Keyword: démolition

Demolition of Calais 'Jungle' migrant camp set to begin

Officials say demolition will start by hand and bulldozers will not roll in immediately in an effort to minimize tensions as evacuation continues. 

Calais migrant 'Jungle' camp evacuation to begin on Monday

The evacuation and subsequent demolition of the makeshift camp estimated to shelter up to 10,000 migrants attempting to reach Britain in clandestine crossings of the English Channel will begin on October 24th, the French authorities have announced, when thousands of migrants will be bussed to refugee centres around France.

Calais camp refugees burn shelters as demolitions resume

One refugee group says six shelters were on fire and claims watching police prevented attempts to douse flames.

Street artists create vast art installation in condemned Paris tower

An entire apartment block in the French capital is made a giant canvas for 105 international street artists  prior to its demolition in 2014.