After bulldozers razed the Calais refugee camp, its inhabitants were taken to other parts of France, where authorities will consider their asylum applications. DW has visited a shelter in Bordeaux to find out how the evacuees are faring.
Almost 6,000 refugees have been removed from the “Jungle” camp in Calais and distributed all over France. The town of Talence near Bordeaux has given a friendly welcome to one small group billeted there temporarily.
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.
Oxfam has claimed French police have cut the shoe soles of migrant minors, altered their age on documents and forced them back to Italy. The report comes as Italy and France exchange harsh words over migrants.
With the former "Balkan route" closed, more and more refugees are trying to make their way into the EU via Bosnia, where many end up stuck in a muddy tent city. Amir Puric reports from Velika Kladusa.
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