The English Channel, seen from the top of the cliffs at Dover (Photo: Matthew Richardson/Alamy Stock Photo). The Royal Navy takes over operational command of Border Force in the English Channel from today. The service will be responsible for intercepting boats carrying migrants. The Prime Minister said the new approachRead More →

Boris Johnson announced that asylum seekers would be sent 4,000 miles to Rwanda for processing The UK has announced plans to send asylum seekers attempting to cross the English Channel by boat 4,000 miles to Rwanda for processing. Register to our NationalWorld Today newsletter The newsletter mute the noise ButRead More →

NAVY ships will patrol the English Channel from today as Boris Johnson unveils his battle plan to tackle illegal migration crossings. At a press conference on the front line in Kent, the Prime Minister deployed troops to ensure ‘no boat arrives in the UK undetected’. 7 Boris Johnson unveils historicRead More →

The British military commissioned a painting depicting two of its drones circling dinghies approaching the English coast, amid what caption describes as “illegal human trafficking”. Painted by renowned aviation artist Nicolas Trudgian, it shows two Watchkeeper drones in flight, alongside a Coast Guard helicopter and plane, and a Border ForceRead More →

Nearly 450 presumed asylum seekers were arrested yesterday in La Manche. The Home Office says UK authorities had to rescue or intercept 253 people in 10 events. A faded image of asylum seekers landing on the beach in Kent. Image submitted Meanwhile, French authorities have stopped 196 people from travelingRead More →

Liz Truss: Preparing a blacklist of Russian oligarchs The Foreign Ministry is preparing a “blacklist” of Russian oligarchs who will be targeted for sanctions in the coming months, Liz Truss said. The foreign minister said there would be “nowhere to hide” for Vladimir Putin’s super-rich Kremlin allies. The warning comesRead More →

The French navy intercepted a Russian freighter in the English Channel heading for St Petersburg, the BBC reported. French officials told the broadcaster the vessel was intercepted under new EU sanctions imposed on Russian entities after Vladimir Putin launched an invasion of Ukraine. The vessel, dubbed ‘Baltic Leader’, was arrestedRead More →

Alexander Downer will conduct the first review of the Border Operations team in over a decade. Starting today, he will examine all areas of the agency’s work, including illegal migration, customs and national security. Mr Downer was responsible for helping to shape Australia’s immigration policy, including the controversial policy ofRead More →

Channel: French President Emmanuel Macron blames Britain for every migrant death. Channel: French President Emmanuel Macron blames Britain for every migrant death. FRENCH President Emmanuel Macron blames Britain for every migrant death in the English Channel. The French leader, who is expected to start his re-election campaign soon, has criticizedRead More →

Channel: French President Emmanuel Macron blames Britain for every migrant death. Channel: French President Emmanuel Macron blames Britain for every migrant death. FRENCH President Emmanuel Macron blames Britain for every migrant death in the English Channel. The French leader, who is expected to start his re-election campaign soon, has criticizedRead More →

According to AIS data from marinetraffic.com, five Ropucha-class landing ships and one Ivan Gren-class landing ship were sent by the Russian Baltic Fleet. The ships are believed to be on their way to the English Channel. Marineschepen reported that “oversight was then taken over by Belgian and British warships”. OnRead More →

In recent days, more than 300 migrants have crossed the English Channel from France to the United Kingdom. More than 100 were intercepted by French authorities before they left the coast. One person has been declared dead. On Thursday 13 January, the UK Home Office (Home Office) confirmed to theRead More →

Four asylum seekers who crossed the Channel to the UK in small boats have successfully had their convictions overturned for immigration offenses, with the UK Court of Appeal acknowledging a lack of evidence they intended to enter the country illegally. The asylum seekers – three Iranians and a Kuwaiti –Read More →

Migrants who crossed the English Channel to Britain from northern France are being held in deplorable conditions despite government promises to improve accommodation, inspectors said on Thursday. The findings by the Prisons Inspectorate and independent voluntary monitoring groups came after visits to migrant detention centers over the past three months.Read More →

People defending the rights of migrants stand next to a banner reading “309 dead at the Franco-British border since 1999”, during a rally outside the port of Calais, France, November 25, 2021.Rafael Yaghobzadeh/Associated Press The growing row between France and Britain over how to stop migrants crossing the English ChannelRead More →

Smuggling gangs make millions ferrying desperate people across the Channel, with Boris Johnson saying criminals ‘get away with murder’ Smugglers charge over £5,000 per person for Channel crossings ( Image: Reuters) Smuggling gangs earn thousands of pounds for every person they transport across the English Channel. Boris Johnson has vowedRead More →

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has ordered an intergovernmental review of the migrant crisis as he is “exasperated” by the failure to stem the number of crossings from France, The Times reported on Saturday. British frustration at the number of migrants crossing the English Channel illegally fromRead More →

Channel: an expert explores an “former ghost town” under water The English Channel is a notoriously difficult place to dive. With powerful tides and extremely cold waters, the conditions are far from ideal. For inexperienced divers, both can pose significant risks, so careful preparation is crucial. But once these difficultiesRead More →

BLACKSBURG — Joe Mancuso made his way to the University of Richmond locker room shortly after the Spiders quarterback injured his right index finger on UR’s second offensive play. He returned to the sidelines half an hour later in a tracksuit, his right hand wrapped in an envelope. Ten minutesRead More →

HANOVER, Maryland–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Crosslake fiberan international network service provider, relies on Ciena’s (NYSE: CIEN) Coherent Optical Technology and Advanced Analytics Applications to Build New Seamless Undersea and Land Cable Extreme GeoMesh network between critical but underserved data centers in Slough, UK, and Paris, France. The network, called “CrossChannel Fibre”, is theRead More →