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Record number of migrants cross Channel to UK in single day

Record number of migrants cross Channel to UK in single



Eighty-six people intercepted on Tuesday amid concerns about Calais camp closure Border Force intercepted what is thought to be the highest number of migrants in a single day amid warnings the closure of a French camp could prompt a spike in the number of attempted Channel crossings.Eighty-six people attempted the journey in small boats on Tuesday, with some landing on beaches before being detained, the Home Office said. It is thought to be the highest number of people intercepted by UK authorities on a single day so far. Continue reading…



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Publish date : 2019-09-11 16:20:39

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