Police `foil 1,000 bids` from Calais migrants to reach Britain

French authorities faced more than 1,000 attempts by migrants camped out in the port of Calais to reach the Channel tunnel overnight, police sources told AFP Friday.

Migrant disruption leaves truckers queuing to leave UK

Truck drivers stuck in Britain waiting to cross into mainland Europe vented their frustration Thursday at their marathon ordeal caused by the migrant crisis on the French side of the Channel.

Migrants throng near Channel Tunnel for third night in a row
Migrants throng near Channel Tunnel for third night in a row

An additional 120 French police officers were sent to the terminal yesterday.

France to boost ties with sanction-free Iran

 Iran and France will deepen bilateral political and economic relations in the "near future", once the historic nuclear agreement is implemented, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius and his Iranian counterpart Mohamad Javad Zarif said on Wednesday.

France sends 120 extra police to secure Eurotunnel: Minister
France sends 120 extra police to secure Eurotunnel: Minister

 France`s interior minister said Wednesday that 120 additional police officers would be sent to Calais to secure the Eurotunnel site from migrants desperately trying to reach Britain.

Eurotunnel says blocked over 37,000 migrants since January

 Eurotunnel said Wednesday it had blocked over 37,000 migrants trying to enter its French premises and make their way to Britain since January and spent 13 million euros ($14 million) on boosting security.

Calais migrant situation `very concerning`: Cameron
Calais migrant situation `very concerning`: Cameron

British Prime Minister David Cameron on Wednesday expressed concern over an attempt by an estimated 2,000 migrants to enter Britain from the French port town of Calais via the Eurotunnel.

More than 2,000 migrants tried to enter Channel Tunnel in France

More than 2,000 migrants tried to enter the Channel Tunnel in an attempt to reach Britain from France, French authorities said on Tuesday.

Omega-3 fatty acids good for cancer patients: Study

Adding omega-3 fatty acids to the anti-tumour medications may improve treatment response and quality of life for cancer patients, says a study.

Britain's Lord John Sewel resigns after cocaine and prostitutes scandal

A British peer who was in charge of lawmakers` ethics quit the House of Lords on Tuesday after allegedly snorting cocaine off a prostitute`s breasts, fuelling calls for reform of the unelected upper chamber.

Bobbies may no longer respond to thefts: UK police chief warns

 Amid severe budget cuts and changing nature of crimes, the British public should no longer expect police officers to turn up at their door if they are burgled, UK's most senior policewoman warned today.

Cavorting, snorting British peer quits House of Lords

A senior British peer said on Tuesday he was leaving the House of Lords, Britain`s unelected upper parliamentary chamber, after a newspaper published a video which it said showed him using cocaine and cavorting with prostitutes.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi to visit Britain this year, confirms David Cameron

British Prime Minister David Cameron has confirmed that his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi will be visiting Britain later this year.

Britain reports two suspected MERS cases

 The Manchester Royal Infirmary has confirmed that its accident and emergency department (A&E) was temporarily shut down while two suspected cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) were being investigated.

Indonesia, Britain to step up efforts to fight Islamic State

 Indonesia and Britain agreed today to step up joint efforts to fight terrorism and the Islamic State group.

West Bengal and Britain sign 21 MoUs

 West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee-led delegation to the UK today clinched 21 MoUs with the UK in the fields of industry, health, education and urban development.

British lord exposed in `drugs and prostitutes` romp

A senior member of Britain`s House of Lords responsible for upholding standards was facing calls to quit the chamber Monday after he was filmed allegedly snorting drugs off a prostitute`s breasts.

Britain`s Osborne pushes EU reform in Paris

 Britain`s finance minister was Monday to push the case for European Union reform as he kicked off a European roadshow with a trip to Paris amid reports London could hold its referendum on EU membership next year.

Britain sets sights on militants who use rape as weapon of war

  Breaking the culture of impunity for militant groups such as Islamic State which use rape as a weapon of war is the priority for Britain`s new special representative on preventing sexual violence in conflict.

UK's Cameron in southeast Asia visit to talk trade, Islamist extremism

British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Sunday he wanted to use a four-day trade mission to southeast Asia to spur lucrative business deals and to forge new political alliances to counter Islamist extremism.