Update: Luceram fire

Over the weekend, a fire broke out in the town of Lucéram, about 25 km north of Nice, and continued to blaze for three days. In total, nearly 150 hectares of land were destroyed.Read more

President Macron files a complaint against photographer over holiday pictures

French President Emmanuel Macron has filed a legal complaint against a photographer who allegedly trespassed on the property he was holidaying in with wife Brigitte. Macron has accused the offender of ‘harassment and attempted invasion of privacy’. The photographer has reportedly dismissed the accusation and says that the villa's security personnel behaved aggressively towards him.Read more

San Remo Jazz Festival

The jazz season never seems to end in Southern Europe. After the acclaimed festivals of Nice and Juan-les-Pins, the UnoJazz festival of San Remo returns for its third edition from 16th to 19th August. Read more

Tiger mosquito prevention in the Var department

With the Chikungunya disease already confirmed in more than 60 countries of the world, public authorities of the Var department have identified the first case in the region. It is the only case reported here to date and no imported case of Chikungunya has been confirmed.Read more

Cannes Yachting Festival

Cannes’ Vieux Port and the Port Pierre Canto will lend their sites to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Cannes Yachting Festival between 12th and 17th September as more than 600 luxury vessels go on display.Read more

Harley Davidson Club Monaco celebrates 25 years

Under the high patronage of Prince Albert II of Monaco, the Harley Davidson Club Monaco (the only of its kind in the world) will celebrate their 25th birthday on the Darse-Nord of Port Hercule on 19th August.Read more

A night for shooting stars this weekend

As Saturday turns to Sunday, cast your eye away to the sky and you may see between 50 and 100 shooting stars.Read more

Limiting noise pollution in the Port of Nice

Earlier this week, the city of Nice, along with a number of other French and Italian destinations, were granted approval to start a European cross-border project dubbed ‘Rumble’, which aims to minimise noise pollution in ports. A testing period will begin in January 2018 involving experiments across Europe that have been designed to seek out new solutions to preserve the quality of life of residents and visitors as well as guarantee economic attractiveness of ports.Read more

New water filtering station in Vence

In the near future, a new water filtering system called the Malvan Purification Station is to be opened in Vence. Reducing water wastage and improved treatment techniques have become a priority in terms of environmental protection, public health, sustainable development and tourism for the region.Read more

Immigration activist sentenced to four months suspended

On Tuesday, the Appeal Court of Aix-en-Provence handed farmer and immigrant activist Cédric Herrou a four months suspended sentence for assisting 200 immigrants in crossing the Italian border into France. Read more

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