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From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Why Brexit could be behind the upsurge in migrants aiming to cross the English Channel Immigration

Explainer: Why Brexit could be behind the upsurge in migrants aiming to cross the English Channel

Four in five people who attempted to cross the English Channel in dinghies in 2018 did so in the last three months. But why?

From TheJournal.ie Dating post Brexit: 'You're telling me Ireland has got its own Prime Minister?' Column

Dating post Brexit: 'You're telling me Ireland has got its own Prime Minister?'

Online dating is awkward enough without having to go into the history of Anglo-Irish relations, writes Peter Flanagan.

From TheJournal.ie Some migrants left in limbo in Ireland over struggle to prove their identity Passport Problems

Some migrants left in limbo in Ireland over struggle to prove their identity

Ireland’s immigration authorities face difficulties processing migrants because of handwritten passports and translation gaps.

Irish people attempted to draw Britain's borders and did a slightly better job than the people from Channel 4's video

At least the bad drawings serve as revenge for that border from Dublin to Galway.

From TheJournal.ie No money for the border wall after last-minute spending deal agreed in US Sad

No money for the border wall after last-minute spending deal agreed in US

It looks like Trump’s plans to build the Mexican border wall will be shelved for the moment.

From TheJournal.ie Border controls could return if Britain leaves EU, Enda Kenny warns Brexit

Border controls could return if Britain leaves EU, Enda Kenny warns

Britain will go to the polls to vote on a Brexit on 23 June.

From TheJournal.ie Tear gas fired as migrants try to storm Greece-Macedonia border fence Migrant Crisis

Tear gas fired as migrants try to storm Greece-Macedonia border fence

The UN’s rights chief criticised a “rising roar of xenophobia” towards migrants.

From TheJournal.ie Nearly half of US states want to shut their doors to Syrian refugees Paris Attacks

Nearly half of US states want to shut their doors to Syrian refugees

Obama has criticised “shameful” calls to screen the refugees based on their religion.

From TheJournal.ie 'Mayhem' as crowds of migrants break through police lines in Croatia Closed Borders

'Mayhem' as crowds of migrants break through police lines in Croatia

Authorities in the country have said they expect an influx of over 20,000 people in the next two weeks.

From TheJournal.ie Why can Germany close its borders and what does it mean for the EU? Schengen Agreement

Why can Germany close its borders and what does it mean for the EU?

Germany, Austria, Slovakia and Poland have opted to introduce temporary border controls.

From TheJournal.ie 20 mad photos of international borders from around the world International

20 mad photos of international borders from around the world

Stranger than fiction.

From TheJournal.ie This small town is in two countries Borders And Boundaries

This small town is in two countries

And its border is marked very, VERY clearly.

From TheJournal.ie Cork city could grow by 79,000 with border review set to go ahead Uncorked

Cork city could grow by 79,000 with border review set to go ahead

Minister Alan Kelly has announced that at statutory committee has been set up to look into this.

From TheJournal.ie Pics: Thousands of terrified Kurds flee to Turkey to escape Islamic State Syria

Pics: Thousands of terrified Kurds flee to Turkey to escape Islamic State

Hundreds of Kurds abandoned their homes after warnings from Islamic State.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí will no longer check passports at Dublin Airport Immigration

Gardaí will no longer check passports at Dublin Airport

Instead, the responsibility will fall to civilians in the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service as part of reforms launched today.

Did you know you can see these things from space?

The divide between east and west Berlin is visible, among other things.

From TheJournal.ie Syrian rebels move command from Turkey to Syria Borders

Syrian rebels move command from Turkey to Syria

Fighting continues to spill over borders, however, with violence reported near Jordan today.

From TheJournal.ie Executions reported as rebels seize border crossings in Syria Syria This post contains videos

Executions reported as rebels seize border crossings in Syria

Iraq says that all of its borders with Syria have been seized.

From The42 Injuries force Ulster winger Simon Danielli to hang up his boots Winged This post contains videos

Injuries force Ulster winger Simon Danielli to hang up his boots

The Scotland international, who spent five years at Ravenhill, has been forced to retire as a back injury takes its toll.

From TheJournal.ie Man uses iPad to cross US border (or does he?) IPassport

Man uses iPad to cross US border (or does he?)

Canadian Martin Reisch says a customs officer allowed him to pass into the US with only a scan of his passport on his iPad.

From TheJournal.ie More than 65 killed after earthquake strikes Burma Earthquake

More than 65 killed after earthquake strikes Burma

Around 111 people reported to be injured in quake, which caused buildings – including monasteries – to collapse.