Calais

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Police evict families from French migrant camp

Police evict families from French migrant camp

French police have moved nearly 1,000 migrants from a tent camp near the English Channel over security and hygiene concerns.

Saturday, February 9, 2019

Saturday, February 9, 2019

Government contract with boatless Brexit ferry firm cancelled

Government contract with boatless Brexit ferry firm cancelled

Government contract with boatless Brexit ferry firm cancelled

Seaborne Freight have had their contract to run ferries from Ramsgate to Ostend cancelled, after widespread criticism due to the company not having any boats

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Calais port chief says he does not want to see Transport Secretary Chris Grayling again

Calais port chief says he does not want to see Transport Secretary Chris Grayling again

Calais port chief says he does not want to see Chris Grayling again

The chairman of the port of Calais has said he does not want to see Transport Secretary Chris Grayling again.

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Eurotunnel challenges Transport Secretary Chris Grayling over “anti-competitive” behaviour with Brexit ferry contracts

Eurotunnel challenges Transport Secretary Chris Grayling over “anti-competitive” behaviour with Brexit ferry contracts

Eurotunnel challenges Chris Grayling over Brexit ferry contracts

Eurotunnel has accused the Government of "distortionary and anti-competitive" behaviour over the award of contracts worth more than £100 million to provide additional cross-Channel capacity in the case of a no-deal Brexit.

Friday, February 2, 2018

Friday, February 2, 2018

Migrants clash in Calais leaving four teenagers in critical condition

Migrants clash in Calais leaving four teenagers in critical condition

Migrants clash in Calais leaving four teenagers in critical condition

Two police officers were injured and 18 migrants also had to be taken to hospital

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Thursday, January 18, 2018

UK to increase border control funding in France by £44.5 million

UK to increase border control funding in France by £44.5 million

UK to increase border control funding in France by £44.5 million

The money will pay for fencing, CCTV and detection technology in Calais and other ports

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Thursday, August 24, 2017

BBC figures show more than 56,000 migrant attempts to enter UK were stopped

BBC figures show more than 56,000 migrant attempts to enter UK were stopped

BBC figures show more than 56,000 migrant attempts to enter UK were stopped

The statistics were released by a Freedom of Information request

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

'An international campaign must begin to end evil migrant trafficking', says MP

'An international campaign must begin to end evil migrant trafficking', says MP

'An international campaign must begin to end evil migrant trafficking', says MP

MP Charlie Elphicke says we need to work with France to send illegal immigrants back home

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Migrants arrested in Calais after trying to be smuggled into Britain by plane

Migrants who tried to sneak into Britain by plane arrested in Calais

Migrants who tried to sneak into Britain by plane arrested in Calais

French police were able to prevent the plane from taking off by arresting its occupants on the tarmac at a nearby airfield

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Migrants in Calais erect flaming barricade built of branches

Migrants in Calais erect flaming barricade built of branches

Migrants in Calais erect flaming barricade built of branches

Dams were erected on the roads leading to the port to attempt to board trucks bound for England before the jungle was dismantled

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Ministers scramble to make immigration plan due to fears Emmanuel Macron will end UK border controls at Calais

Ministers 'racing to finalise immigration plan over fears Emmanuel Macron will scrap Calais border'

UK ministers 'fear Emmanuel Macron will scrap Calais border controls'

The Telegraph is claiming government ministers are preparing to implement an immigration plan in the event that the new president ends UK border checks on French soil

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Fire rips through migrant camp in northern France

Fire rips through migrant camp in northern France

Fire rips through migrant camp in northern France

The Grande-Synthe camp near Dunkirk was devastated after a fight broke out which triggered the fire

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Thursday, February 2, 2017

'Protesters are outraged over Donald Trump's wall, but where were they when the UK built one in Calais?', asks George Galloway

George Galloway asks Donald Trump protesters: 'Where were you when Britain built a wall in Calais?'

'Protesters are outraged over Trump's wall, but what about the Calais wall?'

Protesters against Donald Trump don't want him to build a wall along the Mexico border, yet the UK's plans for a similar boundary received almost no attention, says our presenter

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Marine Le Pen: After the events of 2016, could she be elected?

After Trump and Brexit, could Marine Le Pen provide the world's next political earthquake?

After Trump and Brexit, could Marine Le Pen be next?

Gaining insight from two Paris-based experts, talkRADIO examines the divisive and charismatic leader of the Front National Party

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Calais Jungle migrant found in the English Channel in a kayak

Calais Jungle migrant found in the English Channel in a kayak

Calais Jungle migrant found in the English Channel in a kayak

The man was picked up in the Channel by coastguard services

Francois Hollande promises the land where the Calais Jungle stood will never be resettled by migrants

Calais Jungle land will never be resettled by migrants, says Francois Hollande

Calais Jungle land will never be resettled by migrants, says Francois Hollande

The French President assured the public in an interview with regional paper La Voix Du Nord

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Thursday, October 27, 2016

'The language Lily Allen has used is foolish and rightly criticised', says former newspaper editor

Lily Allen Hitler row: Star was foolish in Calais Jungle protest, says former newspaper editor

'The language Lily Allen has used is foolish and rightly criticised'

Lily Allen has voiced her opinions on the migrant crisis in an article published in Vice, which she has faced plenty of criticism for

Lily Allen compares the Conservatives to Hitler in article on refugees

Lily Allen compares the Conservatives to Hitler in article on refugees

Lily Allen compares the Conservatives to Hitler in article on refugees

Lily Allen has published an essay on Vice to defend her stance on the migrant crisis

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Demolition of Calais Jungle begins

Demolition of Calais Jungle begins

Demolition of Calais Jungle begins

The third day of the operation to dismantle the migrant camp began with the first demolition work

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Calais jungle: Migrants are 'a shared responsibility' between Britain and France, says CalAID co-founder Siobhan Wall

LISTEN Julia tells Calais aid worker 'we have no responsibility for non-British citizens living in a safe country'

Julia tells Calais aid worker Britain has no responsibility for Jungle migrants

Siohan Wall, the co-founder of the refugee charity CalAid, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the plight of the Calais refugees - and got a stern rebuke

Monday, October 24, 2016

Monday, October 24, 2016

Sofas, TV and migrants - Jon Holmes finds out more about the Calais Jungle camp

Sofas, TV and migrants - Jon Holmes finds out more about the Calais Jungle camp

Sofas, TV and migrants - Jon Holmes finds out more about the Calais Jungle camp

Jon Holmes invited Cornelius to explain more about the Calais Jungle camp

'The Calais Jungle is a toxic waste dump and situations like this will continue', says Calais Kitchens

'Toxic waste dump' of the Calais Jungle will be recreated elsewhere, says aid group Calais Kitchens

Calais Jungle is a toxic waste dump and will be recreated elsewhere - aid group

Thousands of migrants are being evicted from the Calais Jungle and moved into refugee centres across France

Calais jungle camp 'an affront to humanity', says Charlie Elphicke MP

Calais jungle camp 'an affront to humanity', says Charlie Elphicke MP

Calais jungle camp 'an affront to humanity', says Charlie Elphicke MP

The camp of migrants on the shores at Calais began to be dismantled by the French authorities over the weekend

Calais Jungle (Getty)

In pictures: Migrants begin to leave the Calais Jungle

Migrants begin to leave the Calais Jungle before full demolition

Migrants have started to leave the Calais Jungle as demolition work is planned to go ahead, buses take them to other centres across France

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Child migrants: 'The press should be disgusted and others should be ashamed for condemning Lily Allen', says Sam Delaney

LISTEN to Sam Delaney's amazing rant on Lily Allen and child migrants

LISTEN to Sam Delaney's amazing rant on Lily Allen and child migrants

Sam Delaney has called for people to remember the real issues surrounding the Calais Jungle camp, rather than focusing on celebrities

Calais Jungle children: Lord Alf Dubs calls for greater focus on safety over age

UK Calais Jungle children: Lord Alf Dubs says we must focus on safety, not age

Lord Alf Dubs demands we focus on Calais children's safety, not their age

There have been some questions as to whether some of the children arriving into the UK this week are really children

'What humanity has the man got?' - Ken Loach blast David Davis over Calais jungle children dental health checks

Ken Loach ridicules migrant children teeth checks: 'Why not pin Star of David on them too?'

Ken Loach savages migrant teeth checks: 'Why not pin Star of David on them too?'

The legendary film director joined Sam Delaney in the studio

Monday, October 17, 2016

Monday, October 17, 2016

Children from the Calais Jungle camps are set to arrive in the UK

Children from Calais Jungle camps are set to arrive in the UK

Children from the Calais Jungle camps are set to arrive in the UK

14 children are said to be leaving France today, as they relocate to Britain before the Jungle camp is demolished, many more are expected to arrive this week, as British officials have travelled over to speed up the process

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

'The threat of eviction is increasing desperation in the Calais Jungle', says charity CalAid

Calais Jungle is now a lethal free-for-all, says charity CalAid after Eritrean death

Calais Jungle is now a deadly free-for-all, says charity CalAid

Charity claims migrants are being pushed to new peaks of desperation by looming threat of eviction

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Francois Hollande: 'We're doing our bit' for Calais migrants, says Charlie Elphicke MP

'Britain isn't responsible for migrant crisis': MP Charlie Elphicke responds to Francois Hollande's Calais Jungle comments

MP Charlie Elphicke rebukes Francois Hollande for Calais Jungle comments

French president had called for Britain to step up and 'play its part' in humanitarian efforts within Calais Jungle

Friday, September 23, 2016

Friday, September 23, 2016

Mayor of Calais threatens to postpone building 'The Great Wall of Calais'

'The Great Wall of Calais' could be stopped as local mayor promises to block construction

Calais mayor pledges to stop construction of 'the Great Wall'

The mayor has threatened to postpone the building of the wall as the government has not responded

Monday, September 19, 2016

Monday, September 19, 2016

Calais Jungle: Rape and sexual assaults reported on a daily basis, says journalist

Calais Jungle: Rape and sexual assaults reported on a daily basis, says journalist

Calais Jungle: Rape and sexual assaults reported daily, says journalist

Enda Brady has visited the camp on the shores of Calais, where 10,000 migrants are desperately trying to reach the UK

Friday, September 9, 2016

Friday, September 9, 2016

20 day old baby smuggled into Britain in the back of a lorry

20-day-old baby 'smuggled into Britain in back of lorry'

20 day old baby smuggled into Britain in the back of a lorry

The baby girl is said to have travelled with a group of migrants from The Jungle camp in Calais, they were discovered at Watford Gap services on Tuesday

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Lord David Blunket on disabilities, Labour Leadership and the Great Wall of Calais

Sam Delaney speaks to Lord David Blunkett

Lord Blunkett discussed disability, Labour Leadership and Calais

The UK is set to build the 'Great Wall of Calais'

UK is set to build 'Great Wall of Calais' to keep illegal migrants out

The UK is set to build the 'Great Wall of Calais'

The wall will replace fencing around the motorway near The Jungle camp in Calais and will cost British taxpayers £2 million

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Migrant crisis: 'The way forward is to have a resettlement community in North Africa', says UKIP leadership candidate

Ukip leadership candidate says migrants should be sent to North African camp to solve crisis

Ukip leadership candidate demands migrants be sent to North Africa

Elizabeth Jones believes Calais' Jungle migrant camp should be shut down and a resettlement community opened in North Africa

Monday, September 5, 2016

Monday, September 5, 2016

Calais Jungle on fire

A Jungle Migrant's Tale: 'Why I crawled through the Channel Tunnel to escape hell'

A Jungle Migrant's Tale: 'Why I crawled through Channel Tunnel to escape hell'

Umer, 13, saw his father killed by the Taliban and then braved the Channel Tunnel to flee the horrors of the Calais migrant camp. Here he tells his incredible story to talkRADIO

Tractors fill the road

The Calais 'Jungle' camp protest in pictures

The Calais 'Jungle' camp protest in pictures

The main motorway route into Calais is being blocked by convoys of lorries and tractors

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy calls for border controls to move from Calais to Britain

Calais border controls must move to Britain to solve Jungle migrant nightmare, says Sarkozy

Calais border controls must move to Britain to solve Jungle nightmare - Sarkozy

The Presidential nominee for the right wing Les Republicains party is also calling for a new centre to open in England to process asylum applications

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Migration Crisis: UK asylum 'hotspot' plan is worth exploring, says Migrant Rights Network Director

Migration Crisis: UK asylum 'hotspot' plan worth exploring, says Migrant Rights Network Director

UK asylum 'hotspot' plan worth exploring, says Migrant Rights Network

Calais regional president Xavier Bertrand put forward an idea where migrants could claim UK asylum before crossing the channel

Lord Andrew Green dismisses Calais migrants UK asylum deal

UK Calais migrant deal 'won't happen' says head of Migration Watch

UK Calais migrant deal 'won't happen' says head of Migration Watch

Lord Green tells talkRADIO the proposed system wouldn't work for either France of the UK