Migrants rescued after their boat capsized were among several groups to have tried to cross the English Channel on Saturday.
There is no new target for when illegal migrant crossings should have become an “infrequent phenomenon”, the Home Secretary has said.
More migrants are believed to have made it to the UK on Tuesday despite thick fog shrouding the coast.
More migrants were picked up in the English Channel on Sunday as people continue to risk their lives in search of asylum in the UK.
Two Irish hauliers are set to be extradited to the UK to face charges over the Essex container migrant deaths after two separate court rulings in Dublin.
The High Court in Dublin heard a lorry driver wants to be surrendered to the UK “as soon as possible” to face charges in connection with the deaths of 39 Vietnamese migrants in England last October.
Four migrants tried to cross the English Channel aboard a makeshift raft made from two windsurfing boards that had been lashed together.
Migrants risking their lives crossing the dangerous English Channel in huge numbers are becoming a “major threat” to the UK Border, a committee has heard.
Priti Patel is “going to have a rude awakening” if she tries to change asylum laws, charities have warned.
At least 1,000 migrants have now crossed to the UK on small boats since the coronavirus lockdown was announced.
Lawyers for an Irish man facing extradition proceedings over the lorry container deaths of 39 migrants have questioned whether the alleged offences took place in the UK.
It is “little wonder” migrant crossings have increased dramatically since lockdown began and Home Secretary Priti Patel needs to “stop talking tough” and sort the issue out, charities say.
A group of 16 unaccompanied asylum-seeking children and 34 adults have left Greece on a flight to the United Kingdom, where they will be reunited with family members who are already there.
The number of migrants who managed to reach the UK this weekend is now at least 244 after another boat made the dangerous journey on Sunday.
A huge surge in migrant crossings has taken place over the first two days of the bank holiday weekend, with at least 227 making it to the UK.
More suspected migrants have been spotted at Dover in Kent on Saturday as the huge increase in crossings since lockdown was imposed continues.
A south coast MP has written to the Home Secretary citing “deep unease” at continued migrant crossings.
A young child was carried ashore as at least 47 more migrants made it to the UK on Monday.
A young child wearing a blue jacket was among the latest suspected migrants to be brought ashore at Dover on Monday morning.
A young girl wearing Disney-style “Happily Ever After” pyjamas was among at least three children seen being brought ashore as migrants continued to cross the Channel to Britain’s south coast.
Spanish humanitarian ship Open Arms remains stuck in the Mediterranean Sea off Italy’s southernmost island for an eighth day, with no European government offering safe harbour to the 121 migrants on board.
An Aberdeen MSP will hold an event for European citizens living in the city.
French police have cleared out around 1,000 people from the largest makeshift migrant camp in Paris, which had become a focal point in the county’s immigration debate.
The Dalai Lama has praised the UK’s response to the EU refugee crisis, saying the latest pledge to take in 20,000 refugees over the next five years is “wonderful”. The spiritual leader was speaking to members of the press at Magdalen College in Oxford, at the start of a nine-day visit to the UK.
ABOUT 100 refugees could be sheltered in the North-east, under plans being drawn up by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon.
AN ABERDEEN group has been set up to help refugees in Calais.