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Police officers evict migrants from a camp  in Calais, France, on Sunday. Photograph: Louis Witter/Getty Images

The European Union’s border agency will provide a plane within days to monitor France’s northern coastline in an attempt to stop people making the dan(...)

British home secretary Priti Patel had been due to attend talks in Paris on Sunday on the crisis over migrants crossing the  Channel. Photograph: Jessica Taylor/EPA/UK Parliament

Relations between France and Britain reached a post-Brexit low on Friday when Paris cancelled its invitation to home secretary Priti Patel to take par(...)

Migrants who were found soaked after a failed attempt to cross the Channel take a bus in Calais on Thursday. Photograph:  Francois Lo Presti/AFP via Getty Images

At least 27 people drowned in the Channel while trying to cross from France to the UK on Wednesday. What happened? An emergency search was sparked a(...)

French police officers examine a deflated dinghy on the beach in Wimereux near Calais on Thursday. Photograph:  Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

At least one pregnant woman and three children were among the 27 people, mostly Kurds from Iraq or Iran, who drowned trying to cross the Channel in an(...)

 ICG said group revenue rose 22 per cent in  the first 10 months of the year. Photograph: iStock

Irish Continental Group (ICG) plans to add its third cruise ferry on its fledgling Dover-Calais route in less than nine months, after agreeing to buy (...)

France’s action is a response to the refusal of authorities in Jersey and Guernsey to grant fishing licences to French boats which have been fishing in their waters for years. Photograph: Sameer Al-Doumy/AFP via Getty Images

Britain has condemned as unjustified France’s threat to block British fishing boats from offloading their catch at French ports in an escalating row o(...)

Irish Ferries passenger revenues fell in the first half, reflecting a full six months of restrictions on non-essential travel. Photograph: Irish Ferries

Irish Ferries owner Irish Continental Group (ICG) recorded an 8 per cent rise in revenues in the first half of 2021 compared to the same period last y(...)

A woman holds a three-month-old baby as migrants and refugees from different African nationalities wait for assistance on an overcrowded rubber boat in the Mediterranean Sea. File Photograph: AP/Bruno Thevenin

In October 2013 a ship carrying hundreds of asylum seekers from Eritrea, Ethiopia and Sudan sank off the coast of Lampedusa, Italy. More than 300(...)

Lorries queue at the port of Rosslare Harbour in January , 2021. File photograph: Paul Faith/AFP via Getty Images

Food exporter Cathal King has not sent a truckload of lobsters, crab and other live shellfish to customers in France or Spain through the UK since Bre(...)

Artin’s family attempted to reach the UK by train twice before trying to cross the Channel in a fishing boat

A body that was found on a Norwegian shore several months ago has been identified as that of a 15-month-old child named Artin, who died alongside his (...)

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