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Boris Johnson calls on Emmanuel Macron to take back people who cross Channel to UK

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson called on France to agree to “take back” people who cross the Channel to the UK. The PM said he had written to French President Emmanuel Macron setting out five steps to “move further and faster” to avoid a repeat of Wednesday’s tragedy where 27 people died. A returns agreement […]

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At least 27 migrants drown after inflatable boat sinks off French coast in the English Channel

At least 27 migrants died after a boat capsized in the English Channel, off the coast of Calais, northern France, on Wednesday, French Interior Minister GĂ©rald Darmanin said. An initial toll said 31 migrants had died but the minister revised this number down to 27 late Wednesday. Speaking outside a hospital in Calais, Darmanin said […]

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Body of missing 15-month-old Kurdish refugee who died in the English Channel found in Norway

Norway police found a body on the country’s coast earlier this year is that of a missing 15-month-old who died in the English Channel. The child, named Artin, died along with four family members when the boat they were travelling in sank in October. The Kurdish-Iranian family had been attempting to reach the UK from […]