A group of people thought to be migrants crossing from France arrive aboard a lifeboat at Dungeness, England on Tuesday. Photo: PA via AP A group of people thought to be migrants crossing from France arrive aboard a lifeboat at Dungeness, England on Tuesday. Photo: PA via AP
A group of people thought to be migrants crossing from France arrive aboard a lifeboat at Dungeness, England on Tuesday. Photo: PA via AP
Britain

France and Britain agree to strengthen coastal patrols in crackdown on illegal migration

  • France will double police numbers on its northern coast as well as reinforce air patrols in a bid to target small boats attempting the Channel crossing
  • Britain will help fund the measures, which also include financing more migrant shelters in France

Topic |   Britain
A group of people thought to be migrants crossing from France arrive aboard a lifeboat at Dungeness, England on Tuesday. Photo: PA via AP A group of people thought to be migrants crossing from France arrive aboard a lifeboat at Dungeness, England on Tuesday. Photo: PA via AP
A group of people thought to be migrants crossing from France arrive aboard a lifeboat at Dungeness, England on Tuesday. Photo: PA via AP
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