Dover

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Eurotunnel challenges Transport Secretary Chris Grayling over “anti-competitive” behaviour with Brexit ferry contracts

Eurotunnel challenges Transport Secretary Chris Grayling over “anti-competitive” behaviour with Brexit ferry contracts

Eurotunnel challenges Chris Grayling over Brexit ferry contracts

Eurotunnel has accused the Government of "distortionary and anti-competitive" behaviour over the award of contracts worth more than £100 million to provide additional cross-Channel capacity in the case of a no-deal Brexit.

Monday, January 7, 2019

Monday, January 7, 2019

Brexit lorry trial run 'too little too late', says haulage boss

Brexit lorry trial run 'too little too late', says haulage boss

Brexit lorry trial run 'too little too late', says haulage boss

The policy director at the Road Haulage Association said the test at Manston Airport was not sufficient to prepare for what might happen in the event of a no deal Brexit

Thursday, January 3, 2019

Thursday, January 3, 2019

Sajid Javid

Home Secretary has 'exaggerated' severity of migrant 'crisis', claims immigration lawyer

Home Secretary has 'exaggerated' severity of migrant 'crisis', claims lawyer

An immigration lawyer has claimed Sajid Javid branding the Channel migrant crossings as a "major incident" is an exaggeration.

Saturday, December 29, 2018

Saturday, December 29, 2018

Government spends more than £100m on ferries to ease no-deal Brexit pressures

Government spends more than £100m on ferries to ease no-deal Brexit pressures

Government spends more than £100m on ferries to ease no-deal Brexit pressures

A Government department has spent more than £100 million on ferries to ease potential problems in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Boat containing suspected migrants intercepted off Kent coast

Boat containing suspected migrants intercepted off Kent coast

Boat containing suspected migrants intercepted off Kent coast

A boat with nine suspect migrants on board has been picked up by the Coastguard in the third similar incident at Dover in two days.

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Brexiteer Next boss says no-deal Brexit gridlock at ports 'would be a problem'

Brexiteer Next boss says no-deal Brexit gridlock at ports 'would be a problem'

Brexiteer Next boss says no-deal Brexit gridlock at ports 'would be a problem'

Lord Simon Wolfson, the chief executive of Next, has warned of potential issues if a no deal Brexit caused gridlock at ports

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

'Migrants being chased through Dunstable' - Mike Graham tells caller his story is 'a bit mad'

'Migrants being chased through Dunstable' - Mike Graham tells caller his story is 'a bit mad'

Mike Graham tells caller his story about migrants Dunstable is 'a bit mad'

Caller Ken says migrants are getting off lorries and running through the countryside

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Thursday, October 12, 2017

The arrested man has been released pending further enquiries

Dover man 'threw microwave at car in vehicle rampage'

Dover man 'threw microwave at car in vehicle rampage'

Man is suspected of damaging five vehicles on the same stretch of road

Friday, September 29, 2017

Friday, September 29, 2017

Kevin Friend has been jailed for two years

Kent man Kevin Friend jailed for attacking almost a dozen people in racist rampage

Kent man jailed for attacking almost a dozen people in racist rampage

Friend began by racially abusing a security guard before attacking several other people

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

'An international campaign must begin to end evil migrant trafficking', says MP

'An international campaign must begin to end evil migrant trafficking', says MP

'An international campaign must begin to end evil migrant trafficking', says MP

MP Charlie Elphicke says we need to work with France to send illegal immigrants back home

Monday, May 8, 2017

Monday, May 8, 2017

Banksy EU mural in Dover provokes online debate

Banksy Brexit mural in Dover provokes heated online debate

Banksy EU mural in Dover provokes online debate

The illustration which appeared near the A20 showed a man cracking a star off an EU flag

Monday, December 12, 2016

Monday, December 12, 2016

Lorry driver jailed for hiding nearly 3 million cigarettes in mouldy bread

Transylvanian lorry driver jailed for hiding nearly 3 million cigarettes in mouldy bread

Lorry driver jailed for hiding nearly 3 million cigarettes in mouldy bread

A Romanian driver has been jailed after hiding nearly 3 million cigarettes in raw, soggy and mouldy bread in his lorry

Monday, October 24, 2016

Monday, October 24, 2016

Calais jungle camp 'an affront to humanity', says Charlie Elphicke MP

Calais jungle camp 'an affront to humanity', says Charlie Elphicke MP

Calais jungle camp 'an affront to humanity', says Charlie Elphicke MP

The camp of migrants on the shores at Calais began to be dismantled by the French authorities over the weekend

Monday, July 25, 2016

Monday, July 25, 2016

'A complete fiasco' - Charlie Elphicke MP blasts Home Office and Department of Transport over handling of Dover port traffic situation

Dover delays: 'A complete fiasco' - MP Charlie Elphicke blasts Home Office and Department of Transport over handling of port traffic situation

Dover delays: 'A complete fiasco' - MP Charlie Elphicke blasts traffic chaos

The member for Dover and Deal says the Home Office and Department of Transport "should have been prepared - we've had a nightmare on our roads"