Tuesday, 21 November, 2017

Tag: migrants

SPAIN'S Maritime Rescue have scrambled a helicopter and two boats in a bid to locate 66 migrants off the coast of Andalucia.  The two boats are believed to have left Morocco earlier today and are...

ALMOST 15,000 migrants have been rescued off Andalucia's coasts so far this year. According to the maritime rescue service, the figure (14,577), is three times higher than in 2016, overwhelming the region's resources. The number of...

A MIGRANT has been found hiding in a shipping container in Malaga port.  Workers opened the container, which had come from Nador, Morocco, after hearing sounds coming from inside it. They found a disorientated and dehydrated...

NEW figures released by the the UK's HMRC have revealed how much EU migrants contribute to the British economy. The latest statistics, from 2013/14 give a breakdown of the contributions of each nationality, paired with...

Sixteen more migrants rescued with one suffering from hypothermia

SPAIN'S coastguard has rescued 600 migrants crossing from Morocco in just 24 hours. The rescued migrants were in 15 vessels including toy paddleboats and a jet ski and included 35 children and a baby. According to...

Three times as many migrants have arrived in Spain so far this year compared to the same period in 2016
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A clip shared on Twitter shows around two dozen suspected migrants flee the boat as it reaches shore
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Ceuta and Melilla have become magnets for African migrants hoping to reach Spain

A DAMNING report by Human Rights Watch has blasted Spain's treatment of migrants. The study, published today, claims asylum seekers and other migrants arriving by sea to Spanish shores are held in poor conditions and...

It brings to 12 the number of boats that have landed on the island in 2017

According to the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR), the country's 'insufficient' structures to hold the migrants are already being stretched

Some 60 migrants have died so far this year trying to reach Spain

Last year saw 6,726 migrants attempt to enter Spain by sea

A total of 39 migrants are said to have been rescued after a dinghy collapsed between Spain and Melilla. Sadly, three including a young girl, have died.

It comes just days after hundreds of migrants stormed into the country from Morocco

In total, some 400 people made it across the border

Homosexual migrants have suffered discrimination, including threats and assaults

One of the group was vomiting and all ten were sent to hospital

The Home Office immigration enforcement agency has taken over the investigation

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