Three more migrant children are rescued from the English Channel as Border Force sends out boat to stop crossings after 160 arrived over weekend

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by A.P.

Latest crossings, the most so far in 2021, come after a record 8,417 last year 

Three children have been rescued from the English Channel after Border Force sent out a boat to stop crossings following the arrival of 160 migrants on the weekend.

They were among 30 people picked up in French waters, after their boat was spotted by a ferry.Border Force officers were also active off the UK coast on Monday.

It comes after at least 160 migrants successfully crossed to Kent and Sussex over the weekend.