UK and France sign deal to make Channel migrant crossings 'unviable'

Both countries agree to double police patrols on route already used by more than 8,000 people this year

Britain and France have signed a new agreement aimed at curbing the number of migrants crossing the Channel in small boats.

The home secretary, Priti Patel, and her French counterpart, Gerald Darmanin, said they wanted to make the route used by more than 8,000 people this year unviable.

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Source: theguardian