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…

Libya considers extraditing Lockerbie bombing suspect - BBC News

Libya considers extraditing Lockerbie bombing suspect – BBC News

More than 30 years after the Lockerbie bombing, Libya is considering extraditing a man wanted by the United States in connection with the attack. 270 people died when a PanAm plane was blown up over Scotland, just before Christmas in…

UK warns France it may retaliate over fishing threats - BBC News

UK warns France it may retaliate over fishing threats – BBC News

Boris Johnson is to meet the French President Emmanuel Macron this weekend to try to defuse growing tensions over post-Brexit fishing rights. Both leaders are in Rome attending a G20 summit, admit acrimony been the UK and France over access…

“No toys at Christmas” warning as global supply crisis deepens - BBC News

“No toys at Christmas” warning as global supply crisis deepens – BBC News

Around the world supply chain problems are affecting the supply of goods, as the easing of the Covid pandemic leads to a sudden surge in consumer demand. Cargo ships at many ports are stuck, unable to offload their containers, because…