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      Europe criticises David Cameron’s stance on migrants

      David Cameron’s refusal to accept a bigger share of refugees fleeing to Europe is coming under fire on the continent...

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      Shocking image of drowned boy crystallises Europe migrant crisis

      This article contains further distressing images It has quickly become one of the most chilling images of Europe’s...

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    1. 6 hours ago

      David Cameron has misjudged Europe’s refugee crisis

      Europe is facing the most serious refugee crisis since the end of the second world war. In response, EU leaders are...

    2. 6 hours ago

      A brief chance for Europe to rescue its integrity

      The EU is in disarray. Faced with waves of asylum seekers from conflict-ridden states, too many European countries have...

    3. September 1, 2015

      Migrant flows puts EU’s Schengen under pressure

      From terror attacks and surges in migration to Roma deportation campaigns, the Schengen area has withstood European...

    4. September 1, 2015

      Budapest becomes flashpoint as station is closed to migrants

      European leaders traded accusations of mismanagement and untruth on Tuesday as Budapest’s main railway station became...

    5. August 31, 2015

      East-west tensions break out over call to share migrant burden

      Long-simmering tensions between Europe’s east and west over how to handle a massive influx of migrants burst back into...

    6. August 31, 2015

      France to build refugee camp in Calais

      France is to build a permanent refugee camp in Calais 13 years after closing a similar centre in the nearby town of...

    7. August 31, 2015

      The refugee crisis reveals what we have become

      When Sir Nicholas Winton died in July, he was widely celebrated for a few days. Obituarists eulogised his work in...

    8. August 30, 2015

      Migration on agenda as David Cameron sets out on EU quest

      David Cameron will visit Portugal and Spain this week as he seeks to accelerate his attempts to renegotiate Britain’s...

    9. August 28, 2015

      Twin tragedies pile pressure on EU politicians in migrant crisis

      Pressure grew on European politicians to tackle a dire migrant crisis on Friday as the number of decomposing bodies...

    10. August 28, 2015

      Africa migrants left in legal limbo in Israel

      After spending more than a year in a detention facility for African migrants in Holot, southern Israel, Gamal Yakoub —...

    11. August 28, 2015

      Four held in Hungary over migrant truck as death toll rises to 71

      Police on Friday revised the death toll from a grim discovery in an abandoned truck in Austria to 71, as forensic teams...

    12. August 27, 2015

      France cannot indulge the xenophobes on immigration

      You thought the eurozone crisis was bad. Today, Europe faces no greater challenge than the mass exodus of refugees...

    13. August 27, 2015

      Grim find on Austrian road shakes European migrant crisis talks

      Up to 50 migrants were found dead on Thursday in a Hungarian-registered lorry abandoned on an Austrian motorway....

    14. August 27, 2015

      Angela Merkel cautiously steers race debate in Germany

      When Angela Merkel made her first visit to a refugee shelter since she became chancellor a decade ago, far right...

    15. August 27, 2015

      Business brands UK migration target ‘bizarre and unachievable’

      Business leaders have called on the Home Office to undertake a full assessment of what the government’s “bizarre and...

    16. August 26, 2015

      Hungary considers deploying troops to tackle migrant crisis

      Hungary is poised to deploy the army at the EU’s frontiers as part of a growing military response to Europe’s largest...

    17. August 24, 2015

      Merkel and Hollande call for equal spread of refugees across EU

      Angela Merkel and François Hollande on Monday called for a more equal distribution of asylum seekers across the EU, as...

    18. August 24, 2015

      Angela Merkel and François Hollande to discuss migrant crisis

      Angela Merkel will host French counterpart François Hollande in Berlin on Monday to discuss Europe’s response to the...

    19. August 21, 2015

      Macedonian forces fire stun grenades at migrants

      Macedonian armed forces fired stun grenades at a crowd of more than 2,000 refugees massed at its border with Greece on...

    20. August 21, 2015

      Landlords face £5,000 bill for Home Office enforced evictions

      Tightened requirements for landlords to evict tenants who are illegal immigrants could incur thousands of pounds in...

    21. August 21, 2015

      Poland favours Christian refugees from Syria

      What Adnan Saad remembers from his home in Damascus are bombings in his neighbourhood and constant fear for his...

    22. August 20, 2015

      Macedonia seals Greek border crossings to thwart migrants

      Macedonia’s army sealed several border crossings with Greece on Thursday, as the government declared a “crisis...

    23. August 20, 2015

      Brussels in fresh push to share out asylum seekers across EU

      The European Commission will launch a fresh attempt to share out asylum seekers across the EU after a summer surge of...

    24. August 20, 2015

      Migrant focus switches to Belgian and Dutch ports

      Belgium and the Netherlands are being asked to help keep illegal migrants from British ports following a tightening of...

    25. August 20, 2015

      Anti-immigration Sweden Democrats become country’s largest party

      The anti-immigration Sweden Democrats has become the largest party in Sweden according to one opinion poll that...

    26. August 20, 2015

      UK and France to target human traffickers in Calais

      French and British police are to set up a command centre in Calais to target organised criminals who smuggle migrants...

    27. August 19, 2015

      Germany braced to receive 800,000 asylum seekers

      Berlin has said it expects to receive a record 800,000 asylum seekers this year, more than the entire EU combined in...

    28. August 12, 2015

      Ruthless UK employers trap migrants in ‘modern-day slavery’

      Exploitation of migrant workers by unscrupulous UK employers is on the increase, the government’s anti-slavery...

    29. August 10, 2015

      Employers are target in effort to curb migrants

      Employers who hire illegal immigrants in care homes, building sites and as cleaners will be “hit from all angles”, a UK...

    30. August 7, 2015

      Optimistic manifesto of a Frenchman scorned by migrants

      As a Frenchman, I cannot help feeling a little offended that so many people are willing to risk their lives to leave...

    31. August 7, 2015

      Greece pleads for help as refugee influx sparks ‘crisis’

      Greece faces “a crisis within a crisis” as Athens struggles to cope with the sudden influx of refugees and migrants,...

    32. August 7, 2015

      Three in 10 feel migrants benefit the UK

      Britons are more welcoming towards migrants than Americans or Germans, according to a poll showing that nearly three in...

    33. August 7, 2015

      European refugee influx leads to temporary housing bonanza

      This year’s influx of refugees into Europe is proving problematic for EU leaders, but it is bringing a bonanza to one...

    34. August 7, 2015

      Calais migrants: hauliers fear Channel tunnel night closure plans

      Haulage companies have hit out at plans being considered by the government to close the Channel tunnel at night if the...

    35. August 5, 2015

      Hundreds missing as migrant boat capsizes off Libya coast

      A boat carrying more than 600 migrants attempting to reach Europe capsized off the Libyan coast on Wednesday,...

    36. 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...

    37. 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...

    38. 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...

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