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The longest-lived species of bats, known as Myotis, pictured in Brittany. Photograph: Olivier Farcy/Bretagne Vivante

Scientists have identified genes that may give long-lived bat species their extraordinary lifespans and ability to resist cancer compared to other ani(...)

Today’s the day. And hello to our Welsh cousins heading to the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff where their country could win the Six Nations Grand Sla(...)

To regard Yann Tiersen as a film composer reduces the span of his work. Fortunately the French man’s inherent punk streak has solidified a place for h(...)

Supporters gather to pay tribute to Argentinian soccer player Emiliano Sala, in Nantes. Photograph: David Vincent/AP Photo

Rescuers said there was almost no chance of Premier League soccer player Emiliano Sala being found alive after a recording emerged of a fearful voice (...)

 Emiliano Sala was announced as a new signing for Premier League club Cardiff City on Saturday. File photograph: Jean Francois Monier/AFP/Getty Images

A search continues on Tuesday for a light aircraft carrying Cardiff City soccer player Emiliano Sala which went missing off Guernsey. Rescue helicopt(...)

The three towers at the old port of La Rochelle.

We hadn’t all been on holiday together since the 1980s, when our Volkswagen Jetta was a regular fixture on the Irish Ferries boat to France as soon as(...)

Emmanuel Macron with National Assembly speaker François de Rugy. Mr Macron replaced ecology minister Nicolas Hulot with Mr de Rugy on Tuesday. Photograph: Philippe Wojazer/Reuters

French president Emmanuel Macron chose continuity and loyalty over change when he ordered the smallest possible cabinet reshuffle on Tuesday, replaci(...)

Imported asparagus may be available all year round but there is nothing to beat the treat of having locally grown asparagus in its short spring season.

Being a New Zealander, I can’t wait for summer evenings. The kind where you don’t really want to cook because it’s warm. The kind of evening when you (...)

The MV Connemara will have the capacity to carry 300-400 car passengers all of whom can avail of cabin accommodation on the 26 hour crossing down to the historic port city of Santander in Cantabria.

It’s taken 14 years to come to fruition but when the Brittany Ferries ship the MV Connemara sails past Roche’s Point at the mouth of Cork Harbour on W(...)

Lot 45 Roderic O’Conor, Figures in a Pool

Ever wondered what a Louis le Brocquy or a Donald Teskey would look like on your wall?  Well, you don’t have to wonder any more.  A new app(...)

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