Teen migrants head to UK as French court upholds 'Jungle' closure



France transferred another dozen mostly Afghan teenagers to Britain on Tuesday as efforts to rehouse the most vulnerable migrants of the "Jungle" camp in northern France accelerated ahead of its demolition.
The departures, which still amount to a small portion of an estimated 1,000 youngsters unaccompanied by adult family members, came as a court rejected a request by 11 charities that the closure of the Jungle be postponed.
A first busload of children arrived in Britain on Monday from the "Jungle" camp near the French port of Calais as the British government started to... read more

 
18 October 2016 in World News, Views: 39
Source: Reuters
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