More than 800 migrants cross Channel in three days

More than 800 people have crossed the English Channel to Kent over three days, the Home Office has said.

French government said it was using “every tool” to prevent crossings.

More than 19,400 people have made the crossing from France to England in small boats so far this year, compared to just over 8,460 in 2020, according to Home Office figures.

Some 3,879 migrants made the crossing in September.