boat sinking

Family, friends of those in Channel boat tragedy anxious for answers

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In the French port of Calais, relatives and friends of those lost in the sinking of a dinghy in the Channel last Wednesday, when at least 27 people died as they attempted a clandestine crossing to Britain, are desperate for answers about what happened.

Comoros boat sinks, at least 30 dead

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At least 30 people have died after their boat sank off the Indian Ocean archipelago of Comoros, officials say.