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LONDON | UK makes 2 arrests in migrant Channel crossings

LONDON—Jan 03, 2019—British officials say two men have been arrested on suspicion of smuggling migrants from France to England by sea. The National Crime Agency said late Wednesday that a 33-year-old Iranian citizen and a 24-year-old British man were arrested in Manchester. The men are being questioned but have not been charged or identified. They … Continue reading LONDON | UK makes 2 arrests in migrant Channel crossings

LONDON | UK teen jailed for 3 years for bomb hoaxes

LONDON  — A British teenager has been jailed for three years after his bogus bomb threats led to school evacuations and an airport security incident. George Duke-Cohan, 19, touched off panic in March 2018 when he emailed thousands of schools, warning about an explosive. The National Crime Agency says more than 400 schools were evacuated. … Continue reading LONDON | UK teen jailed for 3 years for bomb hoaxes