Farmers protest

Farmers protest - While farmers in the Var have been protesting this morning, the Federation of Farmers Union has also decided to carry out an “operation escargot” in the Vaucluse region on the A7 motorway from Avignon south to Mornas les Adrets and are threatening to carry out further disruption between Aix-en-Provence and Arles on the A8. Motorists are being advised to avoid these areas. Farmers called on action today throughout France in protest against what they call “agribashing” and the general treatment of farmers in France.

 

 

Last local news

Evening Update 14 Oct

The Var has been put under a yellow weather alert for thunder and possible flooding overnight tonight. The storms follow a very warm weekend where tem... Evening Update 14 Oct Read More

14/10/2019

Mipcom

American actor Patrick Dempsey will receive an “excellence award” for his career in television and cinema at Mipcom which opens today in Cannes. ... Mipcom Read More

14/10/2019

Cargo ship

A cargo ship has run a ground along the coast of southern Corsica. The incident occurred in the early hours of Sunday morning in the heart of the Bon... Cargo ship Read More

14/10/2019

Lumière film festival

The 10th annual Lumière film festival opened in Lyon on Sunday, with actress Frances McDormand kicking off the event. ... Lumière film festival Read More

14/10/2019

France and Germany halt arms exports to Turkey

France and Germany have announced that they are temporarily halting arms exports to Turkey over the country's military action in northern Syria.... France and Germany halt arms exports to Turkey Read More

14/10/2019