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Parents try to save severely brain-damaged man from judicial dead end The parents of Vincent Lambert, paralysed and severely handicapped following a road accident ten years ago, are to launch a new appeal to prevent the termination of his life-preserving treatment.
French coast guard stops nine migrants heading to UK in small boat France's coast guard on Sunday stopped a small boat with nine migrants - including a boy suffering mild hypothermia
- from crossing the English Channel to reach Britain, it said in a statement.
Mira Nair chaperones budding talent at French film project workshop Ten aspiring film makers and their producers are grabbing the opportunity to move on their feature film projects at Cannes in a week-long workshop organised by the French Institut Français.
After failed appeal, ex-French president Sarkozy looks headed to trial A top French court on Friday rejected an appeal by former president Nicolas Sarkozy to avoid facing charges of illicit financing for his failed 2012 re-election bid, with a trial of the ex-head of state now appearing inevitable.

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Prints of Provence, fabrics on a marketstall

Prints of Provence: “Les Indiennes” colourful fabrics

in History and Traditions by Margo Lestz
How could a fabric that originated in India, was copied by Armenians and outlawed in France, become a symbol of Provence? The kaleidoscope of cotton fabrics that punctuate the Provençal markets today just seem to shout “southern France”. They are decorated with cicadas, olives and flowers in colours that reflect the local…
Mimosa ladies in a group

Mimosa Matters fundraising: past, present and future

in Community by Karen Hockney
Five years ago, Mimosa Matters started life as a conversation over coffee among a group of female expats who had all been touched by cancer and were keen to make a difference to the community they live in. Today, this association has raised almost a quarter of a million euros through a variety of innovative and fun events,…

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Featured Events

Sun May 19 @18:00
St John’s, St Raphael: Big Blaze Chorus Concert
The Riviera's own Big Blaze Chorus from Cannes will be performing in our Church on Sunday evening 19 May at 6 pm, as part of our f...
Fri May 24 @20:00
Riviera International Singers: Summer Concert
Get into the summer spirit with the Riviera International Singers’ summer concert. A variety of Barbershop, Sinatra, jazz, grease,...
Sat May 25 @12:30
American Club: Cannes Film Festival Lunch
Welcome to our popular May event and the special atmosphere of the Cannes Film Festival. We will gather for an aperitif enhanced b...
Sat Jun 08 @20:30
Sweet Seven Concert of South American Music, Cannes
We are pleased to announce a fun evening of Latin American music interpreted in an original, swinging way by the vocal group Sweet...
Fri Jun 14 @10:00
Contemporary Aboriginal Art Exhibition, Saint Tropez
This exhibition will present artworks from numerous Aboriginal artists from Central Australia. “Empreintes du Rêves” invite us to ...