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Power cuts hit 60,000 French homes after winter storms Fourteen departments in southwestern France, the Alps region and the Mediterranean island of Corsica were on alert Saturday following gale-force winds and flooding that cut off electricity in 60,000 homes, killed one person and injured five others.
Red Star alert as police protect sports minister from angry fans Red Star Football Club bosses vowed on Saturday to crackdown on supporters who barracked the French sports minister Roxana Maracineanu during the club's match against Quevilly-Rouen on Friday night.
Fire erupts at Total oil refinery in northern France A fire erupted at a Total oil refinery in northwestern France on Saturday, but was brought under control and there were no injuries, local authorities said.
The magic of Christmas in Paris During the Christmas season, Paris puts on a show. The whole city is immersed in a warm and magical atmosphere. The Christmas market at the Tuileries Gardens delights locals and tourists alike. Meanwhile, the Printemps department store shows off the handmade puppets in its shopfront windows. The festive season is also about Read More

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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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Christmas Events

Sat Dec 14 @17:00
Sweet Seven Christmas Concert, Mouans-Sartoux
A Christmas evening around the fire with the vocal group Sweet Seven at St Andre Church, Mouans-Sartoux. This most original close-...
Sun Dec 22 @19:30
Holy Trinity Cannes: Christmas Carol Service
Christmas Carol Service, followed by mulled wine. You are very welcome at all our Christmas Services in English. Holy Trinity Chur...
Tue Dec 24
Holy Trinity Cannes: Christmas Services
16:00: Children’s Carols (a simple half-hour service). 23:30: Midnight Communion with carols. You are very welcome at all our Chri...

Featured Events

Sat Dec 14 @19:30
International School of Nice: “West Side Story”
ISN's West Side Story promises to be a wonderful fusion of song, dance and theatre for all the family. West Side Story is a modern...
Sun Dec 15 @13:00
Exhibition: “Artistes + Science”, Monaco
The Monegasque Committee of the AIAP presents a selection of works on the theme “Artists + Science”, with drawings, paintings, pho...
Fri Jan 03
Art Exhibition: “The Key to History”, Villefranche
To 12 January 2020, the large exhibition halls of the Citadelle of Villefranche-sur-Mer will host a spectacular and very special e...