Calais

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a town in northern France on the Strait of Dover that serves as a ferry port to England

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James Bettridge was stopped by Border Force ocers at the Eastern Docks in Dover, Kent, after arriving on a ferry from Calais, France, last August.
The trio are among an estimated 1,300 migrants from Africa, Asia and the Middle East--including an unknown number of Iranians--currently living rough in Calais, France, in the hope of making their way across the English Channel to Britain.
He was held at the outbound tourist controls as he attempted to board the train for Calais, France.
My grandfather was a lace worker in Calais, France many year ago.
Prior to joining Marriott in 2005, Vanthier had developed her human resources experience in senior leadership roles at the NH Hotel Brussels, Millennium Copthorne Hotel Calais, France and Hotel Metropole Brussels.
Best for a day trip Calais Plage, Calais, France Here's perhaps the most underrated beach in all of Europe - and it's virtually on our doorstep.
On an industrial structure from Wanne-Eickel, Germany, in an image from 1998, an emblem of crossed hammers attests to the labor once carried out therein; a structure in Calais, France, photographed in 1995, bears the graffito NON AUX L', as if its author had been cut off midscrawl; a sign marked HALT in a picture from 1982 appears pinned to a Ruhrgebiet facade.
The foreign nationals - four Afghans, four Iranians, one Palestinian and one Iraqi - were discovered on a lorry in Calais, France.
From Greenwich, he and his companions will cycle to the southern English port of Dover before boarding a ferry to Calais, France.
The swim will start in Dover, England and if successful, finish on the beaches near Calais, France.
Tesco has made 80 people redundant at its Tesco Vins Plus store in Calais, France, following its closure at the end of July and a lengthy consultation with employees.
22 miles: Length of Rossy's flight from Dover, England to Calais, France
The Allies had to ensure that none of the plan was released--above all, the desire to fool the Germans into thinking that Pas de Calais, France, was the main target as opposed to the real target, Normandy, France.
British shopper David Thomas from Kent fills his trolley with cheap wine and beer at Eastenders in Calais, France
Katherine Mearman, 25, set off from Shakespeare Beach, Dover, on Saturday morning and arrived at Wissant, near Calais, France, 12 hours and 54 minutes later after swimming more than 25 miles.