Migrants with their suitcases in the Calais Jungle camp. Photograph: Philippe Hugen/AFP/Getty

France began clearing the sprawling migrant camp known as the Calais “Jungle”on Monday, with hundreds carrying suitcases queuing outside a hangar to (...)

French president Francois Hollande visiting Calais on Monday. Neither Nicolas Sarkozy nor Hollande went to the “Jungle”, as it has become a lawless zone deemed too dangerous for senior politicians. Photograph: Getty Images

President François Hollande made what can only be described as a rash promise on Monday to demolish the entire camp known as the Calais “Jungle” befo(...)