Record numbers of migrants reportedly crossing the channel

Record numbers of migrants are reportedly crossing the English Channel to reach the UK. It is thought around 800 people made the journey on Monday. Although the Home Office has yet to confirm official figures. New footage shows children, women and men being escorted to safety. Crossings in 2021 have already surpassed last year’s annual total of 8,417 migrants. Favourable weather conditions may have contributed to the latest increase.

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