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Calais mayor fails in bid to stop anti-migrant wall

The mayor of the northern French port of Calais on Monday made a failed bid to halt construction of a wall aimed at stopping migrants from trying to reach Britain. Natacha Bouchart, who pledged on September 23 to use "all legal weapons in my possession" to fight the barrier, filed an injunction to halt work on the wall. But the local administration immediately overruled the move, allowing the work, which began on September 20, to continue.
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