Calais

French police and migrants clash in Calais

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Confrontation came after 200 migrants and some 50 protesters assembled to protest against living conditions in the nearby 'Jungle' camp.

France's Hollande visits Calais amid 'Jungle' migrant row

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French president insists makeshift migrant camp will be 'definitively' dismantled, as issue looks set to be a theme in 2017 presidential election.

France to move Calais migrants to nationwide centres

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During a visit to a refugee reception centre in Tours, west-central France, President François Hollande said that about 9,000 migrants living rough in the Channel port would soon be dispersed to similar centres around the country.

Calais blockade: protest targets migrant camp

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Lorry drivers and farmers stage protest against the French government's failure to close the camp, known as the 'Jungle'.

French minister vows to close Calais migrant camp

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Interior minister Bernard Cazeneuve says he will press ahead with dismantling the 'Jungle' in coastal town with the 'greatest determination'.

UK and France stick to Calais migrant deal

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French and British interior ministers agree to develop cooperation 'now and when UK leaves EU' to address challenges posed by migrant flows.

British minister in France for security talks

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UK's home secretary to have scheduled talks on security with French counterpart amid calls for British border controls in Calais to be reviewed.

Top Calais politician wants new migrant border deal with UK

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Regional president Xavier Bertrand says migrants in Calais seeking asylum in the UK should be allowed to lodge their claim in France.

Refugee aid association sounds alarm over plight of children in Calais

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The Refugee Youth Service, an association helping migrants in the Channel port, has published a report detailing worsening situation for lone youngsters.

French court rejects bid to demolish shops at Jungle refugee camp

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Judge has ruled there is no legal basis for expelling 72 people running makeshift stores and cafés at the camp in Calais.

France says Calais border will remain closed to migrants

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President Hollande said it made 'no sense' to change 2003 Le Touquet deal which effectively moved Britain's border to northern coast of France.

France-UK border deal won't be affected by Brexit, says Paris

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Despite calls in Calais for UK to 'take back its border', French ministers say bilateral deal that keeps migrants on French soil will not be affected.

France's first Shakespearean-style theatre vandalised

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Critics of the 6-million-euro wooden-exterior theatre near Calais have argued that the structure is a waste of public money.

Les autorités françaises bloquent un convoi d'aide anglais destiné à la «jungle» de Calais

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Les autorités françaises bloquent un convoi d'aide anglais destiné à la «jungle» de Calais. 

France bars aid convoy trying to reach desperate Calais refugees

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Local police chief said local authorities had 'serious reason' to believe arrival of convoy would lead to 'severe disruptions' to public order.