Greg Dickinson puts the notion to the test on a weekend break in the city of light
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François Hollande, the man who wooed the French with the promise to be a "normal" president, has decided to depart from rules and conventions in the name of normality.
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They are a familiar sight to visitors to the Eiffel Tower: souvenir sellers hawking knick-knacks ranging from plastic models of the famous structure to hats that double as umbrellas. But the police are not impressed, and following clashes with the vendors at the weekend, have vowed to crack down.
They are pushy, rude and tiresomely chic. And soon the city's inhabitants will all be heading for the beach or the countryside.
After missing the cut at the French Open yesterday, Bubba Watson said he wanted to leave the country "as quickly as possible".
Set in a lush part of northern Normandy, this pretty old auberge is owned by a British couple: André and Lynne Tamba. He hosts, she cooks (four-course menus from €22). This homey place has palpable charm, while the cuisine impresses even the French clientele – some of whom find it difficult to believe that their meal was not prepared by a fellow Gaul. Comfy accommodation is offered in seven bedrooms creaking with venerable beams.
His role in Sofia Coppola's new film is the best part Stephen Dorff's ever had. It could be career-changing, he tells Gill Pringle