Border dispute erupts between UK and France over Dover travel chaos

A cross-Channel dispute has erupted after a weekend of travel chaos at the port of Dover, which saw holidaymakers and freight workers stuck in queues for hours before border checks. 

Some drivers said they could not move for over six hours, quickly running out of snacks and patience, as images circulated of miles of stationary vehicles on social media. 

British politicians quickly blamed France for the travel disruption, with Foreign Secretary Liz Truss — who is campaigning to replace Prime Minister Boris Johnson — stating that French staff shortages were at fault. 

On Saturday, at a campaign rally in Kent near Dover, Truss said, “The fact is the French authorities have not

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