French rule out migrant help centre in Calais
France's interior minister has ruled out creating a help centre for migrants in the increasingly tense port city of Calais, and said that the death of a truck driver blamed on migrants is also a humanitarian issue.
Gerard Collomb said he feared a help centre would lure migrants back to Calais. Thousands of migrants were forced out of a makeshift camp there last October.
Mr Collomb added that he will present a new asylum plan within two weeks to President Emmanuel Macron. The minister's visit to Calais came days after the death of a Polish truck driver whose small vehicle crashed into one of three large lorries stopped by a blockade of tree trunks and branches.