PARIS—Before the killings began, Nice’s largest church was quiet and nearly deserted. Vincent Loqués opened the Basilica of Notre-Dame at 8:30 a.m. as usual. The landmark cathedral, a striking bone-white structure, was built in the mid-1860s in the Neo-Gothic style and sits on Nice’s Avenue Jean Médecin—a busy artery in […]

Poveglia is the most famous of the city’s quarantine islands – getty Returning holidaymakers currently under quarantine for being careless enough to go to Portugal or French Polynesia (and live in Wales or Scotland rather than England, or is it the other way round?) should spare a thought for the […]