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# smugglers - Thursday 10 August, 2017

At least 56 people die after human traffickers force 300 off boats and into the sea

The migrants were being smuggled from Africa to Yemen.

# smugglers - Saturday 15 April, 2017

Migrants trying to reach Europe being sold as slaves for as little as €200

The slaves are forced to call their families, and beaten while on the phone, to get money demanded for their freedom.

# smugglers - Saturday 18 June, 2016

Animal underworld: Exotic pets seized from mobsters are being given a second chance

Around 400 exotic animals are rescued every year by Italy’s police and forest guard.

# smugglers - Tuesday 14 June, 2016

"So many people died in the desert. We saw dead bodies, skeletons" - The horror stories of children seeking a new life

A new UNICEF report is highlighting the treacherous journeys of the world’s migrant and refugee children.

# smugglers - Thursday 5 May, 2016

One killed, at least four injured on French motorway in cross-border police chase

Belgian police had tried to check a car at a parking area known to be used by people smugglers when it took off across the border.

# smugglers - Friday 4 September, 2015

People-smuggling gang sentenced to over 80 years in prison

Immigrants had paid £10,000 before leaving India and were then held hostage at a flat in England.

# smugglers - Saturday 25 April, 2015

To stop drownings, Europe should ferry across migrants itself

I am a believer in tight border security, but I cannot turn a blind eye wanton waste of life in the Mediterranean.

# smugglers - Friday 24 April, 2015

Taoiseach: 'The equivalent of three jumbo jets were lost in the Mediterranean'

Once it has been approved by the UN security council, however.

# smugglers - Monday 26 August, 2013

Derailment of 'The Beast' train kills six

The train was carrying people from Honduras and Guatemala, who are believed to have paid smugglers to let them sit on freight cars.

# smugglers - Thursday 20 September, 2012

Wexford is a hub for smuggling, say retailers

Government must do more to tackle smuggling problem, retailers tell, following €1.5m haul of cigarettes in Enniscorthy town yesterday.

# smugglers - Tuesday 22 November, 2011

Retailers warn Dublin airport is 'a hub' for cigarette smuggling

Retailers Against Smuggling has called for the government to impose a minimum fine for cigarette smuggling.

# smugglers - Sunday 9 October, 2011

From The Daily Edge Lizards, babies and hummingbirds… 10 weird things people have smuggled Weird This post contains images

Lizards, babies and hummingbirds… 10 weird things people have smuggled

Smugglers will try almost anything to bring goods into a country – even if those goods are live animals… or humans. We take a look at 10 weird cases.