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Explained: Where and when will Nice expand its tramline?

Nice’s tramway has transformed public transport within the city. Now it looks to expand the connections beyond its borders to neighbouring municipalities, but what is the official timeline?

Uber drivers given pay hike after deal with unions

France’s Uber drivers are getting a 27% pay rise per ride and worker status after the government and unions came to an agreement this week, setting a precedent and giving the same rights to similar...

Weather warnings for Southern France

It’s time to bid adieu to the mild weather of recent weeks and wrap up warm ahead of falling temperatures. 

Tourist taxes boost French Riviera coffers

Airbnb paid the city of Nice €2.4 million in taxes last year, and almost €150 million to the entire country, as tourists returned in droves. Meanwhile, airlines are rushing to add flights to the...

Strikes ahead: Transport and energy industries join mass protests against pension reform

France will grind to a halt next week as workers across the country – now joined by those from the transport and energy sectors – strike against the government’s planned reforms to its pensions...

Fresh snow brings good and bad to French resorts

Snow has returned to local ski resorts, with 20cm falling over the weekend, but with it has come danger, and even death, after a skier in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence region was killed in an...