Migrants cross Channel in boats for 10th consecutive day

Migrants have crossed the English Channel by boat for a 10th consecutive day as new arrivals were brought into Dover.

Border Force vessels arrived at the Kent port on Monday with people wearing life jackets disembarking.

Migrant Channel crossing incidents
A group of people thought to be migrants are brought in to Dover, Kent, from a Border Force vessel following a small boat incident in the Channel. Picture date: Monday May 13, 2024.

More than 1,000 people have arrived in the UK by the Channel since May 4, according to Home Office figures.

The provisional total for the year so far is 9,455 as of Sunday.