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.
Building work began Tuesday on a wall to protect the port in the northern French city of Calais from repeated attempts by migrants to stow away on trucks heading for Britain, an AFP reporter said. The wall, a kilometre (half a mile)...
CALAIS, France (Reuters) - A French judge on Thursday upheld a government plan to partially demolish a shanty town for migrants trying to reach Britain on the outskirts of the northern port of Calais, an official spokesman said.
LONDON (Reuters) - Work on building a wall in the northern French port of Calais to try to stop refugees and migrants from jumping aboard trucks bound for Britain will begin this month, according to British officials.
CALAIS, France (Reuters) - Hundreds of migrants trying to make their way to Britain from Calais in northern France clashed with French riot police on Wednesday, Reuters witnesses and police said.