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    1. August 3, 2015

      UK complaints over Calais crisis find little sympathy in the EU

      British complaints over a few thousand people in Calais trying to cross its borders find few sympathetic ears around...

    2. August 3, 2015

      Britain not ‘land of milk and honey’, says immigration minister

      James Brokenshire, the immigration minister, said on Sunday that the government wanted to show the UK was not a “land...

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    1. July 31, 2015

      Calais crisis adds fuel to charged UK debate on migration

      David Cameron returned to Downing Street on Friday after a Far East tour to confront the humanitarian and commercial...

    2. July 31, 2015

      Europe must take the long view on migration

      The European project has achieved many things but it has not abolished geography. This rich, orderly continent still...

    3. July 31, 2015

      David Cameron announces measures to tackle Calais migrants crisis

      Extra sniffer dogs and security fencing are to be sent to France, while Ministry of Defence land in Kent will be used...

    4. July 30, 2015

      The Calais migrants are Europe’s shame

      The migrant crisis at Calais is a story of human misery, war-torn and broken states and European denial. It speaks to a...

    5. July 30, 2015

      Calais crisis: for migrants, England is the dream

      Night has fallen over Calais and Muhammed’s long wait is finally over: he warms his hands over a small campfire one...

    6. July 29, 2015

      Calais migrant crisis drives UK hauliers from Europe

      Two weeks ago, Peter Harding had to make one of the toughest decisions of his 38-year career in the road haulage...

    7. July 29, 2015

      Calais migrants: UK and France beef up security

      Dozens of French anti-riot police were deployed to contain the escalating migrant crisis in Calais on Wednesday after a...

    8. July 26, 2015

      By failing to help refugees Europe fails itself

      As many as 400,000 people will make dangerous journeys to reach Europe this year, about half of them fleeing the civil...

    9. July 24, 2015

      Italy’s Mafia learns to profit from the migration crisis

      Italy’s organised crime groups have demonstrated devious ingenuity in everything from drug trafficking and prostitution...

    10. July 24, 2015

      Calais migrants wait for chance to escape ‘jungle’

      Topped with barbed wire that glints in the midday sun, the UK’s National Barrier Asset is the latest security measure...

    11. July 22, 2015

      Eurotunnel hit by security cost of migrants around Calais

      Eurotunnel, the company that operates the channel tunnel, has been hit by security costs caused by rising problems with...

    12. July 20, 2015

      EU falls short on asylum quota scheme

      The EU’s attempt to spread the burden of asylum seekers arriving in Greece and Italy has suffered another setback when...

    13. July 17, 2015

      Hungary erects border fence to plug migrant flow

      In a dry clearing of woodland in southern Hungary, there is the drone of wood-chippers and rumble of earth movers....

    14. July 3, 2015

      A Greek idyll where two dramas collide

      They gathered against the crackle of a rare July storm. By torchlight the group pushed off into the inky swell of the...

    15. July 1, 2015

      Denmark to cut immigrant benefits in half

      Denmark’s new centre-right government will cut immigrants’ benefits by half as it named the founder of an...

    16. June 26, 2015

      Cameron’s softly-softly approach wins EU favour

      David Cameron’s big moment came just before midnight as EU leaders were mired in one of their most tempestuous summit...

    17. June 26, 2015

      Anger spills over at summit to fix EU migrant policy

      A summit supposed to produce a unified response to the EU’s refugee crisis boiled over in frustration, with national...

    18. June 26, 2015

      EU plan to share asylum seeker burden collapses

      The EU’s plan to force member states to share out asylum seekers collapsed on Thursday after a late-night meeting...

    19. June 26, 2015

      Migration and global hub ambitions serve to fuel Vienna’s growth

      “Vienna was very much a closed-shop culture until the late 1980s, bit conservative, bit withdrawn. I would compare it...

    20. June 26, 2015

      Capital woes hit Vienna banks as tighter lending rules kick in

      The three big Vienna-based banks’ expansion into central and eastern Europe (CEE) was one of Austria’s real successes...

    21. June 26, 2015

      EU plan to share asylum seeker burden collapses

      The EU’s plan to force member states into sharing out asylum seekers collapsed on Thursday after a late-night meeting...

    22. June 25, 2015

      Lobby forces Brussels U-turn on asylum seekers

      The EU has been forced to abandon a key element of its plan to address Europe’s migrant crisis after it dropped a...

    23. June 24, 2015

      Renzi finds migration knock-backs hard to stomach

      When Matteo Renzi, Italy’s prime minister, hosted François Hollande at Milan’s expo on Sunday, he served the French...

    24. June 24, 2015

      UK ministers fear effect of Calais migrants on referendum debate

      Television footage of migrants trying to conceal themselves in British cars near the UK border is an image that...

    25. June 24, 2015

      UK steps up border security after migrants exploit Calais strike

      Border security is being stepped up in Calais and Dover after migrants intent on reaching the UK sought to exploit...

    26. June 22, 2015

      EU agrees to launch military operation against people smugglers

      EU officials have warned that casualties were possible after deciding to launch military action against people...

    27. June 17, 2015

      Hungary plans 175km-long fence to lock out migrants

      Hungary plans to build a 175km-long security fence along its southern border with Serbia, a move that Budapest said was...

    28. June 17, 2015

      Italy’s cry of anger over the EU migrant crisis

      Since the start of this year, more than 100,000 refugees from North Africa and the Middle East have crossed the...

    29. June 17, 2015

      Where Europe’s holidaymakers meet the boat people of the Mediterranean

      It was not such a startling outburst from Luca Zaia. The Northern League anti-immigration governor of Veneto was not...

    30. June 16, 2015

      Europe faces two refugee crises

      Europe is facing its most serious migration crisis since the end of the second world war. It is more serious even than...

    31. June 16, 2015

      Rightwing populists reshape Denmark’s political landscape

      For a glimpse into how a populist party can change a country’s political landscape, look no further than Denmark. Ahead...

    32. June 15, 2015

      A question of identity for EU’s migrants

      Most of the 200 or so migrants huddled inside the reception centre in the Sicilian port of Pozzallo nap on bunk beds or...

    33. June 15, 2015

      UN defends role of migrant workers in Europe

      The head of a UN agency has fiercely defended the role of migrant workers in Europe, describing them as an...

    34. June 12, 2015

      Italian governor demands removal of migrants from tourist spots

      The governor of the Veneto region in north-eastern Italy has called for the removal of migrants from lodging near...

    35. June 10, 2015

      Unable to work or leave, failed EU asylum seekers caught in trap

      Mohammed does not recall how the fight started but he can remember how it ended: with a police bullet in his knee. A...

    36. May 27, 2015

      Brussels to spend €240m on relocating asylum seekers across EU

      The EU has said it will spend €240m on relocating Eritrean and Syrian asylum seekers arriving in Italy and Greece among...

    37. May 25, 2015

      EU citizens living in UK to be barred from in-out plebiscite

      Downing Street has announced that EU citizens living in Britain will be barred from voting in the UK referendum on...

    38. May 24, 2015

      EU aims to share out up to 40,000 asylum seekers among members

      The EU will share out up to 40,000 asylum seekers as part of plans to reform the system of handling them, in the face...

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