French port city of Calais prepares for no-deal Brexit

9 Feb

Nearly 2 million lorries pass through the port of Calais every year. It is a vital supply route between continental Europe and the UK, and consequently the prospect of no deal Brexit is taken very seriously there. Planning started nearly a year ago, an…

French police move in to clear ‘Yellow Vest’ blockades

19 Dec

French police have this week worked to clear the last of the country’s “Yellow Vest” road blockades as President Emmanuel Macron looks to turn the page on more than a month of often violent anti-government protests. FRANCE 24’s Claire Paccalin and Kari…