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Access to forests and massifs in much of the Riviera is barred 

The threat of forest fires and the elevated temperatures of the Charon heatwave have led officials in the Var and Alpes-Maritimes to ban access to large swathes of the region’s forests. 

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Record sea temperature recorded in Nice’s Baie des Anges amid Charon heatwave

So much for a refreshing dip! The waters off the coast of Nice have never been warmer and the temperature is likely to rise further in the coming days. 

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France announces tougher punishments for drivers under the influence

In an effort to bring down the tragic number of road accident-related deaths in France, the government has brought in a raft of new rules that includes tougher punishments for speeders and those...

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Be Safe Monaco doubles down on efforts to get partygoers home safely

Be Safe Monaco is returning this summer with a buoyed-up awareness campaign and increased free shuttle service for revellers who might have had a little too much fun on a night out.

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Nice: Gare du Sud food hall reopens with a distinctly Mediterranean feel

After the pandemic left the Gare du Sud’s first relaunch in tatters, the historic establishment in Nice has reopened anew, and it’s well-worth a visit! 

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Orange weather alerts issued as heatwave bears down on the Riviera 

High temperatures are sweeping through the French Riviera and Monaco, with localised highs of a scorching 40°C.