Britain demands to be treated as an ‘equal’ as Brexit trade battle begins

Brexit trade battle kicks off: Britain demands to be treated as an ‘equal’ after France warns the two sides will ‘rip each other apart’ The UK and the EU are gearing up for bitter struggle over trade terms after Brexit France has warned that the two sides will ‘rip each other apart’ over key issues  … Read more

France and Britain ‘will rip each other apart over trade talks’ warns Macron’s Foreign Minister

France and Britain ‘will rip each other apart over trade talks’ warns Macron’s Foreign Minister amid fears of price hikes  French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves le Drian warns of upcoming trade talk turmoil Mr le Drian says it would be hard to agree a free trade deal by the end of the year  But Britain’s EU negotiator … Read more

Millions with flu-like symptoms could be told to stay off work if coronavirus spreads

People suffering flu-like symptoms could be ordered to ‘self-isolate’ for a fortnight if the number of coronavirus cases in the UK rises.  The dramatic government strategy comes after the global death toll hits 1,666 and an 80-year-old man in France became the first fatality from the infection in Europe. Health officials are expected to change … Read more

French man, 31, is jailed for smuggling three Kurdish Iraqis into Britain

French smuggler, 31, is jailed for 14 months after being caught with three Kurdish Iraqis hidden in horrifically ‘unsanitary conditions’ inside caravan on ferry into Portsmouth Jean Dufour was offered £6k by a Kurdish refugee to transport men to the UK  Dufour, 31, was caught by Border Force officers in Portsmouth on January 13 Officers … Read more

First coronavirus death in Europe: Chinese tourist DIES in French hospital

First coronavirus death in Europe: Chinese tourist DIES in French hospital after being struck down with bug By Jack Elsom For Mailonline Published: 10:20 GMT, 15 February 2020 | Updated: 10:20 GMT, 15 February 2020 A coronavirus patient in France has died, becoming the first fatality of the infection in Europe. French Health Minister Agnes … Read more

The OTHER French Riviera: Who needs the Med when you can head west to the unspoiled Atlantic coast? 

From Brittany in the north to the Spanish border in the south, there are miles of charming spots to discover on the Atlantic coast in France.  The sea may be rough, but there are plenty of sheltered coves and bays to avoid the swells.  We’ve trawled from top to bottom to find ten of the … Read more

Incredible images that show the beauty and majesty of the Alps

Skiing aside, there are myriad reasons to visit the Alps – not least that it is arguably one of the most picturesque environments on Earth.  As this stunning portfolio of pictures shows.  Our collection will transport you across the highest and most extensive mountain range system that lies entirely in Europe. One that stretches approximately … Read more

A sparkling good time: Sailing through France’s Champagne region

Rolling hills patched together by vineyards and everyone’s favourite fizz: Sailing through France’s stunning Champagne region on a hotel barge The European Waterways hotel barge ‘Panache’ sails down the River Marne and the Canal latéral à la Marne Guests enjoy day trips to the cities of Reims and Epernay and even visit Champagne house Moët & … Read more