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More Strikes At French Ski Stations Monday

More Strikes At French Ski Stations Monday

Ski lifts across France will be brought to a standstill Monday, February 24, as striking workers continue to object to government reforms. Seasonal employees at ski stations across the country are calling for a new round of protests after an unprecedented demonstration on February 15, which included picketing, roadblocks and handing out pamphlets by 200 striking workers that impacted some 50 ski resorts.…

Marie-Pierre Gramaglia Minister Environment Monaco

Monaco To Reduce Commuter Traffic By 20% Within Ten Years

According to Marie-Pierre Gramaglia, Minister of Public Works, the Environment and Urban Development, nearly 45,000 employees, French and Italian, commute to Monaco every day by road or rail. Says Minister Gramaglia, “We are promoting a modal shift towards public transport, with the goal of reducing car traffic by 20% between now and 2030. This represents nearly 13,000 vehicles entering and…

La Reserve: Michel Reybier with Philippe Starck.

And God Created Green Beaches

The inside scoop on Pampelonne’s new beach clubs. Call it the end of an era: veteran beachgoers this summer may hardly recognize the 4.5-km stretch of sand in Ramatuelle, now that St-Tropez’s historic beach clubs (all municipal concessions, save a few privately-owned establishments including Club 55 and Nikki Beach) were razed to the ground and entirely rebuilt. Why? France’s strictly…