Keyword: customs

Eurostar chaos in Paris as French customs strike over Brexit planning

Delays and cancellations were announced on Monday to Eurostar services at the Paris Gare du Nord terminal as French customs officers went on strike over what they said was poor planning for the demands of post-Brexit operations, a movement which also affected several airports around the country. 

French customs find record 51kg of crystal meth at Paris airport

Officials at Charles de Gaulle airport checking cartons of cereal bags en route from Cameroon to Malaysia found them to be 'unusually heavy'.

Huge traffic jams in southern England due to French border controls

Tighter French border security and insufficient staff numbers combined to cause massive queues of holidaymakers heading to continent via port of Dover.

Fraud surveillance weakens as French customs forces dwindle

French customs staff numbers and ressources are falling sharply, mirroring an EU-wide decline in monitoring of surveillance of import traffic.