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Channel Tunnel delays after migrants storm French side

Fresh disruption was brought to Channel Tunnel services after around 150 migrants tried to storm the terminal in Calais in a bid to board UK-bound freight.

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French police pepper spray strikers in Calais

Video footage apparently shows French police forcibly striking MyFerryLink workers who were blocking a road at Calais.

The police, wearing riot gear, sprayed pepper spray at the strikers who were sat on the ground singing the French national anthem, La Marseillaise.

Around 400 workers are on strike to protest plans by Eurotunnel to sell two of MyFerryLink's three passenger vessels to Denmark's DFDS and convert the third to freight, potentially cutting 600 jobs

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