Latest Brexit Update for UK nationals from Wendy Morton MP (Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Minister for European Neighbourhood and the Americas) which aims to clarify the facts for UK nationals abroad.
At first sight, it seems a rather down-at-heel thoroughfare, with its treeless pavements and some sad, shuttered premises. But that is not the whole story.
Michel Torrent (code name Milor René Jules) fled Saint Malo under German occupation and found refuge for himself and his family with his grandparents in Perpignan.
Is it a church? Was it a mosque? Does the curious clover leaf shaped Notre Dame de la Merci in Planès conceal the tomb of Abu-Nezah, the Arab Governor of the Cerdagne?
Rasiguères and rosé – the alliteration is a fortunate coincidence for this village of vignerons. Though the quality of the wine speaks for itself.
No matter on which side of the Spanish war people may be, they all agree on one thing — that the French border is closed up and airtight.”
My friends Mark and Paul spend playtime here in Céret, but work time is spent producing some really great wine – in the UK! So darlings, you really must try Marlings!
The Comet line, so named because of the speed needed to whisk stranded airmen down through occupied France to safety, helped hundreds of allied soldiers and airmen to escape from occupied France.
In his televised address to the nation, President Emmanuel Macron announced on Wednesday 31st March that new restrictions were necessary to fight the rising numbers of Covid 19 cases.
Although its origins are a little hazy, many believe that the tradition of April Fool’s Day was actually born in France in the 16th century.