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

Video shows how construction of Royal Caribbean cruise ship Utopia of the Seas is well under way

By gross tonnage, these behemoths are the five biggest cruise ships on the high seas: 1. WONDER OF THE SEAS – ROYAL CARIBBEAN Launched in 2022, the record-breaking ship has a gross tonnage of 236,857, and measures 362m (1,187.8ft) in length and 64m (210ft) in width. With 2,867 staterooms, she can carry 6,988 passengers at … Read more

French a bit rusty? The enchanting chateaux in France you can rent – that are owned by Britons

Dotted across la belle France are chateaux you can book for a holiday. Some are homely and friendly, while others can feel as intimidating as their French owners. But there’s great news if you’d rather avoid the froideur and stumbles with the language. Love the hit television series Escape To The Chateau with Dick and … Read more

The joys of a Tour de France-inspired ebike cycling holiday in Denmark

Scandi cycling? No sweat: The Tour de France starts on Friday in Denmark – but the going’s easy on these ebike trails Mark Porter’s cycling holiday begins in Vejle and goes south to Sonderborg  Along the way, he spends a night in the excellent, bike-friendly Center Hotel In Jelling, another stop, he finds that the ‘terrain is … Read more

Jordan Barrett attends Montblanc event in Paris with Emma Roberts

Jordan Barrett looks stylish in an off-white suit alongside Emma Roberts at a swanky Montblanc event in Paris By Caleb Taylor For Daily Mail Australia Published: 02:16 BST, 23 June 2022 | Updated: 07:14 BST, 23 June 2022 Jordan Barrett opted for an off-white suit for Montblanc’s ‘On the Move’ event in Paris, France, on Wednesday … Read more