29.08.2005 0

France's blacklist in the sky

5 airlines barred after recent crashes mark need for more safety measures

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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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Local Top Stories

Goverment to experiment with lower speed limits

400 motorcyclists have demonstrated in Nice to protest against the government’s proposal to reduce the speed limit on some roads to 80 kilometres per hour. It follows a concerted effort in the Var to increase road safety as the number of road deaths double. Read more …

Wawrinka wins Monte Carlo Masters

Swiss tennis player Stanislas Wawrinka won his first Monte Carlo Rolex Masters title on the weekend, beating former world #1 Roger Federer. For the first time in nearly a decade, the final did not feature Rafael Nadal as the Spaniard was beaten in the quarterfinals.Read more …

Nice 2nd top choice for gay marriage

Following the French capital, Nice is proving to be the second most popular city for gay couples to tie the knot in France. Almost one year after same-sex marriage was legalised in the country, almost 13% of all ceremonies in Nice are between homosexual couples. Read more …