Yellow Vest movement

Yellow Vest movement - Speaking on French radio, France Inter this morning the French Minister of the Economy, Bruno Le Maire, declared that one must have "the courage to give the voice to the people". "No matter how we give a voice to the people of France, I am in favor of a referendum of civic initiative," he added. Le Maire spoke of 2019 being a year of decisive choices for France insisting on the need to reform the pension system, unemployment benefits and public spending.

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French and Riviera News Monday 21st January 2019

Five yellow vest protesters have been arrested following demonstrations in Nice on Saturday. According to local media the demonstration degenerated on... French and Riviera News Monday 21st January 2019 Read More


Evening Update 18 Jan

The Ministry of Transport has announced a 30% reduction in motorway tolls for regular users. From the start of February, drivers can avail of a ten jo... Evening Update 18 Jan Read More


Road accident

A motorcyclist has died in a road accident this morning on the bridge between Cagnes sur mer and Nice at Saint Laurent du Var.... Road accident Read More


AS Monaco new sports complex

Plans for AS Monaco’s new state-of-the-art multifunctional sports complex “Center for Sporting Excellence” at La Turbie have been revealed. ... AS Monaco new sports complex Read More


Motorway tolls

The French ministry of Transport has announced that from February 1st, motorists using the motorways with ten return trips per month will be able to b... Motorway tolls Read More