Live coverage of 70th D-Day events in Normandy under threat

Normandy Offshore Wind Farm Meeting in Arromanches Tonight in English

D-Day veterans who cannot make it to Normandy this week for the 70th anniversary of the beach landings could be deprived from watching the ceremonies live on television it is claimed. A decision by French President Francois Hollande to … [Read more...]

News in Brief: New Prefect, Tank Museum, Road Works, Video Games

News in Brief: New Prefect, Tank Museum, Road Works, Video Games

New Prefect The new Prefect for the Manche council in Normandy will be Corinne Orzechowski, currently Prefect in the Mayenne. She replaces the outgoing Prefect Adolphe Colrat who has held the post since August 2011. Mrs Orzechowski, … [Read more...]

News in Brief: Papillions de Nuit, Hollande Wedding, Conqueror Film

News in Brief: Papillions de Nuit, Hollande Wedding, Conqueror Film

Papillions de Nuit Numbers Down Fewer people visited the Papillions de Nuit rock festival in Normandy at the weekend with organisers blaming the rainy and cold weather and also the poor economy. Officials said there was between 45,000 and … [Read more...]

News in Brief

News in Brief

American Veteran Dies on Eve of D-Day Trip An American veteran who was among the first wave of soldiers to land on Omaha beach on D-Day has died at the age of 90, just a couple of weeks before the 69th anniversary of the landings, it has … [Read more...]