A French processing company is in the spotlight over the horsemeat scandal that's sweeping Europe. The government in Paris has accused a firm called Spanghero of knowingly selling horsemeat as beef. The company denies the allegation.
France's north-eastern port of Calais is the country's gateway to the United Kingdom. As such, it's long been a magnet for migrants, and has become a key battleground ahead of next year's presidential campaign.
French President Francois Hollande has said 9,000 places are to be created around the country for migrants living in Calais. In a TV interview, he said the 'Jungle' camp would be dismantled.
The French interior minister expressed anger with Belgium after Belgian police were caught driving migrants into France. Officers said they were bringing the people "in the direction they wanted to go."
Police are evacuating a makeshift camp in northern Paris where more than 1,500 migrants have been living in unsanitary conditions. Many refugees arrive in France hoping to eventually make the crossing to Britain.
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