Keyword: Dover

EU commissioner berates France over southern England truck jams

In an unusally strong statement posted on Twitter, the European Union's transport commissioner, Adina Valean, commenting on the massive logjam of trucks around the English port of Dover following border restrictions introduced by France after a new contagious strain of the coronavirus was found in the UK, said 'I deplore that France went against our recommendations'.

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France calls on Britain to 'share' Calais immigrant 'burden'

Interior minister wants 'renegotiation' of the Anglo-French agreement which led to closure of notorious Sangatte refugee camp in 2002.

Kent village paying French mobile call charges

Residents and visitors in a village in southern England are racking up extra charges when their phones connect to French networks across the Channel.