Keyword: Dieppe

Preaching to the converted: President Macron's citizen consultations on the EU

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Emmanuel Macron at the launch of the citizens consultation process at Épinal in north-eastern  France on April 17th, 2018. © Élysée Emmanuel Macron at the launch of the citizens consultation process at Épinal in north-eastern France on April 17th, 2018. © Élysée

The aim was to allow people to come up with a concept of the “Europe of tomorrow”. Hundreds of public citizen consultations have already been held across France and more will continue into the autumn in a bid to help bring the French people closer to the European Union. Mediapart has visited three such meetings held in northern France, in Dieppe, Issy-les-Moulineaux and one of the seats of the European Parliament, Strasbourg. The Élysée promised they would be no holds barred meetings. But in reality the gatherings have largely attracted people who are already pro-European or who are members of President Emmanuel Macron's ruling party La République en Marche. Justine Brabant and Ludovic Lamant report.

France's Renault to build 3-seater electric cars

Carmaker in joint venture with Bolloré, operator of the Paris Autolib fleet, to build three-seater versions of the cars at its Dieppe factory.

Thousands gather in Dieppe to mark 'Canada's Gallipoli'

Some 2,000 people, including army veterans, marked the 70th anniversary of the tragic and officially overlooked 1942 military assault on Dieppe.

Lost in France: the Lutyens jewel that nobody wants

A grand, whimsical mansion, a meeting place of great artists built by celebrated British architect Edwin Lutyens in Normandy, cannot find a buyer.