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The Franco-British Transport Conference - meeting the challenges for tomorrow

14 October 2014

Is public transport better in Paris or London? Sir Peter Hendy and Etienne Guyot went head to head on this and other questions under the able chairmanship of renowned transport commentator Christian Wolmar. In partnership with the French Chamber of Commerce, this day long conference was a real success

Report available now.

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Regional Cooperation

9 February 2015


Following the Scottish vote and the move to give Manchester and other English cities greater powers, the FBC is hosting a one day seminar to discuss the impact of great autonomy and what other key cities should qualify. 

The conference  also aims to promote and strengthen bilateral cooperation between the regions of France and Britain. 




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Google and Eurostar sponsor our schools' website competition

With the New Year underway we are delighted to announce that the digital giant, Google has joined Eurostar to become the major sponsors for our 2015  website competition giving students the chance to have their entry judged by an IT expert and win a weekend in France ! 

Open to Year 9 and Year 12 students in state schools throughout the UK (Year S2 and Year S5 in Scotland)  our 2015 competition is all about hopping on Eurostar to explore  your  favourite French city. All you need to do is start dreaming, creating and designing a website showcasing your city! Details here.

England meets France to present a programme of beautiful string music for Valentine’s Day and the Bromley Youth Orchestra and string players from Gascony

The FBC would like to extend its deepest sympathy and support to the people of France following the terrible events in Paris.

CEO of Eurostar, Nicolas Petrovic talks to the FBC about our competition supported by Eurostar every year

Following our #TTIP seminar, get more information on the agreement in this excellent article by Ambassador Charles Ries

The Rt Hon David Lidington, Minister for Europe, talks about the FBC and his French counterpart,Thierry Repentindescribes the FBC as the cornerstone of Franco-British relations. 


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