Former England captain Gary Lineker is temporarily removed from his role as presenter of British broadcaster's flagship football show after likening government's new asylum policy to rhetoric of Nazi-era Germany.
Home Secretary Suella Braverman, who is of Indian origin herself, warns if anyone enters Britain illegally, they will be "detained" and "swiftly removed". UN says such a law will be a "clear breach of the Refugee Convention."
The new bill seeks to detain and deport illegal asylum seekers arriving via small boats, with a "rights brake" to make such claims inadmissible.
The man was charged with facilitating attempted irregular entry into the UK as the government scrambles to pass new legislation to prevent crossings.
For the first time, teams of observers will be deployed on both sides of the Channel to "strengthen common understanding".
The young swimmer from Türkiye's Aegean city of Bodrum crossed the Channel in 16 hours and 28 minutes.
Smuggling operation that sent thousands across Channel illegally in small boats has been broken up in a major Europe wide clampdown.
Migrants and asylum seekers were seen being brought into the port of Dover in southeast England aboard lifeboats and Border Force vessels after being picked up in the Channel.
The Dubai-owned P&O Ferries announced it has shed more than one-quarter of its staff in a drastic restructuring to save cash and halted services for the next few days.
The NGO that filed the charges says people on the boat attempting to carry migrants across the Channel were given no immediate assistance despite making distress calls to French and British rescue services.
French authorities have formally identified 26 of the 27 people who died last month, including a teenager and one child
After last week’s tragedy in the English Channel, the EU border agency will be deployed to sight boats that attempt crossings, marking the first time it could be used to stop migration from the EU, rather than into the bloc.
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