Border Force detain 36 migrants trying to cross the Channel

Border Force detain 36 migrants trying to cross the Channel bringing the total this year to more than 200 after 8,417 arrived in 2020 Home Office spokesman said migrants were stopped on Saturday A further 27 migrants were stopped by French authorities before reaching UK Nigel Farage posted a video appearing to show migrants on … Read more Border Force detain 36 migrants trying to cross the Channel

Brexit: Shoppers despair as border chaos leaves food shortages

Shoppers have complained of empty shelves in UK supermarkets with alcohol and staples including broccoli, tomatoes and cheese all missing as new Brexit rules hampered lorry drivers bringing in food from the EU and left truckers stranded at Dover for three days or more.   Cauliflower packs, citrus fruit, aubergines, courgettes, mushrooms, strawberries, raspberries, melons and blueberries … Read more Brexit: Shoppers despair as border chaos leaves food shortages

Truckers queue for up to eight HOURS for their border paperwork to be signed off

Truckers are queuing for up to eight hours for their border paperwork to be signed off at a beleaguered Brexit lorry park, as a plan to fast-track empty supermarket lorries heading for the continent is revealed.  Photos show drivers left waiting in the rain in a giant queue at the Waterbrook Park estate off the M20 in Ashford … Read more Truckers queue for up to eight HOURS for their border paperwork to be signed off

Border chaos as Government is forced to DELAY demanding passengers test negative

Border chaos as Government is forced to DELAY demanding passengers test negative before entering UK until Monday amid backlash from travel industry over type of tests used Government planning to enforce regime requiring tests 72 hours pre-departure  Meant to come into force 4am Friday but there will be a weekend grace period   Passengers booked on … Read more Border chaos as Government is forced to DELAY demanding passengers test negative

Border Force sends out boat to stop more migrants coming across English Channel

Border Force has sent out a boat in a bid to stop more migrants coming across the English Channel after another 160 arrived over the weekend.    Calm winds at the coast saw several small boats make it into UK waters across the two days despite the cold weather. A number of children are believed to … Read more Border Force sends out boat to stop more migrants coming across English Channel

Trump planning final trip to Mexican border wall this week in defiance of his party repudiating him

Trump plans high-profile final trip to Mexican border wall this week in defiance of his party repudiating him and Dems impeaching him President Donald Trump will travel to Texas on Tuesday for a final trip surveying his southern border wall  His visit to comes as Democrats will move to vote as early as Wednesday on … Read more Trump planning final trip to Mexican border wall this week in defiance of his party repudiating him

Border Force stops boat in ferrying up to 35 migrants towards Sussex coast

Border Force has stopped a boat ferrying up to 35 migrants towards the Sussex coast, the second Channel dash made since the UK officially left the EU on New Year’s Day. Lifeboats were launched Saturday afternoon to rescue the migrants from a boat, which is believed to have been carrying children and five injured people. … Read more Border Force stops boat in ferrying up to 35 migrants towards Sussex coast

Indian forces detain Chinese soldier on disputed Himalayan border

Indian forces have detained a Chinese soldier on a disputed Himalayan border where the two nations fought a deadly battle last year, the military said today. The arrest marks the second detention on the high altitude border since their deadliest confrontation in decades broke out in June, in which at least 20 Indian soldiers were killed.  The face-off … Read more Indian forces detain Chinese soldier on disputed Himalayan border

Where are border Covid tests Boris? PM under fire over plan to demand negative result to enter UK

Boris Johnson was under pressure to sort out plans to demand people have a negative Covid test result before the enter Britain.  Ministers have indicated that such a requirement is coming in a bid to block any influx of new variants of coronavirus after a South African strain was found in the UK. But no … Read more Where are border Covid tests Boris? PM under fire over plan to demand negative result to enter UK

What Brexit chaos? Just three lorries turned away at the Kent border on New Year’s Day 

What Brexit chaos? Just three lorries turned away at the Kent border on New Year’s Day Despite fears of Dover becoming a carpark only three lorries were turned away  Ministers were given the figure at a Cobra meeting chaired by Michael Gove Hauliers require new paperwork as part of revised trading with the EU  By … Read more What Brexit chaos? Just three lorries turned away at the Kent border on New Year’s Day