23 January, 2016 Migrants board Calais ferry in bid to get to Britain Dozens 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 […]
28 October, 2016 Migrants board last buses from destroyed French camp CALAIS, France (AP) — More than 100 migrants stranded in northern France after the evacuation of a notorious makeshift camp were transferred on Friday to reception centers around the country.
29 July, 2015 France deploys riot police to bolster Calais security CALAIS, France (AP) — The young Afghan has tried every single day for three months to get into the railway tunnel in Calais leading to England and what he hopes will be a better life. For him, like the dozens who appeared as darkness fell, Wednesday would be the same even if their […]
5 August, 2014 Migrants clash in France as camp tensions soar PARIS (AP) — Migrants flowing into Europe in unprecedented numbers are causing a tense summer in France, as clashes break out among asylum-seekers in overcrowded camps and police fire tear gas to quell the chaos.
4 November, 2016 Police clear Paris migrant camp that swelled after Calais closure By Matthias Blamont and Cyril Camu PARIS (Reuters) - French police removed thousands of migrants on Friday from a squalid camp in northeast Paris that had doubled in size after the closure last week of the "Jungle" camp in Calais. "It's finished," a spokesman for the Paris prefect of […]