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 →

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 →