Seven hundred young migrants from Calais Jungle will be brought to the UK

Almost 1500 child migrants from the notorious camp were yesterday transported to reception centres across France after the closure- before half head to the UK. Seven hundred young migrants from the Calais Jungle are to be brought to the UK.

The children were accompanied by Home Office staff and taken by bus from the now-demolished migrant camp to special youth centres across the country. Around 700 of them are expected to come to the UK, according to Whitehall sources.French officials said around 95 per cent of the children are applying for asylum in Britain. Read more on