French police open fire on migrants’ dinghy on Dunkirk beach with potentially lethal rubber bullets to stop their illegal boat crossing the Channel to the UK

French police shot migrants with rubber bullets to prevent Channel crossings Investigation by French national police authorities got under way last night Shooting happened at Dunkirk as eight Iranian Kurds carried a dinghy to the sea French police have shot migrants with potentially lethal rubber bullets to stop their illegal boat crossing the Channel to the UK.Continue reading “French police open fire on migrants’ dinghy on Dunkirk beach with potentially lethal rubber bullets to stop their illegal boat crossing the Channel to the UK”

France shoots migrants trying to reach Britain from beach of Dunkirk

French police have been accused of firing rubber bullets at migrants attempting to cross the English Channel.  It would be the first known case of gun tactics being used against migrants making the journey and comes amid a dramatic escalation in illegal crossings.  The number of people who have made the journey in small boatsContinue reading “France shoots migrants trying to reach Britain from beach of Dunkirk”

Thousands of Europeans left in limbo over ‘settled status’ on day of deadline

Campaigners warned that thousands of Europeans in Britain were at risk of being left in limbo over Wednesday’s EU settled status deadline. EU citizens living in Britain have until midnight to apply for the post-Brexit settlement scheme or risk losing their rights to legally work or claim certain benefits, including free healthcare. More than five million people have applied andContinue reading “Thousands of Europeans left in limbo over ‘settled status’ on day of deadline”