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San Francisco Chronicle
In Rio's bulldozed —favelas,— echoes of America's shantytownsof the South African capital, Pretoria, sparked riots earlier this year. Many b
In Rio's bulldozed —favelas,— echoes of America's shantytowns
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 11 hours ago
of the South African capital, Pretoria, sparked riots earlier this year. Many bidonvilles in France – most recently in Calais – have been demolished in the name of public safety and order. In 2008, the Rwandan government bulldozed the last... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Strong finish propels Creech to second straight Maine Women’s Amateur titleof the Fox Ridge Golf Club in Auburn took home third with a 233 thanks to the l
Strong finish propels Creech to second straight Maine Women’s Amateur title
Bangor Daily News / Posted 14 hours ago
of the Fox Ridge Golf Club in Auburn took home third with a 233 thanks to the low round of the day, a one-under 72. Calais native Lori Frost, who played in the final group with Creech and Plourde, was fourth at 235 after shooting an 83 on... Read more
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The Jewish Week
Travel: Île de Porquerolles, A French Corner of Paradiseabout moving to paradise. His feelings are complicated. He has developed affect
Travel: Île de Porquerolles, A French Corner of Paradise
The Jewish Week / Posted 18 hours ago
about moving to paradise. His feelings are complicated. He has developed affection for the rubes of remote Nord-Pas-de-Calais, despite what is satirized as an Arctic climate populated by Franco-Neanderthals. The average vacationer, however, is... Read more
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Daily Star
Islamists spit at nudists and threaten them with 'extermination'been a growing problem. German train attack: ISIS flag found in room of Afghan
Islamists spit at nudists and threaten them with 'extermination'
Daily Star / Posted 22 hours ago
been a growing problem. German train attack: ISIS flag found in room of Afghan refugee after sick axe rampage Thought after Brexit we could boot out foreign lags? Think again Migrant hoping to live in UK hacked to death in 'Calais Jungle' bloodb... Read more
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Daily Mail
South Sudan soldiers rape women and girls near UN campof anonymity because they feared reprisals by soldiers if identified. RELATED
South Sudan soldiers rape women and girls near UN camp
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
of anonymity because they feared reprisals by soldiers if identified. RELATED ARTICLES Migrant is hacked to death in the Calais Jungle: 200...Eritrean refugee 'rapes a 79-year-old woman in a CEMETERY in... Share this article A spokeswoman for... Read more
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Wired News
The Makeshift Homes Where Refugees Await Their FatesThe migrant camp in Calais, France, is known as The Jungle. More than 7,000 peo
The Makeshift Homes Where Refugees Await Their Fates
Wired News / Posted yesterday
The migrant camp in Calais, France, is known as The Jungle. More than 7,000 people live on 45 acres not far from the sea. Clean water is limited, and sanitation is poor. Amid the squalor, thousands of shelters dot the landscape, cobbled together with... Read more
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Daily Star
Tubby guys beat living daylights out of each other while drunk during boat racebrawlers on the planet. Catfighting craze sweeping the nation as bikini babes
Tubby guys beat living daylights out of each other while drunk during boat race
Daily Star / Posted yesterday
brawlers on the planet. Catfighting craze sweeping the nation as bikini babes strip down to scrap for cash Furious bloke throws axe at passing car in shocking dashcam clip Migrant hoping to live in UK hacked to death in 'Calais Jungle' blo... Read more
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SKY News
Britain Facing EU Migrant 'Surge', Warn MPsdeep concerns about illegal immigration, pointing out that around 40 illegal mi
Britain Facing EU Migrant 'Surge', Warn MPs
SKY News / Posted yesterday
deep concerns about illegal immigration, pointing out that around 40 illegal migrants a day, mainly from the Jungle camp in Calais, were found in and around Dover at the height of the migration crisis last summer. A third of lorries arriving at the... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Cardinals Face True Super Bowl-or-Bust Season with Big Decisions Loomingfifth in total defense and tied for seventh in scoring defense. It's a defense
Cardinals Face True Super Bowl-or-Bust Season with Big Decisions Looming
Bleacher Report / Posted yesterday
fifth in total defense and tied for seventh in scoring defense. It's a defense bookended in the front by defensive end Calais Campbell and in the back by versatile defensive back Tyrann Mathieu. Both are set to hit free agency after the 2016... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Defending champ takes lead into Maine Women’s Amateur final roundPlay was suspended for over half an hour by a torrential downpour before player
Defending champ takes lead into Maine Women’s Amateur final round
Bangor Daily News / Posted yesterday
Play was suspended for over half an hour by a torrential downpour before players returned to the course. Calais native Lori Frost shot a second straight 76 to pull into third place at six-over-par 152. Cumberland’s Sarah Hansen followed her... Read more
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express
Why we MUST speed up EU exit: New migrant surge on the way ahead of Brexit curbsof whether they knew they were on board. Around 40 illegal migrants a day - ma
Why we MUST speed up EU exit: New migrant surge on the way ahead of Brexit curbs
express / Posted yesterday
of whether they knew they were on board. Around 40 illegal migrants a day - many who started their journeys in the Calais “Jungle” camp - were found in Dover and surrounding areas last summer. The UK’s Border Force and French counterparts... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
How golf helped rescue a Maine woman from heroin addictiontell them this is what she had and this is what she lost and it can happen to t
How golf helped rescue a Maine woman from heroin addiction
Bangor Daily News / Posted yesterday
tell them this is what she had and this is what she lost and it can happen to them. All it takes is one time,” she added. Calais native Lori Frost and Portage Lake’s Liz Coffin said it is nice to have Hand back on the golf course. “It’s great to... Read more
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express
British holidaymakers face more motorway misery as France prepares for 'Black Saturday'congestion on the packed autoroutes. Related articles Revenge for Brexit? Dove
British holidaymakers face more motorway misery as France prepares for 'Black Saturday'
express / Posted yesterday
congestion on the packed autoroutes. Related articles Revenge for Brexit? Dover holiday hell blamed on sore-loser French Calais port chief is 'very ashamed' of Dover delays facing Britons The French highway authority, the CNIR, has published a... Read more
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The Jewish Week
A Mediterranean Idyllabout moving to paradise. His feelings are complicated. He has developed affect
A Mediterranean Idyll
The Jewish Week / Posted yesterday
about moving to paradise. His feelings are complicated. He has developed affection for the rubes of remote Nord-Pas-de-Calais, despite what is satirized as an Arctic climate populated by Franco-Neanderthals. The average vacationer, however, is... Read more
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Daily Mail
Stunning before and after pictures of refugee routeshave not yet made it to their destination of choice and are staying in camps su
Stunning before and after pictures of refugee routes
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
have not yet made it to their destination of choice and are staying in camps such as this one dubbed the Jungle near Calais Refugees, including a small child, are taken ashore at the port of Porto Empedocle in southern Sicily after being... Read more
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express
Another Brexit scare proved WRONG: Northern Irish peace process will NOT be damagedleaves the EU. This follows other Project Fear claims being proven false inclu
Another Brexit scare proved WRONG: Northern Irish peace process will NOT be damaged
express / Posted yesterday
leaves the EU. This follows other Project Fear claims being proven false including ones that the border arrangements at Calais would be ended by the French in revenge for a Brexit vote, that security would be undermined, Britain would struggle... Read more
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International Business Times
Jaguar XF 3.0 V6 Supercharged review: No longer reserved for the golf club public road to the left. I switch the XF back to Eco and automatic, loosen my g
Jaguar XF 3.0 V6 Supercharged review: No longer reserved for the golf club
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
public road to the left. I switch the XF back to Eco and automatic, loosen my grip on the wheel and point the sat-nav towards Calais and home. Back on the empty French toll roads, the Jag settles back into a quiet, comfortable long-distance cru... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Brexit one month on: Which predictions have come true?say they will curb hiring and investment compared to pre-referendum intentions,
Brexit one month on: Which predictions have come true?
Liverpool Echo / Posted yesterday
say they will curb hiring and investment compared to pre-referendum intentions, the report added.5. The refugee camp at Calais would close leading to more illegal immigration to UK, according to Vote Remain and othersThe Jungle refugee camp in... Read more
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Daily Mail
Migrant hacked to death in Calais 'Jungle'Migrant is hacked to death in the Calais Jungle: 200 UK-bound refugees from riv
Migrant hacked to death in Calais 'Jungle'
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
Migrant is hacked to death in the Calais Jungle: 200 UK-bound refugees from rival African and Afghan gangs clash in vicious battle Running battles took place between the rival gangs with 6 badly wounded Man, 37, from Ethiopia was killed in the... Read more
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walesonline
Loving the stranger is a path to a stronger and safer societythan half of last year’s unaccompanied child applicants (51%) were Afghan.The A
Loving the stranger is a path to a stronger and safer society
walesonline / Posted 2 days ago
than half of last year’s unaccompanied child applicants (51%) were Afghan.The Afghan legacyArtwork by migrants from the Calais 'jungle' The UK has a deep understanding of the chaos and danger that defines modern Afghanistan. Many brave... Read more
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Daily Star
Three half-naked women scrap during back seat catfight as cabbie abandons careye former Premier League star Carlos Tevez to solve striker shortage Migrant
Three half-naked women scrap during back seat catfight as cabbie abandons car
Daily Star / Posted 2 days ago
eye former Premier League star Carlos Tevez to solve striker shortage Migrant hoping to live in UK hacked to death in 'Calais Jungle' bloodbath Jets in horrifying near miss at Stansted after blunder from tired ai... Read more
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express
Travel chaos as major lorry fire shuts M6 in both directionshas now reopened, but traffic in both directions is at a standstill with long t
Travel chaos as major lorry fire shuts M6 in both directions
express / Posted 2 days ago
has now reopened, but traffic in both directions is at a standstill with long tailbacks delaying journeys.Related articles Calais port chief is 'very ashamed' of Dover delays facing Britons Two passenger jets came within 700ft of each other The... Read more
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Daily Star
Migrant hoping to live in UK hacked to death in 'Calais Jungle' bloodbathand included citizens from Eritrea and Sudan, as well as Afghanistan. This sto
Migrant hoping to live in UK hacked to death in 'Calais Jungle' bloodbath
Daily Star / Posted 2 days ago
and included citizens from Eritrea and Sudan, as well as Afghanistan. This story comes after aid workers warned that the Calais Jungle was “pressure cooker about to blow”. French authorities had previously begun tearing down cafes and... Read more
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International Business Times
UK and EU countries failing unaccompanied migrant children, says Lords report shoes lie on the floor of the caravan where they live in the refugee camp known
UK and EU countries failing unaccompanied migrant children, says Lords report
International Business Times / Posted 2 days ago
shoes lie on the floor of the caravan where they live in the refugee camp known as 'The Jungle', on 9 May, 2016 in Calais, France. A Lords report finds lone migrant children to be living in 'squalid' and 'deplorable' conditions ~... Read more
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express
MURDER IN CALAIS JUNGLE: Migrant hacked to death and six injured in bloodbath brawl A MIGRANT was hacked to death during a 200-strong gang fight between asylum s
MURDER IN CALAIS JUNGLE: Migrant hacked to death and six injured in bloodbath brawl
express / Posted 2 days ago
A MIGRANT was hacked to death during a 200-strong gang fight between asylum seekers trying to get to Britain at the infamous Calais Jungle camp. One man died and... Read more
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The News and Star
Carlisle foot doctor reveals his Calais relief tripsand a caravan as a makeshift health centre were among the challenges faced by a
Carlisle foot doctor reveals his Calais relief trips
The News and Star / Posted 2 days ago
and a caravan as a makeshift health centre were among the challenges faced by a Carlisle foot doctor who travelled to Calais to care for refugees. Ben Lumley, a podiatrist at Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, is one of five... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Veterans complete Lakeland 50 this weekend as part of their recoveryrelay teams running 87 miles from Marble Arch to Dover, swimming across the Cha
Veterans complete Lakeland 50 this weekend as part of their recovery
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
relay teams running 87 miles from Marble Arch to Dover, swimming across the Channel and then cycling 181 miles from Calais to the Arc de Triomphe. Last year Sean completed the Catterick to Windsor Hero Ride and the Ironman UK in 2014. Sean... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
In Rio's bulldozed —favelas,— echoes of America's shantytownsof the South African capital, Pretoria, sparked riots earlier this year. Many b
In Rio's bulldozed —favelas,— echoes of America's shantytowns
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
of the South African capital, Pretoria, sparked riots earlier this year. Many bidonvilles in France – most recently in Calais – have been demolished in the name of public safety and order. In 2008, the Rwandan government bulldozed the last... Read more
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The St. Augustine Record
History1909, French aviator Louis Bleriot became the first person to fly an airplane a
History
The St. Augustine Record / Posted 2 days ago
1909, French aviator Louis Bleriot became the first person to fly an airplane across the English Channel, traveling from Calais to Dover in 37 minutes. In 1918, the musical revue “The Passing Show of 1918” opened on Broadway, featuring a cast... Read more
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express
France told to ‘get it together’ after terror passport checks cause gridlock nightmareofficers to Dover, despite being warned days in advance that it would be the bu
France told to ‘get it together’ after terror passport checks cause gridlock nightmare
express / Posted 2 days ago
officers to Dover, despite being warned days in advance that it would be the busiest weekend of the year. Even the boss of Calais’s port admitted he was “ashamed” at how the chaos ruined the holidays of 250,000 ferry passengers.Related... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
We're all going on a summer holiday ... eventuallyFrench counterparts after British officials stepped in to help ease the jams.
We're all going on a summer holiday ... eventually
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
French counterparts after British officials stepped in to help ease the jams. Yesterday Xavier Bertrand, president of the Calais area regional council, condemned the queues as "unacceptable" but said they underlined how Brexit would have... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Dover queue concerns raised with France 'days before gridlock'eased on Monday but motorists were warned to expect some disruption for weeks t
Dover queue concerns raised with France 'days before gridlock'
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
eased on Monday but motorists were warned to expect some disruption for weeks to come. The head of the port of Calais said he is "ashamed" about the congestion. Jean-Marc Puissesseau, president of the Cote d'Opale Chamber of Commerce,... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Dover queue concerns raised with France 'days before gridlock'eased on Monday but motorists were warned to expect some disruption for weeks t
Dover queue concerns raised with France 'days before gridlock'
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 2 days ago
eased on Monday but motorists were warned to expect some disruption for weeks to come. The head of the port of Calais said he is "ashamed" about the congestion. Jean-Marc Puissesseau, president of the Cote d'Opale Chamber of Commerce,... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Dover queue concerns raised with France 'days before gridlock'eased on Monday but motorists were warned to expect some disruption for weeks t
Dover queue concerns raised with France 'days before gridlock'
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
eased on Monday but motorists were warned to expect some disruption for weeks to come. The head of the port of Calais said he is "ashamed" about the congestion. Jean-Marc Puissesseau, president of the Cote d'Opale Chamber of Commerce,... Read more
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Northern Echo
Dover queue concerns raised with France 'days before gridlock'eased on Monday but motorists were warned to expect some disruption for weeks t
Dover queue concerns raised with France 'days before gridlock'
Northern Echo / Posted 2 days ago
eased on Monday but motorists were warned to expect some disruption for weeks to come. The head of the port of Calais said he is "ashamed" about the congestion. Jean-Marc Puissesseau, president of the Cote d'Opale Chamber of Commerce,... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Dover queue concerns raised with France 'days before gridlock'eased on Monday but motorists were warned to expect some disruption for weeks t
Dover queue concerns raised with France 'days before gridlock'
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
eased on Monday but motorists were warned to expect some disruption for weeks to come. The head of the port of Calais said he is "ashamed" about the congestion. Jean-Marc Puissesseau, president of the Cote d'Opale Chamber of Commerce,... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Dover queue concerns raised with France 'days before gridlock'eased on Monday but motorists were warned to expect some disruption for weeks t
Dover queue concerns raised with France 'days before gridlock'
Kingston Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
eased on Monday but motorists were warned to expect some disruption for weeks to come. The head of the port of Calais said he is "ashamed" about the congestion. Jean-Marc Puissesseau, president of the Cote d'Opale Chamber of Commerce,... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Dover queue concerns raised with France 'days before gridlock'eased on Monday but motorists were warned to expect some disruption for weeks t
Dover queue concerns raised with France 'days before gridlock'
Oxford Mail / Posted 2 days ago
eased on Monday but motorists were warned to expect some disruption for weeks to come. The head of the port of Calais said he is "ashamed" about the congestion. Jean-Marc Puissesseau, president of the Cote d'Opale Chamber of Commerce,... Read more
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KECI Missoula
July 25stage after only three songs. 1959: The SR-N1, the world's first practical hov
July 25
KECI Missoula / Posted 2 days ago
stage after only three songs. 1959: The SR-N1, the world's first practical hovercraft, crosses the English Channel from Calais to Dover in just over two hours. 1956: The Italian ocean liner Andrea Doria, carrying 1,134 passengers and 572 crew,... Read more
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Streatham Guardian
Dover queue concerns raised with France 'days before gridlock'eased on Monday but motorists were warned to expect some disruption for weeks t
Dover queue concerns raised with France 'days before gridlock'
Streatham Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
eased on Monday but motorists were warned to expect some disruption for weeks to come. The head of the port of Calais said he is "ashamed" about the congestion. Jean-Marc Puissesseau, president of the Cote d'Opale Chamber of Commerce,... Read more
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Bury Times
Dover queue concerns raised with France 'days before gridlock'eased on Monday but motorists were warned to expect some disruption for weeks t
Dover queue concerns raised with France 'days before gridlock'
Bury Times / Posted 2 days ago
eased on Monday but motorists were warned to expect some disruption for weeks to come. The head of the port of Calais said he is "ashamed" about the congestion. Jean-Marc Puissesseau, president of the Cote d'Opale Chamber of Commerce,... Read more
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Gazette
Dover queue concerns raised with France 'days before gridlock'eased on Monday but motorists were warned to expect some disruption for weeks t
Dover queue concerns raised with France 'days before gridlock'
Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
eased on Monday but motorists were warned to expect some disruption for weeks to come. The head of the port of Calais said he is "ashamed" about the congestion. Jean-Marc Puissesseau, president of the Cote d'Opale Chamber of Commerce,... Read more
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guardian-series
Dover queue concerns raised with France 'days before gridlock'eased on Monday but motorists were warned to expect some disruption for weeks t
Dover queue concerns raised with France 'days before gridlock'
guardian-series / Posted 2 days ago
eased on Monday but motorists were warned to expect some disruption for weeks to come. The head of the port of Calais said he is "ashamed" about the congestion. Jean-Marc Puissesseau, president of the Cote d'Opale Chamber of Commerce,... Read more
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Harrow Times
Dover queue concerns raised with France 'days before gridlock'eased on Monday but motorists were warned to expect some disruption for weeks t
Dover queue concerns raised with France 'days before gridlock'
Harrow Times / Posted 2 days ago
eased on Monday but motorists were warned to expect some disruption for weeks to come. The head of the port of Calais said he is "ashamed" about the congestion. Jean-Marc Puissesseau, president of the Cote d'Opale Chamber of Commerce,... Read more
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This is West Country
Dover queue concerns raised with France 'days before gridlock'eased on Monday but motorists were warned to expect some disruption for weeks t
Dover queue concerns raised with France 'days before gridlock'
This is West Country / Posted 2 days ago
eased on Monday but motorists were warned to expect some disruption for weeks to come. The head of the port of Calais said he is "ashamed" about the congestion. Jean-Marc Puissesseau, president of the Cote d'Opale Chamber of Commerce,... Read more
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Gazette News
Dover queue concerns raised with France 'days before gridlock'eased on Monday but motorists were warned to expect some disruption for weeks t
Dover queue concerns raised with France 'days before gridlock'
Gazette News / Posted 2 days ago
eased on Monday but motorists were warned to expect some disruption for weeks to come. The head of the port of Calais said he is "ashamed" about the congestion. Jean-Marc Puissesseau, president of the Cote d'Opale Chamber of Commerce,... Read more
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Bolton News
Dover queue concerns raised with France 'days before gridlock'eased on Monday but motorists were warned to expect some disruption for weeks t
Dover queue concerns raised with France 'days before gridlock'
Bolton News / Posted 2 days ago
eased on Monday but motorists were warned to expect some disruption for weeks to come. The head of the port of Calais said he is "ashamed" about the congestion. Jean-Marc Puissesseau, president of the Cote d'Opale Chamber of Commerce,... Read more
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walesonline
Dover delays have left the Calais Port chief feeling ashamedThe huge delays at Dover have left the he head of the port of Calais saying he
Dover delays have left the Calais Port chief feeling ashamed
walesonline / Posted 2 days ago
The huge delays at Dover have left the he head of the port of Calais saying he is "ashamed". Jean-Marc Puissesseau, president of the Cote d'Opale Chamber of Commerce, which runs the port of Calais, insisted he would complain to the French... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Dover queue concerns raised with France 'days before gridlock'eased on Monday but motorists were warned to expect some disruption for weeks t
Dover queue concerns raised with France 'days before gridlock'
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
eased on Monday but motorists were warned to expect some disruption for weeks to come. The head of the port of Calais said he is "ashamed" about the congestion. Jean-Marc Puissesseau, president of the Cote d'Opale Chamber of Commerce,... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Dover queue concerns raised with France 'days before gridlock'eased on Monday but motorists were warned to expect some disruption for weeks t
Dover queue concerns raised with France 'days before gridlock'
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 2 days ago
eased on Monday but motorists were warned to expect some disruption for weeks to come. The head of the port of Calais said he is "ashamed" about the congestion. Jean-Marc Puissesseau, president of the Cote d'Opale Chamber of Commerce,... Read more
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