UK struggling to halt migrant Channel crossings

Britain must use every possible tactic to halt the “vile trade” of traffickers bringing record numbers of migrants across the Channel, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Wednesday.Asked by a Conservative MP when Britain would take direct action to send back boats coming from France, Johnson condemned “the cruel behaviour of the gangsters, the criminal masterminds” behind the crossings.He said they were taking money from “desperate frightened people” to take them on a “very, very dangerous…