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The "new jungle", a field where migrants and asylum seekers stay in Calais
03/10/2015 - FRANCE - UNIted kingdom

Channel Tunnel reopens after migrant incursion

Traffic through the Channel Tunnel gradually resumed on Saturday morning after being suspended because over 100 migrants penetrated the complex from the French side.
Kenya's deputy president William Ruto says he wants to bring in new laws to crack down on Kenyan drugs cheats.
02/10/2015 - athletics

Two Kenyan athletes banned over doping offences

Two Kenyan athletes have been suspended for taking illicit drugs, the country's athletics federation announced on Friday.
Migrants in the makeshift camp called "The New Jungle" in Calais in August
24/09/2015 - FRANCE - United kingdom - Eritrea - SUDAN

Young African migrant killed in Channel tunnel

A young African was killed by a freight train near the entrance of the Channel tunnel in the port of Calais overnight, French officials announced Thusday.
Andy Murray won two singles matches and teamed up with his brother, Jamie, for the doubles during the three day tie against Australia.
21/09/2015 - tennis

Belgium and Britain reach Davis Cup final

The unlikeliest protagonists will contest the Davis Cup final in November.
Andy Murray teamed up with brother Jamie for the doubles in Britain's Davis Cup tie against Australia.
20/09/2015 - tennis

Murrays give Britain edge over Australia in Davis Cup

Britain have a 2-1 advantage over Australia in the Davis Cup semi-final. Andy and Jamie Murray were the heroes for the British. 

Damaged buildings are pictured during a sandstorm in the Douma neighbourhood of Damascus, Syria, 7 September 2015.
11/09/2015 - France - Syria

France may launch strikes in Syria 'in self defence': Fabius

If France launches air strikes on Islamic State targets in Syria, it would take place “under Article 51 of the United Nations Charter, in other words, in self-defence”, French Foreign ...
The Paris ring road
29/08/2015 - FRANCE

Gridlock on French motorways as holidays end, travellers blockade

There were over 300 kilometres of traffic jams on French roads on Saturday as holidaymakers headed home to Paris and to the Channel ports.
French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve (L) and his Britain's Theresa May  on an overpass near the Eurotunnel entrance in Calais
20/08/2015 - FRANCE - UNIted kingdom

May, Cazeneuve in Calais to agree British-French migrant command and control centre

British police are to be stationed in Calais at a "command and control centre" that the two countries will set up to prevent migrants crossing the Channel to the UK.

Jose Mourinho
17/08/2015 - Football

Chelsea smashed by Manchester City

Sergio Aguero, Vincent Kompany and Fernandinho scored as Manchester City crushed Chelsea 3-0 on Sunday to establish a five-point advantage over the champions in the Premier League table.

12/08/2015 - France

Plenty of bread in Paris: French media deny reports of 'baguette crisis'

French media were quick to discredit a British press report that Parisians are having trouble finding bread during the month of August.