Keyword: Anglet

Heatwave and forest fires as France readies for mass August getaway

Several homes were destroyed and others evacuated during a forest fire near Anglet on the Atlantic coast in southwest France that burned through about 165 hectares made up mostly of pine trees overnight Thursday, as the country swelters under a heatwave reaching 40°C in Paris on the eve of the traditional August holiday exodus.

Spanish boat breaks in two off French coast

Cargo vessel slams into dyke after 'complete electrical breakdown' in high winds and strong seas off Anglet near Bayonne on Atlantic coast.