'Jungle' migrant camp in France to be cleared Monday

Migrants and refugees gather at the entrance of the 'Jungle' migrant camp in Calais, northern FranceThe “Jungle” migrant camp on France’s northern coast will be cleared of its residents on Monday before being demolished, authorities said Friday. Migrants at the camp in the ferry port of Calais will begin boarding 145 buses at 8:00 am (0600 GMT) Monday to take them to nearly 300 temporary accommodation centres dotted round France. The camp has strained relations between France and Britain, the country most of its residents are trying to reach.

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