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European arrest warrant is issued for maths teacher and 15-year-old as focus shifts to Spain
Where to go and what to know
The moderate left was on course for a comfortable victory in French parliamentary elections last night, strengthening President François Hollande's grip on power.
The View From Here...
An international manhunt was under way for a lodger yesterday after a woman and her mother were found dead at the house where he lived.
Our fortnightly series of travellers' guides to holiday destinations goes to French Flanders. Adrian Phillips reports
Hundreds of desperate migrant workers have gathered near Calais
Air traffic controllers in America were on the alert last night – none of those infamous mid-shift naps – for a blip on their screens that may at first sight appear to be a human with wings. Wait, it will be a human with wings as well as a jet pack firmly attached to his back, and a cargo-hold of courage.
Weak pound and cut-rate offers by our supermarkets spell end to cars filled with cheap French plonk. Rob Hastings reports
Some stunning French destinations now lie within four hours of St Pancras
Get on board: take the ferry and travel to the Continent the easy way for a holiday you won’t forget
The last asylum camp in Calais closed five weeks ago. Jerome Taylor discovers that children are among the unfortunates left at the mercy of people-traffickers
Britain will not take any of the 2,000 asylum-seekers to be evicted, among them Afghans and Iraqis
Outcry over 'political' plan to target migrants seeking new life in Britain
The all-woman crew of Dee Caffari, Samantha Davies, Miranda Merron and Alex Sizer yesterday knocked over 17 hours off the record for sailing non-stop round the British Isles, setting a new time of six days 11hrs 30min 53sec in the Caffari’s Open 60, Aviva.
Poor weather conditions today scuppered a Swiss adventurer's record-breaking attempt to become the first person to fly solo across the English Channel using a single jet-propelled wing.