Les Colibris mix learning with play

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There are always concerns when relocating to France with young children that your kids will struggle to fit in and adapt to their new surroundings.Read more

Marseille held away to Saint-Etienne

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The Riviera Times rounds up what has been happening in the weekend’s Football and Rugby action across the RivieraRead more

Seven days to forget for Nice

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Nice and Monaco loose ground, but Marseille keep on winning.Read more

Good news for property renovation projects

Christine Lagarde, the Finance Minister, had already intimated earlier this year that the famous 5.5 per cent VAT (reduced from 19.6 per cent) which has applied since 2003 to the cost of property improvement, conversion, fitting out and maintenance material and work supplied and done by a professional was likely to be continued after 2010 : at least for a further year.Read more

Traditional spirit of sailing

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It is that time of year again when, all along the coast, an armada of immaculately restored yachts from the past unfurl their massive sails on the waters of the Mediterranean. From Imperia in Italy via Nice and Cannes to Saint-Tropez, the various regattas offer the host towns a fabulous show.Read more

Fair Winds Signal Perfect Start to The Cap Istanbul Regatta

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Already the best-known airline in Europe, Lufthansa is now conquering the seas. Since last year, the company has successfully dedicated itself to sailing. After victory in the Longtze European Tour in 2009, the Lufthansa sailing team has also had impressive results in recent months, with strong performances in the first two stages of the Figaro Racing Tour.Read more

Nice suffer set back at Sochaux

All this week's sporting action from the teams on the Côte d'Azur.Read more

Jenson Button in Monaco triathlon this weekend

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Formula 1 drivers Jenson Button, Bruno Senna, Lucas Di Grassi, and Alexander Wurz will all compete this Sunday in the TriStar111 Monaco. The triathlon which consists of a 1km swim, 100km cycle and 10km run is a popular pastime for Formula 1 drivers on their free weekend. The racing superstars will mingle with the 660 individual competitors and the 40 relay teams in a fun filled day in the Principality.Read more

Atletico stun Inter in Super Cup final

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Stade Louis II provides perfect hunting grounds for the red and whites. Read more

Monaco struggling to get out of the blocks

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Monaco are still without a win this season, but things have picked up for Marseille. Read more