Ruthless smugglers who traffic people into the UK are not going to give up, and more migrants are likely to die as a result, a former head of Border Force has said.
Forecasts of high winds and lashing rain for the weekend have failed to deter fresh attempts by migrants to cross the English Channel.
Search and rescue operations continue after a surge in migrants trying to cross the English Channel on Thursday.
Young children have been rescued from the English Channel in near-freezing conditions after several dinghies thought to be carrying migrants tried to make the crossing to the UK.
A small boat carrying 28 migrants has been intercepted in the English Channel by Border Force officials.
French authorities have rescued a boat containing eight migrants in the English Channel.
Border Force has intercepted 12 migrants in a small boat travelling across the English Channel.
More than 40 migrants, including eight children, have been intercepted by the Border Force attempting to cross the English Channel.
Almost £3 million worth of fake luxury scarves, jackets and headphones were prevented from hitting shop shelves in the run-up to Christmas by the Border Force.
Some 69 migrants – including 10 children – were caught trying to cross the cold English Channel in the dark during the early hours of Tuesday morning.
A TV producer who oversaw the successful smuggling of people into the UK has said border security is an “illusion”.
A north-east teenager caught buying ketamine online when Border Force intercepted a parcel has been sentenced.
A teenager who was caught buying ketamine online when Border Force intercepted a parcel will learn his fate next week.
A drunk offshore worker assaulted Border Force officers and police after they refused to accept his bank card instead of a passport after he got off a flight.
A man has admitted assaulting UK Border Force workers and police at Aberdeen International Airport.