Category: France


Migrant freezes to death in French Alps

A young migrant who was found unconscious on the side of the road in the French Alps has died of heart attack and hypothermia,...
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Police clear informal migrant camps in Paris

French police evacuated over 1,000 migrants living in four makeshift camps in northern Paris in the last 10 days of January 2019,...
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Unprecedented peak in attempted English Channel crossings

France and the United Kingdom have expanded their border control operations following a sudden rise in the number of irregular...
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UK returns irregular migrants to France

British authorities have begun returning irregular migrants arriving in the UK to France. The first group of migrants, who...
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UN Child Rights Convention broken daily in Calais, says aid group.

Siddique (not his real name) is a 14-year-old Afghan migrant who camps out in a woodland clearing in Calais, northern France....
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It is over for the Aquarius

It is now official. After being detained for several months at the port of Marseille, waiting for a flag, the Aquarius will not...
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Conditions worsen in Calais as police perform 20 clearances every week

French authorities have ramped up their efforts to clear the makeshift refugee camps in Calais, carrying out around 20 eviction...
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France will follow tough but humane immigration policy

Newly-appointed French interior minister Christophe Castaner said France will not act as an appeal court for asylum seekers. In...
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French police clear Iraqi Kurdish migrants from a makeshift camp

French police have cleared 500 migrants, about 95 per cent of whom were Iraqi Kurds, from a makeshift camp near the French port...
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