French prison guards protest after knife attack on colleague

Prison guards gather outside the Condé-sur-Sarthe prison in Normandy to protest, a day after a “radicalised” Islamist prisoner seriously wounds two of their fellow employees with a knife. The assailant is later wounded during a police assault in which his wife was killed. IMAGES

‘Yellow vest’ protesters block roads and burn tyres near Caen

In Normandy, “yellow vest” protesters block the bypass at the Ifs interchange south of Caen with burning car tyres and wood pallets, sending thick black smoke billowing into the sky. IMAGES

“Fears and hopes” among French fishermen as Brexit looms

Scallop fishermen in the Normandy region of France express hopes and fears about the future of their trade as Brexit threatens to redraw battle lines in the Channel.

American Twins Reunited After 74 Years

Julius and Ludwig Pieper were born together in Creston, Nebraska. They joined the US Navy together. On June 19th, 1944 they died together off the coast of Normandy and then drifted apart. 74 years later, the Pieper twins are finally reunited. (June 20)

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Stars walk the red carpet at Deauville American film fest

France’s Deauville American Film Festival opens in the Normandy seaside resort on Friday, rolling out the red carpet to new forms of distribution and 60 movies. IMAGES from the red carpet