Britain approves plans to turn away boats illegally carrying migrants and refugees to its shores, deepening diplomatic rift with France over how to deal with people risking their lives by trying to cross English Channel.
The Home Office reportedly will pass a provision for the first time to send migrants to an ‘African hub’ asylum processing centre.
Artin Irannezhad, who police say was 18 months old when he died, drowned along with four family members when their boat sank while trying to cross to Britain from France in October.
France insists the blockade was based on scientific concerns and not politics, though it came amid tense talks between Britain and the EU on a post-Brexit trade deal.
British security officials said the ship was around six miles off the Isle of Wight on England's south coast, as the crew were forced to take shelter from seven stowaways who threatened them.
French police break up a camp of about 800 migrants in the port city of Calais, but rights associations say the operation was pointless.
Panicky and desperate moves by Brussels to bully Boris Johnson are going to backfire.
Despite the strong enmity between the Qatari owners of Al Jazeera and the Saudi owners of Al Arabiya, their English coverage took a largely similar tone, and both failed to present Turkish ground realities in an accurate or fair manner.
The "Operation Yellowhammer" worst-case assumptions published on Wednesday were prepared on August 2, nine days after Boris Johnson became prime minister, and form the basis of its no-deal planning.
The 328 to 301 vote, made possible by fellow Conservatives who turned their back on Johnson's pleas, cleared the way for Johnson's opponents to introduce a bill that seeks to prevent Britain from leaving the European Union without a deal October 31.
Shortly before landing near London, the US president tweeted the city's mayor was a "stone-cold loser" after Sadiq Khan criticised the British government for offering a state visit to Donald Trump.
Refugee Rights Europe says refugees and migrants in northern French city are at risk of imprisonment, deportation, and even death.
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