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Articles and News Features

Madame Tussaud: Ahead of her time

When you think of Madame Tussauds Wax Museum, you probably think of movie stars, political figures, and other famous people. You can mingle among these wax effigies, and even have your photo taken while snuggling up to your favourite celeb. Amid all this glamour, you might not realise the amazing story of the real-life Madame Tussaud and how she survived the French Revolution. But let’s start at the beginning… Madame…

John Collingwood: Obituary

Born in 1925, John Collingwood was a man of many layers. He was a British sailor with a distinguished war record, recently acknowledged by the French state with the award of Chevalier de Legion d’Honneur for his part in the minesweeping of the coastal area prior to the August 1944 Allied landing in the South of France. The honour was due to be presented to him at the Victory in Europe service of May 8th. He was a pillar…
Community Michael Healy

Fireworks on the French Riviera, dates for summer 2016

Firework displays and competitions along the Riviera seaside, from Monaco to the Var. June Sunday 26: St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat July Thursday 7: Marines de Cogolin Friday 8: Port Fréjus Le Lavandou Tuesday 12: Port Fréjus Wednesday 13: Agay Antibes Beaulieu Bormes les Mimosas Cagnes La Figueirette Golfe-Juan Roquebrune Villefranche-sur-Mer Thursday 14: Cannes (Mexico) Cavalaire Juan-les-Pins Le Lavandou Menton Nice…

Refugee Aid Côte d’Azur’s container drive for Syria

Community Riviera Reporter
When a local Facebook group started up in September 2015, no one would have guessed its imminent success. In…

Brexpat: Your letters about our “Brexit Report”

Expat Issues Riviera Reporter
Letters to the Editor about our Brexit Report editorial from our April/May 2016 issue. Boris I think the most…

House prices on the rise, despite a possible Brexit

So here we are, nearly half way through the year, and what’s that I hear, a collective gasp of “What, already?” Okay, so…

The 4th Medieval Festival in Fayence

Community Riviera Reporter
Housed in a 18th-century gristmill (built next to a one-of-a-kind 13th-century horizontal mill), EcoMusée du Pays de…

Sonja Lockyer tells us about her Holistic Garden Party

Health and Well-being Karen Hockney
It started out as a simple midsummer gathering among friends and acquaintances in a back garden in Mougins. Now in its…

Your tax filing days are numbered

Elections are coming up. You can tell as the government takes some of the sting out of income tax rates. In 2015, 3…

Geoffrey’s of London: a Riviera institution turns 25

Local Living Riviera Reporter
In 1990, Geoffrey Garnett was looking for a new challenge in life and identified a business opportunity in Antibes while…

Nice resident Nikki Manwarring on kicking smoking

Health and Well-being Riviera Reporter
I love being a non-smoker. I feel free. I started smoking when I was 18. It wasn’t to be sociable. I was working as an…

Electricity’s digital future has dawned on the French Riviera

Local Living Riviera Reporter
The commune of Carros straddles a leafy valley tucked away a short ride from Nice and the beaches of the French Riviera.…

Watch out Scotland, France may soon be “home of whisky”

Eye on France The Local
According to researchers, the average whisky consumption by a French adult is 2.15 litres a year – and that’s on top of…

In the good books of the English Library at St Paul’s Monaco

Community Stefani “Spooky” Cooper
One of the best things in the world is to curl up somewhere comfortable and open a book. Kindles, tablets and all the…

Open-air food markets for healthier, seasonal local produce

Health and Well-being Susan Tomassini
One of the most pleasant aspects about living on the French Riviera is exploring the open-air food markets. From…


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