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24 Aug
The British Defense Ministry has said nearly 1,300 people were detected crossing from France in small boats in a day. Nearly 23,000 people have made the crossing this year alone.
4 Dec 2021
The response to the tragic drownings on the English Channel has spiraled into a political spat between France and the UK, delaying proactive solutions to prevent future tragedies.
26 Oct 2020
Britain's special forces have taken control of the Liberia-registered oil tanker after stowaways, discovered aboard, turned violent. Initial reports suggested the ship, which had traveled from Nigeria, had been hijacked.
8 Feb 2019
A body retrieved from the wreckage of a crashed plane in the English Channel has been formally identified as Cardiff City's Argentina-born soccer player Emiliano Sala, British police said in a statement on Thursday.
23 Jan 2019
Emiliano Sala's father has revealed that no one has been in contact with the footballer's family following the news he was aboard a plane that disappeared over the English Channel on Monday.
5 Jan 2019
Hundreds of people have tried to cross the English Channel from France to the United Kingdom in recent weeks. The crossings have caused a headache for the UK government.
9 Jan 2018
A British frigate escorted Russian ships through the English Channel on Monday, Britain's defence ministry said, adding that it was the latest sign of an upsurge in Russian naval activity near UK waters during the holidays.

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