Hong Kong booksellers under threat from China ‘steamroller’ censor

Hong Kong booksellers under threat from China ‘steamroller’ censor

China’s recent detention of five Hong Kong booksellers has left many involved in the city’s popular distribution of Beijing-banned works wracked with fear. While some refuse to buckle under pressure, others say they face a censorship “steamroller”. One by one, the booksellers linked to the Hong Kong publishing firm Mighty Current went missing as of […]

French politicians warn Calais border could move to UK

French politicians warn Calais border could move to UK

The day after Britain voted to leave the EU, some French politicians began to re-examine the Touquet accord, which has allowed British border controls to take place in France. The Touquet accord, signed in 2003, reinforced French-British cooperation on immigration, moving the British border to cross-channel embarkation areas in France and Belgium, such as ferry […]