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'Worst option': UK hauliers slam move to attract foreign lorry drivers
The British government wants to increase the number of deliveries foreign lorry drivers can make in the UK to unblock the country's supply chain logjam.
UK calls on army and foreign lorry drivers to fight fuel supply crisis
Military personnel will be deployed next week to distribute petrol, while 300 visas for overseas tanker drivers will be issued 'immediately'.
UK lorry driver shortage is part of a wider European problem
The UK has been grappling with fuel shortages for days, and shelves are emptying at supermarkets - but the driver shortage that is causing this is also a problem across Europe.
Lack of lorry drivers forcing UK farmers to throw litres of milk away
'It's just putting a lot of pressure on every farmer and we haven’t got the money to try and react to it", one of them told Euronews.
Lack of lorry drivers in UK leads to empty shelves
Some drivers are now earning hundreds of pounds more every day for their shifts. And companies are competing against the giants. Supermarkets simply can’t afford the same wages.
Brexit and COVID combine to leave supermarket shelves empty in the UK
Because of Brexit, new drivers from Europe can no longer come to work in the UK as easily as before. Many went home during the COVID pandemic and have not returned.
Norway deports foreign truck driver for driving without snow chains
Norway has deported a truck driver who was stopped by police twice within an hour for driving without mandatory snow chains near the Arctic Circle.
Four men jailed for 78 years over migrant deaths in Essex lorry
The four men were sentenced for 39 counts of manslaughter relating to Vietnamese migrants found dead in the back of a lorry in the UK.
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North Macedonian Police find 211 migrants in truck at Greek border
Authorities say 63 minors were among those discovered. Meanwhile eight others were injured when a pick-up truck carrying 32 migrants crashed on Tuesday.
Man pleads guilty to manslaughter of 39 people in Essex lorry tragedy
Maurice Robinson pleads guilty to manslaughter of 39 people in Essex lorry tragedy
Essex lorry deaths: Seven charged in Vietnam with illegal trafficking
The bodies of 39 Vietnamese nationals were found in a refrigerated trailer near London in October.