Tragic Mayday plea of migrants as boat capsized off the French coast

Two children aged five and eight and two adults have died after a boat capsized off the French coast in stormy weather while trying to cross the Channel to the UK, as a search for a fifth victim – feared to be a baby – continued this morning.  Emergency services rushed to the stricken rigid … Read more Tragic Mayday plea of migrants as boat capsized off the French coast

Essex lorry deaths: Suffocating Vietnamese migrants shouted for help

There were calls of ‘open up, open up’ as 39 Vietnamese people struggled to breathe inside a sealed container bound for Britain, a court has heard. On October 23 last year, the men, women and children, aged 15 to 44, were found dead in the trailer after it was transported from Zeebrugge in Belgium to … Read more Essex lorry deaths: Suffocating Vietnamese migrants shouted for help

Boris Johnson scraps target to lower net migration to tens of thousands

Boris Johnson scraps target to lower net migration to tens of thousands – as £35,800 salary cap for skilled UK migrants is slashed to £25,600 Prime Minister has ditched the target put forward by Theresa May’s government Under plan, cap needed for skilled migrants to settle in UK lowered to £25,600  Report earlier found net … Read more Boris Johnson scraps target to lower net migration to tens of thousands

Vietnamese migrant came to UK in lorry trailer where 39 later died

A Vietnamese migrant told how his parents paid £13,000 for a ‘VIP’ smuggling trip to Britain – just days before 39 people died in the back of the same lorry trailer.    The group of 28 men, eight women and three children – two of whom were just 15 – suffocated while being transported in a … Read more Vietnamese migrant came to UK in lorry trailer where 39 later died

China warns US it will take Americans hostage if DOJ doesn’t release Chinese scientists, say sources

China has warned the US it will take Americans hostage if the Department of Justice doesn’t release Chinese research scientists accused of lying about working for the People’s Liberation Army, according to sources. People familiar with the matter told the Wall Street Journal Chinese government officials have warned their American counterparts repeatedly and through multiple … Read more China warns US it will take Americans hostage if DOJ doesn’t release Chinese scientists, say sources

Registered Republican leaves Trump blushing by telling the president he’s handsome when he smiles

An undecided voter appeared to leave President Trump blushing on Thursday night as she complimented his ‘great smile’ during a town hall. Paulette Dale – who is a registered Republican – took time to comment on the 74-year-old leader’s appearance before she addressed him with a question about immigration policy. Before telling him that she … Read more Registered Republican leaves Trump blushing by telling the president he’s handsome when he smiles

Army halts live shooting exercise after migrants land on firing range

The British Army was forced to stop a live shooting exercise on a military range today after a group of migrants landed a 9ft speedboat in the middle of target practice. The group of about 16 migrants were seen by a spotter heading towards shore at Lydd Ranges near Dungeness on the remote Romney Marshes … Read more Army halts live shooting exercise after migrants land on firing range

Priti Patel to deport homeless people who engage in ‘low level’ crimes

Priti Patel plans to deport homeless people who persistently engage in ‘low level’ crimes such as drug-pushing and ‘dangerous behaviour’ Priti Patel will deport the homeless who repeatedly engage in low level crimes Powers would be used ‘sparingly’ and after individuals refused other measures Ms Patel reportedly wrote to Ministers on Friday to inform them of … Read more Priti Patel to deport homeless people who engage in ‘low level’ crimes

Priti Patel says asylum system is ‘broken’ as 20 Channel migrants are taken off deportation flight

Priti Patel today branded Britain’s asylum system ‘broken’ after 20 migrants were taken off a new deportation flight to Germany. The Home Secretary sent another handful of migrants back to mainland Europe, but was hit by a flurry of 11th-hour legal challenges. An immigration enforcement charter flight yesterday flew three Iranians, two Eritreans, an Iraqi … Read more Priti Patel says asylum system is ‘broken’ as 20 Channel migrants are taken off deportation flight

DR JOHN LEE: Test and Trace that doesn’t work, local lockdowns that don’t make sense…

We have to be realistic: the Government’s Test and Trace policy isn’t working — and is very unlikely ever to. The debacle at the weekend of more than 16,000 missed cases of Covid-19 simply underlines that. Why last week’s figures were so badly wrong is almost irrelevant. (It was apparently due to a glitch in … Read more DR JOHN LEE: Test and Trace that doesn’t work, local lockdowns that don’t make sense…