Nearly 200 migrants crossed English Channel to Kent yesterday

Nearly 200 migrants crossed Channel yesterday making May 2021’s busiest month already for small boat crossings An estimated 200 migrants are believed to have crossed the English Channel  Some 20 migrants were intercepted a sea by the Border Force cutter Speedwell Around 15 migrants are believed to have landed on a beach in Dungeness, Kent  … Read more

Migrants are sent on three-hour trip to detention centre while still wearing wet clothes

Migrants arriving in Dover after crossing English Channel are sent on three-hour 150m-mile trip to detention centre while still wearing wet clothes, report reveals At least 8,400 people reached UK in small boats after crossing Channel last year  Many are initially placed in short-term holding facilities (STHF) in Dover or Kent  Can stay for up … Read more

Up to 100 more migrants arrive in UK after crossing English Channel in torrential rain

Up to 100 more migrants arrive in the UK after crossing English Channel in torrential rain including group of 15 who landed their small boat on Kent beach An estimated 100 migrants are believed to have crossed the English Channel  Some 20 migrants were intercepted a sea by the Border Force cutter Speedwell Around 15 … Read more

Up to 100 more migrants arrive in the UK after crossing English Channel

Up to 100 more migrants arrive in the UK after crossing English Channel in torrential rain including group of 15 who landed their small boat on Kent beach An estimated 100 migrants are believed to have crossed the English Channel  Some 20 migrants were intercepted a sea by the Border Force cutter Speedwell Around 15 … Read more

Moment two migrants appear feet-first from hole cut in side of lorry in west London

This is the extraordinary moment two suspected migrants emerged feet first from the side of a Polish-registered lorry after cutting a hole in its side curtain. The stowaways jumped out of the opening they made just five minutes after the truck arrived in a freight company yard in Hounslow, west London last week. Video footage … Read more

Three times more migrants have crossed the Channel than last year

Three times more migrants have crossed the Channel than last year after record 209 were detained by Border Force bringing total to more than 2,000 209 migrants were picked up by Border Force officers trying to cross Channel The migrants were detained by officials in nine separate incidents yesterday Number of migrants attempting to cross … Read more

Border Force detains more than 200 migrants trying to cross the Channel in NINE incidents

Border Force officers detain more than 200 migrants trying to cross the Channel in small boats in NINE incidents – a new daily record 209 migrants were picked up by Border Force officers trying to cross Channel The migrants were detained by officials in nine separate incidents today Today’s figure marks a new daily record … Read more

Another UK Border Force intercepts 60 migrants in Dover after 113 made crossing on Monday

Another 60 migrants including young child arrive in Dover after making most of improving weather conditions after 113 made crossing on Monday Around 60 people, including a baby, intercepted by Border Force this morning Home Office also confirmed 113 migrants detained in seven incidents on Monday Figure for last two days surpasses the total for … Read more

Another 60 migrants including young child arrive in Dover after 113 made crossing on Monday

Another 60 migrants including young child arrive in Dover after making most of improving weather conditions after 113 made crossing on Monday Around 60 people, including a baby, intercepted by Border Force this morning Home Office also confirmed 113 migrants detained in seven incidents on Monday Figure for last two days surpasses the total for … Read more

Another 20 migrants brave bitter sea temperatures to cross Channel to UK in tiny boats

Another 20 migrants brave bitter sea temperatures to cross Channel to UK in tiny boats as 2021 total passes 1,500 Two groups of people arrived on British shores on UK Border Force vessels today The first of the small boats to arrive was not equipped with an outboard engine Arrivals mean number of migrants making … Read more