Carnival of Nice is one of the most famous carnivals held from the 17th of February to the 4th of March in the center of Nice. This year's theme is "King of Sports". The flower battle and float show attract many tourists.
The Carnival of Nice came to a spectacular end with the traditional burning of the Carnival King at sea followed by a magnificent fireworks show on the Promenade des Anglais. Rain and bad weather caused the cancelation of the final parade.
Protesters are coming to Nice for the G20 economic summit. The logistics are being put in place to accommodate lengthy demonstrations against what some allege are illegal policies put in place by the G20 member countries. France. 1st November 2011
The 2.9-kms prologue in Houilles set the tone of an unpredictable edition of Paris-Nice. Damien Gaudin (Europcar) wins this time trial ahead the national champions of the speciality Sylvain Chavanel (French) and Lieuwe Westra (Nederland).
Tunisian demonstrators gathered in place Massena in the center of Nice and rallied the promendade des Anglais shouting slogans against the dictator of Tunisia, Ben Ali who yesterday fled from his country. Nice, France. 15/01/2011
The first lamp of Hanukkah was lit today at synagogues and in public spaces across the world. At sunset, people gathered in Nice, France, to celebrate the beginning of this eight day Jewish holiday. Nice, France. 01/12/2010
Howard Marks, aka Mr. Nice, works on a information project with Current TV. We are in Castelvolturno, near Caserta and Naples in Italy. He works on drugs and correlate problems about the law. Castelvoturno, Italy. 22/05/2010.
A suspicious package in Terminal 2 of Nice Airport led security to evacuate the area in front of the departure security checkpoint. Later, specialists deemed the item to not be dangerous and the terminal was reopened. Nice, France. 01/06/2010
In Madrid, more than 2,500 people, mostly youths, gather in Puerta del Sol for a second day to express their anger at police actions against student protesters in Valencia. Students were initially protesting budget cuts in education.
Anti-G20 protests are confined to Nice as police seal off Cannes. Police said 5,500 people turned out; organisers counted 12,000. Riot police and helicopters confined the demonstrators to a neighbourhood to the east of Nice. France. 2nd November 2011
At the end of his keynote address to delegates at the NICE conference in Birmingham, Health Secretary Andrew Lansley was heckled by an audience member about the NHS Risk Register and professional opposition to sweeping NHS changes. Audio included.
The well known land mark Dhruva Mistry's fountain "The River", universally known as The Floozie in the Jacuzzi, became "respectable" with the addition of a rather nice bikini top. She looked resplendant in the autumn sunshine.
When the weather became nice the processions began in Seville. Thanks to the sun, many processions were able to take to the streets. Earlier in the week many processions were canceled due to the rainy weather.
A protest was held in the city termed the G20 Occupy Protest as leaders of the G20 nations prepared to meet later in the week. The rally was peaceful despite a large police presence. France. 1st November 2011
The Fun, the world famous NYC band performed a sold out gig in Rome, at the Orion live club. The great audience and the nice songs of the band composed by Nate Ruess, Andrew Dost and Jack Antonoff made the night amazing.
The Coffee Lovers event have aimed to bring together manufacturers and importers of coffee and related products. Coffee lovers have been invited to taste different coffees and to attend impressive demonstrations of Latte Art.
Hotels, hostals and almost all the country houses in Alpujarras have no rooms available for New Year's Eve. Specially in little towns like Capileira, near to Sierra Nevada. Alpujarras are a nice option to say hello to 2012. Spain. 28th December 2011