Hundreds Rescued From Broken Down Train in Normandy Tunnel

Hundreds of people have been rescued from a train in Normandy

Hundreds of people have been rescued from a train in Normandy after it broke down in a tunnel. No one was injured but a seven month pregnant woman was taken to hospital as a precaution. The Intercity train from Paris to Rouen was stuck … [Read more...]

Brittany Ferries Sees Recovery in Passenger Numbers on Normandy Routes

After a tough couple of years during the height of the financial crisis that affected passenger numbers on channel crossings from Normandy, Brittany Ferries has seen numbers rise. The firm has announced a 9% increase over last year's … [Read more...]

Wild Mushroom Warning for Normandy Pickers

With the autumn wild mushroom picking season well under way in Normandy officials are warning people to take care about what they eat after a jump in the number of poisonings. The advice from the Department of Health says never to eat a … [Read more...]

Normandy Politian is Youngest Regional President in France

Nicolas Mayer-Rossignol has been elected the new president of Upper Normandy regional council

Nicolas Mayer-Rossignol has been elected the new president of Upper Normandy regional council and at the age of 36 becomes the youngest person to lead a region in the whole of France. Known by his initials NMR, he was the favourite for … [Read more...]

Normandy Cliffs Granted Great Site of France Membership

Normandy Cliffs Granted Great Site of France Membership

The cliffs at Etretat and surrounding coastline in Normandy, one of the most iconic views in the region, has been accepted as one of the Great Sites of France. The cliffs and 13 communes are included in the area that is now a member of … [Read more...]