Proof the Rwanda asylum-seeker plan isn’t working? More than 600 migrants arrived over the weekend

More than 8,000 migrants have arrived in the UK after crossing the English Channel this year, figures show. Over 600 migrants arrived in the UK by small boat this weekend, 167 in 13 boats on Saturday and 436 in nine boats on Sunday.  Since the start of 2022, 8,393 people have reached the UK after navigating … Read more

Truckers should get used to four-hour queues at Dover in post-Brexit world, says haulage chief

Truckers should get USED TO four-hour queues at Dover in post-Brexit world but overall picture is ‘positive’ says haulage chief Miles-long queues waiting to get into the port have been a regular sight this year New checks have caused friction in Dover as well as across the English Channel On busy days it has meant … Read more

Ministers turn down cross-Channel power cable plan linked to Tory donor

Ministers turn down cross-Channel power cable plan linked to party donor who gave Conservatives more than £1million Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng decided to dismiss the plans from Aquind They were to bring in an electricity link between Portsmouth and Normandy Alexander Temerko donated over £1m to Tories and is listed as Aquind director By James Gant … Read more