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More than a thousand child migrants leave former camp near Calais

Hundreds of children who lived in a former migrant camp near the French port city of Calais left the area by bus Wednesday as part of a government plan to transport them to reception centres around the country.

Last shelters at former migrant camp near Calais razed

The last makeshift structures of the former migrant camp known as the "Jungle" near the northern French port city of Calais were razed on Monday, regional authorities said.

Isolated fires as demolition crews raze remains of "Jungle" camp

French firefighters doused a series of small blazes Friday morning at the site of a now-empty migrant camp near the northern port city of Calais.

Bulldozers converge on charred remains of Calais migrant camp

Smoke rose over the remains of the charred migrant camp near the northern port city of Calais on Thursday, as most of the people who lived there left to seek another fate.

Some migrants return to Calais camp as France says evacuation over

Dozens of migrants spilled back into the camp known as the "Jungle" near the northern French port city of Calais onThursday, as authorities declared the evacuation operation wasover.

Calais migrant camp empty, as official announces "end of the Jungle"

All the migrants at a camp near the northern French port city of Calais have left, the official heading the Pas de Calais administration said Wednesday.

Multiple fires in Calais migrant camp as evacuation proceeds

Multiple fires were set off overnight at a migrant camp near the northern port city of Calais, as a week-long government operation to evacuate the "Jungle" camp and dismantle the makeshift shelters continued Wednesday.

France crews begin clearing encampments as migrants leave Calais

French crews began disassembling makeshift shelters Tuesday, removing tarpaulins and scrap materials that made up the so-called "Jungle" migrant camp near Calais.

Over 2,000 leave migrant camp near Calais on first day of clearing

French authorities started the process of clearing thousands of migrants from a makeshift camp near the northern city of Calais on Monday, with hundreds of people lining up to be registered and driven to accommodation centres throughout the country.

France starts emptying migrant camp near Calais

French authorities started the process of clearing thousands of migrants from a makeshift camp near the northern city of Calais on Monday, with hundreds of people lining up to be registered and driven to accommodation centres throughout the country.

Violence breaks out ahead of planned clearing of Calais refugee camp

Flashes of unrest were reported Sunday as residents of the "Jungle," Calais's infamous refugee camp, lashed out at government preparations to shut down the sprawling settlement in northern France.

French, British ministers agree to cooperate on migrant children

France and Britain will work together to reunite migrant children with their families across the English Channel, interior ministers for the two countries said Monday as France prepares to dismantle the makeshift encampments that have burgeoned near Calais.

French police shut down pro-migrant protest near migrant "jungle"

A banned demonstration near a migrant camp in Calais on Saturday left three police officers and a journalist lightly wounded, a news report said.

Hollande sharpens approach to "unacceptable" migrant camps in Calais

Makeshift migrant camps that are housing thousands of people near the northern French port city of Calais will be "definitively" dismantled, President Francois Hollande vowed Monday during a visit to the region.

France to evacuate Calais camp, resettle migrants

The controversial migrant camp in the northern French city of Calais is to be dismantled and its inhabitants redistributed to migrant reception centres around France, French media reported Tuesday.

French lorry drivers block roadway in protest to Calais migrant camp

French lorry drivers began a blockade of a major roadway leading to the port of Calais on Monday, demanding that shanty towns housing refugees in the area be removed.

Man from Ethiopia killed during clashes between migrants in France

A man from Ethiopia was killed after two brawls broke out near a migrant camp close to the northern French city of Calais early Tuesday, local officials said.

French authorities clearing part of Calais migrant camp

French authorities are working to clear the southern part of a migrant camp near the port city of Calais, looking to complete an expulsion order affecting 800-1,000 people by Tuesday evening.