Some 2,500 migrants in Calais have moved to the city not because they want to remain in France, but because they want to move to Britain, whose laws, according to the mayor of the French city, are more lenient to asylum seekers.
MPs have called Britain’s immigration system ‘a mess’ and have urged Prime Minister David Cameron to take a ‘tougher line’ on the issue before the next general election in a new report published on Wednesday.
UKIP leader Nigel Farage has claimed he believes white people who “black-up” are not causing offence. Despite a prevalent view that the act is racist, he said it is the business of political correctness which has “gone too far.”
The UK will end its support for search and rescue operations of migrants encountering difficulty while illegally crossing the Mediterranean Sea, the Foreign Office has announced. Migrant rights groups have called the move ‘shameful.’
The US Marine accused of killing a transgender Filipino woman in that country will face trial for her death, but prosecutors have not decided on a charge yet. The defense team did not respond to the government’s preliminary probe.
Between October 13 and this Sunday October 26, more than 18,000 police officers were deployed all across Europe in an operation cryptically labeled “Mos Maiorum” which translates into “according to our forefathers’ custom.”
A Conservative minister who claimed Britain’s towns were “under siege” from migrants has been criticized by Labour figures who say the language has revealed the “desperation” of Tories hoping to stop voters defecting to UKIP.
German authorities fear there could be as many as 7,000 Muslim extremists in the country by the end of the year. Disenfranchised youths are particularly vulnerable to being recruited, while there are around 450 German extremists in Syria and Iraq.
Amid escalating unrest among migrants trying to enter Britain from the port of Calais, the French government will send an additional 100 police officers to bring an end the clashes, the Interior Minister announced.