UK calls for joint patrols with France after 27 people drown in English Channel - BBC News

UK calls for joint patrols with France after 27 people drown in English Channel – BBC News

The UK government has called on France to allow British security staff to conduct joint patrols on French beaches. It follows the deaths of 27 people in the English Channel when their inflatable boat sunk as they tried to make…

31 people drown crossing English Channel as inflatable dingy capsizes - BBC News

31 people drown crossing English Channel as inflatable dingy capsizes – BBC News

31 people, including five women and a little girl, died on Wednesday after their rubber boat capsized while they attempted the sea crossing from France to Britain. It’s the worst disaster on record involving migrants in the English Channel. Two…

Abandoned refugees living on Libya's streets in appalling conditions - BBC News

Abandoned refugees living on Libya’s streets in appalling conditions – BBC News

Libya is the main hub for migrants and refugees hoping to cross from Africa to Europe via the Mediterranean. Thousands of migrants were detained in early October 2021 in a crackdown by the Libyan authorities. But detention centres are dangerously…

French navy accuses UK of “ingratitude” over migrant crossing patrols  - BBC News

French navy accuses UK of “ingratitude” over migrant crossing patrols – BBC News

More than 17,000 migrants have crossed the English Channel I’m small boats in 2021, that’s double the number for all of 2020. The UK government has threatened to withhold millions of pounds in funding from the French authorities unless they…

Thousands of Afghans flee to Pakistan following Taliban victory - BBC News

Thousands of Afghans flee to Pakistan following Taliban victory – BBC News

Tens of thousands of Afghan refugees are believed to have crossed the border into Pakistan in the four weeks since the victory of the Taliban and the fall of Kabul. They’re joining around 2.5 million Afghans who have already fled…