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Home Secretary on 'avoidable tragedy' in English Channel
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Bishop of Dover calls for migrants to be given safe passage
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Charity call for change in asylum policy after migrant boat deaths
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Minister: "Callous gangs" responsible for migrant crossings
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Four migrants, including two children, drown after migrant boat sinks in English Channel
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George Eustice: I don't accept that Government's approach to migrants is not working
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Tanker stowaway incident off the Isle of Wight - locator map
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More than 140 migrants picked up in English ChannelFrench authorities also stopped two boats with 20 migrants on board before they could enter UK waters.
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Four dead, 15 rescued in English Channel migrant boat sinkingAt least four people, including two young children, died today when a boat carrying at least 19 migrants capsized off France while trying to cross the English Channel to Britain, French authorities..
UK Special Forces storm oil tanker in English Channel after 'hijackers' threaten crewBritish Special forces have ended a 10-hour standoff in the English Channel after a group of violent Nigerian "hijackers" threatened to kill the crew of an oil tanker bound for the UK.Troops from the..
Isle of Wight: UK Special Forces take control of ship after 'hijackers' threaten crewUK special forces have ended a 10-hour standoff in the English Channel after a group of violent Nigerian "hijackers" threatened to kill the crew of an oil tanker bound for the UK.Troops from the..
British police respond to tanker stopped in English ChannelBritish police and coast guard units responded Sunday to an incident aboard an oil tanker in the English Channel. The ship's owner attributed the problem to stowaways and said it was not a..
English Channel migrants 'being detained in unfit conditions'So far, some 7,444 migrants have crossed in boats during 2020 - the third annual jump in arrivals.
Dozens of migrants cross English Channel in 12 boatsThe body of a man, believed to be a migrant, is reported to have been found on a French beach.
UK to use nets to halt migrant dinghies in the ChannelBritain is preparing to use nets to “disable” inflatable dinghies carrying migrants across the Channel, the new Clandestine Channel Threat Commander has said. Dan O'Mahoney, a former Royal Marine,..
Three migrant boats intercepted in English ChannelFrench authorities stopped 34 migrants making the crossing to the UK.
French police dismantle Calais migrant camp to prevent 'new Jungle'A camp of 700 to 800 migrants in the French port city of Calais was dismantled by police today in the biggest such operation since the sprawling "Jungle" shantytown was broken up four years ago. Calais..
Google honours Indian swimmer Arati Saha with a doodleGoogle on Thursday remembered Indian swimmer Arati Saha who became the first Asian woman to swim across the English Channel on her 80th birth anniversary. Thereafter, she became the first woman to be..
September is record month for migrant Channel crossingsThe first 16 days of September saw 1,487 people cross the Channel, more than any other month.
Border Force tackle 12 migrant boat English Channel crossingsThe Border Force dealt with vessels carrying 165 migrants trying to reach the UK on Monday.
‘There’s no humanity’: Syrian asylum seekers left on streets in Spain after being deported by UKA group of Syrian asylum seekers have been left on the streets of Madrid after being deported from the UK to Spain, campaigners have said. The 11 men, all of whom recently crossed the English Channel..
Far-right groups targeting hotels housing asylum seekers during coronavirus pandemicAnger over rising English Channel crossings 'uniting different strands' of extremists
Today in History for August 25thHighlights of this day in history: Paris liberated during World War II; A first swim across the English Channel; Actor Sean Connery, composer Leonard Bernstein, and musician Elvis Costello born; Bruce..
Teen migrant dies 'trying to cross English Channel'The body of the 16-year-old from Sudan was found on the English Channel coast at Sangatte.
Channel crossings: 16-year-old Sudanese boy washed up on French beach after drowning trying to reach UKA 16-year-old Sudanese boy has drowned in the English Channel while trying to reach the UK.
Endurance swimmer Chloe McCardel completes record-breaking English Channel crossingAustralian moves to second on list of most Channel swims, passing men's record of 34
Channel crossings: No plans for Royal Navy to block migrants after UN warns ships could cause 'fatal incidents'The Royal Navy has no current plans to deploy ships in the English Channel to stop migrant boat crossings, it has announced.
Calais mayor says Boris Johnson needs to ‘calm down’ over migrant crossings, as 70% of Britons back deploying navyThe mayor of Calais has said Boris Johnson must “calm down” over migrants crossing the English Channel in boats – urging the prime minister to change the UK government’s...
Sussex earthquake: 3-magnitude tremor hits English channelAn 3.0-magnitude earthquake has struck the English Channel just off the Sussex coast.
UK says it wants greater flexibility to return illegal migrants back to FranceLONDON (Reuters) - Britain said on Tuesday it wanted greater flexibility to return illegal immigrants back to France after a surge in the number of people embarking on the perilous journey across the..
Ministers warned against ‘push back’ suggestion for migrant boatsAny attempts to “push” migrant boats back to French waters risks potentially fatal capsizings, a former home secretary has warned amid calls for the UK to broker an agreement with France. Ministers..
UK border: 13 boats carrying over 130 migrants intercepted on English ChannelThe Home Office has said Border Force officials have intercepted 13 boats carrying more than 130 migrants arriving in the UK on Friday. A spokesperson for the department said Border Force was..
Record number of migrants reach UK on day Priti Patel announces new approach to deal with English Channel crossingsA new daily record has been set for the number of migrants to reach to the UK after crossing the English Channel, according to figures released this morning.
English Channel search operation after migrant crossingsSeveral boats are spotted as the home secretary visits France for talks on tackling people smuggling.
Nigel Farage condemned for boat trip into English Channel to report migrant 'invasion'Brexit Party leader has already been reprimanded for making trips to report on migrants during lockdown
At least 140 migrants intercepted in English Channel amid bank holiday influx of boats'Coronavirus has made a bad situation life-threateningly worse,' charity says about refugee camps
Channel migrants: Border Force intercepts four boatsBorder Force officials deal with a series of incidents in the English Channel.
Royal Navy monitoring 'unusually high levels of activity' by Russian warships in English ChannelTiming of movements seen as test of British military resilience in face of coronavirus outbreak
Coronavirus: Nearly 100 migrants try to cross English Channel as UK lockdown intensifies'The only way we're going to beat [coronavirus] is if we protect society as a whole,' campaigner warns
Tracking European eels in the English ChannelA device used to monitor the migration of European eels washed up near Guernsey.
French coastguards rescue 31 migrants attempting Channel crossingFrench coastguards rescued 31 migrants trying to cross the English Channel overnight after the engine of one small boat cut out and the other dinghy began to take in water, local authorities in France..
Child among 49 migrants rescued from boats crossing English Channel on Boxing DayMore than 120 migrants forced back to European mainland after boat crossings to UK in 2019
American cancer survivor swims across English ChannelAn American woman swam across the English Channel four times in a row, setting a new world record. What makes the accomplishment all the more remarkable is that Sarah Thomas, 37, is a breast cancer..
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France evacuates 900 migrants from camp near English ChannelPARIS: French police are evacuating at least 900 migrants from a gym and a nearby tent camp near the English Channel, citing concerns about security and hygiene. French...
Sarah Thomas: American swims English Channel four timesSarah Thomas is the first person to swim the English Channel four times non-stop
Channel migrants: Two boats found after 86 attempted crossingTwo more boats are intercepted in the English Channel after nearly 100 people try to cross in a day.
An Iraqi migrant drowned trying to swim to Britain, officials sayThe body of an Iraqi migrant, believed to have died while attempting to swim across the English Channel from France to Britain, has been found off the coast of Belgium. The 47-year-old man was spotted..
Merkel dangles possibility of negotiated BrexitBERLIN — German Chancellor Angela Merkel raised the possibility that a negotiated departure for Britain from the European Union might still be possible even as the clock is ticking on a deal that..
Footballer Sala and pilot likely poisoned by carbon monoxide before plane crashArgentine football player Emiliano Sala and his pilot were exposed to dangerous levels of carbon monoxide before their small plane crashed in the English Channel, killing them both, air accident..
Syrian lecturer completes English Channel swimZeina Alsharkas says she is "proud" to be the first Syrian woman to complete the crossing on her own.
Search for missing migrant who ‘fell overboard’ in English Channel abandonedThe search for a missing migrant who is thought to have fallen from a small boat as she tried to cross to the English Channel has been called off. A cargo vessel contacted the Coastguard to report a..