A new daily record has been set for the number of migrants to reach to the UK after crossing the English Channel, according to figures released this morning.

At least 180 people made the dangerous journey on Sunday - the same day Priti Patel announced a "new operational approach" to deal with small boat crossings.

The British home secretary and France's new interior minister, Gerald Darmanin, have agreed to create a Franco-British intelligence cell, both politicians announced at the weekend.

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The 180 people who reached the UK on Sunday were among 380 migrants who attempted to cross the channel that day, the Home Office confirmed on Monday morning.

More than 200 people intercepted by French authorities and prevented from reaching the UK.

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