Bees: The sale in France of Pesticides, Closer and Transform Suspended

Seized by environmentalists, the Nice Administrative Court suspended on Friday the permission to market two new pesticides. Seized by environmentalists, the Nice Administrative Court , acting in chambers, suspended Friday for permission to market two new pesticides US manufacturer Dow accused of posing a risk to the health of bees. Both pesticides concerned, Transform and Closer, already authorized by Dow …

Nice: The Drought Continues, the Alpes-Maritimes in “Crisis”

WEATHER: The prefecture of the Alpes-Maritimes has set the weather alert to its maximum … Watering crops, irrigation of golf or car washing is prohibited. Between 30 and 40 mm of rain from Saturday to Monday. Fields yellowed river at the lowest … The alert drought reached Monday its maximum level within the Alpes-Maritimes . “Les bassins de …

Côte d’Azur: Tourism activity in 2016 “slightly down” compared to 2015

ECONOMY:  The number of overnight stays in hotels and residences fell 3% …  Unusually for tourism on the French Riviera . It’s the summer beating down the numbers. Following the bombing of Nice , attendance Alpes-Maritimes suffered a 10% decline, impacting the results of the activity. “Cote d’Azur down slightly” in 2016, informed the CRT …

Côte d’Azur: At the Italian Border, the Gendarmes Record “an upsurge of migration flows”

The Gendarmes conducted thirty arrests in a few hours … The gendarmes at menton, are currently recording “an upsurge of migration flows”. Thirty migrants have been arrested, for one day last Friday and the following night, said an official of the Gendarmerie company of Menton.  The area that they cover is the eastern Alpes-Maritimes. On the Eritrean origin, …

Côte d’Azur: Primark in Cagnes-sur-Mer to boost attendance Polygone Riviera

The shopping centre, opened five months ago should benefit from the arrival of the Irish company … Queues and crowds. The opening of the first store of Primark on the French Riviera, their seventh store in France, brought crowds on Friday to the Polygone Riviera. Five months after its opening, the commercial centre of Cagnes-sur-Mer should take advantage …