The EU is struggling to respond to a surge of desperate migrants that has resulted in more than 3,000 deaths, with many perishing or missing in the Mediterranean. The flood of migrants and refugees, the largest movement of people Europe has seen since 1945, has raised doubt about open-borders and provoked a dispute over sharing the burden



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Comment and analysis

Modern societies need a flow of people to service them — let me remind you what we have done
– Michael Skapinker
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Britain must think hard on how changes to migration laws will affect the economy
– Sarah O’Connor
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan attends a meeting of the Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey (TOBB) in Ankara, Turkey, May 10, 2016. Murat Cetinmuhurdar/Presidential Palace/Handout via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS PICTURE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVE. ©Reuters
Is Turkey on course to join the EU and significantly increase migration to Britain?
– FT Debates

Milan warns of tent solution for migrants

Arrivals increase as welcome evaporates in neighbouring countries

Turkey rejects EU terror law demands

Overhaul in return for visa-free travel in bloc is impossible in wake of coup, minister warns

Germany hits at Turkish ‘blackmail’ on visas

Ankara threatens to renounce its migrant treaty with the EU

Merkel vows to keep door open to refugees

Chancellor resists pressure to change policy and tightens security

German army trains refugees to fix Syria

Defence minister insists migrants will not be recruited as soldiers

German attack puts focus on child migrants

Traumatised underage refugees are easy prey for radical rhetoric

Big German companies employ just 54 refugees

Findings show challenge of integrating migrants into labour force

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Greek island refugee camps feel the strain

Moria is a symbol of mounting frustration for asylum seekers

Emmanuel Chidi Namdi and his wife fled to Europe after family members died in a Boko Haram raid in Nigeria
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Italy asylum seeker killing sparks concerns

Death sends shockwaves through political system

Turks tempt skilled Syrians with passports

Ankara looks for professionals among fugitives from war

Turkey plans to offer citizenship to Syrians

Erdogan’s refugee proposal could complicate EU migrant deal

Stark split in tourism fortunes in Greece

Visitors shun eastern isles, the frontline for refugee arrivals

Europe reins in new border force

Successor to Frontex unable to enter a member state without its consent

Sarkozy vows to push for Schengen overhaul

Ex-French president calls for reform of EU immigration policy

Nato to expand role tackling refugee flow

Defence ministers push for broad ‘maritime security operation’

Germany’s refugee crisis helps boost FDP

Party poll ratings up as Christian Lindner oversees policy shift

Brussels offers incentives to stem migration

Trade deals, easier visas and more investment dangled before nations to halt flow of people

EU to refocus on migration control

Commission seeks €60bn in private funding for related projects

Breakthrough in EU-Turkey talks on visas

Ankara mood change on antiterrorism laws aims to meet EU concerns

Refugee’s journey to German banking limbo

Having an account is a crucial step in integrating migrants

Paris refugee camp plan runs into trouble

Political opponents say mayor’s proposal is ‘tragic mistake’

Young Germans and migrants compete for housing

Prices rise in big cities as new arrivals and locals compete

More than 700 migrants feared drowned

Series of shipwrecks in the Mediterranean in the past week

Greece evacuates Idomeni camp

Authorities start to move 8,000 from site on Macedonian border

Ex-MI6 head warns of ‘populist uprising’

Dearlove says EU has to show it can control flow of migrants

Refugees in Greece refuse to relocate

Asylum seekers fear transfer far away from family and friends

Gabon seeks west’s help to combat terrorism

President says Europe must act to avoid greater migrant flows

Migrant numbers returned to Turkey fall short

Fears grow fresh arrivals could overwhelm Aegean Islands

EU extends Schengen border controls

Greece and Slovenia oppose move as migrant flows slow to trickle

Turkey demands EU’s €3bn for refugees

Dispute over promised funds casts doubt on fragile deal

Overseas aid budget to fund child refugees

Diversion of resettlement costs prompts LibDem protests

Turkish power struggle threatens EU deal

PM’s departure a blow for Merkel and plan to stem refugee flow

Brussels backs visa-free travel for Turks

Turkey praised for ‘impressive progress’ on fulfilling EU demands

UK wins exemption from EU asylum rules

Brussels unveils proposal to rewrite existing Dublin system

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