Cross-Channel travellers warned as lorry drivers join Calais camp protest

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    Cross-Channel travellers have been warned to expect disruption on Monday with lorry drivers set to join a protest calling for a section of the refugee Jungle camp in Calais to be destroyed.

    Shopkeepers, police, unionists and farmers are set to join hauliers in the northern French town after talks with politicians on a potential timetable for the camp's destruction failed to satisfy the protest organisers.

    http://www.itv.com/news/update/2016...ed-as-lorry-drivers-join-calais-camp-protest/
     
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    What Ned's to happen is French army See's any one within a100 meters of the road that soot a few should solve the problem
    Bill
     
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    I may agree Bill but couldn't possibly say so.. ;)
     
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    What's happening on Tuesday , that's what I'm more interested in.
     
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    Oh well, supposed to be on EuroTunnel from Calais to UK at 07:50 on Monday morning. We'll go well stocked with supplies and see what happens. No use getting stressed about it; we'll sit and wait until we can get to EuroTunnel

    Anyone know how to get to the EuroTunnel check-in from City Europe without using the A16?

    Mike
     
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    Don't think there's any other way:(
     
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    Thanks Chaser, I couldn't find a way on the map either. We'll keep our fingers crossed for a trouble free approach.
     
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    And early hours of wed morning,,,BUSBY,,
     
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    Take some wire cutters and it's only 10 yards from CE :)
     
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    No chance Bill. Their all running in Rio. (y)
     
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    But because its not legal it can't happen. You have to remember we live in 2016,,and thank goodness we do.If you were an Afghan or Gambian the one that was shot could be your son. Just be grateful you were born where you were,,,I am,,BUSBY,,
     
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    Wife reports of trouble at Calais with rocks & logs being thrown to stop vehicles so that they can climb on. Bloody injuries etc. Anyone else seen any reports like this or seen any evidence. Supposedly near the port as opposed to Eurotunnel but they're not too far from either as far as I can see.
     
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    Cheers Jim, wasn't criticiseing, just puzzled to why it doesn't work, yes this one does, cheers(y)
     
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    Setting aside the point of refugee v economic migrant for a moment, surely if people are committing acts of violence such as using Molotov cocktails and throwing stones at windscreens then the French authorities should be acting to prevent them.
     
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