Fuel tax

Fuel tax - Following a meeting with MP’s this morning the French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe plans to suspend the rise on fuel tax.  Abolishing the rise on fuel tax has been one of the main demands of the “Yellow Vest” movement which has led to violent protesting across France over the past two weeks.  French media has said that changes to other measures, especially on purchasing power will also be announced.

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Lunchtime news Thursday 9th April 2020

Seven deaths have been reported in two nursing homes in the commune of Châteauneuf, Pré du Lac and Diamantine, five of which were due to Covid-19. ... Lunchtime news Thursday 9th April 2020 Read More

09/04/2020

French and Riviera News Thursday 9th April 2020

The confinement measure introduced in France in an attempt to stem the spread of the conoravirus  "will be extended" beyond April 15th. The French Pre... French and Riviera News Thursday 9th April 2020 Read More

08/04/2020

Evening Update Wednesday 8 April 2020

The Mayor of Nice, Christian Estrosi, has given a press conference early this evening in which he gave more details of the mandatory wearing of masks ... Evening Update Wednesday 8 April 2020 Read More

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