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North-West Evening Mail
Home Secretary to meet French minister amid border control and Jungle fearsto travel to Paris to meet her French counterpart amid growing fears that the F
Home Secretary to meet French minister amid border control and Jungle fears
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 16 minutes ago
to travel to Paris to meet her French counterpart amid growing fears that the French could axe British border controls in Calais and send the Jungle camp to Dover. Amber Rudd is due to discuss security with French Interior Minster Bernard... Read more
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The News and Star
Home Secretary to meet French minister amid border control and Jungle fearsto travel to Paris to meet her French counterpart amid growing fears that the F
Home Secretary to meet French minister amid border control and Jungle fears
The News and Star / Posted 35 minutes ago
to travel to Paris to meet her French counterpart amid growing fears that the French could axe British border controls in Calais and send the Jungle camp to Dover. Amber Rudd is due to discuss security with French Interior Minster Bernard... Read more
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express
French police are NOT gatekeepers for British! UK blasted for Calais jungle DISASTER ZONEJean-Claude Delage it will soon be too dangerous to evacuate the 'Jungle' Trad
French police are NOT gatekeepers for British! UK blasted for Calais jungle DISASTER ZONE
express / Posted 38 minutes ago
Jean-Claude Delage it will soon be too dangerous to evacuate the 'Jungle' Trade union, Alliance, claimed that between the Calais ‘Jungle’ camp and the migrant camp of Grande-Synthe, in Dunkerque, a total of 12,000 migrants were currently living in... Read more
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express
'Britain is the problem' Migrant in Calais Jungle in angry clash with Ukip MEPBill Etheridge, a Ukip MEP running to replace Nigel Farage, was visiting Calais
'Britain is the problem' Migrant in Calais Jungle in angry clash with Ukip MEP
express / Posted 38 minutes ago
Bill Etheridge, a Ukip MEP running to replace Nigel Farage, was visiting Calais as part of his election campaign. The migrant, who did not give his name, blamed Nato powers Britain, France and America for the terror the Taliban and Islamic State... Read more
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heraldscotland
Border deal with Britain should be scrapped unless key changes made, says leading French politicianUnder the Treaty of Le Touquet, British immigration officials check passports i
Border deal with Britain should be scrapped unless key changes made, says leading French politician
heraldscotland / Posted 2 hours ago
Under the Treaty of Le Touquet, British immigration officials check passports in Calais and their French counterparts do the same in Dover. Mr Bertrand wants a new deal in which migrants hoping to claim asylum in the UK would be able to do so at a... Read more
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express
'I am NOT buying that' Caller claiming Calais border is SECURE clashes with Katie Hopkinsto stop crossing the Channel because we’re out of the EU?” Steve in Surrey aske
'I am NOT buying that' Caller claiming Calais border is SECURE clashes with Katie Hopkins
express / Posted 2 hours ago
to stop crossing the Channel because we’re out of the EU?” Steve in Surrey asked. Katie Hopkins condemned the security in Calais “All the controls are there are at the moment.” But Hopkins said: “All the controls? Steve, do not tell me all the... Read more
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CTV News
French official seeks changes in border deal with U.K.LONDON -- The leader of the French region that includes the Channel port of Cal
French official seeks changes in border deal with U.K.
CTV News / Posted 2 hours ago
LONDON -- The leader of the French region that includes the Channel port of Calais says he wants a new system for handling asylum seekers trying to reach Britain from France. Xavier Bertrand told the BBC on Monday that people seeking asylum in the... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
French politician urges border checks and asylum claims shakeFrance should tear up the deal which imposes British border checks on migrants
French politician urges border checks and asylum claims shake
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 5 hours ago
France should tear up the deal which imposes British border checks on migrants in Calais unless radical changes are made, a senior politician has warned. Xavier Bertrand, president of the Hauts-de-France Nord Pas De Calais-Picardie region which... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Britain should set up office at Calais 'jungle' to process refugees, says head of regionMigrants in the so-called Calais 'jungle' camp who are seeking asylum in the UK
Britain should set up office at Calais 'jungle' to process refugees, says head of region
Daily Telegraph / Posted 5 hours ago
Migrants in the so-called Calais 'jungle' camp who are seeking asylum in the UK should be allowed to lodge their claim in France, the head of the region has said. In an interview with the BBC, Xavier Bertrand said he was pushing for a new deal in... Read more
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express
We must embrace Muslim population: Sarkozy’s rival reaches out to French Muslims61, has launched his primary campaign on a tough law-and-order platform Mr Sar
We must embrace Muslim population: Sarkozy’s rival reaches out to French Muslims
express / Posted 5 hours ago
61, has launched his primary campaign on a tough law-and-order platform Mr Sarkozy has also called for border controls in Calais, where some 9,000 migrants are living in the camp known as The Jungle, to be shifted to Britain. Given the governing... Read more
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express
'With or without Brexit – the EU is DOOMED' Farage tears into failed Brussels project50 by January according to FarageRelated articles Europhile Ex-ministers: We w
'With or without Brexit – the EU is DOOMED' Farage tears into failed Brussels project
express / Posted 5 hours ago
50 by January according to FarageRelated articles Europhile Ex-ministers: We were WRONG about migrants in EU debate Calais official says the Jungle migrants should be moved to BRITAIN Lord O’Donnell said it will take Parliament “years and... Read more
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express
France should TEAR UP Calais deal with UK and ALLOW migrants through, threatens politicianhas called for action to deal with the crisis in the Jungle Xavier Bertrand, p
France should TEAR UP Calais deal with UK and ALLOW migrants through, threatens politician
express / Posted 5 hours ago
has called for action to deal with the crisis in the Jungle Xavier Bertrand, president of the Hauts-de-France Nord Pas De Calais-Picardie region which includes Calais, has called for action to deal with the sprawling Jungle migrant camp. His... Read more
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metro
Calais 'Jungle' camp should move to Britain, according to Nicolas Sarkozyrid of the camp (Picture: Reuters) Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy wan
Calais 'Jungle' camp should move to Britain, according to Nicolas Sarkozy
metro / Posted 5 hours ago
rid of the camp (Picture: Reuters) Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy wants to move asylum seekers living in France’s Calais ‘Jungle’ camp to Britain. Sarkozy, who has announced he will run for office again next year, said Britain should... Read more
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Bolton News
French politician urges border checks and asylum claims shake-upFrance should tear up the deal which imposes British border checks on migrants
French politician urges border checks and asylum claims shake-up
Bolton News / Posted 6 hours ago
France should tear up the deal which imposes British border checks on migrants in Calais unless radical changes are made, a senior politician has warned. Xavier Bertrand, president of the Hauts-de-France Nord Pas De Calais-Picardie region which... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
French politician urges border checks and asylum claims shake-upFrance should tear up the deal which imposes British border checks on migrants
French politician urges border checks and asylum claims shake-up
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 6 hours ago
France should tear up the deal which imposes British border checks on migrants in Calais unless radical changes are made, a senior politician has warned. Xavier Bertrand, president of the Hauts-de-France Nord Pas De Calais-Picardie region which... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
French politician urges border checks and asylum claims shakeFrance should tear up the deal which imposes British border checks on migrants
French politician urges border checks and asylum claims shake
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 6 hours ago
France should tear up the deal which imposes British border checks on migrants in Calais unless radical changes are made, a senior politician has warned. Xavier Bertrand, president of the Hauts-de-France Nord Pas De Calais-Picardie region which... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
French politician urges border checks and asylum claims shake-upFrance should tear up the deal which imposes British border checks on migrants
French politician urges border checks and asylum claims shake-up
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 6 hours ago
France should tear up the deal which imposes British border checks on migrants in Calais unless radical changes are made, a senior politician has warned. Xavier Bertrand, president of the Hauts-de-France Nord Pas De Calais-Picardie region which... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
French politician urges border checks and asylum claims shake-upFrance should tear up the deal which imposes British border checks on migrants
French politician urges border checks and asylum claims shake-up
Croydon Guardian / Posted 6 hours ago
France should tear up the deal which imposes British border checks on migrants in Calais unless radical changes are made, a senior politician has warned. Xavier Bertrand, president of the Hauts-de-France Nord Pas De Calais-Picardie region which... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
French politician urges border checks and asylum claims shake-upFrance should tear up the deal which imposes British border checks on migrants
French politician urges border checks and asylum claims shake-up
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 6 hours ago
France should tear up the deal which imposes British border checks on migrants in Calais unless radical changes are made, a senior politician has warned. Xavier Bertrand, president of the Hauts-de-France Nord Pas De Calais-Picardie region which... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
French politician urges border checks and asylum claims shake-upFrance should tear up the deal which imposes British border checks on migrants
French politician urges border checks and asylum claims shake-up
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 6 hours ago
France should tear up the deal which imposes British border checks on migrants in Calais unless radical changes are made, a senior politician has warned. Xavier Bertrand, president of the Hauts-de-France Nord Pas De Calais-Picardie region which... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
French politician urges border checks and asylum claims shake-upFrance should tear up the deal which imposes British border checks on migrants
French politician urges border checks and asylum claims shake-up
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 6 hours ago
France should tear up the deal which imposes British border checks on migrants in Calais unless radical changes are made, a senior politician has warned. Xavier Bertrand, president of the Hauts-de-France Nord Pas De Calais-Picardie region which... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Nationalist Tensions Rise As Sarkozy Slams "Calais Jungle", Demands "Britain Deal With Asylum Seekers In Britain"those it wants on British territory and organizing charters to remove those who
Nationalist Tensions Rise As Sarkozy Slams "Calais Jungle", Demands "Britain Deal With Asylum Seekers In Britain"
Zero Hedge / Posted 6 hours ago
those it wants on British territory and organizing charters to remove those who are rejected. "The jungle should not be in Calais or anywhere else, because this is a republic and those with no rights to be here should return to their country,"... Read more
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The News and Star
French politician urges border checks and asylum claims shake-upFrance should tear up the deal which imposes British border checks on migrants
French politician urges border checks and asylum claims shake-up
The News and Star / Posted 6 hours ago
France should tear up the deal which imposes British border checks on migrants in Calais unless radical changes are made, a senior politician has warned. Xavier Bertrand, president of the Hauts-de-France Nord Pas De Calais-Picardie region which... Read more
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Northern Echo
French politician urges border checks and asylum claims shake-upUnder the Treaty of Le Touquet, British immigration officials check passports i
French politician urges border checks and asylum claims shake-up
Northern Echo / Posted 6 hours ago
Under the Treaty of Le Touquet, British immigration officials check passports in Calais and their French counterparts do the same in Dover. Mr Bertrand wants a new deal in which migrants hoping to claim asylum in the UK would be able to do so at a... Read more
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Shropshire Star
French politician urges border checks and asylum claims shake-up « Shropshire StarXavier Bertrand, president of the Hauts-de-France Nord Pas De Calais-Picardie r
French politician urges border checks and asylum claims shake-up « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 6 hours ago
Xavier Bertrand, president of the Hauts-de-France Nord Pas De Calais-Picardie region which includes Calais, has called for action to deal with the sprawling Jungle migrant camp. His comments come after Nicolas Sarkozy, the former French leader who... Read more
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Shropshire Star
English Channel tragedy: Tributes paid to Shropshire swimmer Nick Thomas « Shropshire Starde Triomphe in Paris. The challenge starts with an 87-mile run (140km) to Dove
English Channel tragedy: Tributes paid to Shropshire swimmer Nick Thomas « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 6 hours ago
de Triomphe in Paris. The challenge starts with an 87-mile run (140km) to Dover, then a cross-channel swim of 21 miles (33.8km) followed by a 180-mile (289.7km) bike ride from Calais to Paris.Subscribe to our Newsletter Subscribe to our mailing l... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
French politician urges border checks and asylum claims shake-upFrance should tear up the deal which imposes British border checks on migrants
French politician urges border checks and asylum claims shake-up
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 6 hours ago
France should tear up the deal which imposes British border checks on migrants in Calais unless radical changes are made, a senior politician has warned. Xavier Bertrand, president of the Hauts-de-France Nord Pas De Calais-Picardie region which... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
French politician urges border checks and asylum claims shake-upFrance should tear up the deal which imposes British border checks on migrants
French politician urges border checks and asylum claims shake-up
Kingston Guardian / Posted 6 hours ago
France should tear up the deal which imposes British border checks on migrants in Calais unless radical changes are made, a senior politician has warned. Xavier Bertrand, president of the Hauts-de-France Nord Pas De Calais-Picardie region which... Read more
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Express and Star
French politician urges border checks and asylum claims shake-up « Express & StarXavier Bertrand, president of the Hauts-de-France Nord Pas De Calais-Picardie r
French politician urges border checks and asylum claims shake-up « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 6 hours ago
Xavier Bertrand, president of the Hauts-de-France Nord Pas De Calais-Picardie region which includes Calais, has called for action to deal with the sprawling Jungle migrant camp. His comments come after Nicolas Sarkozy, the former French leader who... Read more
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Oxford Mail
French politician urges border checks and asylum claims shakeFrance should tear up the deal which imposes British border checks on migrants
French politician urges border checks and asylum claims shake
Oxford Mail / Posted 6 hours ago
France should tear up the deal which imposes British border checks on migrants in Calais unless radical changes are made, a senior politician has warned. Xavier Bertrand, president of the Hauts-de-France Nord Pas De Calais-Picardie region which... Read more
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Irish Examiner
French politician wants shake-up of asylum claims and border checksFrance should tear up the deal which imposes British border checks on migrants
French politician wants shake-up of asylum claims and border checks
Irish Examiner / Posted 6 hours ago
France should tear up the deal which imposes British border checks on migrants in Calais unless radical changes are made, a senior politician has warned. Xavier Bertrand, president of the Hauts-de-France Nord Pas De Calais-Picardie region which... Read more
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Bury Times
French politician urges border checks and asylum claims shake-upFrance should tear up the deal which imposes British border checks on migrants
French politician urges border checks and asylum claims shake-up
Bury Times / Posted 6 hours ago
France should tear up the deal which imposes British border checks on migrants in Calais unless radical changes are made, a senior politician has warned. Xavier Bertrand, president of the Hauts-de-France Nord Pas De Calais-Picardie region which... Read more
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Gazette
French politician urges border checks and asylum claims shake-upFrance should tear up the deal which imposes British border checks on migrants
French politician urges border checks and asylum claims shake-up
Gazette / Posted 6 hours ago
France should tear up the deal which imposes British border checks on migrants in Calais unless radical changes are made, a senior politician has warned. Xavier Bertrand, president of the Hauts-de-France Nord Pas De Calais-Picardie region which... Read more
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guardian-series
French politician urges border checks and asylum claims shakeFrance should tear up the deal which imposes British border checks on migrants
French politician urges border checks and asylum claims shake
guardian-series / Posted 6 hours ago
France should tear up the deal which imposes British border checks on migrants in Calais unless radical changes are made, a senior politician has warned. Xavier Bertrand, president of the Hauts-de-France Nord Pas De Calais-Picardie region which... Read more
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Harrow Times
French politician urges border checks and asylum claims shake-upFrance should tear up the deal which imposes British border checks on migrants
French politician urges border checks and asylum claims shake-up
Harrow Times / Posted 7 hours ago
France should tear up the deal which imposes British border checks on migrants in Calais unless radical changes are made, a senior politician has warned. Xavier Bertrand, president of the Hauts-de-France Nord Pas De Calais-Picardie region which... Read more
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This is West Country
French politician urges border checks and asylum claims shake-upFrance should tear up the deal which imposes British border checks on migrants
French politician urges border checks and asylum claims shake-up
This is West Country / Posted 7 hours ago
France should tear up the deal which imposes British border checks on migrants in Calais unless radical changes are made, a senior politician has warned. Xavier Bertrand, president of the Hauts-de-France Nord Pas De Calais-Picardie region which... Read more
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Gazette News
French politician urges border checks and asylum claims shake-upFrance should tear up the deal which imposes British border checks on migrants
French politician urges border checks and asylum claims shake-up
Gazette News / Posted 7 hours ago
France should tear up the deal which imposes British border checks on migrants in Calais unless radical changes are made, a senior politician has warned. Xavier Bertrand, president of the Hauts-de-France Nord Pas De Calais-Picardie region which... Read more
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heraldscotland
Guess who is on the end of a kicking from Ed Balls for Labour's election defeat?President of Calais region adds to calls for migrants to be able to claim asylu
Guess who is on the end of a kicking from Ed Balls for Labour's election defeat?
heraldscotland / Posted 7 hours ago
President of Calais region adds to calls for migrants to be able to claim asylum in UK; Downing Street says no need for change … Farc ceasefire order issued … BMA: safety of patients in England jeopardised by 10-minute GP consultations … Ed Balls... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Father dies swimming the English Channel just a mile from the shorein France. "There was an extremely experienced support team on board the suppo
Father dies swimming the English Channel just a mile from the shore
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 8 hours ago
in France. "There was an extremely experienced support team on board the support vessel. He was given CPR and taken to Calais where he was sadly pronounced dead. "It is an extreme sport, we know the risks. He was doing what he loved doing. Our... Read more
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Daily Star
Calais migrants should move to Britain, says top officialMOVE: French officials want to move the the Calais camp to Britain Xavier Bert
Calais migrants should move to Britain, says top official
Daily Star / Posted 8 hours ago
MOVE: French officials want to move the the Calais camp to Britain Xavier Bertrand said the 9,000 migrants at the “Jungle” in Calais should be allowed to start their asylum process in France. The president of a northern district in France wants to... Read more
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express
Top Calais official says the Jungle migrants should be moved to BRITAINto enter Britain in France, says chief Xavier Bertrand said many of the 9,000
Top Calais official says the Jungle migrants should be moved to BRITAIN
express / Posted 8 hours ago
to enter Britain in France, says chief Xavier Bertrand said many of the 9,000 migrants camped out in the “Jungle” in Calais are desperate to get to Britain and should be allowed to do so. The 51-year-old wants to tear up the existing... Read more
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BBC News
Calais chief wants migrant deal with UKImage caption About 9,000 migrants are living in The Jungle camp in Calais The
Calais chief wants migrant deal with UK
BBC News / Posted 10 hours ago
Image caption About 9,000 migrants are living in The Jungle camp in Calais The president of the French region that includes Calais has suggested migrants seeking asylum in the UK be allowed to lodge their claim in France. Xavier Bertrand said 9,000... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Father dies swimming the Channel just a mile from the shoreorganisation raised the alarm on their Twitter feed on Saturday night, posting:
Father dies swimming the Channel just a mile from the shore
Daily Telegraph / Posted 14 hours ago
organisation raised the alarm on their Twitter feed on Saturday night, posting: "Nick Thomas is being treated at Calais hospital after passing out in the water. Please wait for an update." A previous message had said: "Flood tide is... Read more
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express
Britain’s weak borders perpetuate Calais migrant crisisCalais migrants battle with authorities at 'Jungle' camp The government’s fail
Britain’s weak borders perpetuate Calais migrant crisis
express / Posted 14 hours ago
Calais migrants battle with authorities at 'Jungle' camp The government’s failure to get to grips with our porous borders is the height of irresponsibility. We will never know for sure how many people are coming; by its very nature illegal... Read more
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Japan Today
Europe's refugee crisis simmers despite efforts to solve it ‹ Japan Todayis meant to rally political support against any EU plan to resettle migrants am
Europe's refugee crisis simmers despite efforts to solve it ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 15 hours ago
is meant to rally political support against any EU plan to resettle migrants among the bloc’s members. Migrant numbers in Calais have soared this month, even though authorities shut down half of the city’s wretched camp earlier this year, and the... Read more
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Daily Record
Theresa May accused of 'delusions' after likening herself to Queen Elizabeth Iand feeble woman, but I have the stomach of a king." Labour MP Stephen Pound s
Theresa May accused of 'delusions' after likening herself to Queen Elizabeth I
Daily Record / Posted 17 hours ago
and feeble woman, but I have the stomach of a king." Labour MP Stephen Pound said: "Glenda Jackson might sue." "Watch out Calais, this could be Brexit in reverse all over again," he added. "Elizabeth I went for the Earl of Essex - will it be David... Read more
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Irish Examiner
British man dies while trying to swim across the English Channelin France. "There was an extremely experienced support team on board the suppo
British man dies while trying to swim across the English Channel
Irish Examiner / Posted 18 hours ago
in France. "There was an extremely experienced support team on board the support vessel. He was given CPR and taken to Calais where he was sadly pronounced dead. "It is an extreme sport, we know the risks. He was doing what he loved doing. Our... Read more
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express
200 migrants smuggled into UK in lorries EVERY WEEK - that's more than 10,000 A YEARfound hidden in the back of vehicles. The number more than doubled to 6,400 la
200 migrants smuggled into UK in lorries EVERY WEEK - that's more than 10,000 A YEAR
express / Posted 19 hours ago
found hidden in the back of vehicles. The number more than doubled to 6,400 last year. Related articles WATCH: Moment Calais migrants gangs tried to force lorry CRASH with... ‘Let Calais migrants into Britain’ demands Nicholas Sarkozy The... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
'10,000 illegal migrants' getting to UK each yearSudanese migrants in the migrant camp in Calais, France. Photo / AP About 200
'10,000 illegal migrants' getting to UK each year
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 20 hours ago
Sudanese migrants in the migrant camp in Calais, France. Photo / AP About 200 migrants from the Calais area are being smuggled into Britain in trucks each week, French officials and security sources said. The estimate - equivalent to more than... Read more
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Evening Standard
Cross-channel swimmer dies after collapsing a mile away from Francein France. "There was an extremely experienced support team on board the suppo
Cross-channel swimmer dies after collapsing a mile away from France
Evening Standard / Posted 20 hours ago
in France. "There was an extremely experienced support team on board the support vessel. He was given CPR and taken to Calais where he was sadly pronounced dead. "It is an extreme sport, we know the risks. He was doing what he loved doing. Our... Read more
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