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Competition: Enter now to win!

Win! A romantic getaway to the stunning medieval Château Le Cagnard valued at over 500€!

The Riviera Times is giving one lucky reader the chance to win a romantic getaway for two people at the magical Château Le Cagnard in Cagnes sur Mer! Read more …

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Win! Two VIP tickets to the Amber Lounge Monaco Grand Prix!

The Riviera Times is giving away two VIP tickets to the Amber Lounge Monaco Fashion Show! Winners will have access to the F1 drivers fashion show, the charity auction, a concert by John Newman, and the clubbing with complimentary premium beverages all night long! Read more …

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Provence & Côte d'Azur: Book your place now for a spectacular dinner and magical gala evening

Magical Gala Dinner at Château Le Cagnard

From London to Bangkok, Las Vegas to Singapore, Master Illusionist Joe Labero has wowed the world. Now, he is set to perform exclusively in Cagnes sur Mer at the stunning Château Le Cagnard!Read more …

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Provence & Côte d'Azur: Taxes are being raised to account for a 40 million euro imbalance in the department's finances

2015 budget: Var ups property tax

The 2015 budget for the Var has been announced and it looks as if taxes are set to rise once again in the department. Property tax is the most controversial increase, an issue which sparked conflict between the Var president and the FN opposition.Read more …

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The InterNations Expat Insider survey reveals where expat parents can keep their children safe and sound

Living abroad with children: the best places for raising a family

Based on an international survey among expatriate parents, InterNations (www.internations.org), the largest network for people who live abroad with more than 1.5 million members worldwide, found that Scandinavia and France are the best places to live abroad with children whereas the Middle East, China, Brazil and India have the lowest ratings.Read more …

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English Stand Up Comedy

Do you like English speaking stand-up comedy? The Comedy Club of the Côte d’Azur's returns in May with four new performances and three exceptional new comedians. Read more …

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Provence & Côte d'Azur: The DNA results will be released next week

Have police uncovered the remains of Nantes killer?

Human remains have been discovered in a wooded area near Fréjus. While they are yet to be identified, speculation is rife over whether they could be those of alleged multiple murderer Xavier Dupont de Ligonnès, for whom police have been searching for four years and who was last sighted in nearby Roquebrune sur Argens. Read more …

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Monaco: The new arrests add to the five individuals already indicted in the double murder case

Further arrests in Hélène Pastor case

Police have arrested five people in Marseille in relation to the Hélène Pastor double murder investigation. According to local media, the people in custody are “likely to have provided the means, including weapons and ammunition, to the perpetrators," a source close to the investigation is quoted as saying.Read more …

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Provence & Côte d'Azur: Nice's Chamber of Agriculture has said that the plants were not contaminated with the bacterium

False alarm over olive bacterium

There's good news for olive farmers as tests show that a deadly olive bacterium which was believed to have been identified in Nice was just a false alarm. Read more …

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Provence & Côte d'Azur: Many of the immigrants are fleeing from Eritrea in the Gulf of Africa

Call for help to stop migrant "explosion" into French Riviera

Upto 800 immigrants were arrested last week alone at various points across the Alpes Maritimes, leading to calls from officials for increased staff to deal with the problem. The "explosion of asylum seekers" is a result of the onset of spring and calmer seas, making the trek across the Mediterranean safer. Read more …

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Provence & Côte d'Azur: “I still can’t find the words…I am truly sorry,” said Unik's killer to the court

Unik jewellery heist: killer given life sentence

Four men have been sentenced to up to 22 years in prison for the murder of a jeweller in Cannes la Bocca in 2011, an attack which sent shockwaves throughout the local community. But it wasn't enough for the victim's family, who says they are "disgusted" by the French justice system.Read more …