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The Ensemble Baroque de Nice season 2015/2016

Italian artist Caravaggio painted it, Victor Hugo wrote a poem about it: light and shadow are a popular motif in art. They embody the contrast between black and white, good and evil. This is also the focus of Gilbert Bezzina in his new program for the Ensemble Baroque de Nice called "Des rayons et des ombres" (Rays and shadows). So why does the artistic director not only shine but cast large shadows? Here is an excerpt from the current program.Read more …

Jensen Button's St Tropez holiday home burgled

Following the burglary of Jenson Button on Monday night, a leading security specialist in the area provides RT with an insight into the dangerous and increasingly common method used by the perpetrators. Two men reportedly entered the St. Tropez villa rented by Jenson Button and his wife and friends whilst everyone was sleeping and released gas through the air conditioning system before stealing approximately €400,000 worth of goods. Read more …

uberPOP suspended in France

American based firm Uber is suspending its uberPOP service in France. The move follows angry riots by the country’s taxi drivers last week, and the questioning of Uber’s European managers. Read more …