For centuries, the millenium-old city was Britain's main transatlantic port and became rich through trade. Now a whole new waterfront has emerged: the so-called "Floating Harbour."
French car group PSA has put industry veteran Stephen Norman in charge of managing a turnaround for its Opel/Vauxhall operations in Britain and Ireland, saying key to the brand's survival is a pick-up in UK sales.
A newspaper report said Oxfam staff paid prostitutes for sex while on a mission to help 2010 earthquake victims. The British charity says it dismissed four employees following an internal investigation.
A dozen fishing boats blocked the narrow shipping channel into Calais, halting shipping movements at France's busiest passenger port. The fishermen are upset with losses caused by electric pulse fishing.
French President Emmanuel Macron says France wants more money from the UK and to negotiate a better police cooperation to handle the migrants in Calais. He made the comments during a visit to the French port town.
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