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#Channel Crossing

# channel-crossing - Wednesday 24 November, 2021

Macron and Johnson pledge action against 'lethal' sea crossings after Channel tragedy
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# Channel Crossing

Macron and Johnson pledge action against 'lethal' sea crossings after Channel tragedy

Updated Nov 24th 2021, 11:00 PM 36,063 Views 62 Comments

The death toll from the Channel crossing tragedy has been revised downward to 27 this evening, a French minister said.

# channel-crossing - Friday 12 November, 2021

Around 1,000 people risk death to reach UK in new Channel crossings record
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# UK

Around 1,000 people risk death to reach UK in new Channel crossings record

Nov 12th 2021, 8:22 AM 12,190 Views 22 Comments

Lifeboat crews and Border Force boats were kept busy overnight after spending hours intercepting boats in the Dover Straight throughout the day.

# channel-crossing - Sunday 4 July, 2021

Migrants arriving in UK without permission could soon face four years in prison
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# Channel Crossing

Migrants arriving in UK without permission could soon face four years in prison

Jul 4th 2021, 4:39 PM 31,681 Views 83 Comments

People smugglers may also face life sentences under the tough new laws.

# channel-crossing - Thursday 24 December, 2020

Thousands of lorry drivers could spend Christmas in Kent traffic backlog
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# Channel Crossing

Thousands of lorry drivers could spend Christmas in Kent traffic backlog

Dec 24th 2020, 12:01 PM 25,502 Views 18 Comments

Drivers coming from the UK need to be tested to be allowed into France – causing huge delays despite the borders being opened.

# channel-crossing - Saturday 17 October, 2020

Migrant boats cross the Channel as hundreds greet asylum seekers at barracks
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# Channel Crossing

Migrant boats cross the Channel as hundreds greet asylum seekers at barracks

Oct 17th 2020, 5:22 PM 43,494 Views 44 Comments

Up to 200 people gathered outside a military barracks in Kent where asylum-seekers are being housed.