UK to propose asylum ban on English Channel migrants

By Andrew MacAskill and Kylie MacLellan BIRMINGHAM, England -British interior minister Suella Braverman set out plans on Tuesday for new powers which would ban migrants who cross the English...

'I didn't want to miss it': Royal funeral on global live TV

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — In movie theatres and pubs, on giant screens and smartphones, people watched and pundits droned on as Queen Elizabeth II's funeral in London flooded the airwaves live across...

Taiwan Has The Fastest Internet In The World, USA Is 4th..

Taiwan Has The Fastest Internet In The World, USA Is 4th... According to the broadband speed league 2022, Taiwan is on top of the world when it comes to fast internet,...

Looking for an offbeat European holiday? This island has its own rules, language and vodka

The island of Jersey, in the English Channel, is only five miles long and nine miles wide. It's home to miles of tunnels built during World War II — but by German rather than British soldiers. It...

Back to me in a coffin' - bodies of migrants drowned in Channel reach Iraq

At least 16 bodies of Iraqi Kurdish migrants who drowned in November when their dinghy deflated while they tried to cross the English Channel were returned on Sunday to Iraqi Kurdistan.

A Couple’s Dream of Reuniting in England Is Dashed in a Channel Disaster

A young Kurdish woman, Maryam Nuri, died with 26 others after making a desperate attempt to join her fiancé by crossing the English Channel from France on an inflatable boat.

Channel migrant deaths: Smugglers net millions per kilometer

CALAIS, France — The price to cross the English Channel varies according to the network of smugglers, between 3,000 and 7,000 euros ($3,380 and $8,000) though there are rumors of discounts....

First migrant victim identified in English Channel capsize

Maryam Nuri Mohamed Amin, 24, a Kurdish woman from northern Iraq, had begun texting her fiancé as the group’s dinghy began to deflate, the BBC reported.

French fishermen threaten to block Channel Tunnel, ports in protest over fishing licenses

French fishermen have said they will block the Channel Tunnel and English Channel ports in northern France on Friday in protest over post-Brexit fishing rights.

France, U.K. Grapple With Migrant Boat Crossings After 27 Drown

After France tried to stop migrants from entering the U.K. via the tunnel under the English Channel, they took a more dangerous route.

Britain and France escalate war of words after dozens drown in Channel tragedy

British and French leaders have ramped up a war of words over dangerous crossings of the English Channel after at least 27 people died making the sea journey Wednesday, bringing to a head...

Undeterred by Channel’s Perils, Desperate Migrants Still Plan to Cross

The number of migrants setting off into the English Channel by boat has soared in recent months. The deaths Wednesday of at least 27 people trying to make the crossing illustrate how dangerous it is.

At least 27 killed in English Channel's worst migrant disaster to date, but even death won't deter the desperate

Five women and a little girl were among those killed when the inflatable dinghy, which they likely paid smugglers for space on, capsized in one of the world's busiest shipping channels.

France calls for European aid after 27 migrant deaths at sea

CALAIS, France — French President Emmanuel Macron appealed Thursday to neighboring European countries to do more to stop illegal migration into France after at least 27 people died trying to...

At least 31 dead after migrant boat capsizes in English Channel

At least 31 migrants bound for Britain died Wednesday when their boat sank in the English Channel, in what France’s interior minister called the biggest migration tragedy on the dangerous crossing …

Migrant boat capsizes in English Channel; at least 31 dead

PARIS — At least 27 migrants bound for Britain died when their boat sank in the English Channel in an unusually deadly sinking on the dangerous crossing, according to a French police official.

Thirty-one migrants perish trying to cross Channel to Britain

Thirty-one people, including five women and a little girl, died on Wednesday after their rubber boat capsized while crossing the English Channel from France to Britain, in the worst disaster on...

At Least 31 Dead After Migrant Boat Capsizes in English Channel

The boat, which capsized near Calais, had been carrying a group of migrants to Britain.

At least 27 migrants reported dead after boat sinks off French coast

At least 27 migrants died and five are missing after a boat capsized in the English Channel, off the coast of Calais, northern France on Wednesday.

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