english channel

Nine migrants intercepted in February 2019 while attempting to cross the English Channel in a rubber dinghy | Photo: Préfet maritime Manche Twitter @premarmanche
A boat patrols the English Channel waters | Photo: Picture-alliance/G.Fuller
A growing number of migrants are hoping to reach the coast of Kent in the UK | Photo picture-alliance/G. Fuller
276 people successfully reached British shores last year, according to French interior ministry figures | Photo: Federico Scoppa, AFP
A boat patrols the English Channel waters | Photo: Picture-alliance/G.Fuller
A UK Border Force patrol vessel | Photo: Picture-alliance/empics/V.Jones
Children in the Moria camp in Greece | Credit: Sarah Sammya Anfis
Amy Shark tweeted that the situation of the stowaways was 'heartbreaking'
The English Channel has seen a spike in attempted crossings. | Photo: Picture-alliance/maxppp