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UK and France reach deal to tackle migrant crossings

Sky, 29 Nov 2020
The UK and France have reached a new agreement to tackle migrants crossing the Channel with more officers patrolling beaches and "cutting edge" surveillance technology deployed.

More than 8,000 people have reached the UK after making the dangerous crossing on small boats this year as numbers have rocketed, latest figures show.

This is despite the home secretary's vow in 2019 to make such journeys an "infrequent phenomenon".

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