The UK's international obligations to those fleeing conflict and persecution are not washed away by the waters of the English Channel, nor would they be by those of the South Atlantic. We must #StandUpForAsylum . Together, humanity can win.
We need a dose of reality in the debate about English Channel crossings It's absurd that wave machines or volcanic islands would even be articulated as ideas, let alone the fact that ASYLUM APPLICATIONS HAVE FALLEN Yes, there are fewer asylum seekers coming to the UK
Should the UK process asylum seekers on Ascension Island? “We need to reduce the incentive to cross (the English Channel)…got to stop that happening” says Conservative MP Laura Trott “It is totally inhumane” says Labour MP Richard Burgon #politicslive
The Home Office and Ministry of Defence have been using drones to find smugglers trafficking people across the English Channel. Sky News was given exclusive access to the base where the aircraft is sent out. Read the full #eyewitness piece here:
"If you are a genuine asylum seeker why have you not sought asylum in the first safe country that you arrived in?" Home Secretary Sajid Javid questions whether migrants making risky journeys across the English Channel are genuine asylum seekers
Dear India, Welcome to the community of Moon-faring nations — just hours away from the arrival of your Vikram lander & Pragyan rover near the Lunar South Pole. Follow the progress on India’s English news channel:
WALKING ON AIR: French jet-ski champion successfully crosses the English Channel on his self-made "flyboard," just 10 days after a failed first try ended with him up to his neck in water. He cruised along at just over 100 mph on the nearly 22-mile trip.
? The plane that was carrying Emiliano Sala and his pilot David Ibbotson has been found in the English Channel, with both men presumed dead. ? Our thoughts are with the families & friends of both men, who finally have some closure.
The Sun's glint lights up the waters from around the globe as the station orbited across North America, Hawaii, Africa and Europe. 1. The North Atlantic Ocean 2. The Hawaiian Ridge 3. Northern Botswana 4. The English Channel and North Sea
Ok that’s it. I’m switching to this channel with commentary in Malayalam. No, I don’t understand the language but I don’t need to—these guys are so pumped up they make the English & Hindi commentators sound tame!