Home Office projects that 500 migrants will cross the Channel every month this year

Home Office projects that 500 migrants will cross the Channel every month this year… despite latest crackdown Priti Patel agreed a £30 million deal with France to fund increased enforcement  The Home Secretary will also announce tough new measures in coming weeks  Home Office projections forecast an average of 500 migrants a month crossing By … Read more

87 migrants packed on to four boats are detained at Dover

87 migrants packed on to four boats are detained at Dover as people smugglers take advantage of calm conditions of English Channel Dozens of migrants made the crossing on Saturday as Britain enjoyed sunshine  Images from Port of Dover shows at least three young children among arrivals  Another boat was reportedly towed back to France … Read more

Up to 70 migrants packed on to three large boats are detained at Dover

Up to 70 migrants packed on to three large boats are detained at Dover as people smugglers take advantage of calm conditions of English Channel  Dozens of migrants made the crossing on Saturday as Britain enjoyed sunshine  Images from Port of Dover shows at least three young children among arrivals  Fourth boat was reportedly towed … Read more

Number of migrants given asylum in UK fell by more than half in 2020, new figures show

The UK granted asylum or offered some form of protection to almost 10,000 people last year – falling by more than half that of 2019, new figures show. Protection in the form of asylum, humanitarian protection, alternative forms of leave and resettlement was offered to 9,936 people in 2020, said the Home Office. This figure … 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

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

Police rescue three migrants from inside lorry who were ‘suffocating and struggling to breathe’ 

This is the sealed refrigerated lorry where three migrants were saved from suffocating after calling police to say they were ‘struggling to breathe’.   Cambridgeshire Police said the vehicle, believed to have travelled from France, was tracked along the A14 and the M11 with the help of Essex Police.  ‘Those in the back of the lorry … Read more

Cambridgeshire police rescue migrants from sealed lorry from France

Three migrants are rescued from inside refrigerated lorry from France after calling police at service station to tell them they were suffocating Cambridgeshire Police were alerted when someone inside called to raise alarm The vehicle, believed to be from France, was tracked to Brampton Hut services Three men found inside were found safe and uninjured as … Read more

Illegal migrants are getting Covid jabs in plush quarantine hotels at Heathrow

At the four star Crowne Plaza Hotel overlooking lawns on the outskirts of London, 20-year-old Abdul from the Sudan says he is pleased with his new life here in Britain. He proclaims proudly: ‘I was given the vaccination yesterday at the hotel to stop me catching Covid. There are 400 migrants living here and we … Read more