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.
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Migrants arriving into the UK, after crossing the English Channel, are being processed in what resembles a “rubble-strewn building site”. An inspection of the short-term immigration detention facilities in Dover found that migrants, often arriving wet and cold, “had to spend hours in the open air or in cramped containers”. They were often left with no sleeping facilities or showers. The report into the Home Office run facilities found that they had failed to “prepare properly” for a “predictable increase in migrant numbers”. Report by Thomasl. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Large numbers of suspected migrants are arriving in the UK following days ofhigh winds in the English Channel. Border Force has deployed extra resourcesto the Dover Strait on Tuesday as crossings have..
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A rubber dinghy packed with migrants has been seen landing on a beach in Kentafter crossing the Channel. About 10 people were crammed on board the smallboat as it was pictured approaching the shingle..
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