The Cherry and Whites reached their third European Challenge Cup final with the 16-14 final but this was the first time they've won an away tie in the last four. To claim victory in France is no mean feat in ordinary circumstances, but add into the mix that La Rochelle are nine points clear in the Top 14 - a league where there is no spending cap and money is thrown around to entice the best players in the world - and the fact that they had not been beaten at home all season makes a strong case for it being Gloucester's best ever win.
Novelist Nikolay Kharin pens novel that bridges the time gap between Alexandre Dumas' Twenty Years After and The Vicomte of Bragelonne: Ten Years After. Kharin keeps the legacy of Dumas' magnum opus alive with the publication of his own novel but the Three Musketeers.
A British expat was taken into custody in rural France yesterday after admitting at least 38 burglaries in less than two years - most on the homes of fellow UK citizens. The 51-year-old, who has not been named, was operating around the market town Civray, close to La Rochelle, in the west of the country.
During the 1st quarter of 2017, Medicrea continued the major corporate restructuring initiated in 2016 with the permanent closure of the original La Rochelle site and the relocation of all manufacturing operations to the new ultra-modern facility in Rillieux-la-Pape, near Lyon. The Company is now well positioned to respond to new market opportunities.
Company co-founder and chief operations officer Cyril Champenois says only one aircraft will be involved in the fight-test campaign, but the Elixir's major composite parts, including the wing, aileron, flaps and horizontal tail, will undergo ground testing concurrently. "We have opened the orderbook, and for a 2,500 [$2,670] customers are able to pre-order and book a delivery slot," Champenois says.