Provence & Côte d'Azur: Opera season dedicated to the heart of the city
Nice's Opera house has announced an exciting new programme for the winter season of 2014-2015, with the opera's artistic director, Marc Adam, saying he aimed for the line up to reflect the heart of the city. "A heart which, though conscious of its traditions, beats to a rhythm of curiosity," revealed Adam. Read more … The soul of Nice
Provence & Côte d'Azur: Arrests made as teenage girl suspected of flying to join Jihadist fighters
A 16-year-old girl suspected of Jihadist activity was prevented from leaving Nice airport on the weekend. A man was also arrested at the airport on suspicion of recruiting Jihadist fighters after paying for the teen's plane ticket.Read more … ‘Jihadist recruiter’ arrested at Nice airport
Provence & Côte d'Azur: Photographs give a touching insight into one of the worlds favorite power couples
Weddings are famously a family affair and nothing could be more true than for Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, who married on 23rd August at their Château in the Var. The first pictures of the highly-anticipated event have emerged, revealing how involved the Jolie-Pitt kids really were.
The infamous couple were surrounded by their six children, who not only played important roles in the wedding ceremony but even helped to write their parents vows and bake the cake!Read more … The first photos of Angelina and Brad's wedding in the Var
Discover a balletic performance of Anna Karenina at the Grimaldi Forum
For one night only, the Grimaldi Forum in Monaco will be presenting a Boris Eifman choreographed performance of Karenina by the Eifman Ballet Company of St Petersburg. Read more … Russian gala returns to Grimaldi Forum
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Monaco: The public choice mirrored that of the judges, as brits claim the competition
The public vote for the annual Monaco International Pyromelodic Firework Competition has been counted and with a high vote of 9.4/10, British company PYROTEX FireworX was announced as the winners. Read more … Fireworks public favourites announced
Provence & Côte d'Azur: Bedbugs are spreading by way of clothing and travellers' luggage
Bedbugs are on the increase in French cities, according to a worrying report by the Nouvel Obs newspaper. In a trend which is believed to have begun in the late 1990s, some larger cities are fighting against infestations which can be significant enough to drive families from their homes.Read more … Bedbug infestations on the increase
Provence & Côte d'Azur: Carelessness of robber led to his arrest
Three young men aged in their 20s were arrested following the robbery of a villa in Menton, in what turned out to be an unusually simple case for police. One of the suspects managed to leave his identity papers at the villa, which made the tracking process particularly easy for police.
Read more … Thief leaves ID at crime scene
Provence & Côte d'Azur: The schizophrenia sufferer alledgedly hid a guitar under his sheets to trick staff that he was asleep in bed
A mentally unstable British murderer who went on the run from a hospital in France has returned voluntarily, it has been announced. John Herbert, 52, had been sectioned for bludgeoning a fellow prisoner to death in 2011, whilst he was serving a sentence for the rape of his partner. Read more … British murderer hands himself in
Provence & Côte d’Azur: Car accident leaves one dead and two injured
A 15-year-old runaway teen driving a stolen car killed a 23-year-old man during an horrific collision in Aix en Provence. Two other teens were seriously injured in the accident. Read more … 15-year-old kills man in stolen car