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Monday 20 March 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Dover

Last year
# English Channel
UK immigration office handling asylum seekers firebombed
One person was injured in this morning’s attack
# dover traffic
Roads to Port of Dover ‘flowing normally’ after days of traffic chaos
Extra post-Brexit border checks and French authorities’ understaffing of checkpoints in Dover have been blamed for the hold-ups.
# six-hour queues
UK calls on France to act as travellers face more delays and gridlock at Port of Dover
Bumper-to-bumper traffic made its way towards the Port of Dover in England yesterday.
# Dover
Second P&O ferry detained in port after safety inspection
The firm sparked outrage after sacking 800 seafarers without notice.
All time
# Kent
Migrants arriving wet and freezing after crossing English Channel are processed at 'rubble-strewn building site'
Charities said the findings were “extremely disturbing” and show the “brutal reality of how refugee children are treated in Priti Patel’s Britain”.
# Human Trafficking
Two Irish men face illegal immigration charge after 10 people found in lorry
The two men were arrested in Dover by UK police.
# feat of endurance
'Super-human': Swimmer (37) becomes first person to swim across English Channel four times non-stop
It took Sarah Thomas 54 hours.
# Dover
Irishman pleads guilty to smuggling 60 guns into UK in car
Robert Keogh was stopped last month by border force officers at the Port of Dover en route from Calais.
# port of dover
Not much optimism for Irish hauliers after no-deal Brexit tailback test at Dover
Yesterday, 89 trucks took part in a no-deal Brexit test to see what delays there would be if there were checks at the Port of Dover.
# Dover
Two arrested on suspicion of arranging English Channel migrant crossings
In December, around 230 people tried to make the 33-kilometre journey from France to Britain.
# Immigration
Britain and France to step up English Channel patrols after spike in migrant crossings
Both countries are to increase surveillance patrols and target trafficking gangs.
# parsons green
Second man arrested in connection with London Tube terror attack
A 21-year-old man was arrested in Hounslow, west London, just before midnight last night.
# subtle
Banksy's new mural shows a man chipping away at the stars in the European flag
It appeared on a building near the Dover ferry terminal over the weekend.
# Dover
14-hour delays see traffic at standstill at English port of entry into France
The Port of Dover has seen enormous tailbacks over the weekend due to holiday traffic and heightened security at French border control.
# lateef dickerson
WATCH: Police officer charged with kicking black man in the face
Lateef Dickerson was complying with orders to get down on the ground when it happened.
# Bondage
Man sentenced to five years in prison over cling film sex game death
47-year-old Alun Williams had been wrapped head to toe in cling film and PVC and suffered a heart attack.
# too quiet
This headline brings news of a terrifying crimewave in one English town
It’s… horrible…
# stupid cupid
Worst first date ever? Woman says love interest stole her TV and dog
What, no kiss goodnight?
# so drained
Girl gets stuck in up to her waist in drain while trying to save iPhone
Passers-by laughed and took pictures. What would YOU do?
# Silver Surfer
Video, photos: Virgin tycoon Richard Branson and son set kitesurfing records
The team also managed not to be arrested by the French police…
# Storms
In pictures: storms topple trees and trucks in Britain
High winds have resulted in road closures and serious damage to cars and buildings in England and Scotland today.