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1. Podcasts from Michael_Novakhov (21 sites): Audio | The Guardian: Did distress calls go unanswered in the run-up to a fatal Channel disaster? – podcast

In November 2021 a dinghy crossing from France to the UK overturned, and at least 27 people drowned. Questions are being asked over whether distress calls were effectively ignored in run-up to worst Channel disaster in 30 years

The number of people making the perilous journey across the Channel has been rising. Even as politicians promise to “stop the boats”, the UK coastguard has been left scrambling to respond to distress calls.

Then, in November 2021, came an unimaginable tragedy: at least 27 people drowned after a dinghy overturned while trying to cross the Channel. Now an investigation by the Observer and Liberty Investigates has found hundreds of other people may have been left adrift in the month of the disaster.

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Audio | The Guardian

1. Podcasts from Michael_Novakhov (21 sites)