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CALAIS, France (AP) — French authorities declared the Calais migrant camp known as "the jungle," empty on Wednesday, after fires set by departing migrants accelerated plans to evacuate people from the burgeoning slum.
Madrid (AFP) - Russia has cancelled plans to stop at a Spanish port to refuel warships heading for the Syrian coast, Spain's foreign ministry said Wednesday, after Madrid came under pressure to refuse permission.
Prime Minister Theresa May's office played down the significance of comments she made before the referendum warning that companies would leave Britain if the country backed Brexit, after the Guardian newspaper published a recording of a private meeting she held with Goldman Sachs. At the time, she was interior minister and campaigning, albeit quietly, for Britain to remain in the EU. "I think if we were not in Europe, there would be firms and companies who would be looking to say, do they need to develop a mainland presence in Europe rather than the UK," May said in the recording obtained by the Guardian.