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  1. August 28, 2014

    Cameron’s problem over immigration

    David Cameron’s immigration policy has always boiled down to one key pledge. He has promised to reduce annual net migration...

  2. August 28, 2014

    EU influx pushes net migration to highest level since 2011

    David Cameron’s promise to cut UK immigration to the “tens of thousands” by the next election has been derailed by a surge...

  1. August 27, 2014

    Germany considers capping child benefit for migrants

    Migrants to Germany from other EU states may have child benefit capped at levels paid in their home countries, under...

  2. August 26, 2014

    Abolish the ‘illegality industry’ at Europe’s borders

    Crisis is the word at the rich world’s frontiers. At the UK borders, migrants are prised out of shipping containers or...

  3. July 31, 2014

    Swiss to get vote on EU links

    Switzerland’s voters will be offered a chance to vote again on the country’s often-strained relationship with the EU, the...

  4. July 17, 2014

    David Cameron opposes Donald Tusk for senior EU job

    David Cameron has opposed the suggested appointment of Donald Tusk, Poland’s prime minister, to a top EU post amid fears...

  5. July 8, 2014

    EU migrants add £22bn to UK finances

    Migrants from the EU have made a £22bn net contribution to UK public finances and have not hurt the job prospects of British...

  6. July 2, 2014

    French police make fresh move on Calais migrants

    Two weeks ago, Haile from Ethiopia managed to smuggle his wife and two children on to a truck waiting at the French port...

  7. June 12, 2014

    Nations fight global war for talent

    Muhammad Hazim left Malaysia for Coventry and the promise of an accountancy career. Now his home nation wants him back. The...

  8. June 9, 2014

    Marine Le Pen in dispute with father over anti-Semitism allegations

    A dispute over an apparent allusion to Nazi gas chambers has caused a public split between Marine Le Pen, leader of France’s...

  9. June 8, 2014

    Surge in migrants reaches Sicily as 5,200 rescued

    Italy has rescued about 5,200 men, women and children and recovered three dead bodies from overcrowded boats in the...

  10. June 6, 2014

    Western focus turns to homegrown jihadis as terror threat grows

    Western intelligence agencies have handed Turkish authorities the names of nearly 5,000 people they fear are attempting to...

  11. June 5, 2014

    Europe warned on threat of Syria-linked terror attacks

    Europe must brace itself for more Syria-linked terror attacks in the wake of the Belgian Jewish museum shootings 12 days...

  12. May 28, 2014

    French police dismantle migrant camps in Calais

    Migrant camp dismantled French police backed by bulldozers moved on Wednesday to dismantle makeshift camps in the northern...

  13. May 22, 2014

    Immigration to Germany reaches 20-year high

    Immigrants are flocking to Germany in the biggest numbers in 20 years, including a large increase in arrivals from the...

  14. May 22, 2014

    Rise in net migration to UK sparks political row

    The level of long-term migration to the UK showed no “statistically significant” change last year – underlining the...

  15. May 14, 2014

    EU migration data fuel political debate

    The number of Romanians and Bulgarians employed in Britain has fallen slightly since controls were lifted in January,...

  16. May 11, 2014

    Survey shows gloomy mood of EU voters

    Two-thirds of French voters believed their country’s economy was worse than it was a year ago and felt less secure in their...

  17. May 8, 2014

    Hungary’s Viktor Orbán defends family values in Berlin speech

    Procreation not immigration is the answer to the coming decline in Europe’s native-born population, said Hungary’s...

  18. May 6, 2014

    Eurosceptics: Beyond the fringe

    The rise of Farage and Ukip Nigel Farage almost did not survive the last general election. The aeroplane crash that nearly...

  19. April 23, 2014

    Former New York mayor urges UK to welcome migrants

    Michael Bloomberg, former New York mayor, has urged Britain to keep its doors open to immigrants, arguing that new arrivals...

  20. April 2, 2014

    Clegg struggles to counter Farage’s populist shots

    A week ago, Nick Clegg did an imitation of Al Gore dissing George W Bush in their debates in 2000. When Nigel Farage was...

  21. March 26, 2014

    Merkel considers restrictions on unemployed EU migrants

    Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government is considering limiting the right of unemployed migrants from other EU states to...

  22. March 16, 2014

    Free flow of labour stemmed as Belgium cracks down on migrants

    Three years ago, 28-year-old Fatima Donaire thought she was living the European dream. Born and raised in the Andalucían...

  23. February 27, 2014

    Data on immigration to UK deal blow to David Cameron

    Net migration to the UK has soared by more than a third to 212,000 in the year to September, dealing a blow to David...

  24. February 25, 2014

    Roma: Moving target

    Sitting in her small house with three grandchildren and a dog at her feet, Terike Major struggles to think of improvements...

  25. February 23, 2014

    UK migration committee to unveil proposal for ‘visa auctions’

    Proposals due to be unveiled this week would allow UK visas to be auctioned off to the highest bidders, despite criticism...

  26. February 19, 2014

    EU warns UK against plans to limit benefits for migrants

    Britain risks being dragged to court by Brussels over its plan to curb access to social security benefits for European...

  27. February 14, 2014

    Athens crackdown shows no hospitality for illegal migrants

    From their makeshift shop outside an Athens metro station – a bedsheet strewn with fake Prada handbags and Louis Vuitton...

  28. February 14, 2014

    Europe’s far-right parties seek Swiss-style immigration curbs

    At least a half-dozen far-right European populist parties, some of them leading in national polling, have seized on last...

  29. February 13, 2014

    Recent votes call into question Swiss hospitality to business

    Few countries have been more hospitable to business than Switzerland. Its stable laws and favourable tax regime have proved...

  30. February 12, 2014

    German eurosceptics aim to capitalise on Swiss immigration vote

    As mainstream German politicians were bemoaning Swiss voters’ surprise move this week to support curbs on EU immigration,...

  31. February 11, 2014

    Swiss vote on migrant quotas sparks EU membership threat

    The EU has put an energy treaty with Switzerland on ice in an immediate display of how the Alpine nation’s decision to...

  32. February 10, 2014

    Switzerland inflicts a wound on itself

    The free movement of EU citizens from one member state to another has long been a pillar of Europe’s single market. But as...

  33. February 10, 2014

    Swiss vote on immigrant quotas threatens relations with EU

    Why did the Swiss back quotas on immigrants? Immigration has been a highly charged topic of Swiss debate since the 1960s,...

  34. February 10, 2014

    Swiss immigration vote triggers anger from banks to Brussels

    A surprise move by Swiss voters to back quotas on EU immigrants was met with dismay on Monday by both the Alpine nation’s...

  35. February 10, 2014

    EU migrants moving to UK balanced by Britons living abroad

    The number of European migrants in the UK is almost exactly balanced by the number of Britons living elsewhere in the EU,...

  36. February 9, 2014

    UK policy on Europe risks boosting extremism, says Viviane Reding

    British policy towards Europe risks boosting extremism and could create “major uncertainty” in national security, according...

  37. February 9, 2014

    Swiss clash with EU foreshadows tensions if UK votes to leave

    The Swiss face a confrontation with Brussels after voting for quotas on immigrants from the EU, – in a foretaste of tensions...

  38. February 9, 2014

    Swiss access to EU market under threat after immigration vote

    Brussels warned Switzerland on Sunday that its access to the EU’s single market for goods and services was under threat...

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