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November 23, 2018 12:10 PM Migrants intercepted in dinghy as they make bid for Dover as attempts spiral

EIGHT suspected migrants have been intercepted in a dinghy by border forces off the coast of Dover, Kent. The boat was spotted near Dover at about 7am. It comes after 14 people were rescued from dinghies off the coast of Kent in the early hours of Thursday morning. A HM Coastguard spokesman said: "We can confirm we are assisting Border Force with suspected 47

November 22, 2018 12:36 PM 14 suspected migrants rescued from dinghies off Kent coast

Two dinghies are spotted off the British coast each carrying seven people suspected of trying to enter the country illegally. The first dinghy was seen at 3.30am on Thursday and the second appeared about five hours later. Each one carried seven people, although it is unclear whether there were any children among them. Kent Police said immigration enforcement 42

November 20, 2018 11:11 AM Migrant workers in the UK send £8billion home to families every year

MIGRANT workers in the UK are sending home billions of pounds every year to support their families, according to a United Nations report, making Britain one of the top countries in the world for the payments. About £8billion is sent to family members outside the UK every year, the report from the UN’s education agency revealed. The UK is one of the top 10 countries 81

November 11, 2018 3:53 PM 'I've had enough of this S**T!' Salvini RAGES at Malta and France in major threat to EU

Italy's Interior Minister and Deputy Prime Minister said he was "fed up" with the rest of Europe "treating Italy like a refugee camp". On Saturday, Mr Salvini alleged the Maltese authorities gave fuel and a compass to a boat of 13 migrants to help them reach Lampedusa instead of welcoming them to their country as obliged by European agreements. On Sunday 48

November 5, 2018 6:10 AM Iran president says country will 'proudly' break US sanctions by selling oil

Hassan Rouhani said on state TV on Monday that his nation is "confronting a bullying power" in a "situation of economic war". Hassan Rouhani, who also referred to the US as a "bullying power", made the announcement in a meeting with economists that was broadcast on state TV. The Iranian president said: "America wanted to cut to zero Iran's oil sales 109

November 2, 2018 9:42 PM Day of the Dead 2018 in pictures: Mexico parade and celebration for Dia de los Muertos

MEXICO CITY’S Day of the Dead parade blended colourful costumes with a hard-hitting political message - here are the best pictures from the event. The third annual Dia de Muertos (Day of the Dead) celebrations were watched by tens of thousands of people in Mexico City. This year’s parade was held in memory of migrants who have died while journeying from Mexico 70

November 1, 2018 8:35 AM Austria RAILS AGAINST Brussels with UN migrant pact boycott

AUSTRIA has sent shockwaves across the EU by ramping up the rhetoric on migration and refusing to sign an international agreement - breaking ranks with European leaders. Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said he was pulling out of the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration pact to in a bid to “defend his country's national sovereignty”. The pact, originally 64

October 25, 2018 3:30 PM Donald Trump to send 800 TROOPS to Mexico border

DONALD Trump is sending 800 troops to the Mexico border to help Homeland Security and the National Guard as a caravan from Honduras with thousands of migrants moves north. A USA official told Fox News the hundreds of soldiers are being sent to the area to offer “logistical support”, including providing tends and vehicles, Defence Secretary James Mattis 54

October 22, 2018 5:17 PM France cannot become ‘appeals court for migrants’ warns Macron ally

FRANCE’S Interior Minister Christophe Castaner said on Sunday that France did not want to serve as an “appeals court” for asylum seekers who have already been rejected by its European neighbours.   “We want to reinforce police presence on the France-Spain border and improve dialogue with Spanish border officials,” he said, before expressing concern over the sharp 57

October 22, 2018 12:56 PM Trump declares national emergency over US-bound migrant caravan

Referring to the caravan from Honduras, the president tweeted: "Sadly, it looks like Mexico's Police and Military are unable to stop the Caravan heading to the Southern Border of the United States. "I have alerted Border patrol and Military that this is a National Emergency." He added that the US would begin "cutting off, or substantially reducing aid" to three 37