The museum in the Chateau of Brest now has a German Submarine as part of its exhibits

Brest: A German Submarine in the Castle

The submersible was used to spy on the French coast during World War II. How is is found among the marine museum collections? “This is probably the most impressive part of the museum,” said Jean-Yves Besselièvre, Marine Museum administrator of Brest. Being eleven meters long, six tons and two torpedoes -  “false, of course”  - it is true that […]

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An exceptional archaelogical site near Brest in Brittany

Near Brest, an Exceptional Archaeological Site

Objects more than 14 000 years ago were discovered in Plougastel-Daoulas (29). They are the oldest traces of art ever discovered in Britain, treasure trove for archaeologists. This is a (very) large stone, well known to climbers. In the wood Kerérault, Plougastel-Daoulas (Finistère), the Rock of the Empress recently gained international notoriety. It was there, […]

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Near Brest, a major archaeological discovery

Near Brest, a Major Archaeological Discovery

Scientists have uncovered the artistic traces of the Upper Paleolithic in Plougastel-Daoulas (Finistère). Besides being very rare in Europe, they are also the oldest of its kind in Brittany. “An exceptional archaeological value. “ Nearly four years since Nicolas Naudinot, research professor at the University Côte d’Azur CEPAM-CNRS, working on the site of the Empress […]

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In the Troadec case, the body parts were found on the banks of the Alder, in Pont-de-Buis, in Brittany, where the police searches were concentrated. | Yves-Marie Quemener

Troadec Case: Fragments of Four Bodies Found at Pont-de-Buis

The fragments of four different victims were found around the farm of the suspect, Hubert Caouissin in Pont-de-Buis, Finistere. The results of DNA analyzes will know next week if he is indeed the four members of the Troadec family. Pierre seines, public prosecutor of Nantes, is categorical: “In view of the first autopsy, four different […]

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In the Troadec case, more human remains have been found

Troadec case: A Hypothetical Treasure, other Human Remains

Investigators are still trying to determine whether a “treasure” is hidden behind the murder of four members of the Troadec family in Orvault (Loire-Atlantique), including new remains which were found Thursday in the farm of the main suspect in Pont-de-Buis-lès-Quimerch (Finistère). The treasure. The loot. Gold. The mother of Pascal Troadec, the father murdered, and […]

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8000 homes are still without power in the Finistere region

8000 Homes Still do not have Electricity in Finistère

The prefecture of Finistère announced late afternoon, that 8000 homes are still without power The prefecture of Finistère announced late afternoon, that 8000 homes are still without power, still suffering from the damage of storm Zeus. In a statement, besides the notice of the 8000 homes without electricity, she recalled the prudential rules to prevent […]

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Humain remains have been found, possibly of the missing family from Nantes

Troadec case: Human Remains Found in Pont-de-Buis

Research carried out this morning in the presence of Hubert Caouissin, the man suspected of killing and the missing Troadec family from Orvault near were successful, according to a source familiar with the matter. Research carried out this morning in the presence of Hubert Caouissin, the man suspected of killing and the missing family Troadec […]

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Missing family near Nantest. Former brother-in-law confessed to the quadruple murder

Missing Family near Nantes: Former Brother in Law Confessed to the Quadruple Murder

The former brother-in-law of Pascal Troadec confirmed during his custody, he killed the evening of February 16, his former brother-in-law of Pascal and the latter’s wife, Brigitte, and their two children.The information was confirmed by the public prosecutor of Nantes. Pascal’s Troadec sister says she was not involved in this quadruple homicide. While a week ago, […]

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