European migration officials meet in Calais after Channel tragedy

Top European migration officials are holding an emergency meeting on Sunday in the French port of Calais to find ways to better fight migrant smuggling. It comes after 27 people died trying to cross the English Channel to Britain in an overcrowded inflatable boat. UK officials will be notably absent from the gathering at the … Read more

A tragedy in the Channel

Pregnant women and three children were among the 27 people who drowned trying to cross the Channel in an inflatable boat. The tragedy occurred on Wednesday and is the deadliest incident since the migration crisis began. Diane Taylor has been reporting on the crisis from both sides of the Channel for years as people-smugglers have … Read more