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The Bayeux Tapestry is set to be displayed in Britain after President Macron agreed to let it leave French shores for the first time in 950 years, The Times has learnt.

Mr Macron is expected to announce the historic loan of the artwork, which depicts the Norman Conquest, at his meeting with Theresa May in Berkshire tomorrow. The director of the Bayeux Museum in Normandy confirmed yesterday that preparations for the loan were under way.

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