Keyword: Britons

Five Britons in France test positive for coronavirus

Five Britons staying in a ski resort chalet in the French Alps, including a boy aged nine, have been found to be carrying the coronavirus, which has killed more than 700 people since an outbreak of the virus in December the Chinese city of Wuhan, while six other Britons who were staying in the chalet are being monitored under quarantine in French hospitals.

Britons jailed for cross-Channel people smuggling

The two men, who attempted to smuggle 14 Albanians across the Channel from Dieppe to Eastbourne in 2014, were arrested after their boat ran into difficulties as they reached the English coast.

British Calais-bound aid volunteers denied entry to France

A number of volunteers from Britain who were heading to the migrant camp in Calais to distribute aid packages of food, clothes and tents were turned back by French customs officers ahead of the imminent demolition of the so-called 'Jungle'.

Coach carrying 32 Britons crashes in south-east France

Passengers had left Alpine ski resort when coach skidded off motorway near Chambéry, leaving 13 people hurt.

Britons face tax hike on second homes in parts of France

Finance minister confirms France will add extra 20 per cent to 'taxe d'habitation' on second homes in sought-after areas of France.

Brother of French Alps murder victim released on bail

The 54-year-old, who was arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to murder, has been freed 'pending further enquiries', say British police.

'Yurt war' in rural France

The good life turns sour for three British families living in small village near Limoges after local mayor rules their yurt homes have to be removed.

British PM 'reassured' over French tax grab on holiday homes

David Cameron has been “reassured” by President Hollande over plans to levy punitive new taxes on British owners of French holiday homes.