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Flimsy ‘overloaded’ migrant boat sinks in the English Channel, one dead

A migrant died after being airlifted to hospital as part of a huge air and sea rescue operation in the English Channel. Rescue crews launched the rescue after a boat carrying around 40 people began taking on water as it headed to the UK from France. French prosecutors have launched a manslaughter investigation following the […]

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Migrant boat sinks off the coast of France, 4 dead

Four people died after a boat carrying migrants sank off the coast of northern France. A large search and rescue operation began earlier after the vessel was seen in difficulty near Dunkirk. Two children – aged five and eight – and a man and a woman, believed to be from Iran, have died. Fifteen others […]