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A TON of cocaine worth up to £100million is found hidden within fruit shipments at Dover

A TON of cocaine worth up to £100million is found hidden within fruit shipments at Dover port The cocaine was discovered concealed within shipments of fruit at the Kent Class A drugs with street value of approximately £100 million found in pallets  Joint operation involved National Crime Agency and Police Scotland Organised Crime Partnership By … Read more A TON of cocaine worth up to £100million is found hidden within fruit shipments at Dover

Motorists stuck in TEN HOUR delays as police conduct counter terror security checks at Dover docks

Counter-terror police have caused traffic mayhem by conducting sweeping spot checks on thousands of vehicles at the Port of Dover as furious motorists now face 10-hour delays and nine-mile queues.  Officers from the Metropolitan Police and Kent Police have been searching all vehicles and passengers entering the major shipping hub as a part of a … Read more Motorists stuck in TEN HOUR delays as police conduct counter terror security checks at Dover docks

Thousands of motorists heading to Europe are facing TEN HOUR delays in Dover during security checks

Thousands of furious motorists are facing 10-hour delays and nine-mile queues as police conduct sweeping spot checks in a major security operation at the Port of Dover – but refuse to reveal why.  Lorries trying to access Dover docks in southern England have been brought to a standstill after Kent Police officers checked every vehicle … Read more Thousands of motorists heading to Europe are facing TEN HOUR delays in Dover during security checks

Disused army barracks will be first migrant holding camp as father pictured with baby in Dover

A disused army barracks in Kent is set to be turned into the UK’s first migrant holding camp as more people make the journey across the Channel, including a father who was today pictured carrying his baby beneath the White Cliffs of Dover. Around 400 people including families, believed to have crossed the Channel in … Read more Disused army barracks will be first migrant holding camp as father pictured with baby in Dover

Dozens of migrants in several inflatable dinghies land on beaches in Kent as 40 arrive in Dover

Dozens of exhausted migrants including families with young children waited on the side of the road to be picked up near Kingsdown Beach in Kent after crossing the English Channel today. At least 20 suspected migrants crossed from France into Britain today and landed on Kent shores, while another 40 were brought into the busy … Read more Dozens of migrants in several inflatable dinghies land on beaches in Kent as 40 arrive in Dover

Police clash with anti-immigration protesters blocking dual carriageway as they march towards Dover

Police clash with anti-immigration protesters blocking dual carriageway as they march towards Dover where 100 pro-migrant activists are also holding demonstration At least 40 officers are at the scene on the A20 while protesters block the road  Fears of violence were voiced and local MP pleaded with people to ‘stay away’ Cohorts of pro and … Read more Police clash with anti-immigration protesters blocking dual carriageway as they march towards Dover

Dover MP warns rival far-right and pro-migrant groups to stay away

There are fears of violence in Dover as rival far-right and pro-migrant groups are expected to assemble to demonstrate over migrant crossings. Protesters are set to gather in the town on Saturday amid a heavy police presence. Both pro- and anti-immigration activists have announced their intention to gather in the Kent port, despite a plea … Read more Dover MP warns rival far-right and pro-migrant groups to stay away

Exhausted migrants wade to shore and collapse on Dover beach

Dramatic photographs showed migrants staggering onto a British beach today after a potentially record-breaking number were picked up off the coast with up to 25 boats crossing the English Channel. Pictures taken this morning showed one group wading through the water and looking exhausted as they collapsed and sat down on rocks on the Kent … Read more Exhausted migrants wade to shore and collapse on Dover beach

Search for swimmer trying to cross English Channel from Dover

Massive search is launched for cross-Channel swimmer trying to swim 27 miles solo from Dover to Calais Person called the coastguard to report friend was attempting the swim alone Helicopter and rescue boats dispatched to sea off Kent, very busy shipping lane Vessels asked to keep a lookout after coastguard got call at 12.10pm Monday … Read more Search for swimmer trying to cross English Channel from Dover

Massive search is launched for cross-Channel swimmer trying to swim 27 miles from Dover to Calais

Massive search is launched for cross-Channel swimmer trying to swim 27 miles solo from Dover to Calais Person called the coastguard to report friend was attempting the swim alone Helicopter and rescue boats dispatched to sea off Kent, very busy shipping lane Vessels asked to keep a lookout after coastguard got call at 12.10pm Monday … Read more Massive search is launched for cross-Channel swimmer trying to swim 27 miles from Dover to Calais