The number of migrants crossing the English Channel in small dinghies has risen this year. Photo: Reuters The number of migrants crossing the English Channel in small dinghies has risen this year. Photo: Reuters
The number of migrants crossing the English Channel in small dinghies has risen this year. Photo: Reuters
Britain

Britain stokes tensions with France over plans to turn away migrant boats

  • Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin said Paris will not accept any ‘financial blackmail’ from London over its decision to turn dinghies back to France
  • Charities said the move would put the lives of migrants at risk

Topic |   Britain
The number of migrants crossing the English Channel in small dinghies has risen this year. Photo: Reuters The number of migrants crossing the English Channel in small dinghies has risen this year. Photo: Reuters
The number of migrants crossing the English Channel in small dinghies has risen this year. Photo: Reuters
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