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December 22, 2018 1:25 AM Special forces storm ship taken by stowaway migrants who threatened crew with iron bars

BRITISH special forces have re-taken a cargo ship hijacked by Nigerian migrants in a dramatic operation which saw them use ropes to rappel down from helicopters onto the deck. Special Boat Service (SBS) operatives from Sabre Squadron stormed the vessel in the Thames Estuary last night after the crew made a distress call at around 9.15am on Friday, claiming 231

December 18, 2018 7:17 PM BELGIUM CHAOS: Prime Minister offers RESIGNATION as UN migrant pact crisis ERUPTS

BELGIUM’S Prime Minister Charles Michel has offered to resign after losing a vote of no confidence amid a political crisis over a controversial UN migration pact. The decision to adopt the UN migration pact sparked violent protests in the Belgian capital, Brussels, on Sunday, amid fears it could lead to an increase in immigration. Demonstrators clashed 91

December 13, 2018 3:59 PM Two migrants in critical condition after rescue

The boat was discovered by the French navy in the early hours of Thursday. It was around six miles north of Cap Gris-Nez, the part of France that is closest to England. The two migrants were airlifted from the boat with severe hypothermia and taken to hospital in Boulogne, the French coastguard said. Eight others were taken to Calais and their boat was towed 35

December 11, 2018 7:17 AM Six suspected migrants rescued from Dover shipping lane

Six suspected migrants have been rescued from a small boat in the Channel and brought ashore at Dover. Coastguards and a lifeboat crew were called at about 03:30 GMT to a boat six miles off the Kent coast, in the Dover Strait inshore traffic lane. The Home Office confirmed an incident was under way but has not yet released further details. More than 100 migrants 42

December 10, 2018 2:49 PM BREXIT BETRAYAL MARCH: Row erupts over number of anti-EU protesters

A ROW has erupted over the numbers of anti-EU protestors attending Tommy Robinson’s ‘Brexit Betrayal’ rally after organisers of a rival protest said they “vastly" outnumbered Ukip supporters. The English Defence League (EDL) founder turned-Ukip adviser marched with supporters through the streets of London on Sunday before addressing a rally beside Parliament 43

November 26, 2018 4:40 PM Fox News: US border president defends pepper spraying migrants – 'can put on nachos'

A US Border official has justified using pepper spray on unarmed Latin American migrants because “it’s natural.” Ron Colburn, the President of the Border Patrol Foundation, appeared on Fox and Friends to respond to shocking footage of migrant caravans being met by riot police at the US border in Tijuana. The Fox host said: “There was a small hole, they were able to puncture 66

November 26, 2018 12:01 AM BREAKING: Mexico to deport HUNDREDS of migrants who ‘VIOLENTLY’ tried to cross US border

MEXICO is set to deport roughly 500 “illegal” migrants who on Sunday tried to “violently” and “illegally” cross the US border, according to the Mexican Interior Ministry. Tear gas has been fired by US border guards as the migrants attempt to storm the US border. Tensions have been high in the region since thousands of migrants travelled there after a long journey 30

November 25, 2018 8:33 PM Trump CLOSES US border checkpoint at Tijuana as migrant caravan BREAKS THROUGH fence

THE US border has been closed between San Diego and Tijuana with riot police swooping after the migrant caravan saw scores of people rush to the checkpoint. “In addition, northbound vehicle traffic processing at San Ysidro is currently suspended. “Pedestrian crossings at the San Ysidro port of entry are also suspended at both the East and West facility 37

November 25, 2018 10:01 AM Juncker's attack on BREXITEERS: 'Feel sad imagining the lives of your GRANDCHILDREN'

JEAN-CLAUDE Juncker announced he would be “deeply sad” imagining his grandchildren’s lives if he were British, while also saying Brexit is a “wrong decision” made by British people. Jean-Claude Juncker lamented Brexit as a “moment of sadness”, adding he would be “deeply sad” if British. Speaking live from Brussels, Mr Juncker said: “I am very sad because 42

November 25, 2018 6:02 AM Sky News witnesses migrant boat rescue in the English Channel

Around eight migrants aboard a small dinghy were picked up by French authorities with the help of the UK coastguard and returned to Calais in the early hours of Sunday morning. Sky News reporter Ali Fortescue said conditions were bitterly cold with treacherous conditions on the water. More than 100 migrants are believed to have tried to get to the UK in the past month 35