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…

UK anti-terror police investigate fatal stabbing of MP as suspect detained - BBC News

UK anti-terror police investigate fatal stabbing of MP as suspect detained – BBC News

The British MP Sir David Amess has been stabbed to death while conducting a meeting with his constituents. A 25-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder. Sir David, who was 69 died from multiple wounds and a knife…

96-year-old woman accused of Nazi war crimes is caught after fleeing trial - BBC News

96-year-old woman accused of Nazi war crimes is caught after fleeing trial – BBC News

A 96 year old woman who was a secretary at at Nazi concentration camp is in custody in Germany. She was arrested after going on the run from her care home, to avoid charges of complicity in the murder of…