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Visa overhaul proposed for France

A set of bills presented to French parliament today could make living on the French Riviera much easier for the expat community. The introduction of two, four, and 10-year visas will not only cut out annoying annual paperwork, the legislation also introduces new rights and conditions for asylum seekers. Read more …

Post delays on the Riviera set to improve

Postal services are expected to return to normal today after weeks of backlog, which the service says is a result of numerous staff going on extended leave and sick leave, while others are retiring. Read more …

Environmental fears accompany Costa Concordia’s journey to Genoa

The sunken liner Costa Concordia will begin its final journey northward on Wednesday 23rd July. The trip from Giglio to Genoa was due to start Monday, but was postponed because of storms which hit the Riviera and could cause further problems for the damaged vessel.Read more …