UK Ports Can't Deal With Even 'Minutes' Of Customs Checks Post-Brexit, Philip Hammond Reveals

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 12.09.2017 | UK Politics

Britain’s ports would grind to a halt after Brexit if lorries had to spend just “minutes” undergoing customs checks, Philip Hammond admitted tod...

People Aren't Impressed With Banksy's Brexit-Themed Mural

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 08.05.2017 | UK

A large mural by street artist Banksy of a workman chipping away at one of the 12 stars on the European flag has appeared on the side of a building in...

The Myth Of Post-Brexit Strong Borders, The Deceit Of Remain And Brexit Politicians

Chris Hobbs | Posted 08.02.2017 | UK Politics
Chris Hobbs

Doubtless both the 'Remainers and Brexiteers' will ignore the very real issues stated above while, if asked to comment, the Home Office will produce its usual bland spin along the lines of; 'the Home Office is committed to strong borders and we are confident we have the resources to cope with all eventualities post Brexit.'

Major Incident Declared As 200m Cargo Ship Collides With Barge Off Dover Coast

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 24.11.2016 | UK

A 200-metre long cargo ship has collided with a barge full of rocks at Samphire Hoe, off the Dover coast. A major incident has been declared. The ship...

UK Border Force Sent To Dover To Help Ease Travel Chaos

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 24.07.2016 | UK

British officials will work with French border police following “extraordinary disruption” to motorists stranded in Dover since Saturday. Travelle...

Police Forced To Hand Out Water To Motorists Stranded In Huge Dover Queues

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 23.07.2016 | UK

Holiday makers and truck drivers have been caught in “traffic chaos” outside Dover, as terror fears led to severe delays at the port of Dover as t...

One More Story From Non-League to Add to This Season's Amazing Compilation

Matthew Smith | Posted 10.05.2017 | UK Sport
Matthew Smith

As we careen headlong into the final days of this extraordinary season, it is time to take stock of just how many incredible stories there have been at every level of English football.

Case Of Refugee Boy Missing From Calais Reveals Chaos Of UK Services

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 04.04.2016 | UK

A charity has condemned the system that kept them in the dark about the fate of a refugee boy and failed to keep track of him, after they feared the w...

Rival Immigration Protests Bring Dover To A Standstill

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 02.04.2016 | UK

Dover has been brought to a standstill by a huge police operation as far-right and counter anti-fascist groups protest. Roads have been closed as demo...

The Dover Protests Only Scrape the Surface of the Lack of Empathy Towards Refugees

Ben Johns | Posted 02.02.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Ben Johns

Refugees are and should be welcome in the UK and other EU countries. They deserve better than this frankly appalling treatment. They're not trying to 'scrounge' from us. They're not just a 'bunch of migrants', like David Cameron said last week. They're people. It's time that they're given the help that they so desperately need.

Demonstrators Left Bloodied As Far Right Dover Protest Turns Violent

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 01.02.2016 | UK

A confrontation over immigration between the far right and anti-fascists in Dover has turned violent. Hundreds of police struggled to keep the two...

Anti-Fascist Demonstrators' Coaches Attacked Ahead Of Protest

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 30.01.2016 | UK

Coaches carrying anti-fascist demonstrators were vandalised after clashes at a service station, with reports of smashed windows and Nazi graffiti, as ...

Calais: Why We Urgently Need a Franco-British Border Police Force

Jean-Paul Mulot | Posted 06.08.2016 | UK Politics
Jean-Paul Mulot

A Calais summit at European level is urgent. It should provide solutions to the migrants crisis while at the same time securing the tunnel to ensure that Calais and Dover are open for business as usual... The problem of Calais is not just a Franco-British question, it is a problem for the whole of Europe and the developing world. But the French and the English are on the frontline.

Tour The Secret WW2 Tunnels Hidden Inside The White Cliffs Of Dover

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 20.07.2015 | UK

A labyrinth of forgotten World War II tunnels inside the White Cliffs of Dover are opening to the public for the first time. Rediscovered in 2013,...

Police Swoop In Dover For Six On Terrorism Offences

PA | Posted 03.04.2015 | UK

Six people have been arrested in Dover on suspicion of Syria-related terrorism offences, West Midlands Police said. The five men and one woman, who ar...

Sickening Footage Shows 'Migrants' Being Brutally Beaten At Calais

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 20.03.2015 | UK

Horrific footage purporting to show immigrants being dragged from a truck and beaten at the port of Calais has emerged. The film was posted to Fac...

Fancy A Bracing Walk On A Beautiful Beach?

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Macaroon | Posted 22.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Van Morrison sang: "Smell the sea, and feel the sky / let your soul and spirit fly," – and of course he’s right – as an island nation, we have a...

Cocaine Worth £25 Million Found In Bananas Shipped From Colombia

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.07.2014 | UK

Police officers have found cocaine with an estimated street value of £25 million hidden in plastic fruit among a shipment of bananas from Colombia. O...

Jessica Elgot

These Two Migrants Found The Worst Way Possible To Try To Cross The Channel | Jessica Elgot | Posted 02.07.2014 | UK

This is the dramatic moment two daring migrants were rescued from a gimcrack dinghy, having made the perilous journey across the Channel. The rubbe...

'They Were Lucky' - Afghan Immigrants Rescued From Dinghy

PA | Posted 28.06.2014 | UK

Nine suspected illegal immigrants had to be rescued when they became stranded on a small power boat in the English Channel. Their rigid inflatable ...

Connecting Kent With Peru Via Cricket and Cigarette Cards

Kit Caless | Posted 21.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Kit Caless

By the time I was old enough to work on those ferries, escaping Kent had become an obsession. Being so close to the coast, so close to France and the continent developed the gnawing idea that there was always something better, somewhere else.

'Critical Incident' As Asylum Seekers Found Aboard Cross-Channel Ferry

PA | Posted 10.07.2013 | UK

A "critical incident" was declared at the Port of Dover after 14 asylum seekers were found in a tanker on board a cross-Channel ferry. They were di...

Five Arrested On Suspicion Of Murder After Body Found Near Car

PA | Posted 15.04.2013 | UK

Two women and three men have been arrested on suspicion of murder following the discovery of a man's body near a car. Police were alerted after the...

The Crumbling Cliffs Of Dover..

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.03.2013 | UK

Tonnes of chalk from the world famous White Cliffs of Dover have collapsed into the English Channel. A big mound of chalk was left on the shore aft...

Child Stowaways Found Locked In Refrigerated Lorry On Way To UK

PA | Posted 05.02.2013 | UK

Four children endured several hours locked in a refrigerated lorry in a failed attempt to smuggle them into Britain, the UK Border Force said. The ...