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BC-EU--Europe Coverage,ADVISORY, EU

BC-EU--Europe Coverage,ADVISORY, EU

Here's a look at stories The Associated Press plans to cover in Europe on Wednesday, Oct. 14. Questions about coverage plans can be directed to the Europe Desk at

FRANCE FORGOTTEN MIGRANTS -- Thousands of migrants in Calais are living in what may be the European Union's biggest and most squalid slum. The French government is at last taking official notice of the filth, sending a mission to assess health conditions. UPCOMING: 500 words by 0700 GMT to be led with the visit, photos.

GERMANY-MIGRANTS-SCHOOLS -- Germany is adding extra teachers and "welcome classes" to help integrate nearly 400,000 child migrants expected to arrive this year alone. By Kirsten Grieshaber. UPCOMING: 930 words by 1200 GMT, photos.

UKRAINE-PLANE -- What's next after a Dutch report says the plane was downed by a missile from rebel-held territory in Ukraine? By Greg Katz. UPCOMING: 700 words by 1700 GMT, photos.

ANCIENT MAMMAL -- Scientists say they've found a 125-million-year-old mammal fossil, by far the oldest to show to reveal hair and inner organs. UPCOMING: 300 words at 1700 GMT.

RUSSIA-PUTIN -- President Vladimir Putin visits a space launch facility being built in the remote Amur region in Russia's far east after the construction is hit by a series of scandals, including the arrests of directors of several subcontractors on corruption charges. UPCOMING: 130 words by 0800 GMT, photos.

RUSSIA-DIPLOMACY -- Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov briefs members of Russia's lower house of parliament on Syria and other international issues. Developing from 0930 GMT briefing.

CLIMATE SECURITY -- Defense ministers from African and island nations meet in Paris to discuss security risks stemming from global warming. The meeting comes as France prepares to host major U.N. climate talks next month. UPCOMING: On merit only after talks that start at 0700 GMT.

FRANCE POLICE PROTEST -- Police across France protest what they say are increasingly unsafe working conditions, pointing to the example of an officer critically wounded by a convict who never returned from a prison furlough. Developing from 1100 GMT protest.

ROMANIA COMMUNIST TRIAL -- Romania's highest court hears the appeal of a 90-year-old communist-era prison guard sentenced to 20 years for crimes against humanity for the deaths of 12 political prisoners under his command. Developing from 0600 GMT hearing.

POLAND-BELGIUM ROYALS -- The Belgian king and queen visit Poland. Text on merits, photos.

Updated : 2021-09-23 10:30 GMT+08:00