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LAST week we were given the starkest possible reminder of how dangerous it is to try and cross the Channel in a small, unseaworthy boat.

The criminal gangs forcing people into flimsy dinghies don’t care for the lives of those in the boats, they only care for the cash lining their pockets.

4The criminal gangs forcing people into flimsy dinghies don’t care for the lives of those in the boatsCredit: Reuters 4I have also been consistent in warning that there is no silver bullet that will provide all the answers overnightCredit: PA

They are gambling with human lives — as we saw so tragically when 27 people lost their lives in the water on Wednesday.

That horrific event only served to underline the need for effective and co-ordinated action on both sides of the Channel, and with our European partners.

The reaction of Sun on Sunday readers — and the wider British public — to this devastating loss of life was rightly to ask what the Government will do to prevent further tragedies.

Our joint work with the French has prevented more than 20,000 crossings so far this year, and intelligence sharing has led to over 400 arrests relating to small boat criminality since 2020.

At the heart of these challenges is a global migration crisis and an asylum system that I declared broken not long after I became Home Secretary — and I have spent the last two years working to fix it.

Following conflicts in places like Syria and Afghanistan, the world is faced with mass migration on a scale we have not witnessed before.

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And our asylum system, untouched and unreformed during what have been 20 turbulent years for the world, was not designed to cope with the situation we currently face.

This Government’s New Plan for Immigration is overhauling that broken system for the first time in two decades.

The plan will break the business model of international criminal gangs by making the UK a less attractive destination for illegal migrants.

It will differentiate between those who arrive here through safe and legal routes and those who seek to circumvent this system by entering the UK illegally.

It will speed up the asylum claims system so that we can separate the genuine asylum seekers from economic migrants quickly.

It will end the merry-go-round of legal challenges that stop us removing those with no right to be in the country.

If migrants don’t think they’ll be allowed to stay in the UK, they won’t risk their lives and pay criminals thousands of pounds to get here.

Be in no doubt, this Government understands the public’s deep concerns about illegal immigration

Priti Patel

Parliament is still considering the Nationality and Borders Bill — the new law that will put much of that plan into action.

We simply cannot afford to delay passing that Bill into law. We need opposition parties to urgently get behind this. Lives depend on it.

Be in no doubt, this Government understands the public’s deep concerns about illegal immigration: The security of our country and the integrity of our border remains my number one priority.

But I have also been consistent in warning that there is no silver bullet that will provide all the answers overnight.

It is only long-term reform through our New Plan for Immigration.

I understand people’s frustrations, but over a year ago I said in terms that “if the solution to stop this was simple and straightforward, then believe me, this issue would have been resolved by now”.

I have also been warning for some time that the only way to stop deaths occurring in the Channel is to stop the trade in people that causes them.

Wednesday’s incident was certainly shocking, but it was, sadly, not entirely surprising. It was the event that many of us have feared for some time.

And there should now be an even greater onus on all of us on both sides of the Channel to act.

We have a long history of working constructively with our friends across the Channel on shared challenges: Just look at how our engagement and co-operation with the French authorities on security at the border in Calais in recent years has almost eliminated cases of illegal migrants hiding in lorries to come to the UK.

Ironically, it was our success at tackling those using the lorry route that led the monstrous gangs to switch their attention to boats.

The world is faced with mass migration on a scale we have not witnessed before

Priti Patel

The deaths of those 27 people should serve as a clear call to co-operate, collaborate and work even better together than we are already.

There is still so much more we can do and I am sorry not to be at a meeting with European ministerial counterparts today to discuss this pressing issue.

We need to be creative about finding new solutions that will have the maximum possible impact, which is why the Prime Minister and I stand ready to discuss proposals with our French counterparts at any time.

And I know from my discussions with my European partners in recent days and weeks that there is more that can be done.

Together, we can break up the people-smuggling gangs and save lives — but we must act now.

4There should now be an even greater onus on all of us on both sides of the Channel to actCredit: Mirrorpix 4The deaths of those 27 people should serve as a clear call to co-operate, collaborate and work even better together than we are alreadyCredit: PA We must ‘smash’ smugglers who ‘treat humans as cargo’, vows Priti Patel following migrant deaths in Channel
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Gladbach crisis deepens as sporting director Max Eberl quits

BERLIN (AP) — Crisis-hit Borussia Mönchengladbach was left reeling on Friday when sporting director Max Eberl quit the Bundesliga club, ending an association of 23 years.

“There’s a very simple reason why I can’t work anymore,” Eberl said as he held back tears at a hastily called news conference. “Because I’m just exhausted, because I’m tired, because I don’t have the strength anymore to do this job as this job needs, as this club needs it.”

Eberl, a former defender who played 146 games for Gladbach between 1999-2004, took over the club’s youth setup in 2005 before becoming sporting director in 2008. He had been coming under increasing pressure over the last year as the team failed to recover after coach Marco Rose decided to join league rival Borussia Dortmund.

Gladbach slumped and missed out on Champions League qualification last season, and it has been struggling this season under Rose’s replacement Adi Hütter.

Hütter’s team has lost seven of its last in nine games across all competitions. It was knocked out of the German Cup in a poor performance against second-division Hannover this month, and is just three points above the Bundesliga’s relegation zone more than halfway through the season.

To make matters worse, captain Lars Stindl was recently ruled out for some time with a knee injury, and Gladbach has also missed the combative presence of Christoph Kramer in midfield.

Fans have been confounded by a team capable of beating Bayern Munich (twice) and Borussia Dortmund, only to concede 10 goals in back-to-back games against Cologne and Freiburg. Gladbach, which routed Bayern 5-0 in the German Cup, currently has the third worst defensive record in the Bundesliga.

Eberl was credited with leading Gladbach’s revival after it narrowly avoided relegation in 2011, and the team had been challenging for Champions League qualification in recent seasons.

Eberl was a target for Bayern before the Bavarian powerhouse appointed Hasan Salihamidžić as sporting director in 2017. Eberl extended his contract with Gladbach in 2020, when he spoke of winning titles with the club.

“The club really tried everything to convince me (to stay). It opened all the doors for me, gave me every opportunity to gain time, to calm down, to continue,” Eberl said Friday. But I have to draw the line. I have hit the point where I say ‘I have to get out, I have to take care.’”

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