British Calais-bound aid volunteers denied entry to France

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A number of volunteers from Britain who were heading to the migrant camp in Calais to distribute aid packages of food, clothes and tents were turned back by French customs officers ahead of the imminent demolition of the so-called 'Jungle'.

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Some British volunteers driving cars full of donations for refugees in Calais have been turned away at the French border in Folkestone, and told that they were being denied entry because they posed a threat to public order, as French officials finalise plans for the camp’s demolition, reports The Guardian.