Category: UK


“You pass or you die”: Migrants in Calais risk their lives to reach the United Kingdom

Migrants in the French port city Calais said that constant police presence, falling temperatures and worsening living conditions...
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Largest group of irregular migrants intercepted while trying to cross the English Channel

A group of 86 irregular migrants have been intercepted while trying to cross the English Channel to the UK on 10 September 2019,...
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Iraqi migrant drowned in attempt to swim to Britain

Belgian authorities have recovered the body of a drowned Iraqi migrant who attempted to swim across the English Channel to reach...
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UK sentences members of Kurdish-led smuggling network to jail

Thirteen members of a criminal network that smuggled people from Iraq and the Kurdistan region into the United Kingdom have been...
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Two French men jailed for helping migrants cross the English Channel

Two French men have been sentenced to prison for helping irregular migrants to cross the English Channel. The first of the two...
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French coast guard intercepts nine migrants attempting to cross the English Channel

On Sunday 19 May, the French coast guard intercepted a small boat attempting to cross the English Channel with nine migrants on...
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Another 42 migrants intercepted by UK border patrol

Police have intercepted a total of 42 migrants on the weekend of 11 May 2019 as they crossed the English Channel to enter the UK...
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UK continues to return migrants arriving on boats, and charges man with assisting unlawful Channel crossings

Thirty-six migrants intercepted by UK Border Force off the UK coast of Kent face being returned to France or other European Union...
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Eritrean migrants caught attempting to sneak into the UK

A group of 18 Eritrean migrants have been caught trying to enter the UK in the back of a truck on 13 March 2019. The migrants...
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