British Veterans Advised They Will Need Accreditation for D-Day Events

D-Day events

Second World War veterans from the UK who are planning to attend commemorations to mark the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings in Normandy this June are being asked to contact the Royal British Legion to make sure they can gain entry to … [Read more...]

100 Days Until 70th Landing Anniversary on Normandy Beaches

D-Day countdown clock

With 100 days to go until the 70th anniversary of D-Day in Normandy is marked, most of the planning for what will probably be the last major commemoration of its kind are now in place. World leaders including US President Barack Obama … [Read more...]

Norman Products on Show in Paris

Agricultural show

Farmers, their animals and the produce that make Normandy famous such as butter, cider, calvados, oysters, tripe and cheese are all represented this week at France’s premier agricultural show in Paris. Over 100 businesses from Normandy … [Read more...]

Ferries from Saint Malo to the Channel Islands Resume

Ferry sailings between France and the Channel Islands are resuming after an agreement was reached to end two weeks of strike action by the French deck crew employed by Condor Ferries. The crew have been occupying the Rapide ferry in … [Read more...]

Pegasus Bridge Para Dies After Long Illness

One of the first British soldiers to land during D-Day as part of the assault on Pegasus Bridge in the early hours of 06 June in 1944 has died aged 91 after a long illness. Parachutist Sid Peck from Jersey, who was part of the assault on … [Read more...]