The charming town of Boulogne-sur-Mer has much to offer, but it’s the spectacular French National Sea Centre that makes it a must-see, writes Barry Coughlan.
Fri, 01 Mar, 2019
Sat, 13 Aug, 2016
One of Ireland’s last surviving Second World War veterans, who was awarded France’s highest honour last year, has died at the age of 99.
Tue, 19 Apr, 2016
Wed, 13 Jan, 2016
LENS, in northern France, has several claims to fame. Its railway station is unique and the only branch of the Louvre, outside Paris, has been established in the town.
Mon, 21 Jul, 2014
Married maths teacher Jeremy Forrest has been arrested on suspicion of child abduction after he and missing teenager Megan Stammers were found in France.
Sat, 29 Sep, 2012
Nicolas Roche (Ag2r La Mondiale) came close to winning his first ever stage of the Tour de France when he came seventh on yesterday’s third stage from Orchies toBoulogne-sur-Mer in the north of the country.
Wed, 04 Jul, 2012
French fishermen angry over soaring world oil prices disrupted shipping in the English Channel and blocked deliveries today at two refineries of oil giant Total SA, stepping up protests that have hobbled ports around France.
Fri, 23 May, 2008
The UK was today on course to become the second largest market for clothing retailer Hennes & Mauritz after turnover climbed 16% over the summer.
Thu, 30 Sep, 2004
A PAEDOPHILIA trial that stunned France with lurid accounts of parents who loaned their children out for sex ended yesterday with 10 of 17 defendants convicted.
Sat, 03 Jul, 2004
German Erik Zabel won a sprint finish to claim the first stage of the Tour de France between St-Omer and Boulogne-sur-Mer.
Mon, 09 Jul, 2001
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