Tinned Sweetcorn and Chocolate Biscuits Are Helping Calais Migrants Feel Human
While many at “The Jungle” migrant camp in Calais rely on meals provided by French authorities, Sudanese refugee Saif cooks with donated British food. “We need to survive by eating as we wait for good news,” he says.
Young Migrant Is Killed By Train Near Channel Tunnel Entrance In France
The teen is the 11th person to have died near the tunnel entrance since June.
France and the UK Have Signed a New Pact to Tackle the Migrant Crisis in Calais
Among various enhanced security measures, the two countries have agreed to open a joint control and command centre to better share information and coordinate their efforts on the border.
Migrants Have Made 3,500 Attempts to Enter the Channel Tunnel Over Two Nights
One man was crushed by a truck on Tuesday night, as 1,500 attempts were made by hundreds of migrants to enter the tunnel between the UK and France. Nine migrants have died in similar attempts since June.
Eurotunnel Wants France and Britain to Pay $10.5 Million to Cope With Migrant Crisis in Calais
The company says the money will help tighten security around the rail tunnel that runs beneath the English Channel, and compensate for losses resulting from the migrant crisis.
French Ferry Workers Strike in Calais as Aid Organizations Warn of Migrant Crisis
In the port city of Calais, 600 workers fearing redundancy strike, tying up traffic and costing businesses millions — meanwhile, conditions at a migrant camp worsen.
Dumpster Divers Are Bringing Food to This Migrant Camp in Calais
The Jules Ferry centre on the outskirts of Calais is France’s first state-sanctioned migrant camp. Last month, a Bristol food waste organisation travelled there to cook meals of donated food for its inhabitants.
Video Shows French Cops Shoving Migrants Over Guardrail
An advocacy group released a video that shows several incidents of French police acting aggressively with migrants in the northern port town of Calais.