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On the brink: the first of our exclusive reports

Volunteers from the West are preparing to spend their Christmas at a refugee camp in Northern France, giving out life-saving aid, donated from our region.

Our cameras were given exclusive access to the camp before the authorities there started refusing.

In the first of our exclusive reports, our Correspondent Richard Payne travels to the Grande Synthe Camp near Dunkirk with the Bristol Volunteers helping those on the Brink.

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Somerset school under fire for cancelling trips to Europe over terrorism fears

A school in Somerset has come under fire from parents after cancelling trips to France and Germany next July because of the risk of terrorism on the continent.

Kingsmead School in Wiveliscombe was due to take 60 eleven and twelve year olds on the annual trip to help them learn French and German.

They're now looking for an alternative in England. Our Somerset correspondent, David Woodland, has this exclusive report.


Banksy brings art to the 'Jungle'

Artist Banksy has left his mark on the so-called Credit: Banksy

Banksy has left his mark on the 'Jungle' in Calais, where migrants and refugees are camped out in squalid conditions.

A portrait of Apple founder Steve Jobs in the artist's distinct spray-paint style has appeared on a bridge in the camp.

It appeared as infrastructure from Banksy's 'Dismaland' parody theme park was moved from its original spot in Weston-super-Mare to the Calais camp.

Theme park staff have been constructing emergency housing in Calais as part of the Dismal Aid project.

Steve Jobs artwork by Banksy Credit: ITV News
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