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English Channel migrants 'forced onto boats' to make perilous sea crossing — UK border official

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English Channel migrants 'forced onto boats' to make perilous sea crossing — UK border official

English Channel migrants 'forced onto boats' to make perilous sea crossing — UK border official

Dan O'Mahoney, charged with stopping the sea journeys from France to England, says many migrants are at the mercy of smugglers and unaware of their destination.View on euronews


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Home Secretary Priti Patel says the UK is committed to tackling people trafficking following the 'avoidable tragedy' which saw a migrant family lose their lives in the English Channel on Tuesday. Ms Patel said the UK was committed to supporting people needing refuge and has "resettled more migrants than any other EU country over recent years". Report by Etemadil. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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The Bishop of Dover has expressed her sadness over the loss of the Kurdish-Iranian family who died trying to cross the English Channel. Rose Hudson-Wilkin called for the UK and the rest of Europe to ensure safe passage and dignity for those seeking refuge. Report by Etemadil. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Charity call for change in asylum policy after migrant boat deaths [Video]

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Minister: "Callous gangs" responsible for migrant crossings [Video]

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Environment Secretary George Eustice said the key to tackling the problem with migrants crossing the English Channel was targeting the "callous gangs" who were taking money from vulnerable people and sending them in harm's way. His comments follow the death of four migrants (including two children) in the English Channel on Tuesday. Report by Etemadil. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Four migrants, including two children, drown after migrant boat sinks in English Channel [Video]

Four migrants, including two children, drown after migrant boat sinks in English Channel

The small boat, carrying up to 20 Iranian nationals, was attempting the treacherous crossing from France to the UK, officials saidView on euronews

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