Europe Migrant Crisis

Five Migrant Boats Sail for England Every Week

Despite declarations from both the United Kingdom and France to curb migrant crossings of the English Channel, a report has found that since the beginning of the year an average of five migrant-filled boats set sail towards England every week.

DOVER, ENGLAND - APRIL 04: An inflatable rib lies in the surf near Samphire Hoe on April 4, 2019 in Dover, England. Two separate incidents of migrants coming ashore have been reported along the Kent coast near Folkestone this morning. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

UK Police Given More Time to Question Migrant Death Truck Driver

British police expanded an investigation into one of the country’s deadliest cases of human smuggling after 39 people were found dead in a refrigerated container truck near an English port. Essex police said the victims were believed to be from China, though its embassy said their nationalities were still being verified.

British Police officers stand on duty at a cordon near to where a lorry, believed to have originated from Bulgaria, and containing 39 dead bodies, was discovered at Waterglade Industrial Park in Grays, east of London, on October 23, 2019. - British police said 39 bodies were found near London …