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French Riviera local news

French Riviera local news | From 11 to 15/02

Evening Update 15 Feb

The public prosecutor has requested a five year sentence, and a ban from ever operating a business, against Jacques Cassandri, the suspected mastermind of France’s “heist of the century”, where €29m was ... Evening Update 15 Feb Read More

15/02/2018

Students protest

Students have protested in Toulouse against the new reform to the French baccalaureate announced by the French Minister of Education on Wednesday. Students protest Read More

15/02/2018

Allez Les Bleus!

Pierre Vaultier has won the Olympic snowboardcross title at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. Pierre Vaultier from Serre-Chevalier won the medal on Thursday. Allez Les Bleus! Read More

15/02/2018

Unemployment

According to figures published today by INSEE the unemployment rate in France fell by 0.7% Unemployment Read More

15/02/2018

Carrefour

Employees of the French supermarket chain Carrefour have announced strike action today in Aix-en-Provence. Carrefour Read More

15/02/2018

French and Riviera News Thursday 15th February 2018

Primary school teachers have called for strike action today with several schools in Nice closed. French and Riviera News Thursday 15th February 2018 Read More

15/02/2018

Evening Update 14 Feb

Police are hunting a man, who carried out an armed robbery at a petrol station in Frejus this morning. The incident happened at the ... Evening Update 14 Feb Read More

14/02/2018

French and Riviera News Wednesday 14th February 2018

A man has been placed in police custody in Antibes after terrorizing fellow passengers with a dummy weapon. French and Riviera News Wednesday 14th February  2018 Read More

14/02/2018

Evening Update 13 Feb

Young people will once again be subject to compulsory military service in France, as the government confirmed today that ... Evening Update 13 Feb Read More

13/02/2018

National Service

The French government spokesman Benjamin Griveaux has announced this morning that the "universal national service" campaign promised during Emmanuel Macron’s election campaign, will be "mandatory". National Service Read More

13/02/2018

French and Riviera News Tuesday 13th February 2018

Fifty firefighters have intervened in the North West of the Var after nearly four hectares of land were destroyed by fire. French and Riviera News Tuesday 13th February 2018 Read More

13/02/2018

Evening Update 12 Feb

Stéphane Valeri has won a landslide victory in elections for Monaco’s National Council which were held yesterday. Just over 70% ... Evening Update 12 Feb Read More

12/02/2018

French and Riviera News Monday 12th February 2018

The body of a forty year old man has been found on the banks of the Var River. French and Riviera News Monday 12th February 2018 Read More

12/02/2018
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