G7 Summit

G7 Summit - Anti-globalisation and climate activists have teamed up with yellow vest protesters and Basque nationalists ahead of a G7 meeting in France this weekend to confront a rich-poor divide they say is growing. At a "counter-G7" summit 50 NGOs are meeting to protest at economic and climate policies pursued by the world's leading industrial countries and to promote alternatives. This weekend thousands of anti-riot police will block access to Biarritz as authorities fear a repeat of the looting, rioting and car-torching in Paris mid-December last year, when the French capital saw the worst urban violence since the May 1968 student protests.

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Oldest working nuclear power station in France due to stop operating

The French government has said that a reactor at the oldest working nuclear power station in France is to stop operating this Saturday. The move comes... Oldest working nuclear power station in France due to stop operating Read More

21/02/2020

New hotel project in Grasse

A project for a new four-star hotel has been unveiled in Grasse. The establishment is to be built on Boulevard Charabot. The project has been met with... New hotel project in Grasse Read More

21/02/2020

Missing woman has been found by police in Antibes

Police have confirmed that a 25-year-old woman “with personality disorders” who was reported missing at the Nice Carnival has been found. Chloé Sionne... Missing woman has been found by police in Antibes Read More

21/02/2020

Motorcyclist refuses to stop for police

Police have arrested a motorcyclist who refused to stop at a police speed control in Saint Laurent du Var. The incident occurred on Thursday and led t... Motorcyclist refuses to stop for police Read More

21/02/2020

French and Riviera News Friday 21st February 2020

Police have launched a missing person appeal following the worrying disappearance of 80-year-old Roger Verrilli on Thursday. ... French and Riviera News Friday 21st February 2020 Read More

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