at least four people. Another nine people were reported to be injured on the bus, many of them school-children between the ages of 11 and 15. Emergency services are on the scene, and the French Transport Minister is on her way to Perpignan. Train Crash Read More

14/12/2017

Evening Update 14 Dec

On-street parking in Nice is to be free, this and next weekend, in the run up to Christmas. The announcement was made today by Christian Estrosi, who also said that beginning in January, the first ... Evening Update 14 Dec Read More

14/12/2017

SNCF announces job cuts

The SNCF has announced job cuts for 2018. According to the draft annual budget presented on Wednesday 13th December to the central committee of the public railway group, the group anticipates 2,081 job cuts in 2018. SNCF announces job cuts Read More

14/12/2017

French government plans to ban under 16s from registering on social networks

The French government has announced plans to prevent people under the age of 16 from registering on a social network, such as Facebook, Instagram or Snapchat French government plans to ban under 16s from registering on social networks Read More

14/12/2017

Christmas came early for a French homeless man

Christmas came early for a French homeless man at Paris's main airport when he found an unlocked door at the offices of a cash handling company and walked away €300,000 richer. Christmas came early for a French homeless man Read More

14/12/2017

French schools to introduce choirs

The French government has announced that mobile phones will be banned in French schools by September 2018, and that choirs will be introduced over the next two years. French schools to introduce choirs Read More

14/12/2017

French and Riviera News Thursday 14th December 2017

Police have appealed for  witnesses to come forward following the discovery of a woman’s body which was found between two cars on Rue Martin Bidouré in Fréjus. Police were alerted by a member of the public on Wednesday morning. French and Riviera News Thursday 14th December 2017 Read More

14/12/2017

Evening Update 13 Dec

The Perfecture of the Alpes-Maritimes has decided to ban fireworks in the run up to ... Evening Update 13 Dec Read More

13/12/2017

Red Cross in Antibes

The French Red Cross in Antibes has launched an appeal for blankets and duvets for the homeless Red Cross in Antibes Read More

13/12/2017

French and Riviera News Wednesday 13th December 2017

Baggage handlers at Orly airport in Paris have called for strike action from the 22nd December to January 5th. French and Riviera News Wednesday 13th December 2017 Read More

13/12/2017

Evening Update 12 Dec

Three people have been arrested for stealing a total of €150,000, from up to seventy elderly residents along the Cote d’Azur. In a well-planned two stage operation, one ... Evening Update 12 Dec Read More

12/12/2017

Snowfall

22,000 households are still without electricity this morning in the departments of Nord and Pas-de-Calais. Snowfall Read More

12/12/2017

Cocaine found at wholesale market in France

French police have opened an investigation after discovering 100 kilos of cocaine at a wholesale market in Rouen northern France. Cocaine found at wholesale market in France Read More

12/12/2017

French and Riviera News Tuesday 12th December 2017

After storm Ana hit most of France on Monday, Météo France has announced that seven departments in the southeast and the north of France remain on an orange weather alert. French and Riviera News Tuesday 12th December 2017 Read More

12/12/2017

Evening Update 11 Dec

Bad weather is creating travel havoc across the region today, affecting flights, roads and train services. Click for full details. Evening Update 11 Dec Read More

11/12/2017

French and Riviera News Monday 11th December 2017

36 departments in France have been put on a high weather alert, including the Alpes Maritimes, with strong winds and rain forecast. The wave of bad weather is travelling from east to west affecting both the Atlantic coast and the Mediterranean . French and Riviera News Monday 11th December 2017 Read More

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