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…

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…

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…