Internet looks for dad and child photographed in front of Notre Dame before fire

The Notre-Dame blaze has led to people sharing memories of the building. Even just before the fire.Image: FABIEN BARRAU/AFP/Getty Images The fire which consumed the Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris has prompted plenty of tributes and memories from around the world. A now-viral photo posted by Twitter user Brooke Windsor captures what is presumably a father and his child playing in front of the iconic building just before the blaze on Monday. Windsor claimed the photo was taken about an hour before the fire began, and now, she wants to find the pair — with the help of the internet, of course. “I almost went up to the dad and asked if he wanted it. Now I wish I had,” she …

France, Spain and Belgium ‘ready for no-deal Brexit next week’

Chance of May getting 30 June extension appear slim after notes of EU meeting emerge France has won the support of Spain and Belgium after signalling its readiness for a no-deal Brexit on 12 April if there are no significant new British proposals, according to a note of an EU27 meeting seen by the Guardian. The diplomatic cable reveals that the French ambassador secured the support of Spanish and Belgian colleagues in arguing that there should only be, at most, a short article 50 extension to avoid an instant financial crisis, saying: We could probably extend for a couple of weeks to prepare ourselves in the markets. The chances of Theresa Mays proposal of an extension to 30 June succeeding …

Macron: UK heading for no-deal Brexit if MPs reject May’s plan

French presidents warning comes as Theresa May set to ask EU leaders for extension Emmanuel Macron has warned that Britain is heading for a no-deal Brexit unless the House of Commons ratifies the withdrawal agreement negotiated with Brussels. The stark choice for MPs was laid out by the French president shortly before the 27 EU heads of state and government listen to an appeal by Theresa May for a lack of European elections in the UK. France has been one of the most vocal EU members in insisting a long Brexit delay should only be granted if there is a big change in British politics, such as a Original Article : HERE ; This post was curated & posted using …

Move over, McDonald’s: French taco poised for global expansion

Pile-up of meats, fries and cheese sauce has become a fast-food phenomenon At lunchtime on a street near the Gare du Nord in Paris, queues were forming at a fast-food restaurant. Construction workers jostled with schoolchildren for what has become a business phenomenon: the hefty, cheesy slab of indulgence known as the French taco. France has always had a huge market for takeaways, from kebabs to McDonalds, and fast food accounts for more than half the nations restaurants. Now the homegrown French taco is challenging banlieue Original Article : HERE ; This post was curated & posted using : RealSpecific