Monday, Jan 25, 2021
Focus on the big picture

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".

SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/skynews

Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/skynews and https://twitter.com/skynewsbreak

Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skynews

Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/skynews

Sky News videos are now available in Spanish here/Los video de Sky News están disponibles en español aquí https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzG5BnqHO8oNlrPDW9CYJog

For more content go to http://news.sky.com and download our apps:

Apple https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/sky-news/id316391924?mt=8

Android https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.bskyb.skynews.android&hl=en_GB
Related Articles