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Farage: I don't believe official migration figures

Nigel Farage Credit: PA

Nigel Farage has said he doesn't believe the official migration figures and is sure the "real numbers are much higher".

The UKIP leader was responding to ONS figures showing the net long-term migration to the UK in 2015 was 333,000, the second highest level on record.

ONS: Net migration of EU citizens reaches 184,000

The latest figures on EU migration have been released Credit: PA

Net migration of EU citizens is estimated to be 184,000, for the year ending December 2015, according to the Office for National Statistics.

This is compared with 174,000 in the previous year. Non-EU net migration was 188,000, compared with 194,000 the previous year.

was the net long-term migration to the UK in 2015, the second highest level on record.

Immigration has been a key issue during the EU referendum campaign and the figures are expected to spark a fierce debate between Remain and Leave camps.


France fuel shortages worsen as strikes continue

Fuel shortages are worsening in France with nearly half of all filling stations now partially or completely out of fuel, according to Essence fuel monitoring website.

France began using its reserve fuel supply to deal with shortages yesterday.

Motorists queue to get fuel at a filling station Credit: Reuters
Workers blockade a road stopping an oil truck from getting past Credit: Reuters
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