An inflatable dinghy carrying around 20 Syrian migrants has been met by BorderForce off the coast of Dover. The packed vessel had been making its way acrossthe English Channel on Monday morning, with those on board seen waving andsmiling on their journey. They were met by the Border Force patrol boat Hunterat about 7.15am with the White Cliffs in sight. More than 4,000 migrants havenow reached the UK in 2020 by crossing the dangerous Dover Strait in smallboats. Today’s crossing comes after more than 677 people made it to the UKbetween Thursday and Sunday.
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Thousands of photos lifted from alleged Syrian torture chambers by a whistleblowing army photographer codenamed 'Caesar' have given hope to hundreds of families looking for lost loved ones. Adam Reed reports.
Boris Johnson visits St Joseph's Catholic Primary School in Upminster, eastLondon, to see work to make schools safe for return in September. The PrimeMinister struck a conciliatory tone to education unions, praising the workthey had done to make classrooms safe. Speaking to reporters at a school ineast London, he said: “It’s very important that everybody works together toensure that our schools are safe and they are – they are Covid secure – I havebeen very impressed by the work that the teachers have done, working with theunions, to make sure that all schools are safe to go back to in September.
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A teenager has died after being stabbed in London’s West End. Police werecalled to reports of an assault on Market Place at the junction with OxfordStreet at 5.38pm on Saturday, Scotland Yard said. Officers found a male, agedin his late teens, suffering from a stab injury. Police said he was taken to acentral London hospital where he was pronounced dead at 7.33pm.
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Many Britons are set to bask in another hot day, with temperatures in the30Cs. The mercury looks set to reach 35C on Sunday - with Kent, Sussex andparts of London being the most likely to see the highest temperatures,according to Met Office forecaster Craig Snell. It comes as the Met Officewarned “severe thunderstorms” are likely early next week.
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Gizmodo reports nonprofit watchdog group American Oversight is suing the US Justice Department and five other agencies. The lawsuit concerns the deployment of federal police against protesters in Portland and other cities to counter Black Lives Matter protests. It accuses government officials of unlawfully withholding public records under the Freedom of Information Act.
A U.S. appeals court on Thursday agreed to rehear arguments that could potentially lead to the reopening of the case against Michael Flynn, President Donald Trump's former national security adviser. Gavino Garay has more.
COVID data, defense secrets and personal data: those are just some of the things two Chinese hackers are accused of targeting in a decade-long global theft operation, according to a Department of Justice indictment made public on Tuesday. Gloria Tso reports.