France

Arts world dismayed at fate of London home of Rimbaud and Verlaine

November 22, 2020

It was the London home of the 19th-century Decadent poets Arthur Rimbaud and Paul Verlaine, two of France’s greatest literary heroes, whose tempestuous love affair ended with a shooting and prison. A Georgian building in Camden, where they rented lodgings in 1873, was to have become “a poetry house”, an arts and education centre in […]

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Unlucky travellers return to UK from France after missing quarantine deadline

August 15, 2020

Sold-out flights, and inflated travel fares meant many Britons missed the chance to return from France before the new 14 day self isolation rule came into force this morning. Some had to leave family members behind as they could only afford a limited number of tickets home. Transport issues within France meant some people missed […]

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