Normandy TV Star Farmer in the Dock

Normandy TV Star Farmer in the Dock

He became famous on a French reality TV show, Amour est dans le pré, but now Normandy farmer Thierry Olive is in the news again for a very different reason, accused of falsifying the paperwork for animals he sold on to other … [Read more...]

Record Numbers Crossing the Channel This Summer

Record Numbers Crossing the Channel This Summer

Despite tourist numbers from the UK to France expected to be down this year, including those arriving in Normandy, business has been booming on cross channel transport. Brittany Ferries has reported that passenger numbers hit a new peak … [Read more...]

News in Brief: Traffic, High Tides, Flooding Costs, Car Sharing

News in Brief: Traffic, High Tides, Flooding Costs, Car Sharing

Busy weekend on the roads Extra police patrols will be out on roads in Normandy this weekend as it is one of the busiest for returning holiday makers. A spokesman for Upper Normandy said that the patrols will be checking on speeding, … [Read more...]

Mont Saint Michel to Become an Island Again This Week

Mont Saint Michel to Become an Island Again This Week

High tides in the next couple of days mean that top Normandy landmark Mont Saint Michel will become a true island again. Because of the dredging work being done to construct a new elevated foot bridge to the famous tourist site the car … [Read more...]

Animal Shelters in Normandy Seeing Increased Number of Abandoned Pets

Animal Shelters in Normandy Seeing Increased Number of Abandoned Pets

Finding someone to look after pets when you go on holiday can be hard and expensive but an animal shelter in Normandy is appealing to people not to abandon their animals this summer. It is mostly dogs and cats that are left when many … [Read more...]