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The Art Of France: Plus Ça Change
This Brexit business means a heaving in-tray for our estimable PM and her team, and I’m loath to add to their burden, but I’d like to suggest that ‘being nice to the French’ should be added high up on their to-do list. In The Art Of France: Plus Ça...
The best crème brûlée in France
Paris Paris is celebrated for exquisite cuisine, so it stands to reason that its crème brûlée is something special. Indeed, the first recorded recipe for this famous dessert is from a cookbook published in 1691and penned by a cook at the city's...
Quelle Catastrophe! France With Robert Peston
Remember Asterix? ‘Gaul is entirely occupied by the Romans. Well, not entirely... One small village of the indomitable Gauls holds out against the invaders.’ So, for decades, has France held out against globalisation. While the rest of the planet has...
Degas to Picasso: Creating Modernism in France
Between the French revolution and Second World War, Paris’s reputation as a centre of visual arts in Europe simultaneously developed alongside artists’ evolving subjects and techniques. Subjective and abstract styles replaced naturalistic with modern...
Book Reviews: 5 July
OUT NOW CLEVER GIRL by Tessa Hadley (Jonathan Cape, £16.99; offer price £13.99) Tessa Hadley is a writer of witty, sensual and psychologically penetrating stories and novels that chart the entangled byways of everyday existence. This, Hadley’s fifth...
Valentine's Day Getaways
With Valentine's Day only a few weeks away, many of us have romance on the mind. If you are looking to rekindle old flames or charm your significant other with something extraordinary, consider these romantic retreats. From "glamping" in Wyoming to...
Young, Brave and Beautiful
At the outbreak of the Second World War, Violette Szabó was working on a perfume counter in Brixton. Within a year she had met and married Etienne Szabó, a Frenchman, but their time was cut short when he died fighting at El Alamein in 1942, never...
The Daily: July 22
Duchess of Cambridge in labour The Duchess was admitted to St Mary’s Hospital in Paddington this morning in the early stages of labour. British Cyclist wins the Tour de France Chris Froome has won the 100th edition of the Tour de France. The British...
The Daily: 23 July
Victory for Britain This week has been victorious for Britain as cyclist Bradley Wiggins triumphantly won the prestigious Tour de France tournament. Wiggins crossed the finish line on the Paris Boulevard after racing a grand total of 2173 miles for...
Book reviews: 13 May
OUT NOW SIX TUDOR QUEENS: KATHERINE OF ARAGON, THE TRUE QUEEN by Alison Weir (Headline Review, £18.99; offer price, £16.99) Thomas Cromwell said of Katherine of Aragon: ‘Nature wronged her in not making her a man. But for her sex, she would have...
Close to home
JERSEY JAUNTS Prestige Holidays has introduced multi-island stays in the Channel Islands into its 2016 Closer To Home brochure. Prestige can tailor itineraries to suit, and guests can transfer from island to island by ferry or air. Multiisland breaks,...
Head for the slopes on a great ski holiday
BEGINNER'S FRANCE Never skied before but have always wanted to have a go? Powder White has launched a Beginners’ Package, which includes seven nights at one of the company’s chalets in Val d’lsère or Courchevel 1650, as well as hire of boots, skis,...
Radio Review: 6 November
One of the things you don’t get with digital radio is overseas stations drifting in and out of audibility. This is a shame for we anoraks. As a child, I tried to work out where the foreign language transmissions I picked up had come from. When I was a...
Jazz-age dancing
Sharon Davis Jazz-age dancing, or swing dancing (including things like Lindy Hop, Balboa, Charleston, and the Collegiate Shag) has well and truly swung back into style. In London alone a quick search shows that there are 58 classes and around 29 social...
Book Reviews: 30 January
OUT NOW THANK YOU FOR THIS MOMENT by Valérie Trierweiler (Biteback Publishing, £18.99; offer price, £15.99) As most of the world now knows, journalist Valérie Trierweiler was the partner of socialist French president François Hollande for nine years...
Book Reviews: 9 January
OUT NOW A LONG HOT UNHOLY SUMMER by Teresa Waugh (Quartet Books, £15; offer price, £13.50) During a family holiday in France, the teenage Isabelle is reported missing. The situation rapidly reveals itself in its full terrifying light as a search gets...
My mother, the face of remembrance
The Battle of Vimy Ridge started on 9 April 1917, Easter Monday, and finished four days later with appalling loss of life. ‘It is probable that with the exception of the Krakatoa explosion of 1883, in all of history no human ears had ever been...
The world’s most Stylish Spy
Former British espionage worker on Vogue staff ’ read the dramatic headline in the Herald Journal when American Vogue hired artist Brian Stonehouse to become its fashion illustrator in 1952. Stonehouse, who died in 1998, had survived five Nazi...
The Daily: November 3
Is Lord Grantham to lose his best friend? Is Lord Grantham's canine companion set to retire from her glamorous life as the Earl of Grantham's best friend? Isis, whose unfortunate name has done nothing to waiver the audience's affection for the dog, has...
The Daily: October 20
Lynda Bellingham Dies at 66 Lynda Bellingham died peacefully in her husbands arms last night at a London hospital, after losing her battle with colon cancer. Bellingham was a Canadian born actress, broadcaster and author, moving to London as a child...

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