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Three lifeboats launched after fire breaks out on ferry in Channel
Irish Ferries says all passengers and crew are accounted for after flames discovered in engine room

Nadeem Badshah

03, Mar, 2023 @10:57 PM

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Refugee charity rejects Tory vice-chair’s claim they are ‘just as bad as people-smugglers’
Care4Calais says it offers refugees aid and dignity and does not want them to cross Channel by dangerous means

Nadeem Badshah

18, Feb, 2023 @11:56 PM

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Children returning from school trips delayed for six hours amid Calais strikes
Home Office rejects suggestions strikes by Border Force staff in Calais, Dunkirk, Dover and Coquelles impacting wait times

Nadeem Badshah

18, Feb, 2023 @11:17 PM

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If you ever doubt the hateful effects of Tory migrant policy, go to Calais and see what I’ve seen | Jeremy Corbyn
The French create the terror and squalor in refugee camps – and UK ministers pay them to do it, says former Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn

Jeremy Corbyn

21, Jan, 2023 @12:00 PM

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A year after 27 drowned crossing the channel, migrants still suffer in Calais
Asylum-seekers sleep rough, forge friendships and withstand harassment from police as they seek passage to the UK

Dan Sabbagh in Calais. Photographs by Abdulmonam Eassa

24, Nov, 2022 @7:00 AM

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P&O Ferries suspends passenger services across Channel over Easter
Suspension of Dover-Calais sailings adds to wider travel disruption across UK on bank holiday weekend

Kalyeena Makortoff

14, Apr, 2022 @8:34 AM

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Gove bids to end Ukrainian refugee chaos with £350 ‘cash for rooms’ offer
Patel humiliated after fortnight of failure, while experts warn the accommodation scheme carries risks

Toby Helm Political editor and Mark Townsend Home affairs editor

12, Mar, 2022 @10:30 PM

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‘We just want to be safe’: visa waits and frustration of Ukrainians in Calais
Refugees describe bureaucratic hurdles and uncertainty after exhausting journeys across Europe

Amelia Gentleman in Calais

10, Mar, 2022 @6:50 PM

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Ukrainians denied entry to UK despite being eligible for visa
British citizens trying to bring their families to the UK are grappling bureaucracy in Paris despite new visa rules

Diane Taylor

28, Feb, 2022 @3:11 PM

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Afghans risk dying in freezing temperatures in Calais, charities warn
People who fled Taliban are starting to arrive in northern France in hope of reaching UK

Diane Taylor

10, Jan, 2022 @1:30 PM

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Channel crossing tragedy: Priti Patel offers joint patrols with France – as it happened
UK home secretary addressed Commons after 27 people – including at least one pregnant woman and three children - drown off UK coast

Sarah Marsh (now); Damien Gayle , Samantha Lock, Tom Ambrose and Caroline Davies (earlier)

25, Nov, 2021 @5:22 PM

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Choose Love cutting back Calais funding shows the limits of celebrity philanthropy | Daniel Trilling
Blame not the rich and famous for their charity efforts – but governments for refusing to provide basic aid, says writer Daniel Trilling

Daniel Trilling

22, Nov, 2021 @8:00 AM

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