• Migrants sit on the beach after being helped ashore from a RNLI (Royal National Lifeboat Institution) lifeboat at a beach in Dungeness, on the south-east coast of England, on 24 November 2021, after being rescued while crossing the English Channel. Picture: Ben STANSALL/AFP

    France arrests fifth suspect in migrant boat tragedy

    Seventeen men, seven women and three minors died when the boat sank off the northern coast of France on Wednesday, according to public prosecutors in Lille. Four suspected people smugglers had already been arrested on Wednesday afternoon, Darmanin said.

  • Migrants sit on the beach after being helped ashore from a RNLI (Royal National Lifeboat Institution) lifeboat at a beach in Dungeness, on the south-east coast of England, on 24 November 2021, after being rescued while crossing the English Channel. Picture: Ben STANSALL/AFP

    27 die in Channel's deadliest migrant boat tragedy

    President Emmanuel Macron vowed France would not allow the Channel to become a "cemetery" and also spoke to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to agree on stepping up efforts to thwart the traffickers blamed for the surge in crossings.

  • A handout picture released by the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities on 14 October 2021 shows the maquette of the National Windrush Monument, designed by Jamaican artist Basil Watson, which will stand at the London Waterloo station. Picture: AFP

    Jamaican artist to design UK monument to Caribbean migrants

    It was revealed that thousands of Britons of Caribbean origin, who arrived legally between 1948 and the early 1970s, had been wrongly detained or deported under the ruling Conservative government's hardline immigration policies.

  • Farmer Richard Warttig tends to the traditional old breed Bronze and White turkeys are reared on 'Eastfield Turkeys' farm in the village of Oxspring, near Sheffield in northern England on 12 October 2021. The Warttig family have reared and produced turkeys on their family farm since 1933. The birds are reared from day-old chicks until they are slaughtered, plucked, hung and prepared all on-site, ready for Christmas. Picture: AFP

    UK worker shortage threatens Christmas turkey supply

    Faced with a labour shortage in the poultry sector, UK farmers across the country have been advertising for workers. But applications are extremely rare and this could threaten the country's Christmas turkey supply.

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    UK removes SA from travel red list

    This comes after months of anger and frustration by the South African government and tourism bodies about the negative impact the travel restrictions were having on the South African economy.