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#English Channel

# english-channel - This year 2022

UK immigration office handling asylum seekers firebombed
# English Channel
# English Channel

UK immigration office handling asylum seekers firebombed

Oct 30th 2022, 4:42 PM 23,475 Views 18 Comments

One person was injured in this morning’s attack

British and French police arrest 15 people in connection to English Channel migrant deaths
# English Channel
# English Channel

British and French police arrest 15 people in connection to English Channel migrant deaths

Jul 2nd 2022, 7:31 PM 11,908 Views 0 Comments

Twenty-seven people died when the boat they were in sank off the coast of Calais in November.

UK's asylum seeker deal with Rwanda not comparable with Australia’s policy, Home Secretary says
# Priti Patel
# Priti Patel

UK's asylum seeker deal with Rwanda not comparable with Australia’s policy, Home Secretary says

Updated Apr 14th 2022, 5:55 PM 36,831 Views 67 Comments

Boris Johnson’s government has announced a new policy that will see asylum seekers sent to Rwanda for processing.

# english-channel - Last year 2021

Kurdish woman named as one of 27 people who died in Channel tragedy
# English Channel
# English Channel

Kurdish woman named as one of 27 people who died in Channel tragedy

Nov 27th 2021, 2:42 PM 18,023 Views 17 Comments

Relatives identified 24-year-old Maryam Nuri Mohamed Amin.

Johnson has 'no regrets' after French fury over migrant plan letter published on Twitter
# Channel Tragedy
# Channel Tragedy

Johnson has 'no regrets' after French fury over migrant plan letter published on Twitter

Updated Nov 26th 2021, 5:32 PM 66,456 Views 66 Comments

Johnson last night asked France to take back all migrants who cross the Channel.

Boris Johnson asks France to take back all migrants who crossed Channel
# English Channel
# English Channel

Boris Johnson asks France to take back all migrants who crossed Channel

Updated Nov 25th 2021, 10:40 PM 49,666 Views 53 Comments

Seven women, 17 men, and three minors died when the inflatable boat lost air and took on water off the northern port of Calais.

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

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

Nov 12th 2021, 8:22 AM 12,226 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.

Migrant dies attempting to cross English Channel, French authorities say
# Strait Of Pas-de-Calais
# Strait Of Pas-de-Calais

Migrant dies attempting to cross English Channel, French authorities say

Nov 5th 2021, 6:57 AM 11,248 Views 9 Comments

The person was found dead on the beach of Wissant, near Calais, yesterday morning.

Number of English Channel crossings more than doubles 2020 record
# Migrants
# Migrants

Number of English Channel crossings more than doubles 2020 record

Sep 27th 2021, 10:11 PM 13,584 Views 8 Comments

Small boats arrivals in 2021 now stand at more than double the figure for 2020, when 8,417 people crossed.

Over £200k donated to RNLI in 24 hours after criticism for rescuing migrants in English Channel
# UK
# UK

Over £200k donated to RNLI in 24 hours after criticism for rescuing migrants in English Channel

Jul 29th 2021, 5:45 PM 28,567 Views 33 Comments

The number of people seeking to volunteer with the charity also increased, while some people withdrew their financial support.

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

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

Jul 4th 2021, 4:39 PM 31,739 Views 83 Comments

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

Emiliano Sala’s family want ‘full truth’ as they mark the anniversary of his death
# English Channel
# English Channel

Emiliano Sala’s family want ‘full truth’ as they mark the anniversary of his death

Jan 21st 2021, 8:00 AM 17,730 Views 1 Comment

The Argentinian footballer was killed when the plane he was travelling in crashed north of Guernsey in 2019.

# english-channel - All time

Congestion eases at UK border but hauliers warn ‘it’s not over yet’
# Port Queues
# Port Queues

Congestion eases at UK border but hauliers warn ‘it’s not over yet’

Dec 26th 2020, 2:38 PM 22,214 Views 7 Comments

15,000 lorry drivers have been tested for coronavirus as of noon today.

Extra 800 troops sent in to help clear backlog as thousands of drivers spend Christmas in their lorries in Kent
# Border Crossing
# Border Crossing

Extra 800 troops sent in to help clear backlog as thousands of drivers spend Christmas in their lorries in Kent

Updated Dec 25th 2020, 1:52 PM 51,035 Views 24 Comments

Some have already spent nearly a week stranded due to the diplomatic impasse.

UK and France sign agreement to prevent migrant crossings in English Channel
# Migration
# Migration

UK and France sign agreement to prevent migrant crossings in English Channel

Nov 28th 2020, 5:50 PM 18,205 Views 15 Comments

The number of French police officers patrolling a 150km stretch of coastline is to be doubled.

Two children among four dead after migrant boat sinks off French coast
# English Channel
# English Channel

Two children among four dead after migrant boat sinks off French coast

Oct 27th 2020, 5:58 PM 17,421 Views 4 Comments

It is believed to be the single biggest loss of life during the current migrant crisis.

More than 1,000 people arrive in UK in ten days after crossing English Channel in small boats
# Migrants
# Migrants

More than 1,000 people arrive in UK in ten days after crossing English Channel in small boats

Aug 15th 2020, 6:08 PM 49,868 Views 47 Comments

1,004 migrants were brought ashore by Border Force between 4 August and 13 August.

UK's Home Office asks for Navy's help in dealing with migrants crossing the English Channel
# Border Force
# Border Force

UK's Home Office asks for Navy's help in dealing with migrants crossing the English Channel

Aug 8th 2020, 4:23 PM 28,139 Views 40 Comments

The Home Office said more than 130 migrants made it to the UK in 13 boats yesterday.

Women's Euro 2021 officially rescheduled for July 2022
# Road To England
From The42
# Road To England

Women's Euro 2021 officially rescheduled for July 2022

Apr 23rd 2020, 12:31 PM 1,663 Views 0 Comments

Ireland are on track to qualify for the tournament in England.

'Super-human': Swimmer (37) becomes first person to swim across English Channel four times non-stop
# Feat Of Endurance
# Feat Of Endurance

'Super-human': Swimmer (37) becomes first person to swim across English Channel four times non-stop

Sep 17th 2019, 10:34 AM 19,691 Views 22 Comments

It took Sarah Thomas 54 hours.

Man arrested on suspicion of manslaughter over Emiliano Sala's death
# Arrest
# Arrest

Man arrested on suspicion of manslaughter over Emiliano Sala's death

Jun 19th 2019, 7:27 PM 42,953 Views 0 Comments

Sala died when a plane carrying him and pilot David Ibbotson came down in the English Channel on 21 January.

UK to pay Channel Tunnel operator £33m to settle case over way it awarded Brexit ferry contracts
# All At Sea
# All At Sea

UK to pay Channel Tunnel operator £33m to settle case over way it awarded Brexit ferry contracts

Mar 1st 2019, 11:17 AM 15,084 Views 13 Comments

Eurotunnel said the UK government awarded the contracts in a “secret way”.

Emiliano Sala: Plane wreckage found in three parts at depth of 68m, investigators say
# English Channel
# English Channel

Emiliano Sala: Plane wreckage found in three parts at depth of 68m, investigators say

Feb 25th 2019, 4:28 PM 29,640 Views 9 Comments

An interim report into the fatal crash has been released.

Emiliano Sala's missing plane has been found
# Breakthrough
# Breakthrough

Emiliano Sala's missing plane has been found

Feb 3rd 2019, 10:05 PM 64,536 Views 19 Comments

The footballer and pilot David Ibbotson were the only people on board.

Emiliano Sala search: Footballer presumed dead as rescuers suspend search
# English Channel
# English Channel

Emiliano Sala search: Footballer presumed dead as rescuers suspend search

Updated Jan 23rd 2019, 6:35 PM 65,680 Views 31 Comments

The plane in which Sala was travelling disappeared from radar on Monday night; Cardiff City said they didn’t arrange the flight.

Police searching for plane with Cardiff City footballer onboard find 'a number of floating objects' in water
# Emiliano Sala
# Emiliano Sala

Police searching for plane with Cardiff City footballer onboard find 'a number of floating objects' in water

Updated Jan 22nd 2019, 4:55 PM 97,829 Views 28 Comments

Emiliano Sala is Cardiff City’s record signing, having put pen to paper on a contract with the club at the weekend.

Explainer: Why Brexit could be behind the upsurge in migrants aiming to cross the English Channel
# Immigration
# Immigration

Explainer: Why Brexit could be behind the upsurge in migrants aiming to cross the English Channel

Jan 3rd 2019, 12:51 PM 20,002 Views 54 Comments

Four in five people who attempted to cross the English Channel in dinghies in 2018 did so in the last three months. But why?

Two arrested on suspicion of arranging English Channel migrant crossings
# Dover
# Dover

Two arrested on suspicion of arranging English Channel migrant crossings

Jan 3rd 2019, 7:06 AM 7,378 Views 16 Comments

In December, around 230 people tried to make the 33-kilometre journey from France to Britain.

Britain and France to step up English Channel patrols after spike in migrant crossings
# Immigration
# Immigration

Britain and France to step up English Channel patrols after spike in migrant crossings

Dec 31st 2018, 1:18 PM 9,503 Views 32 Comments

Both countries are to increase surveillance patrols and target trafficking gangs.

French and UK fishermen agree to English Channel 'Scallop Wars' truce
# Scallop Wars
# Scallop Wars

French and UK fishermen agree to English Channel 'Scallop Wars' truce

Sep 17th 2018, 9:05 PM 8,352 Views 12 Comments

French boats confronted a handful of British rivals in the waters late last month to keep them from the area.

Scallop Wars: British and French trawlers ram each other in tense English Channel fracas
# Feeling Shellfish
# Feeling Shellfish

Scallop Wars: British and French trawlers ram each other in tense English Channel fracas

Aug 29th 2018, 6:28 PM 24,687 Views 41 Comments

The European Commission has asked to two countries to settle the dispute.

Man dies attempting to swim the English Channel
# RIP
# RIP

Man dies attempting to swim the English Channel

Aug 8th 2017, 7:05 PM 37,572 Views 28 Comments

Douglas Waymark was taking part in the Enduroman triathlon.

Search for two missing men after boat sinks in English Channel
# English Channel
# English Channel

Search for two missing men after boat sinks in English Channel

Aug 6th 2017, 1:35 PM 11,185 Views 3 Comments

Another man was rescued and one body has been recovered.

A Kerryman swam the English Channel yesterday
# Channel Hopper
# Channel Hopper

A Kerryman swam the English Channel yesterday

Aug 18th 2015, 9:30 PM 18,443 Views 23 Comments

That’s a lot of swimming.

There are four Russian warships in the English Channel, but it's all grand
# War Games
# War Games

There are four Russian warships in the English Channel, but it's all grand

Nov 28th 2014, 12:32 PM 15,534 Views 56 Comments

They’re just on exercises according to the Russian military.

Watch: English cliff falls into the sea during rough weather
# Making A Splash
# Making A Splash

Watch: English cliff falls into the sea during rough weather

Jan 5th 2014, 10:51 AM 40,163 Views 31 Comments

Storm waves battering cliffs at Hastings in East Sussex finally took their toll.

Divers begin three-week operation to raise WWII German aircraft bomber
# English Channel
# English Channel

Divers begin three-week operation to raise WWII German aircraft bomber

May 5th 2013, 7:30 AM 9,916 Views 34 Comments

The bomber is the only one of its kind left after World War II, and was shot down in the English Channel during the Battle of Britain in 1940.

Post-mortem due after Irishman Paraic Casey dies during Channel swim
# RIP
# RIP

Post-mortem due after Irishman Paraic Casey dies during Channel swim

Jul 23rd 2012, 7:25 AM 8,441 Views 7 Comments

The 45-year-old was raising funds for charity when he fell ill during his swim yesterday morning.

45-year-old Irishman dies attempting to swim the English Channel
# RIP
# RIP

45-year-old Irishman dies attempting to swim the English Channel

Jul 22nd 2012, 5:02 PM 20,901 Views 23 Comments

Authorities have been unable to give further details on what happened as of yet.

Irish swimmer completes gruelling open water challenge
# Endurance
# Endurance

Irish swimmer completes gruelling open water challenge

Jul 15th 2012, 10:47 AM 15,174 Views 18 Comments

Steve Redmond completed the challenge of swimming the ‘seven summits of the sea’ in Japan yesterday and will return home to Cork tomorrow.

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