Riviera Radio

  • Evening Update 17 Aug 17 Aug 2018

    A man and woman in their fifties have been arrested for smuggling a metric ton of cannabis into Nice. Police say the pair had made four or five drug runs ...

  • French and Riviera News Friday 17th August 2018 17 Aug 2018

    Toulon-Hyères airport has been evacuated. Police intervened shortly after 7.30 on Thursday evening after they received reports of a man making threatening remarks.

  • Evening Update 16 Aug 16 Aug 2018

    French authorities have opened a criminal investigation for iin-voluntary homicide’, after the bridge collapse at Genoa killed four French national. The four, all in their early 20s, were travelling ... ...

  • Motorcyslist stopped for speeding 16 Aug 2018

    A motorcyclist has been stopped by police for speeding. The biker was caught driving at 181km/hr in a zone limited to 80km/hr.

  • Quality of the water in Villefranche sur mer 16 Aug 2018

    Authorities in Villefranche sur mer have announced that tests carried out on the quality of the water at several beaches in the town have shown that the quality is “good”.

  • French and Riviera News Thursday 16th August 2018 16 Aug 2018

    Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has declared a 12-month state of emergency in the north-western region in response to the motorway bridge collapse in Genoa.

  • Evening Update 15 Aug 15 Aug 2018

    A fourth French victim has been claimed by the bridge disaster on the A10 at Genona yesterday. It brings to 39 the total dead. Prince Albert of Monaco has ...

  • Solidarity across the Riviera for victims of the Genoa bridge disaster 15 Aug 2018

    The Mayor of Nice Christian Estrosi has offered equipment to help with rescue efforts after news of the Genoa bridge disaster broke.

  • Legal challenge against Brexit 15 Aug 2018

    British expats living in Spain, France and Italy have launched a legal challenge against the 2016 referendum, arguing that the Leave campaign broke electoral laws, therefore making the Brexit vote unconstitutional.

  • Firework display 15 Aug 2018

    Fireworks return to the city of Nice this evening as part of August 15th celebrations for the first time since the Nice Attack on July 14th 2016.