Lily Allen apologises ‘on behalf of UK’ over ‘Jungle’ camp
Singer Lily Allen has apologised “on behalf of my country” after seeing the squalid conditions refugees are languishing in at the Calais camp known as the Jungle.
She broke down in tears at one point during a meeting with a 13-year-old boy from Afghanistan, who has risked his life trying to board UK-bound lorries.
The teenager, who says his father lives in Birmingham, has been camped at the Jungle on the edge of the northern French port city for two months.
During their meeting, Allen told him: “It just seems that at three different intervals in this young boy’s life, the English in... read more
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