• News Feeds
Page last updated at 08:52 GMT, Wednesday, 27 January 2010

Calais extends a hand to London 2012

Advertisement

Is Calais part of England? An open invitation for all London 2012 Olympic athletes to base themselves and train in Calais has been made by the chairman of the Pas-de-Calais regional council.

Diana Hounslow, the region's head of tourism, and Robert Tombs, history professor at St John's College, Cambridge, discuss whether the French feel an affinity with their British neighbours.

SEE ALSO

Story Tools

BBC navigation

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific