The immigration chief in Calais has said the UK has created "a magnet for illegal immigrants."
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Thursday 12 December 2013
The vast majority of the migrants there refuse to apply for asylum in France, as once they do so, they will lose their right to seek asylum in the UK
Saturday 05 October 2013
Police say his body was found on Friday off Exmouth
Friday 04 October 2013
A Syrian asylum-seeker attempted to throw himself from the roof of the ferry terminal in Calais today after a day of negotiations with French and British authorities failed to satisfy 50 Syrians who have been squatting on a gangway at the channel port since Wednesday.
Monday 23 September 2013
Two brothers who were stopped by police in Dover have appeared in court accused of travelling to a terrorist training camp in Syria.
Sunday 21 July 2013
British emergency services coordinate cross-channel search and rescue operation in hunt for single-engine plane that came down off the Kent coast
Wednesday 24 April 2013
Less than £200... Spring is a fine time to take in the delights of Ireland. Until 30 May, Irish Ferries Holidays is offering three nights at The Castle Hotel in County Cork for £192pp, with breakfast and return ferry crossings from Pembroke to Rosslare and car included. Irishferries.com
Saturday 30 March 2013
Defy the traffic beside the Houses of Parliament and you can see, to one side, Henry Moore's Knife Edge Two Piece and to the other, Rodin's The Burghers of Calais. Or you could do, until what the French sculptor called "my novel" was trundled up the A10 to Perry Green in Hertfordshire, to Moore's home, studio and gardens. Here, for the first time, the great modernist's work is being shown alongside that of another artist. Other collaborations will follow, but Rodin is the obvious first guest – Moore treasured an early volume about him, bought his work, liked the things he liked.
Monday 21 January 2013
Criminal gangs are smuggling illegal immigrants out of the UK as well as in, a report due to be broadcast this evening will allege.
Thursday 04 October 2012
Runaway teacher Jeremy Forrest will return to the UK after a French court agreed to his extradition today.
Saturday 29 September 2012
Teacher and 15-year-old Megan Stammers are tracked down by French police in Bordeaux
Friday 28 September 2012
European arrest warrant is issued for maths teacher and 15-year-old as focus shifts to Spain
Thursday 27 September 2012
The father of maths teacher Jeremy Forrest will today make a public appeal for his son to return home with his runaway teenage pupil, Megan Stammers.
Thursday 27 September 2012
Missing schoolgirl Megan Stammers and her maths teacher Jeremy Forrest could be anywhere in Europe, police admitted yesterday, as Interpol joined the search.
Monday 30 July 2012
Investigators discovered 29 stowaways hidden inside three lorries in northern France waiting to cross to the UK, the Border Force said.
Travel Agenda: Munster; Budapest; P&O Ferries; Regent's Canal; Valencia; Walker's Tuscany; Honolulu-Auckland; Turkey earthquakes
Friday 20 July 2012
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- 1 BBC told new political editor must be 'impartial' with Nick Robinson reportedly stepping down
- 2 Number of young homeless people in Britain is 'more than three times the official figures'
- 3 Humans of New York image of crying gay teen receives best response yet from Ellen DeGeneres
- 4 The map showing the most dangerous tourist destinations in Europe, according to the Foreign Office
- 5 Swedish minister gives strongest case yet on why EU should stop turning away asylum seekers