President Emmanuel Macron

President Emmanuel Macron - The French president Emmanuel Macron is participating today in the 75th anniversary of the landing of Provence, which is taking place in Saint-Raphael in the Var. Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy is also present at the ceremony at a military cemetery which holds the remains of 464 soldiers who were killed during the invasion of Provence. Macron has been holidaying in the region for the last three weeks at Fort Brégançon in Bormes Les Mimosas.


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Evening Update Tuesday 17 September

The French Minister of the Interior, Christophe Castaner, has announced the creation of a new anti-drugs agency... Evening Update Tuesday 17 September Read More


Breast cancer

A new study will invite 20,000 French women to have a tailor-made screening for breast cancer, depending on the risk of developing the disease. ... Breast cancer Read More



An app which specializes in on-demand employment is set to be available in Nice by the end of the year. “Side” plans to recruit 3,000 people on tempor... Employment Read More


Road safety

In a statement published by the Prefect of the Var motorists in the region have been urged to drive safely. ... Road safety Read More


French and Riviera News Tuesday 17th September 2019

La plage des Ondes in Cap d’Antibes has been closed to swimmers due to pollution. French and Riviera News Tuesday 17th September 2019 Read More