French swimmers glad to return to pool in Britanny | AFP

The swimming pool in Chartres-de-Bretagne, near Rennes, is one of the first to reopen in France after more than two and a half months of confinement, to the delight of swimmers.

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Britanny man leads fight against green algae | AFP

Environmental campaigner André Ollivro overlooks the picturesque bay of Saint-Brieuc in northwest France. But the golden sand is covered by a carpet of toxic algae. For nearly 20 years, André has been fighting this scourge, to the point of becoming the pet peeve of many farmers.

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