The immigration chief in Calais has said the UK has created "a magnet for illegal immigrants."
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Saturday 01 March 2008
A British "community pilgrim" who planned to walk from the UK to India penniless and in the name of peace was forced to turn back in Calais after locals accused him of being a "freeloader".
Wednesday 16 January 2008
There is an invaluable game that French motorists use to discourage children from asking: "Are we there yet?"
Wednesday 07 June 2006
On the whole, we're generally very pleased when parts of our national culture go abroad to advertise its energy and interest. The great success of Alan Bennett's The History Boys on Broadway was much celebrated, and, yesterday, the remarkable achievement of one young English dancer, Henry Perkins, in gaining a place at the Bolshoi ballet school was the cause of great excitement. When an English actor goes to Hollywood, an English band scores a triumph across the world, or an English writer is translated into dozens of languages, we're extremely proud.
Friday 19 May 2006
Live music can lift dancing, opening it out. From the earliest days of his company, now seven years old, Henri Oguike brought in musicians whenever he could afford them. This show, a collaboration between Oguike's company and the Britten Sinfonia, offered two London premieres and some grandly expansive dancing.
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Wednesday 13 November 2002
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- 2 Number of young homeless people in Britain is 'more than three times the official figures'
- 3 The map showing the most dangerous tourist destinations in Europe, according to the Foreign Office
- 4 The biggest first date turnoff has been revealed
- 5 German man found living with 300 rats in tiny apartment