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‘Outpourings of regret over migrant tragedy not sufficient, France and UK must find resolution’ – Voice of the Mirror

The Voice of the Mirror says the authorities ignored repeated warnings earlier than Wednesday’s migrant crossing tragedy – and it is time the UK and France labored collectively successfully

Migrants launching an inflatable boat and setting off for the UK

So far this year, greater than 25,000 folks have risked their lives by crossing the English Channel.

The authorities had been warned repeatedly that this could in the future end in loss of life.

That tragedy has now come to move.

What makes these deaths all the extra coronary heart-breaking is they may have been averted.

This is not the first time we now have witnessed the lethal value paid by migrants.

When three-year-old Alan Kurdi drowned on the shores of the Mediterranean in 2015 there have been vows that this must by no means occur once more.

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The identical guarantees had been made when 39 Vietnamese suffocated to dying in the sealed container of an articulated lorry in 2019.

There might be comparable outpourings of regret this time. But that’s not sufficient.

Everyone accepts there is no such thing as a easy resolution to fixing the migrant disaster however it’s clear that the efforts by the UK and French governments have been ineffective and insufficient.

They have to cease blaming one another, and begin working collectively earlier than extra harmless folks die.

Fans’ winner

Football is nothing with out its followers.

In latest years many golf equipment have forgotten this fundamental reality by chasing money at the expense of lengthy-standing supporters.

The lengthy-awaited Government review into the sport units out methods to place this proper.

It recommends giving followers a better say in the operating of golf equipment, tightening the guidelines on possession and extra assist for grassroots.

There are areas the place the panel may have gone additional however this can be a welcome piece of work. The take a look at now could be whether or not the

Government will undertake its proposals.

Bargain boxer

Tyson Fury might have hundreds of thousands in the financial institution however he and his spouse Paris can’t resist a cut price.

By snapping up tins of custard at a reduction retailer they’re clearly boxing intelligent in relation to saving just a few bob.

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