Thousands of migrants stormed Eurotunnel’s French terminal in Calais Monday  night. File photograph: Chris Ison/PA

About 2,000 desperate migrants stormed the Channel tunnel terminal in Calais on Monday night, disrupting rail services and causing gridlock on UK road(...)

A migrant receives a medical consultation at a field dispensary set up by the French doctors group Medecins du Monde (Doctors of the World) at a makeshift tent city located in a field in Calais, France. France and Britain agreed on Thursday to step up efforts to discourage migrants from Africa and the Middle East trying to stow away on vehicles crossing the Channel between the two countries. Calais is one of the front lines in a wider immigration crisis in which European countries are struggling to agree among themselves how to deal with growing numbers of migrants fleeing conflict or poverty.  Photograph: Vincent Kessler/Reuters

Channel Tunnel services between the UK and France were disrupted after around 150 migrants tried to storm the terminal in Calais in a bid to board UK-(...)

Ferry passengers heading to England line up at the car ferry terminal in Calais, northern France on Monday, June 29th. Photograph: Michel Spingler/AP.

Travellers on both sides of the Channel are facing further disruption as a strike looks set to keep the Port of Calais closed until Thursday. A(...)

A migrant sits under the trailer of a lorry as he attempts to cross the English Channel in Calais, northern France on Wednesday. Photograph: Thibault Camus/AP. 1:34

Services through the Channel Tunnel were returning to normal on Wednesday after a day of disruption caused by striking French ferry workers. The tunne(...)

Migrants sit near the A16 highway as they try to access the Channel Tunnel on in Calais, northern France. Photograph: Philippe Huguen/AFP/Getty Images

Traffic was halted through the Channel Tunnel linking Britain and France on Tuesday after striking French ferry workers set fire to tyres, while Brit(...)

Imran Khawaja: faked his death in the hope of being able to return to Britain undetected. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images
British Islamist jailed for 12 years
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  • February 6, 2015, 19:01

A Briton who helped an Islamist group in Syria record videos of severed heads and then faked his own death in the hope of being able to return home(...)

Lorries queue on the A20 in Dover, Kent, as bad weather continues to delay ferry crossings. Photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

Heavy rain and gale force winds have caused delays for rail commuters across the UK, with gusts registering upwards of 90mph (145 km/h) in parts of th(...)

Former Dior designer and Gibraltarian John Galliano  was charged with hurling anti-Semitic slurs in a Paris cafe in 2011, allegations that shocked the fashion world and cost him his job at the renowned French high-fashion house.  Photograph: Thibault Camus

Gibraltar face the Republic of Ireland in Dublin on Saturday in just their second competitive match ever.Allen Bula’s men are the minnows of Euro 201(...)

Pierre Paul Cayer: “I am walking around the world – a little walk around the world” 1:36

A pensioner who calls himself “the dream walker” and who has embarked on an expedition to walk around the world began his European leg of the t(...)

There’s no greater debate in rock music: Lennon or McCartney? We sat down with two local musicians to verbally slug it out. In the red corner, repr(...)