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People smugglers ramp up Channel crossings in race to beat Priti Patel's immigration bill

People smugglers ramp up Channel crossings in race to beat Priti Patel's immigration bill

The Telegraph has revealed cross-Channel people smugglers have ramped up efforts to get migrants to the UK before the Home Secretary's new immigrat [...]
Migrant crossings: Attempts to reach UK surge as France demands £54m payout – data

Migrant crossings: Attempts to reach UK surge as France demands £54m payout – data

Rising numbers of migrants have crossed the English Channel in recent months with record numbers being reported in the past couple of months. In Ju [...]
Cough up! France orders UK to pay £54million bounty on migrant crossings

Cough up! France orders UK to pay £54million bounty on migrant crossings

And French Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin has also sought to pin the blame on London by telling Boris Johnson Britain needs to make itself less [...]
‘A nonsense!’ Migrant think tank boss claims France should halt crossings without UK cash

‘A nonsense!’ Migrant think tank boss claims France should halt crossings without UK cash

Chair of MigrationWatch Alp Mehmet spoke to Express.co.uk about the refugee Channel crossings from France and was angry the UK was funding the coun [...]
Take action! Outrage at France as Channel crossings hit record high despite £51m from UK

Take action! Outrage at France as Channel crossings hit record high despite £51m from UK

With a week still to go, September has broken the record for the number of crossings in a single calendar month. So far, 3,872 arrivals have been r [...]
France halts more migrant crossings after Patel threatens to pull 'conditional' £54m deal

France halts more migrant crossings after Patel threatens to pull 'conditional' £54m deal

The Times recently revealed the Home Secretary was considering withdrawing the £54 million deal to solve the migrant crisis. This ultimatum include [...]
Macron doing nothing to stop illegal Channel crossings, warns MP as he backs Patel

Macron doing nothing to stop illegal Channel crossings, warns MP as he backs Patel

Matt Vickers backed Home Secretary Priti Patel after she unveiled plans to begin turning boats back before they reached UK shores - with the member [...]
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