Decathlon stores in N France halt canoe sales over migrant crossings


Sportswear and equipemnt retailer Decathlon has halted sales of canoes in its stores in northern France to prevent them being used in dangerous crossings of the Channel by migrants seeking to reach Britain.

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The sport equipment retailer Decathlon will no longer sell canoes in the north of France to prevent migrants from attempting to use them to cross to England, reports The Guardian.