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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Evening Update Friday 24 May

An accident involving several vehicle caused disruption on the A8 motorway this afternoon Evening Update Friday 24 May Read More

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French and Riviera News Friday 24th May 2019

The mayor of Nice Christian Estrosi has denied reports that he has been involved in talks with British billionaire Jim Ratcliffe over the purchase of ... French and Riviera News Friday 24th May 2019 Read More

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Evening Update

Industrial action by taxi drivers has been announced for next Tuesday Evening Update Read More

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French and Riviera News Thursday 23rd May 2019

Nice airport has increased controls on taxis and VTC vehicles. The move comes following a dispute between the two professions will led to them blockin... French and Riviera News Thursday 23rd May 2019 Read More

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Evening Update Wednesday 22 May

Four firefighters have been given suspended prison sentences by a court in Nice Evening Update Wednesday 22 May Read More

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