Euston station is a ‘petri dish of chaos’ say furious passengers as station is rammed with seething crowds trying to get home for Christmas – as train bosses admit it’s because their staff are on holiday

Dozens of Avanti train services cancelled at Euston today due to staff shortages Rail firm admitted short-notice cancellations due to ‘historic leave agreements’ By Oliver Price Published: 15:10 GMT, 16 December 2023 | Updated: 15:37 GMT, 16 December 2023 Euston station has been branded a ‘petri dish of chaos’ by furious passengers after reams of … Read more

French World Cup winner slams Kylian Mbappe for making ‘no effort’ after PSG scraped through in the Champions League… as he criticises his attitude and claims he is NOT a team player

Paris Saint-Germain scraped through into the last-16 of the Champions League Manchester United fans must be DREADING Anfield trip – It’s All Kicking Off  By Kieran Lynch For Mailonline Published: 09:02 GMT, 15 December 2023 | Updated: 09:28 GMT, 15 December 2023 French World Cup winner Christophe Dugarry has slammed Kylian Mbappe over his ‘attitude’ … Read more

Salt Lake City becomes IOC’s preferred site for 2034 Winter Olympics… but a four-month-old French bid is set to beat them for 2030

Salt Lake City being preferred as a shoo-in to host the 2034 Winter Olympics was expected. The surprise was the IOC favoring the French Alps bid for the 2030 edition on Wednesday. Aiming to finalize back-to-back Winter Games hosts next year, the International Olympic Committee executive board has decided to enter exclusive talks with Olympic … Read more

Ex pats turning Dordogne villages into ‘little Britain’ ruffle French feathers by opening ‘English’ shops and moan workers return ‘half drunk’ from long lunches – while locals say Brits are ‘slow’ to learn language

A new documentary is lifting the lid on how Brits starting a new life in France aren’t always greeted with the warmest of welcomes from their French counterparts. The series, which airs on French and German channel Arte, is called Little Britain in the Dordogne, and follows the journeys of Britons who’ve moved to towns and villages … Read more

Macron ‘will REFUSE to take back migrants who land in Britain on small boats’

Emmanuel Macron is expected to refuse Rishi Sunak’s demands that Britain be allowed to return migrants who cross the Channel in small boats back to France at today’s summit in Paris. Britain hopes to secure his active support at the summit for a long-term deal, similar to the EU’s existing ‘Dublin’ rules, to return illegal … Read more

Austria and France ski deals to book now that snowfall has breathed life into the 2023 Alpine season

Revealed: The best ski deals to book now that snowfall has finally breathed life into the 2023 Alpine ski season, from Austria to France By Neil English For The Mail On Sunday Published: 10:18 GMT, 25 January 2023 | Updated: 10:18 GMT, 25 January 2023 Snowfall has finally breathed life into the 2023 Alpine ski … Read more

Alpine ski resorts hold crisis talks amid European heatwave

Alpine ski resorts have been plunged into crisis after half the slopes in France closed due to a winter heatwave in Europe.  The unprecedented January ‘heat dome’ has produced temperatures ranging from 10 to 20 Celsius (50 to 68 Fahrenheit) from France to Western Russia – with several temperature records broken over the New Year weekend. … Read more

Amiens for under £100 a night: Hop on the Eurostar for a ‘pint-sized Paris’

Northern France’s Amiens resembles a pint-sized Paris.  It has its own Notre Dame cathedral — bigger than the one in the capital — as well as its own macarons.  They were invented nearly 150 years ago by the Trogneux family, of which France’s First Lady is a descendant. Brigitte (née Trogneux) and husband Emmanuel Macron … Read more

Airbnb bans one-night NYE bookings in bid to stop properties being used for ‘disruptive parties’ 

Airbnb bans one-night New Year’s Eve bookings across the world in bid to stop properties being used for ‘disruptive parties’ The anti-party restrictions are in effect in 11 countries, from the U.S to the UK The heightened rules are being rolled out following a successful trial last year  Airbnb’s NYE defences have been activated over … Read more

British man, 28, rescued by fishermen in the Channel after surviving ‘for DAYS’ when kayak capsized

British man, 28, is rescued in his trunks by fishermen after surviving ‘for DAYS’ clinging to a buoy in the sea – eating seaweed and mussels – when his kayak overturned trying to cross the English Channel to France A British kayaker was rescued by Dutch fishermen in the English Channel today He was trying … Read more