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Monaco warm up for Arsenal with derby win over Nice
Monaco warm up for Arsenal with derby win over Nice

Monaco gave themselves a boost ahead of their trip to play Arsenal in the Champions League by beating Cote d`Azur rivals Nice 1-0 at the Allianz Riviera in Ligue 1 on Friday.

French soldiers attacked by man with knife in Nice

Three soldiers on an anti-terror patrol in the southern French city of Nice were attacked by a man with a knife on Tuesday, a French police union official said.

Skipping gym sounds nice: Jennifer Aniston
Skipping gym sounds nice: Jennifer Aniston

Actress Jennifer Aniston says she took a big break from working out while filming her stripped-down role in the acclaimed dramatic film 'Cake'.

Ligue 1: Marseille miss out on top spot after another away defeat
Ligue 1: Marseille miss out on top spot after another away defeat

Olympique de Marseille`s away form continued to undermine their French title ambitions on Friday when they were beaten 2-1 at 10-man Nice on Friday.

Ligue 1: Nice ease relegation fears with Bordeaux scalp
Ligue 1: Nice ease relegation fears with Bordeaux scalp

Nice eased their relegation concerns with a shock 2-1 win at high-flying Bordeaux on Friday.

Hatem Ben Arfa move to Nice runs into trouble
Hatem Ben Arfa move to Nice runs into trouble

French international Hatem Ben Arfa`s move to Nice has run into administrative difficulties, the club announced on Monday.

Hatem Ben Arfa forced to wait for Nice debut
Hatem Ben Arfa forced to wait for Nice debut

France winger Hatem Ben Arfa will not be able to make his debut for Nice in Saturday`s Ligue 1 match against Lorient after his international clearance failed to arrive in time.

Ben Arfa completes Nice move after Newcastle release
Ben Arfa completes Nice move after Newcastle release

Former France international winger Hatem Ben Arfa was unveiled as a Nice player on Monday after signing a contract until 2016.

Newcastle release Nice-bound Ben Arfa
Newcastle release Nice-bound Ben Arfa

 Newcastle United announced on Sunday that they have released French winger Hatem Ben Arfa from his contract, paving the way for him to complete his move to Nice.

Hatem Ben Arfa set for transfer to Nice
Hatem Ben Arfa set for transfer to Nice

French midfielder Hatem Ben Arfa is set to join Nice, the Ligue 1 side announced on Saturday, on what could be an 18-month long contract.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic penalty enough for PSG win
Zlatan Ibrahimovic penalty enough for PSG win

Paris Saint-Germain kept the pressure on Marseille at the top of Ligue 1 with a 1-0 win against Nice at the Parc des Princes on Saturday thanks to an early Zlatan Ibrahimovic penalty.

French family of 11 believed to have left for Syria jihad

Eleven members of the same family from the French city of Nice are believed to have left for Syria, of whom some are suspected of planning to fight alongside jihadists, a judicial source said Wednesday.

Dimitri Payet's double fires Marseille to 4-0 win
Dimitri Payet's double fires Marseille to 4-0 win

Thanks to double efforts from Dimitri Payet, football club Marseille had a perfect revenge on last season's French Cup arch rivals Nice, trouncing the opponents 4-0 at home to rise temporarily to be among the Ligue 1 new season's top-3.

Senegal veteran Souleymane Diawara joins Nice

Senegal international Souleymane Diawara, out of contract after five years with Marseille, on Tuesday signed to play for Ligue 1 rivals Nice.

Arsenal close to deal for Nice keeper Ospina

Arsenal are close to reaching an agreement to sign Colombia goalkeeper David Ospina from Nice for a reported four million euros (£3.2million, $5.4million), the French club`s president confirmed on Sunday.

France held to 1-1 draw by Paraguay

Victor Caceres flicked home an 89th minute equaliser as Paraguay held World Cup bound France to a 1-1 draw on a wet evening in Nice on Sunday.

Berbatov brilliance inspires Monaco victory

A delightful Dimitar Berbatov goal gave Monaco a 1-0 win against near neighbours Nice on Sunday and meant that Paris Saint-Germain will have to wait a little longer yet before clinching the Ligue 1 title.

Ranieri and Monaco seek derby redemption

Monaco host Nice in a Cote d`Azur derby on Sunday looking to get back to winning ways in Ligue 1 after the blow of losing in the French Cup semi-finals.

36-year-old French murder case takes shocking turn

One of France`s longest-running murder cases saw a shocking twist on Monday as the son of defendant Maurice Agnelet accused his father of murdering a wealthy heiress in 1977.

Marseille suffer derby woe as Champs League hopes fade

French giants Marseille`s hopes of qualifying for next season`s Champions League suffered a huge blow with a 1-0 defeat at home to struggling Nice in the Cote d`Azur derby on Friday.