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TV historian rescues stranded travellers

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The historian and broadcaster, Dan Snow has returned to Dover from Calais, with about 25 stranded travellers he rescued using three motorboats.

His rescue mission used rigid inflatable boats, known as 'ribs'.

He has crossed the Channel to help those affected by flight restrictions, but he said the French police had ordered him not to return.

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