The Battle of Arras

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

The cemeteries of Boulogne

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.

Je Suis Braderie – Lille’s legendary street market fights back

The Braderie de Lille, Europe’s biggest street sale, is set to return in September 2017. 

Barbie, boots and boys’ toys – Lille’s arty take on Euro 2016

There are plenty of fab and groovy exhibitions to celebrate a summer of football in Lille.

The end of an era

Laurence Phillips bids farewell to two Lillois dining institutions.