L'autre information du Nord – Pas-de-Calais

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007 in the “Jungle” of Calais

Par | 23 novembre 2015

   Ce dessin en français. ...
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Paris attacks: a weekend of repercussions in the region

Par | 17 novembre 2015

Once again, barbarism has struck at the heart of Paris. The figures are 132 dead and 350 wounded. Attacks not without repercussions in regional news and events. "Following the Paris attacks on 13 November 2015 and the declared state of ...
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Julien Destrée, manufacturer of chests became the builder of the Old Stock Exchange.

Par | 25 septembre 2015

Listed as a historical monument in 1921, the Old Stock Exchange is today one of Lille's most emblematic sights. Booksellers, florists and tango dancers meet there regularly, but probably without a second thought for the man who constructed this magnificent ...
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The Northerners’ Deviant Pocket Dictionary – Pas-de-Calais (now including Picardy): Gerberoy

Par | 21 septembre 2015

Good news: This summer, the Northerners' Deviant Pocket Dictionary – Pas-de-Calais has expanded its coverage to include Picardy. Regional constituency mergers oblige. Honours go to Gerberoy. Town? More like a village with its 89 inhabitants. The name comes from "lots ...
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And Lille gets shod thanks to Christian de Portzamparc

Par | 20 septembre 2015

The Credit-Lyonnais Tower, renamed Lille Tower (Tour de Lille) in 2006, is one of the greatest architectural peculiarities of the Flanders' capital. A 116-metre high peculiarity to be exact. But despite its shoe shape, it was never intended to be ...
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REMARKABLE BUILDINGS
Robert Mallet-Stevens, visionary architect of the Villa Cavrois

Robert Mallet-Stevens, visionary architect of the Villa Cavrois

Par | 17 août 2015

This summer, DailyNord is off in search of remarkable buildings and their architects. First episode. Behind the story of Villa Cavrois lies an extraordinary designer. A man ahead of his time, Robert Mallet-Stevens was one of the emblematic figures that ...
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SUMMER SERIES
Louis Debrouwer, the audacious architect of Calais town hall

Louis Debrouwer, the audacious architect of Calais town hall

Par | 10 août 2015

If anyone mentions Calais at the moment, everyone thinks of immigrants! But you'd be wrong today as DailyNord is going to take a look at the town hall, and more precisely, its audacious and ingenious architect, Louis Debrouwer (1879-1867), from... ...
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The Northerner’s Deviant Pocket Dictionary: Roubaix’s Famous Piscine

The Northerner’s Deviant Pocket Dictionary: Roubaix’s Famous Piscine

Par | 25 juillet 2015

Today's exploit for our favourite dictionary: a quick plunge into Roubaix's famous Piscine and no need for swimming trunks! Roubaix's pride and joy. Roubaix may be penniless (it's one of the poorest towns in France) but there's no shortage of ...
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The Northerners’ Deviant Pocket Dictionary: the Channel Tunnel

The Northerners’ Deviant Pocket Dictionary: the Channel Tunnel

Par | 12 juillet 2015

On this fine, sunny Sunday or not as the case may be (yes, you've guessed right that this article has been published automatically while we're relaxing at the weekend), DailyNord invites you to Calais, direction Folkestone, that's in England yep, ...
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The Northerners’ Deviant Pocket Dictionary – Pas-de-Calais: Bergues

Par | 10 juillet 2015

For this Sunday dictionary entry, DailyNord makes a stop at Bergues. Pronounced "berg" with a hard 'g' for those of you who didn't know. Northern town of 3,900 inhabitants with a reputation out of all proportion to its small size. ...
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Culture : the dead festivals’ society

Par | 19 juin 2015

Culture is like butter, the less there is the thinner it has to be spread. From now on, government bodies and the general public are just going to have to tighten up their belts and make do with less. Remember, ...
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The first victims of an aviation accident crashed… in the Pas-de-Calais

Par | 19 avril 2015

The tragic crash in the Alps currently in the news reminds us of other aeroplanes lost over the years. The accident of which we are about to speak though has had to take a back seat: logical, for it did ...
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