Migrants board Calais ferry in bid to get to Britain

Some 2,000 protesters had gathered to demand "dignified living conditions" for migrants in the French port city of CalaisDozens of migrants briefly boarded a moored ferry in the northern French port of Calais on Saturday in a bid to reach Britain before police removed them from the ship, officials said. The boarding — a rare occurrence in the heavily-guarded port — came after some 2,000 people protested nearby over living conditions in a notoriously squalid camp known as "the Jungle". Operations at Calais, France's main passenger port, were halted while the migrants were "calmly removed" by police around two hours later, the port said in a statement.


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