French police are evacuating at least 900 migrants from a gym and a nearby tent camp near the English Channel, citing concerns over security and hygiene.
More migrants have been rescued off the Kent coast as the wave of people trying to cross the Channel from France in small boats continues.
There is a “direct correlation” between a spike in the number of migrants trying to cross the Channel and large-scale evictions of camps in France, aid workers have claimed.
French inventor Franky Zapata will try again to traverse the English Channel on a flying board after his first attempt failed at the halfway mark.
More than 20 suspected illegal immigrants have been detained after crossing the English Channel.