Police catch people-smuggling gang behind 50 Channel crossings

A people-smuggling gang behind 50 Channel crossings carrying 2,000 migrants has been caught by French police. Officers seized more than a dozen boats and 700 life jackets in raids that also uncovered a “factory” supplying nautical equipment. The ring, based in Lille, a northern French city about 60 miles from Calais, and run by Iraqi … Read more