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Eurotunnel passengers forced to leave train beneath English Channel
# Transport
# Transport

Eurotunnel passengers forced to leave train beneath English Channel

Aug 24th 2022, 8:17 AM 47,645 Views 26 Comments

Videos on social media showed holidaymakers walking through the alternate tunnel alongside the 50 kilometre rail route between Britain and France.

Charities say Rwanda plan not deterring ‘desperate’ migrants crossing Channel to UK
# Refugees
# Refugees

Charities say Rwanda plan not deterring ‘desperate’ migrants crossing Channel to UK

May 2nd 2022, 5:25 PM 9,483 Views 2 Comments

Small boat journeys from France to the UK began again on Sunday after a break of more than a week.

# calais - All time

Irishman given three-year jail sentence for trying to smuggle migrants into UK in roof box of his car
# Robert Rooney
# Robert Rooney

Irishman given three-year jail sentence for trying to smuggle migrants into UK in roof box of his car

Feb 28th 2020, 7:46 PM 71,176 Views 25 Comments

Robert Rooney pleaded guilty to violating UK immigration law at Canterbury Crown Court.

Irishman pleads guilty to smuggling 60 guns into UK in car
# Dover
# Dover

Irishman pleads guilty to smuggling 60 guns into UK in car

Sep 6th 2019, 5:13 PM 18,116 Views 0 Comments

Robert Keogh was stopped last month by border force officers at the Port of Dover en route from Calais.

4 people in critical condition after being shot during clashes between migrants in Calais
# Clashes
# Clashes

4 people in critical condition after being shot during clashes between migrants in Calais

Feb 2nd 2018, 8:54 AM 18,134 Views 113 Comments

Some 22 people were hospitalised yesterday, according to an official total.

New arrivals: Four children from 'The Jungle' camp to arrive in Ireland soon
# Tusla
# Tusla

New arrivals: Four children from 'The Jungle' camp to arrive in Ireland soon

Oct 25th 2017, 2:26 PM 16,661 Views 85 Comments

So far, 30 children who have been separated from their families have been brought to Ireland.

Frenchwoman on trial for helping migrant lover smuggle into Britain
# Calais
# Calais

Frenchwoman on trial for helping migrant lover smuggle into Britain

Jun 27th 2017, 9:33 AM 11,019 Views 0 Comments

She bought a small boat for €1,000 and towed it to a beach from which he and two friends took off across the Channel.

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Apr 2nd 2017, 8:00 PM 13,884 Views 2 Comments

Garda criticism, migrants at Rosslare port and Dublin drivers ranked the worst in the country…

Six more teenagers from 'The Jungle' migrant camp arrive in Ireland
# Welcome
# Welcome

Six more teenagers from 'The Jungle' migrant camp arrive in Ireland

Apr 2nd 2017, 1:12 PM 31,423 Views 116 Comments

This brings to 25 the number of children separated from their loved ones by the migrant crisis who have been accepted into Ireland.

Mayor of Calais bans distribution of free food to migrants
# France
# France

Mayor of Calais bans distribution of free food to migrants

Mar 2nd 2017, 10:48 PM 18,953 Views 57 Comments

Mayor Natacha Bouchart says the directive is to prevent “law and order issues”.

The first 40 minors coming to Ireland from the Calais migrant camp will be teenage boys
# Resettlement
# Resettlement

The first 40 minors coming to Ireland from the Calais migrant camp will be teenage boys

Jan 10th 2017, 4:30 PM 29,859 Views 277 Comments

About 20 of the unaccompanied minors will be coming in the coming weeks.

Children from Calais 'Jungle' launch legal challenge against British government
# Asylum Claims
# Asylum Claims

Children from Calais 'Jungle' launch legal challenge against British government

Dec 29th 2016, 3:46 PM 11,742 Views 66 Comments

Solicitors representing the dozens of children accuse the Home Office of mishandling asylum claims.

Ireland is looking to take more refugee children from camps in Greece and Calais
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Ireland is looking to take more refugee children from camps in Greece and Calais

Nov 7th 2016, 6:00 AM 10,888 Views 34 Comments

Children’s Minister Katherine Zappone says Ireland wants to offer “hope” to the unaccompanied children.

'We will not tolerate other camps': Hollande hails 'Jungle' clear-out as a success
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

'We will not tolerate other camps': Hollande hails 'Jungle' clear-out as a success

Oct 29th 2016, 2:46 PM 12,647 Views 28 Comments

The French president said there were no incidents “from start to finish”, when police moved in to evacuate people from the camp.

"The situation for children in Calais is the worst it's ever been"
# The Jungle
# The Jungle

"The situation for children in Calais is the worst it's ever been"

Oct 27th 2016, 2:59 PM 11,445 Views 39 Comments

1,500 children are being housed in shipping containers following the destruction of “The Jungle” migrant camp. Others are sleeping in the remains of the destroyed camp.

'They are angry because the Jungle is finished and they cannot go to England'
# France
# France

'They are angry because the Jungle is finished and they cannot go to England'

Oct 26th 2016, 4:30 PM 21,022 Views 55 Comments

Fires have blazed in Calais since last night.

Thousands of migrants expected to remain at demolished Calais camp
# The Jungle
# The Jungle

Thousands of migrants expected to remain at demolished Calais camp

Oct 25th 2016, 9:14 AM 11,691 Views 87 Comments

A migrant charity said it is concerned about what will happen later in the week when those determined to get to England refuse to be moved.

Mistrust, language barriers and mist: An Irish volunteer's account of the Calais evacuation
# The Jungle
# The Jungle

Mistrust, language barriers and mist: An Irish volunteer's account of the Calais evacuation

Oct 25th 2016, 6:01 AM 9,094 Views 34 Comments

“It’s tense but calm at the moment. There’s warehouse processing people from the camp and a container has been cleared out to process the children.”

French police on standby as migrants start evacuating Calais 'Jungle' camp
# Refugees
# Refugees

French police on standby as migrants start evacuating Calais 'Jungle' camp

Oct 24th 2016, 7:33 AM 11,125 Views 28 Comments

Camp residents have begun arriving at designated spots to be bussed to French reception centres.

'Nobody wants that on their conscience': Irish truck drivers fear deaths of migrants in trailers
# Calais
# Calais

'Nobody wants that on their conscience': Irish truck drivers fear deaths of migrants in trailers

Oct 19th 2016, 3:40 PM 9,745 Views 42 Comments

The body representing hauliers expressed concern after five people, including a child, were found in a trailer in Wexford at the weekend.

British dentists aren't happy about a plan to check child migrants' ages by their teeth
# Dental Plan
# Dental Plan

British dentists aren't happy about a plan to check child migrants' ages by their teeth

Oct 19th 2016, 11:26 AM 15,067 Views 71 Comments

The British Dental Association said Davies’ demands were “inappropriate and unethical”.

Britain is building a "monstrous" wall at the Calais refugee camp
# Unwelcome To The Jungle
# Unwelcome To The Jungle

Britain is building a "monstrous" wall at the Calais refugee camp

Sep 7th 2016, 7:59 PM 30,573 Views 118 Comments

The wall, which is expected to cost €2.7 million, will be the latest barrier to go up around Europe.

Farmers and truckers blockading Calais in protest at migrant camp "The Jungle"
# Tractor Protest
# Tractor Protest

Farmers and truckers blockading Calais in protest at migrant camp "The Jungle"

Sep 5th 2016, 10:16 AM 19,010 Views 59 Comments

Around 70 trucks have begun a go-slow on the main motorway into the French port.

Calais migrants sew lips shut in protest against destruction of camp
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Calais migrants sew lips shut in protest against destruction of camp

Mar 4th 2016, 2:15 PM 19,196 Views 142 Comments

Police moved into the camp again yesterday to demolish the make-shift homes the migrants have been living in.

Chaos breaks out as French police try and force refugees out of 'Jungle' camp
# Calais
# Calais

Chaos breaks out as French police try and force refugees out of 'Jungle' camp

Mar 1st 2016, 4:15 PM 15,158 Views 62 Comments

A number of people have been evicted from the southern section of the camp in France over the past two days.

Water cannon used as Jungle camp gets bulldozed
# Calais
# Calais

Water cannon used as Jungle camp gets bulldozed

Feb 29th 2016, 2:27 PM 13,168 Views 77 Comments

Makeshift shacks were destroyed during the bulldozing.

Hundreds to be moved as France to begin bulldozing 'The Jungle' migrant camp
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Hundreds to be moved as France to begin bulldozing 'The Jungle' migrant camp

Feb 26th 2016, 9:10 AM 12,687 Views 81 Comments

Migrants have been offered new accommodation in containers.

Pictures: Inside the surreal world of the migrant 'Jungle' at Calais
# Welcome To The Jungle
# Welcome To The Jungle

Pictures: Inside the surreal world of the migrant 'Jungle' at Calais

Jan 30th 2016, 8:45 AM 19,291 Views 63 Comments

An entire society has sprung up on the outskirts of the French town, with the refugees living there making the most of the little that they have.

Calais port closed after migrants board ferry in bid to reach Britain
# The Jungle
# The Jungle

Calais port closed after migrants board ferry in bid to reach Britain

Jan 24th 2016, 8:41 AM 20,197 Views 65 Comments

It estimated that between 30 and 40 migrants had boarded the Spirit of Britain ferry, operated by P&O.

An Irish woman is bringing music from Calais' 'Jungle' camps to Ireland
# Calais Field Music
# Calais Field Music

An Irish woman is bringing music from Calais' 'Jungle' camps to Ireland

Jan 16th 2016, 10:30 AM 8,745 Views 38 Comments

Money raised from the project will go directly to the performers.

'Devastating and incredible': Irish volunteers on life in the Jungle
# Refugee Crisis
# Refugee Crisis

'Devastating and incredible': Irish volunteers on life in the Jungle

Oct 11th 2015, 9:15 AM 15,673 Views 74 Comments

“You’re in France and within five or six steps you’re walking into a third world country.”

Banksy's theme park taken apart to build refugee shelters
# Dismaland Calais
# Dismaland Calais

Banksy's theme park taken apart to build refugee shelters

Sep 28th 2015, 10:47 AM 17,193 Views 22 Comments

After five weeks and 150,000 visitors, the artist’s take on Disneyland is no more.

The many different routes that migrants are taking to reach western Europe...
# Arduous Journey
# Arduous Journey

The many different routes that migrants are taking to reach western Europe...

Sep 12th 2015, 7:45 AM 12,330 Views 101 Comments

Migrants are travelling huge distances even before they reach the Mediterranean and the harrowing voyage across.

Here's what we can all do to help ease the migrant crisis
# Helping Hand
# Helping Hand

Here's what we can all do to help ease the migrant crisis

Sep 3rd 2015, 5:58 PM 28,714 Views 107 Comments

The human tragedy going on across the Mediterranean at present has shocked one and all, but there are practical ways to help.

Passengers told to listen for 'walking on roof' as migrants cause Channel Tunnel chaos
# Stranded
# Stranded

Passengers told to listen for 'walking on roof' as migrants cause Channel Tunnel chaos

Sep 2nd 2015, 7:20 AM 16,722 Views 85 Comments

“Intruders” were reported on the tracks a Eurostar official said.

Glastonbury's left-behind wellies are being donated to the migrants in Calais
# Bootiful
# Bootiful

Glastonbury's left-behind wellies are being donated to the migrants in Calais

Aug 28th 2015, 9:23 PM 12,439 Views 13 Comments

“The migrants in Calais are living in desperate conditions and we’re very pleased to be able to help support their basic humanitarian needs.”

Britain is planning to jail immigrants who are working illegally
# Tough Line
# Tough Line

Britain is planning to jail immigrants who are working illegally

Aug 25th 2015, 6:07 PM 13,486 Views 78 Comments

Wages earned will also be taken off illegal workers.

"Where is your compassion?" The Daily Express is being slammed for this headline
# Being Christian
# Being Christian

"Where is your compassion?" The Daily Express is being slammed for this headline

Aug 11th 2015, 4:19 PM 19,012 Views 121 Comments

Somehow, ‘Songs of Praise’ is the broadcaster’s most controversial programme right now.

Riot police spray migrants with 'chemical irritant' as hundreds storm Channel Tunnel
# Calais
# Calais

Riot police spray migrants with 'chemical irritant' as hundreds storm Channel Tunnel

Aug 2nd 2015, 11:23 AM 26,385 Views 169 Comments

Britain and France have vowed to do more to end the migrant crisis.

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