Calais 'Jungle' camp could be bulldozed before the end of THIS month
The sprawling slum near the town’s ferry port is used as a stepping stone for illegal immigrants attempting to sneak aboard lorries and ferries to the UK.
An estimated 50 migrants a day make it into Britain, with hundreds more arriving every week from Africa and Asia.
President Francois Hollande announced during a visit to Calais last week that the camp would be dismantled by the end of the year.
Now a Calais regional government official has added: “It is likely the bulldozers will move in before the end of October.
“The numbers in the camp are already dropping slightly in anticipation of... read more
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