Migrants in a dinghy sail in the Channel toward the south coast of England after crossing from France. Photo: Agence France-PresseMigrants in a dinghy sail in the Channel toward the south coast of England after crossing from France. Photo: Agence France-Presse
Migrants in a dinghy sail in the Channel toward the south coast of England after crossing from France. Photo: Agence France-Presse

Migrants resume risky English Channel crossings in dinghies as calm seas return

  • Nearly 1,500 asylum seekers arrived in Britain by small boats in August, believed to a record for a single month
  • Migrant channel crossings have increased political tensions between London and Paris

Topic |   Europe’s refugee crisis
Migrants in a dinghy sail in the Channel toward the south coast of England after crossing from France. Photo: Agence France-PresseMigrants in a dinghy sail in the Channel toward the south coast of England after crossing from France. Photo: Agence France-Presse
Migrants in a dinghy sail in the Channel toward the south coast of England after crossing from France. Photo: Agence France-Presse
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