Works on the RD25 set to finish in 2009

Roadworks between Le Muy and Sainte-Maxime have safety as priorityRead more

Crisis for casinos on the Côte

The global financial crisis has another victim: the casinos on the Côte d’Azur. For the twelve casinos along the Côte there is an average drop in takings of 30% in 2008, compared to a national drop of 19% cited by Jean-François Cot, from the Professional Syndicate of Casinos in France. The loss of takings is expected to have serious consequences, with some permanent closures if the problem is not resolved soon.Read more

Pharmacies brace for new plans

It is not uncommon to see masses of people in the pharmacy during the summer months on the Côte d’Azur, with ailments from mosquito bites to heat stroke being the order of the day.Read more

MIPIM opens in Cannes

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The 19th MIPIM property development summit opened in Cannes today, where the world’s latest development projects will be showcased to the top players in the business. The market is the world’s leaking international real estate forum, and attracts over 26,000 buyers, investors and end-users from over 80 countries around the world.Read more

Unemployment figures in France rise

After four consecutive months of decreasing figures the number of unemployed registered with ANPE (category 1) at the end of January 2008 rose by 0.7 per cent compared to December 2007 (+13,200).Read more

Antibes honoured as top tourist destination

The Riviera is a well-known hub of summer fun, but to add official merit to the well-traveled coast, Antibes-Juan les Pins has recently won the coveted ‘Qualité de Tourisme’ award, in recognition of its standard of welcome for visitors to the area.Read more

Job Hunting at the Acropolis

If you’re currently job hunting, get down to Nice Acropolis today, where the 3rd Forum for Employment – recognised as the most important departmental meeting dedicated to recruitment - is taking place. Last year, 8,500 visitors met with 13,500 recruitment officers, resulting in the immediate hiring of over 450 people.Read more

Riviera supermarket cashiers strike today

The union for supermarket personnel has announced to members that a strike will take place today, Friday February 1st.Read more

BCC evening discusses identity theft

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The BCC is organising an event discussion tonight, Thursday January 31st concerning 'Identity Theft'. This is the fastest growing white-collar crime in the United Kingdom, known as ‘usurpation d’intentité’ in France; it is believed to be increasing at nearly 500% each year.Read more

Taxi Strike Tomorrow

Disgruntled taxi drivers protest against changeRead more