Tour de France 2020

Tour de France 2020- The 2020 Tour de France boasts one of the most challenging opening weeks in recent editions of the race and two stages the start and finish will be in Nice, the second of which involves almost 3,700 metres of climbing over the Col de la Colmiane, Col de Turini and Col d'Eze. Christian Estrosi the mayor of Nice speaking in Paris on Tuesday, spoke of how “Since 2009 when the tour started from Monaco the city of Nice had been fighting for 10 years for the start to be held in the city”.  

 

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Evening Update 17 Jan

The new Prefect of the Alpes-Maritimes Bernard Gonzalez made a passionate inaugural speech in Nice today, praising the courage of ...... Evening Update 17 Jan Read More

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Bicycle theft

The town hall and the police of Saint Raphaël in the Var have set up a service to mark bicycles in an attempt to reduce the number of bikes stolen. ... Bicycle theft Read More

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Strike action sees rubbish piling up in Marseille

Local officials in Marseilles have called for police to intervene following strike action which is preventing the collection of rubbish in the city. ... Strike action sees rubbish piling up in Marseille Read More

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French and Riviera News Friday 17th January 2020

Protests against pension reforms continued on Thursday but figures were down compared to previous weeks. The rallies came on the 43rd day of strike ac... French and Riviera News Friday 17th January 2020 Read More

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Evening Update Thurs 16th January

Protests against pension reform continue in Nice tonight where members of several unions will gather at the main train station for a torchlight march ... Evening Update Thurs 16th January Read More

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