Official 70th D-Day commemorations begin with service for civilians who died

Today’s 70th anniversary of D-Day commemorations began first thing this morning when French President Francois Hollande attended a ceremony to remember the civilians who died. He attended a service at the Memorial de Caen museum to … [Read more...]

Brittany Ferries proud to transport veterans for D-Day 70th anniversary

Brittany ferries, which operates the main cross channel links between Normandy and the UK, says it is proud to be helping veterans arrive in France this week for the 70th anniversary of D-Day. Hundreds of veterans are booked aboard its … [Read more...]

Normandy bridge becomes symbol for campaign for a super region

People in favour of lower and upper Normandy merging to become a super region chose a spot exactly between the two to show their support for the idea. Hundreds walked over the Pont de Normandie which crosses the River Seine at Le Havre … [Read more...]

New Air Route Between Normandy and London announced

New air routes Normandy to London

People living and working in Normandy will have the choice of two new air routes to London from this summer. Flybe has announced new flights from London Southend to Caen in Normandy and Rennes, just a short drive over the border into … [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...]