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Channel Tunnel: at its deepest point it is 76.2m underwater. The shortest proposed Irish tunnel route required traversing an underwater gulch about 274m deep. Photograph: Denis Charlet/AFP/Getty Images

Each year more than 10 million people travel between the UK and France via the Channel Tunnel. How this traffic will be affected by the vote to exit (...)

 Photograph taken with permission from the Twitter feed of @dover_seagull of vehicles entering the port of Dover. Photograph: Dover Seagull/PA Wire

Motorists face more misery on the roads to Dover as queues continue amid disruption expected to last until Monday. Some people were forced to spend t(...)

 Italy’s national soccer player Riccardo Montolivo during a training session at Coverciano Sports Center in Florence, Italy. Photograph: Maurizio Degl’ innocenti/EPA

As soccer fans look forward to the European championship in France this summer, investment strategists have an eye on which listed companies could pro(...)

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(...)

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