August 1 2014 Latest news:
The Normandy village of Barfleur has a rich maritime heritage, as Paul Lamarra discovers during a visit to the harbourside community
Find out some of the events happening in France this August
Edward Lazarus of Domus Abroad shares his view of the property market across the northern half of France
Food writer, blogger and Paris resident David Lebovitz scratches below the surface of the city’s culinary scene to share stories and recipes in his latest book, as Anna McKittrick discovers
Some of our most knowledgeable writers reveal their most treasured finds across France
Our most knowledgeable writers reveal their most treasured finds across France
Our most knowledgeable writers reveal their most treasured finds in France
Regarding the D-Day parade and service at Phear Park, Exmouth, on June 8, may I through your well-read pages thank the many people who made our 70th anniversary service so successful?
Hundreds of vintage vehicle enthusiasts are expected to travel from far and wide to display their classic cars and bikes on a village green in east Suffolk next week.
Just inland from the Normandy beaches, Rachel Johnston unearths a special B&B
Explore different areas of France in fact and fiction as Peter Stewart recommends the best holiday stories
Britain has always been respected and admired for its fair play, perhaps this is why we come out on top in great times of strife. But if you enter the corridors of our Town Hall you will meet the Great Yarmouth version of democracy and fair play which is just a little different.
The white cliffs of the Pays de Caux are an iconic image of northern France, and the area is a favourite among artists, hikers and horseriders alike, as Carolyn Reynier discovers
D-Day veteran Bernard Jordan became a hero again, 70 years after he returned from the Normandy landings.
Sue Aitken and her partner Andy Mackay have found happiness with a new life and business venture in Charente-Maritime, as Deborah Curtis finds out
The March to 70 has reached the last post – Norfolk’s D-Day heroes are back on home soil today with memories to last them a lifetime.
Friday June 6 was the 70th anniversary of Operation Overload, the allied landing on the beaches of Normandy, France in 1944.
It is a relationship on which the clock stopped 70 years ago.
He was the Norwich soldier who ignored heavy shelling in order to make the Normandy beaches safe for his comrades, the Barnardo’s Boy who found a family among the soldiers he battled to protect. STACIA BRIGGS joined the Norwich and District Normandy Veterans as they laid Ernie Mears to rest.
Andrew Clarke remembers his conversations with late friend Peter Handford about an amazing near-death experience just after Peter left bullet-riddled Sword Beach
East Anglia had a major role in throwing the Nazis off the scent in the months before D-Day, with fake wireless broadcasts, grass treated to make pretend tank-tracks and the New Forest turned into a fictional corner of Suffolk.
The Royal Norfolks visited the scene of their bloodiest battle on D-Day to remember those who didn’t return and those who came home but are no longer with us. STACIA BRIGGS and DENISE BRADLEY were with them.
As the hazy evening sun dipped below the tree line in Great Yarmouth, hundreds of people turned out in St George’s Park to remember those who had served on The Longest Day.
D-Day occupies a major chapter in the history of The Suffolk Regiment – its soldiers faced one of the most fortified positions on the Normandy coast.
Hundreds of people gathered in Norwich to mark the 70th anniversary of the landings at a service of remembrance and commemoration.