Category: France


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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Another 42 migrants intercepted by UK border patrol

Police have intercepted a total of 42 migrants on the weekend of 11 May 2019 as they crossed the English Channel to enter the UK...
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A small rural town in France is integrating asylum seekers

Ferrette, a small town of just 800 people in eastern France, has opened its doors to asylum seekers, who now represent 10 per...
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French mayors call for more accommodation for asylum seekers

The mayors of 13 French cities have written an open letter to the government calling for more accommodation for asylum seekers....
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