Boris Johnson has called on France to agree to joint patrols across the Channel after a migrant boat capsized and 27 people died.
The Prime Minister said the tragic incident - which involved the deaths of several men, five women, one who was reportedly pregnant, and a little girl - showed the operations that have taken place to date 'haven’t been enough'.
He said the French haven't worked to stop the dangerous journeys being made despite £54 million of UK support. However the mayor of Calais, Natacha Bouchart, said that it was the British who were to blame. READ MORE: TUI announce flight cancellations to La Palma as volcano eruption continues She called on Mr Johnson to 'face up to his responsibilities'. "The British Government is toRead more on manchestereveningnews.co.uk