Sixteen male migrants have been detained after three small boats landed on UK shores, authorities said.
Suspected migrants crammed into a small dinghy have been towed to the coast at Dover by the Border Force, video appears to show.
Up to 117 migrants might have died when a rubber dinghy capsized in the Mediterranean off Libya, survivors said.
Officials have found a group of eight migrants who travelled across the Channel in an inflatable dinghy.
Campaigners led chants welcoming refugees to UK shores in an anti-racism demonstration, amid claims of “growing tensions” in Kent coastal towns due to the so-called migrant crisis.
Campaigners have called for compassion towards migrants braving the Channel as they host a vigil welcoming refugees to the UK.
The 32 survivors of a rescue mission in the Mediterranean Sea are in “a desperate situation”, a campaigner has said.
The French authorities have set out plans to prevent migrants in small boats risking the dangerous cross-Channel crossing to England.
A Royal Navy vessel has been deployed to patrol the Straits of Dover amid concern about refugees crossing the English Channel.
Detectives are continuing to question two men arrested on suspicion of arranging the illegal movement of migrants into the UK.
Two men have been arrested on suspicion of arranging the illegal movement of migrants into the UK as the Home Secretary requested the help of the Navy to patrol the English Channel.
Home Secretary Sajid Javid has questioned whether migrants using small boats to make risky journeys across the English Channel are genuine asylum seekers.
Two more Border Force cutters will patrol the English Channel after scores of migrants risked the perilous crossing over the Christmas period, Sajid Javid has announced.
A group of 12 migrants including a 10-year-old child have been detained after landing on a Kent beach, the Home Office said.
Home Secretary Sajid Javid is holding talks with Whitehall chiefs on Monday as he prepares to step up action on migrants’ attempts to reach Britain by boat from France.
The UK and France have agreed to step up action to deal with migrants making the perilous attempt to cross the English Channel in small boats.
Home Secretary Sajid Javid is under pressure to “get a grip” on the issue of migrants attempting to cross the English Channel amid criticism over the Government’s response.
Home Secretary Sajid Javid has promised to do more to stop small boats carrying migrants across the English Channel, after cutting short his Christmas break to deal with what he described as a “major incident”.
Home Secretary Sajid Javid is cutting short a Christmas break to return to the UK to tackle a wave of attempts by migrants to cross the English Channel by boat.
The Government’s immigration minister is to visit Dover on Saturday after Home Secretary Sajid Javid declared the rising number of migrants attempting to cross the English Channel a “major incident”.