Category: France


Pregnant woman among over 31 irregular migrants rescued in English Channel

Thirty-one migrants, including a pregnant woman and two young children, came into difficulty while attempting to cross the...
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“You pass or you die”: Migrants in Calais risk their lives to reach the United Kingdom

Migrants in the French port city Calais said that constant police presence, falling temperatures and worsening living conditions...
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Police evacuate around 1,600 migrants from makeshift camps in Paris

Almost 600 police officers were deployed to evacuate over 1,600 people from two makeshift migrant camps in northern Paris on 7...
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Largest group of irregular migrants intercepted while trying to cross the English Channel

A group of 86 irregular migrants have been intercepted while trying to cross the English Channel to the UK on 10 September 2019,...
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Migrants battle extreme temperatures in as record heatwave hits France

A record heatwave of over 40 degrees Celsius hit France at the start of its summer season in June 2019, leaving vulnerable...
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At least 300 migrant camps dismantled in northern France in 2019

Hundreds of police operations have been launched in 2019 to clear makeshift refugee camps in northern France, said charity...
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Two French men jailed for helping migrants cross the English Channel

Two French men have been sentenced to prison for helping irregular migrants to cross the English Channel. The first of the two...
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Hundreds of migrants protest deportations in an airport terminal in Paris

Hundreds of irregular migrants gathered at the airport of the French capital Paris, to protest the deportation of other irregular...
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French coast guard intercepts nine migrants attempting to cross the English Channel

On Sunday 19 May, the French coast guard intercepted a small boat attempting to cross the English Channel with nine migrants on...
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