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Exploring Yorkshire’s French links

Yorkshireman Ray Kershaw uncovers the history of Yorkshire’s French links ahead of the Grand Départ

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Winston Churchill

70 years ago today: June 6th 1944

On 6 June 1944, Winston Churchill announced the landings in France – news of the biggest invasion and largest military campaign the world had seen thus far

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D-Day: Return to the beaches

As the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings approaches, Paul Lamarra describes the people and places

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D-Day: A soldier’s tale

British D-Day veteran Noel Wilkes (pictured as a soldier and today) recounts his experience of wartime France to his great-nephew, Peter Stewart.

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Paul Cézanne

The life and times of Paul Cézanne

In his quest to capture the distinctive light of southern France, PAUL CÉZANNE paved the way for modern art. Zoë McIntyre sketches the life of an artist born 175 years ago

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