UK and France working ‘at pace’ to ‘completely’ cut off migrant crossing route, says minister

The UK and French governments are “working at pace” to ensure they are “completely cutting” the route migrants are using to cross the Channel illegally, the immigration minister has said. Speaking from Paris, following crunch talks with officials, Chris Philp said both sides were “clear that more needs to be done” to stop the growing … Read more UK and France working ‘at pace’ to ‘completely’ cut off migrant crossing route, says minister

Migrant crossings ‘bad, stupid, dangerous and criminal thing to do’, says Boris Johnson | ITV News

Boris Johnson has branded migrants’ Channel crossings a “very bad and stupid and dangerous and criminal thing to do” as he hinted at changing laws to tackle the crisis. The prime minister’s comments came as a French politician warned the UK’s decision to send in the Royal Navy “won’t change anything” and a former Home … Read more Migrant crossings ‘bad, stupid, dangerous and criminal thing to do’, says Boris Johnson | ITV News

Migrants cross Channel as political tension rises

Britain’s Border Force brought migrants ashore in the port of Dover on Monday after picking them up from an inflatable boat as they crossed the Channel. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. Get the latest news … Read more Migrants cross Channel as political tension rises

Home secretary meets with Border Force over record numbers of migrants crossing English Channel

The Home Secretary Priti Patel was in Dover today meeting Border Force officers after record numbers of people risked the journey in small boats across the Channel UK. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) Boris Johnson has also called for tougher laws to make it easier to deport people back from the UK. ———————– Follow us on Instagram – … Read more Home secretary meets with Border Force over record numbers of migrants crossing English Channel

Record number of migrants cross English Channel – navy may be called in

If you want to see one consequence of the failure of politics in the Middle East, you do not have to go further than the Kent coast where a record number of migrants have attempted to cross the English Channel in recent days. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) Anja Popp is in Dover. ———————– Follow us on Instagram … Read more Record number of migrants cross English Channel – navy may be called in

Good weather prompts migrants to make treacherous crossings

Border Force patrol vessels and local lifeboats have been involved in the rescue of more than 100 migrants. At least seven rubber dinghies and a kayak were towed into Dover harbour as calm weather prompted a surge in attempts. An inquiry has been launched by the Commons home affairs select committee, which wants to scrutinise … Read more Good weather prompts migrants to make treacherous crossings

More than one hundred migrants cross the English channel in small boats

Border Force patrol vessels and local lifeboats have been involved in the rescue of more than 100 migrants in small boats in the English Channel. At least seven rubber dinghies and a kayak were towed into Dover harbour. An inquiry has been launched by the Commons home affairs select committee, which wants to scrutinise the … Read more More than one hundred migrants cross the English channel in small boats

Two dozen migrants processed upon arrival by boat into the UK | ITV News

ITV News has today witnessed more than 2 dozen migrants who successfully crossed the English channel from France, being processed by border force officials at Dover. Their arrival comes as we approach near record arrivals at the Kent coast. The issue is at the centre of rising tensions, with the British Government pressing the French … Read more Two dozen migrants processed upon arrival by boat into the UK | ITV News

ITV News films one of the latest groups of migrants to arrive in the UK | ITV News

At least three children were among a group of migrants brought to the UK as more boats crossing the Channel continue to arrive. The Coastguard had reportedly been alerted to more than 20 incidents, with the number of people arriving set to reach a new one-day record. Images show officials carrying the youngsters from lifeboats … Read more ITV News films one of the latest groups of migrants to arrive in the UK | ITV News

Britain’s wartime sweetheart Dame Vera Lynn dies aged 103 – BBC News

Dame Vera Lynn, one of the most popular British entertainers of the past century, the singer known as the forces’ sweetheart during the Second World War, has died at the age of 103. Dame Vera’s songs, including We’ll Meet Again and The White Cliffs of Dover, became enormously popular among the armed forces and in … Read more Britain’s wartime sweetheart Dame Vera Lynn dies aged 103 – BBC News

Dame Vera Lynn dies aged 103

Dame Vera was fondly known as ‘the forces’ sweetheart’ for her morale-boosting visits to the front line to entertain troops during the Second World War. Some of her best-loved hits included We’ll Meet Again and There’ll Be Bluebirds Over The White Cliffs of Dover. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/skynews Follow us … Read more Dame Vera Lynn dies aged 103

Forces’ Sweetheart Dame Vera Lynn dies at the age of 103 | ITV News

Dame Vera Lynn, who has died at the age of 103, found fame as the singing morale-booster for British troops – and those waiting at home for their return – during the Second World War. Born in East Ham, east London, she rose to popularity with her patriotic songs, including We’ll Meet Again, The White … Read more Forces’ Sweetheart Dame Vera Lynn dies at the age of 103 | ITV News

‘I personally do not want those statues taken away’

‘The world has had its knees on our necks preventing us from breathing.’   Rose Hudson-Wilkin – the Bishop of Dover and the first black woman bishop in the Church of England’s history – speaks about the Black Lives Matter movement and racism to Sky News.    Ms Hudson-Wilkin says that she personally does not … Read more ‘I personally do not want those statues taken away’

Katherine Jenkins to perform behind closed doors at Royal Albert Hall for VE Day | ITV News

Welsh opera singer, Katherine Jenkins will perform a concert to an empty Royal Albert Hall in London to mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day. The pre-recorded concert will be half an hour long and streamed online on Friday 8. Jenkins will sing wartime classics by Dame Vera Lynn including The White Cliffs Of Dover … Read more Katherine Jenkins to perform behind closed doors at Royal Albert Hall for VE Day | ITV News

Bishop of Dover : ‘Easter is about hope ‘

Circumstances are affecting people usually at the heart of marking Easter – leaders of the church. The Bishop of Dover and former Chaplain to the Speaker of the House of Commons – Rose Hudson-Wilkin gives a message of hope and joy on Easter Sunday as she speaks to Sky’s Sophy Ridge. #COVID19 SUBSCRIBE to our … Read more Bishop of Dover : ‘Easter is about hope ‘