French Riviera local news

French Riviera local news | From 25 to 31/10

Evening Update Friday 30 October 2020

The French government is calling up 3,500 reserve gendarmes and is mobilizing 3,500 police from the gendarmes and mobile police after the attack in Nice yesterday Evening Update Friday 30 October 2020 Read More

30/10/2020

Lunchtime News Friday 30th October 2020

In the aftermath of the Nice attack which claimed the lives of three people a 47-year-old man has been place in police custody on Thursday evening, October 29 suspected of having been in contact with the perpetrator the day before the attack. Lunchtime News Friday 30th October 2020 Read More

30/10/2020

French and Riviera News Friday 30th October 2020

France has raised its national security alert to the highest level following the knife attack in Nice on Thursday. Three people were killed in the attack at the Notre-Dame basilica. All three were attacked inside the basilica before the first Mass of the day. French and Riviera News Friday 30th October 2020 Read More

30/10/2020

Evening Update Thursday 29 October 2020

President Macron has arrived in Nice this afternoon with Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin and Justice Minister Eric Dupond-Moretti after the attack in Nice this morning which claimed the lives of three people Evening Update Thursday 29 October 2020 Read More

29/10/2020

Nice Attack update

According to the mayor of Nice Christian Estrosi, a local resident alerted the emergency services to the attack on Notre-Dame basilica, using a security terminal installed near the church. Nice Attack update Read More

29/10/2020

Attack in Nice

A knife attack in front of the Notre-Dame basilica in Nice has left at least two people dead and several more are injured. Attack in Nice Read More

29/10/2020

Gunshots in Nice

Local media Nice Matin has reported this morning that gunshots have been heard in the centre of town. Gunshots in Nice Read More

29/10/2020

Lunchtime News Thursday 29th October 2020

The attack which took place shortly after 9am inside the Basilica in central Nice has left three people dead, two women and a man as well as several injured. Lunchtime News Thursday 29th October 2020 Read More

29/10/2020

Riviera and French News Thursday 29th October 2020

A “light lockdown” has been announced by French President Emmanuel Macron in the fight against Covid-19 in France. Riviera and French News Thursday 29th October 2020 Read More

29/10/2020

Evening Update Wednesday 28 October 2020

President Macron is due to address the nation at 8.00pm this evening regarding coronavirus measures Evening Update Wednesday 28 October 2020 Read More

28/10/2020

Lunchtime News Wednesday 28th October 2020

Police in Nice have opened an investigation after a 30 year old man has died after being stabbed during a fight on the Quai de Etats-Unis. The stabbing occurred shortly after 10pm on Tuesday evening.  One person has been placed in police custody in connection with the incident. Lunchtime News Wednesday 28th October 2020 Read More

28/10/2020

French and Riviera News Wednesday 28th October 2020

French President Emmanuel Macron is to address the nation at 8pm this evening to announce new restrictions concerning the second wave of Covid-19 in France. French and Riviera News Wednesday 28th October 2020 Read More

28/10/2020

Evening Update Tuesday 27 October 2020

President Macron has held a defence council meeting with his ministers and health authorities this morning to discuss the coronavirus situation. A second defence council meeting will take place tomorrow morning after which reports say the president will make an address detailing new measures. Evening Update Tuesday 27 October 2020 Read More

27/10/2020

Lunchtime News Tuesday 27th October 2020

The mayor of Roya has called for the army to return in order to assist in the recovery operations following Storm Alex which hit the Alpes Maritimes at the beginning of October. Lunchtime News Tuesday 27th October 2020 Read More

27/10/2020

French and Riviera News Tuesday 27th October 2020

During a video press conference held on Monday the mayor of Nice Christian Estrosi, has announced plans to introduce weekend lockdowns and the closure of nonessential shops from next week should the number of Covid-19 cases continue to rise in the Alpes Maritimes. French and Riviera News Tuesday 27th October 2020 Read More

27/10/2020

Evening Update Monday 26 October 2020

The president of the French Scientific Council, Jean-Francois Delfraissy has said that the number of new coronavirus cases in France could be 100,000 per day Evening Update Monday 26 October 2020 Read More

26/10/2020

Lunchtime News Monday 26th October 2020

Nice International airport has from today Monday 26th October  set up, on an experimental basis, the use of rapid antigenic tests for Covid-19 for certain destinations including Italy and the United States. Lunchtime News Monday 26th October 2020 Read More

26/10/2020

French and Riviera News Monday 26th October 2020

France has reached a new record in the number of Covid-19 cases with 52,000 new cases recorded in the last 24 hours on Sunday. Over the last seven days 12,176 people have been hospitalized of which 1,816 are currently in intensive care. French and Riviera News Monday 26th October 2020 Read More

26/10/2020