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Find Herbert: a long-lost relative

29/11/2017 15:13

Written by John Ruler

John Ruler looks at how his love of Nord-Pas de Calais helped him discover a long-lost relative who perished in World War I.

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The Battle of Arras

26/11/2017 12:48

Written by John Ruler

John Ruler discusses the Battle of Arras, one of the defining moments of World War I.

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The cemeteries of Boulogne

21/11/2017 16:06

Written by John Ruler

One of the top three cross-Channel ports that received supplies and troops in World War I, Boulogne-sur-Mer still bears the scars today.

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Forgotten battles

26/02/2015 15:12

Written by John Ruler

John Ruler discusses some of the lesser-known battles of the Great War. 

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Louvre-Lens

17/07/2014 18:06

Written by John Ruler

John Ruler looks at the Louvre’s out-of-town gallery of glittering glass in the heart of King Coal country.

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No use whining – beer’s the winner!

16/07/2014 15:48

Written by John Ruler

Find out why in this region it is beer, not wine, that has traditionally accompanied cheese for almost a century.

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Calais to Boulogne on foot: 40km

19/06/2014 10:10

Written by John Ruler

From Calais to Boulogne, take in the sights of Nord-Pas de Calais on this scenic walk along the beaches and cliff tops.

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Blockbuster film brings Ch’ti to millions

19/06/2014 09:55

Written by John Ruler

The blockbuster Bienvenue Chez les Ch'tis paints a new image of Nord-Pas de Calais and has seen an increase in visitors to the town of Bergues.

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