Eyewitnesses say workers have started to tear down unoccupied tents and shacks. The work has begun by hand to avoid inflaming tensions.
French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said 1,918 people had been processed and sent to 80 centres around France by Monday evening.
The first buses have left the camp on France's northern coast, taking migrants to other centres in France as the authorities prepare to begin demolition work.
A week before the evacuation of the Calais 'Jungle' camp, Britain started taking in some of the 1,300 unaccompanied children and youths there.
Hundreds of people are expected to be moved to centres for asylum seekers elsewhere in France as the authorities prepare to dismantle the camp.
Libya and Italy are reportedly close to a deal aimed at curbing the number of migrants and refugees crossing the Mediterranean.
A French court has rejected an attempt by a group of charities to block the imminent closure of the so-called “jungle” migrant camp in Calais.
The German chancellor is on the second leg of a three-country African tour which started in Mali and will finish in Ethiopia.
The EU-Turkey deal to stop the flow of refugees into Europe has turned the Greek island of Lesbos into a floating detention centre.
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A major rescue operation took place off the Libyan coast and included the rescue dozens of people travelling on a wooden boat that had departed from Sabratha.
A flagship EU policy to relocate migrants from Greece and Italy appears to have flopped.
Monitoring the Mediterranean to save the lives of drifting refugees is currently a hit-and-miss affair, needing an expensive armada of vessels to ensure lives are saved. But there are never enough shi
One year after a fence went up on the Hungarian-Serbian border to stop the flow of migrants, flash mobs have turned out in Budapest.
It seems nowhere is safe for Afghans trying to flee renewed fighting, neither at home not in any of the neighbouring states. So many are heading for Europe in increasing numbers, yet find themselves b
War in Syria means EU asylum applications from there are a priority, but people from other highly dangerous places are being sent back home when their applications eventually fail after long months wa
Foreign Ministers and high-ranking officials from Mediterranean countries have met in Greece to search for solutions to the migrant crisis.
New figures from the International Organization for Migration (IOM) show that fewer people are crossing the Mediterranean Sea, but more are perishing on the crossing to…
Across the globe there are some 50 million displaced children, according to a new UNICEF report.
French authorities plan to dismantle the so-called Calais Jungle camp – home to thousands of migrants fleeing war or poverty in the Middle East, Africa and Asia.
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees has said that 2016 has been the worst year so far for migrant deaths on the anniversary of the death of Aylan Kurdi.
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has declared he would offer no amnesty to anyone who is in the United States illegally.
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