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Calais blockade – drivers will be target for migrant attacks

Calais blockade drivers will be target for migrant attacks

Today’s planned blockade of the major routes in and out of Calais will make drivers a sitting target for migrant attacks, warns the Freight Transport Association (FTA). Organised by French transport operators, local businesses and agricultural workers from the area, the protest involving at least 60 trucks and over 100 …

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FTA says UK border controls must remain in Calais

FTA says UK border controls must remain in Calais

As talks between Home Secretary Amber Rudd and her French counterpart Bernard Cazeneuve get underway in Paris, the Freight Transport Association (FTA) has re-stated its concern that UK border controls should remain in Calais. Under the Le Touquet agreement established in 2003, Britain can carry out checks in Calais to …

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