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Two more suspected illegal immigrants have been arrested after walking through the Channel Tunnel to reach Britain.
The two Iranians reached Folkestone, Kent, after walking through the 31-mile tunnel.
Kent Police said Payam Moradi Mirahessari, 25, and Farein Vahdani, 20, have been charged after being detained on Saturday afternoon.
They are accused of obstructing an engine or carriage using the railway, and were remanded in custody when they appeared at Medway Magistrates' Court.
In August, a 40-year-old suspected illegal immigrant from Sudan completed the same journey by walking through the tunnel.
Thirteen have died attempting to cross the Channel since the start of the crisis in June. The latest was an Eritrean man in his 20s who was hit by a freight train last week.
A migrant is still in hospital after being found with a group hiding in the back of a lorry on a Northampton industrial estate.
Six other migrants have been detained in police custody.
Officers were called to the industrial estate just before 2pm to reports of a group of migrants hiding in the back of a lorry.
All of the roads around the Brackmills Industrial Estate in Northampton have now reopened.
Six of the people who were found in the back of the lorry are now in police custody. One man remains in hospital, but it is not believed his condition is serious.
Two migrants found in the back of a lorry on a Northampton industrial estate have been taken to A&E for treatment, Northampton General Hospital has said.
A number of migrants were found in the back of a lorry on the Brackmills Industrial Estate.
Local reports suggest seven migrants were inside the lorry.
A number of migrants have been discovered in the back of a lorry on an industrial estate in Northampton.
The migrants were found just before 2pm on the Brackmills Industrial Estate.
They are now being assessed by medics and the area has been closed off as investigations are underway.
Officers were called to the Brackmills Industrial Estate just before 2pm today following reports of a number of illegal immigrants being discovered in the back of a lorry.
Because of concerns about the medical condition of the people in the vehicle, they are now being assessed by the ambulance service at the scene.
The area where the lorry is contained has been closed off to the public as a precaution while investigations continue.
The Czech Republic's Prime Minister has said the country will not challenge the quota system approved by the EU.
Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka said on Wednesday that even though he disagrees with the quota system, "Europe must not fall apart on the migration crisis".
Although I don't like using the quotas, I disagree with them and we voted against them, Europe must not fall apart on the migration crisis.
Therefore I don't want to further escalate the tension by (court) charges. You can stretch the rope only to certain point, then it parts.
A migrant was killed last night at the entrance to the Channel Tunnel.
Shortly before midnight a migrant, who is believed to be a Syrian national, was found unconscious onboard a Shuttle.
Eurotunnel confirmed a freight train was stopped shortly after the French platforms at 10.20pm last night, due to the presence of a number of migrants on the tracks.
When the shuttle was searched, a number of migrants were found on board, with one unconscious and one injured.
The emergency services were called but authorities later confirmed the death of the migrant.
A French official told AFP News Agency that the migrant had been electrocuted.
It is the 10th death of a migrant in or near the tunnel since late June.
The shuttle was stopped and searched due to a number of migrants on the tracks.
When the Shuttle was searched, a number of migrants were found on board, with one unconscious and one injured.
The Emergency Services were called and immediately took them into their care. The authorities have subsequently confirmed the death of one of those taken into their charge.
This sad incident shows once again that any attempt to travel illegally through the Channel Tunnel is fraught with danger.
Police said 5,650 migrants have entered Croatia so far.
The refugees and migrants changed their Balkan route on Wednesday after Hungary closed its border with Serbia and they turned westwards into Croatia.
"The migrants can be seen entering Croatia around several crossing points," police said.
AFP journalist Eric Randolph has seen refugees crowding at the small Tovarnik station in Croatia as "thousands arrive overnight".
5,000 people at tiny Tovarnik station in Croatia, gov must act fast to stop this turning into same chaos as Hungary http://t.co/Lt1J7W4sls
Croatia is transporting the migrants to reception centres around the capital Zagreb after registering them. It said it could cope with several thousand migrants, but not tens of thousands.
Chaos at Tovarnik station in Croatia this morning as 5,000 migrants arrive overnight. http://t.co/1gwVP8JXBV
The number of refugees who entered Germany on Wednesday more than doubled to 7266, a police spokeswoman said on Thursday.
Most of them were picked up when crossing the German-Austrian border.
She added on Tuesday police had stopped 3,442 migrants.
Several thousand refugees and migrants have entered Croatia in the past 24 hours, according to the Red Cross.
The last official police figure from Wednesday evening was around 1,500 people.
I cannot assess the exact figure, but it is surely several thousand people that entered the country. We witnessed more inflow of people overnight.
Croatian Prime Minister Zoran Milanovic is scheduled to meet his Austrian counterpart Werner Faymann later today to discuss the issue of migrants.
Croatia's Interior Minister said that new measures might be considered the number of migrants grows.
Croatian police have full control on the border, but if the migrants continue flowing in from Serbia in large numbers, we will have to consider other ways of handling the situation.
He said the European Union would have to handle "hot spots" before the migrants reach Croatia.
Croatia said it could cope with several thousand people, but not with tens of thousands.
The migrants are at the moment being transported to reception centres near the capital Zagreb.