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Calais mayor Natacha Bouchart (centre) and residents of Calais protest to urge the government to help their failing businesses and restore the image of the town affected by the migrant crisis. Photograph:  Philippe Wojazer/Reuters

Several hundred residents of Calais demonstrated near the ministries of finance and tourism and the Élysée Palace yesterday to plead for relief from w(...)

A file photo of a child in the Jungle refugee camp in Calais, France. Hundreds of migrants and refugees based at the camp have been ordered to leave next week or face eviction, local aid workers said. Photograph: PA

Hundreds of migrants and refugees based at the Jungle camp in Calais have been ordered to leave next week or face eviction, local aid workers said. S(...)

The Eurotunnel terminal area  near Calais,  France. Photograph: Philippe Huguen/AFP/Getty Images

Two more suspected illegal immigrants have been arrested after walking through the Channel Tunnel to reach Britain. The latest security breach in the (...)

Dozens of migrants gather near lorries  heading towards the ferry terminal in Calais on Saturday. Photograph: Pascal Rossignol/Reuters

Around 200 migrants tried to get into the Channel Tunnel from the French side overnight, clashing with staff and police and forcing a temporary suspe(...)

Ukip leader Nigel Farage signs a tattoo  of himself on the arm of Kerry Webb during the party’s annual conference  in Doncaster. Photograph: Ian Forsyth/Getty Images

Nigel Farage has claimed there is a 50 per cent chance of Britain leaving the EU because of the migrant crisis in Europe, as he spoke before Ukip’s an(...)

A Eurostar train waiting to cross to England, at the Calais-Frethun train station in northern France. Photograph: Getty Images

Hundreds of Eurostar passengers were stranded at the Calais-Frethun train station overnight from Tuesday to Wednesday after 1,000 refugees and migrant(...)

French prime minister Manuel Valls at a migrants’ reception centre in Calais: a visit to “the jungle” was too great a security risk. Photograph: Denis Charlet/EPA

It was all they would see of “the jungle”: black faces lined up along the road as the prime minister’s motorcade sped by, the chaotic jumble of shacks(...)

French prime minister Manuel Valls: “Migrants must be treated with dignity, lodged and cared for. Our duty is to find long-term solutions”. Photograph: Stephane Mahe/Reuters

Prime minister Manuel Valls made the most fervent official French plea to date on behalf of migrants who are “fleeing war, persecution, torture and op(...)

Migrants gather near a highway overpass by the makeshift camp called The New Jungle in Calais. Photograph: Regis Duvignau/Reuters

British police will be deployed to Calais to target people-smuggling gangs as part of a new agreement aimed at alleviating the ongoing migrant crisis (...)

 Lorry drivers stretch their legs outside their trucks on the M20 in Kent late in July amid delays due to the migrant crisis in Calais, France. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

Fianna Fáil transport spokesman Timmy Dooley has called on the Government to support the easing of restrictions on driving hours for hauliers because (...)

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