30 APR 2011
• Immigrants who have fled Tunisia say Britain is their 'only hope'
• Franco-Italian immigration problems comes amid international business tensions and discord over Libya
• Agreement reached to revise Treaty to account for 'exceptional' circumstances
By Peter Allen | Daily Mail
Desperate immigrants fleeing the chaos in North Africa are massing around the Eurostar terminal in Paris – prompting fears that they will head for Britain.
Most are refugees from the recent revolution in Tunisia and the continuing conflict in Libya who have arrived in Europe via Italy.
Up to 1,000 North Africans have set up temporary home in squares surrounding the Gare du Nord, from which fast trains reach the UK in less than two hours.
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