Home Office buys £12k devices to stop migrants crossing the Channel

Officials buy £12k device to thwart migrants crossing the Channel by tangling propeller on their dinghies… as another 50 land on Kent coast ‘Vessel arrest entanglement boom’ can be ‘deployed at speed’ to snarl a boat’s propellers and bring it to a halt in open water Home Office is spending huge sums on specialist maritime … Read more

Home Office buys £12k devices to stop migrants crossing the Channel

Officials buy £12k device to thwart migrants crossing the Channel by tangling propeller on their dinghies… as another 50 land on Kent coast ‘Vessel arrest entanglement boom’ can be ‘deployed at speed’ to snarl a boat’s propellers and bring it to a halt in open water Home Office is spending huge sums on specialist maritime … Read more

More than 50 migrants arrive at Dover after crossing the Channel overnight

More than 50 migrants are detained by Border Force after being picked up in English Channel on five small boats as number making crossing this rises to above 300 More than 50 migrants arrived in Dover after crossing the Channel overnight Sources say the migrants were escorted to Britain by French authorities Pictures show them … Read more

The Croods: A New Age repeats atop the box office with $1.7M crossing $50M domestic

Universal’s animated sequel The Croods: A New Age had no trouble repeating atop the box office for a second weekend in a row. The sequel took in an estimated $1.7 million in its 13th weekend in theaters, which marked its fifth frame in the #1 spot, according to Deadline.   It has also crossed the $50 … Read more

Terminally ill dog is spending her last day crossing her bucket list

A terminally ill dog is spending her last days playing in the snow, attending cheese nights and steak dinners thanks to a new owner who rescued her just in time. When five-year-old Bumble was seized from her owner and left in kennels, animal lover Charlotte, Mullarkey, 24, knew she had to step in to help. … Read more

Dorset pensioner fined £130 for painting a zebra crossing on road

A pensioner has been fined £130 after he resorted to painting a zebra crossing over a busy road he and his disabled wife struggled to cross. Laurie Phillips was investigated by the police and summoned to an interview at the police station over allegations he had caused criminal damage. The 78-year-old had got fed up … Read more

Risk of getting coronavirus from ATMs, petrol pumps and pedestrian crossing buttons is low, study

Risk of catching coronavirus by touching surfaces such as cash machines, petrol pumps and pedestrian crossings is low, scientists say Scientists swabbed the surfaces – which also included post boxes – 350 times But they detected it in only 29 samples, the equivalent of eight per cent The swabs were taken in Boston, home to … Read more

Tesla autopilot manages to avoid crashing into animal crossing the road at night in Sweden 

A near-MOOSE! Tesla autopilot manages to avoid crashing into animal crossing the road at night in Sweden A driver in Sweden had a heart-stopping encounter with a moose on the road Footage shows the animal appearing in front of the motorist in a Tesla Model S    The car quickly swerved to the side after its … Read more

Police in Wales step up patrols to stop motorists crossing border

Police in Wales have stepped up border patrols to crackdown on non-essential journeys after hundreds of English visitors were turned away from the Brecon Beacons during a Tier 4 lockdown this week. Motorists from both nations have been warned not to ‘leave or enter Wales without good reason,’ as the country continues under Alert Level … Read more

Border Force rescue migrants making Channel crossing hours before Brexit transition period ends

Last ditch dash for Britain’s shores: Border Force catch migrants making desperate Channel crossing in freezing winds on day UK’s transition period ends Pictures show migrants being taken ashore in Dover after being intercepted The asylum seekers were spotted attempting to cross the Channel earlier today It comes as the Brexit transition period ends tonight, … Read more