French Riviera

Saudi King Visit Prompts Nude Protest On French Riviera

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 27.07.2015 | UK

Nude swimmers joined demonstrators on the French Riviera on Monday to protest against a public beach being closed to locals during a visit by a billio...

Salman at the Beach: The Saudi King's Commandeering of a Stretch of the French Riviera Is Hardly Crime of the Century

Neil Durkin | Posted 24.07.2015 | UK
Neil Durkin

Yes, it puts the beach blanket babylon of the Vallauris row into perspective. How many grains of sand are there on that private beach in Vallauris? A lot, but not as many as the sum total of human rights violations in Salman's authoritarian kingdom in the past few years.

Roaming Scribe: One Foot in Sea and One on Shore

Lynn Houghton | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Lynn Houghton

Does it get any better than sipping a cool beer by the water in Portofino? Or nibbling a Tarte Tropezienne while watching a regatta in St Tropez? As we sail along a *superlatives can't describe it* sun-kissed coastline on Sea Dream II, we will visit stunning ports of call along the Italian and French Riviera.

$1m Theft Of Jewellery Due To Be Loaned To Stars From Cannes Hotel Room

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 17.05.2013 | UK

In a scene reminiscent of the plot of a Hollywood movie, a $1m cache of jewellery has been stolen from a hotel room in the French city of Cannes. ...

Rihanna Planning £100k Cruise With Drake?

WENN | Posted 14.07.2012 | Home

Rihanna is planning to sail away with her ex-lover Drake in a bid to rekindle their relationship. The singer is reportedly sparing no expense to wi...

You're Going To Need A Bigger Bolly

WENN | Posted 27.02.2012 | UK Entertainment

Absolutely Fabulous creator and star Jennifer Saunders has confirmed the cult British comedy is heading for the French Riviera - and the big screen. ...