29.06.2005 0

Cadarache confirmed for ITER project

Japan gives way to France on siting of multi-billion euro project

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29.06.2005 0

Port of Nice certified

Harbour office now boasts ISO 9001

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09.06.2005 0

Labour changes for new government

Plans to stick with socialist system but be more flexible

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03.06.2005 0

An Azurean in the government

Christian Estrosi's workload doubles

President of the Alpes Maritimes Council graduates to post in Paris

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02.06.2005 0

Internet bank fraud warning

Four French banks warn of mysterious attempts at seizing personal customer info

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30.05.2005 0

France says no

President Chirac to react in the coming days to treaty rejection

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11.05.2005 0

Delays at Nice airport

Passengers left stranded by computer virus

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10.05.2005 0

Cost of 2003 drought could run into billions

Var villages like Plan de la Tour were almost overwhelmed  by huge fires that took hold as a result of the 2003 drought

More claims made in one year than the total filed between 1989 and 2000

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06.05.2005 0

Cadarache a step closer to ITER

Technical agreement reached with Japan on first nuclear fusion reactor

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Local Top Stories

Government postpones hike in road tolls

A proposed increase in road tolls due to come into effect on 1st February HAS been suspended pending a government review. The companies who operate France’s toll roads have now launched legal proceedings, saying that the suspension undermines their contracts. Read more …

Unemployment hit historic high in 2014

Unemployment in France reached a new high by the end of 2014, with over 3.49 million registered jobseekers. Locally, there was a jump in December alone of 0.4% in the number of people looking for work. Prime Minister Manuel Valls is hoping to cut unemployment in 2015, but says the country “must not expect miracles.” Read more …

SNCF unveils impressive new train

SNCF’s new ‘Regio 2N’ service embarked on its first official journey in Provence Alpes Côte d’Azur yesterday. The 16 TER trains boast a modern, eco-friendly design and increased capacity, and will be in full circulation across the region by next year. Read more …