Port of Caen: Another Ferry Delayed this Afternoon

After the Mont-Saint-Michel this morning the Normandie should be delayed in the afternoon, due to the movement of dockworkers at Caen. This morning the Brittany Ferries boat, the Mont-Saint-Michel departed from the port of Caen-Ouistreham two hours behind schedule. The dockers protests also disrupts departures this afternoon. The boat, Normandie will leave around 6.30 pm instead …

Events in Calais, 2000 People Protest to Support Migrants

English, French, Belgians, Italians … About 2000 people demonstrated Saturday afternoon in Calais (Pas-de-Calais) to support the camp of migrants “Jungle”. These protesters demanding “reception conditions worthy”.  Politicians  have also participated in this event, including the former far-left candidate for president Philippe Poutou (NPA). Health emergency “There are humanitarian emergency. We must offer a welcome …

Secure Lorry Park for Calais Planned

Secure zone will hold 230 vehicles A new “secure zone”  which will holdup to 230 vehicles is to be built in Calais in an attempt to stop migrants boarding lorries bound for the UK. This new secure area is hoped that it will provide protection for lorries and their drivers, without the worry of migrants …