Fuel tax

Fuel tax - Following a meeting with MP’s this morning the French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe plans to suspend the rise on fuel tax.  Abolishing the rise on fuel tax has been one of the main demands of the “Yellow Vest” movement which has led to violent protesting across France over the past two weeks.  French media has said that changes to other measures, especially on purchasing power will also be announced.

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Evening Update Wednesday 20 March

It’s been confirmed that Yellow Vest demonstrations will be banned in Nice this weekend, according to reports... Evening Update Wednesday 20 March Read More

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SNCF

The SNCF has today announced a new service which will make it possible for passengers to book and buy train tickets via Facebook Messenger. ... SNCF Read More

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Road safety

The Prefect of the Var has announced this morning that a report published shows that so far this year 21 people have been killed on the regions roads ... Road safety Read More

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French and Riviera News Wednesday 20th March 2019

Following the national call by the yellow vest movement to demonstrate in Nice at the weekend, marking Act 19 of demonstrations, the Mayor of Nice Chr... French and Riviera News Wednesday 20th March 2019 Read More

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Evening Update Tuesday 19 March

A large demonstration was held by unions in Nice this morning to protest at the level of pensions and wages and the lack of purchasing power. ... Evening Update Tuesday 19 March Read More

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