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10th Dec 2016

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Calais mayor tries to stop migrant wall

Calais mayor Natacha Bouchart ordered work to stop on the construction of a wall to prevent migrants from crossing the Channel to the UK on Monday. But the French government overruled her, and the work is continuing. Bouchart said the wall, financed by the UK, was not needed after the government said it would dismantle the camp, where up to 10,000 migrants live.

News in Brief

  1. Council of Europe critical of Turkey emergency laws
  2. Italian opposition presses for anti-euro referendum
  3. Danish MP wants warning shots fired to deter migrants
  4. Defected Turkish officers to remain in Greece
  5. Most child asylum seekers are adults, says Denmark
  6. No school for children of 'illegal' migrants, says Le Pen
  7. Ombudsman slams EU Commission on tobacco lobbying
  8. McDonald's moves fiscal HQ to UK following tax probe

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