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    1. February 8, 2016

      Help refugees into work to solve the integration problem

      Over the past year, hundreds of thousands of people displaced by conflict in the Middle East have been welcomed into...

    2. February 8, 2016

      Refugee camps could come to England, warns Cameron

      Downing Street was accused of “scaremongering” on Monday after it claimed that thousands of refugees in camps in Calais...

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    1. February 5, 2016

      David Cameron wins Poland over to welfare benefit curbs

      David Cameron has won over the most important critic of his plan to curb EU migrant benefits, persuading Poland with...

    2. February 5, 2016

      UK’s EU referendum: Immigration key issue for Portsmouth voters

      “The European Union is the Fourth Reich. I’m an admirer of Nigel Farage and I think we should get out now.” So speaks...

    3. February 4, 2016

      Cameron’s welfare limits to impact fewer migrants than expected

      The number of European migrants in Britain who would be affected by David Cameron’s new welfare limit is lower than...

    4. February 2, 2016

      EU referendum: Tusk releases outline reform deal for UK

      David Cameron’s fight to keep Britain in the EU began in earnest on Tuesday with the release of the outline of a...

    5. February 1, 2016

      New proposals launch two-week Brexit battle in pursuit of ‘new settlement’

      Proposals intended to keep Britain in the EU will be published on Tuesday, launching a two-week political battle to...

    6. January 31, 2016

      Cameron pushes to bring forward EU migrants benefits rule

      David Cameron will on Sunday propose a strengthening of the proposed “emergency brake” on limiting benefits to EU...

    7. January 31, 2016

      UK landlords must check tenants’ immigration status or face fine

      New rules obliging landlords to check the immigration status of tenants will make it harder for British nationals...

    8. January 29, 2016

      Draft Brexit deal hangs on benefit ‘emergency brake’

      David Cameron is dashing for a June EU referendum on the basis of a draft reform deal that applies an “emergency brake”...

    9. January 27, 2016

      Cameron clears diary for EU renegotiation talks in Brussels

      David Cameron has cleared his diary on Friday for urgent talks in Brussels, amid fears in Downing Street that the...

    10. January 27, 2016

      English deficit causes more harm than the digital divide

      David Cameron last week highlighted the disadvantage immigrants in Britain suffer when they cannot speak English. He...

    11. January 24, 2016

      Migrants are desperate to get to Europe — just not France

      Camp in Calais From his freezing polythene and wooden shack on an icy verge in Calais’ migrant camp, Ahmed has a...

    12. January 24, 2016

      Cameron considers taking Calais children

      Camp in Calais Britain could accept up to 3,000 unaccompanied refugee children under proposals being considered by...

    13. January 19, 2016

      EU to shift refugee burden to northern states

      Brussels is to scrap rules that make the first country a refugee enters responsible for any asylum claim,...

    14. January 19, 2016

      Migration advisers urge ministers to curb flow of skilled workers

      Recommendations to the government for tighter rules to curb the number of skilled migrants coming to work in the UK...

    15. January 18, 2016

      Cameron attacks ‘passive tolerance’ of discrimination

      David Cameron has denounced the “passive tolerance” of liberal Britain in accepting discrimination against female...

    16. January 7, 2016

      Hungarian PM Viktor Orban becomes an unlikely ally for David Cameron

      David Cameron’s EU reform proposals received qualified approval from an unusual quarter on Thursday as Viktor Orban,...

    17. January 6, 2016

      Cameron campaigns for migrant benefits curbs

      David Cameron embarked on Wednesday on a two-day visit to Bavaria and Hungary, as he launched a final phase in his EU...

    18. December 20, 2015

      Plan for UK visa clampdown threatens tech companies

      The UK government’s immigration advisers are pushing for a clampdown on visas for skilled workers from outside the EU,...

    19. December 18, 2015

      EU summit: Terrine, cries of blackmail and Brexit debate

      As David Cameron emerged just after midnight, the bags under his eyes bore witness to what had been an awkward round of...

    20. December 18, 2015

      David Cameron rebuffed on migrants but hopes of EU deal grow

      David Cameron was left searching for a face-saving plan B in his attempt to restrict immigration to the UK, after EU...

    21. December 16, 2015

      David Cameron’s long journey into the Brussels night

      The EU’s 28 heads of government will convene for their end-of-year summit in Brussels on Thursday at a time of troubles...

    22. December 14, 2015

      The fatal flaw at the heart of the Brexit campaign

      On one point, if no other, Britain’s elites increasingly side with their populist tormentors. They smell a revolution...

    23. December 10, 2015

      David Cameron’s hopes of curbing migrant benefits dashed in Poland

      David Cameron has admitted defeat in his bid to stop migrant workers claiming British in-work benefits for four years...

    24. December 10, 2015

      FT Seasonal Appeal: trapped and trafficked in the UK

      When Tamas came to Britain in 2011 his goal was to make a new life for himself: he would learn English, get over the...

    25. December 10, 2015

      FT Seasonal Appeal: UK seeks greater focus on trafficking

      Police and prosecutors have failed to focus enough on human trafficking, with too few prosecutions of the hidden crime,...

    26. December 9, 2015

      Britain’s illusory debate on Europe and migration

      When the EU’s 28 heads of government meet in Brussels next week, they will hold their first discussion over David...

    27. December 9, 2015

      The policy failures masked by scapegoating migrants

      If Britain votes to leave the EU, it will not be because of the threat of eurozone ganging up on the UK, disputes over...

    28. December 8, 2015

      Brussels examines option for UK migration brake

      Brussels is looking at options for Britain to restrict EU immigration if it overwhelms public services, potentially...

    29. December 8, 2015

      Poland draws ‘red line’ on UK’s plan to curb migrant benefits

      David Cameron will receive a frosty welcome on Wednesday when he visits Poland, a traditional UK ally which has been...

    30. December 8, 2015

      Cameron seeks solution to EU deal deadlock

      David Cameron flies to Warsaw on Wednesday for the most “delicate” part of his EU renegotiation: trying to persuade...

    31. December 7, 2015

      Britain in EU: Tusk urges flexibility on Cameron’s welfare demand

      EU leaders must urgently overcome differences on David Cameron’s “difficult” migration demands and set the direction...

    32. December 3, 2015

      UK spending watchdog criticises failure over e-borders programme

      The Home Office has failed to deliver fully on its e-borders programme, despite spending £830m, according to a report...

    33. December 1, 2015

      May aide reignites dispute with Osborne over immigration

      Tensions between George Osborne and Theresa May over immigration have reignited after one of the home secretary’s...

    34. December 1, 2015

      Tories shun Brexit contingency plans

      George Osborne has revealed that the government will not make any contingency plans for a Brexit, insisting that...

    35. November 26, 2015

      UK net migration rises to all-time high of 336,000

      Net migration in Britain rose to an all-time high of 336,000 in the year to June, dealing another blow to the...

    36. November 20, 2015

      May eyes higher visa fees to offset police cuts

      Theresa May, home secretary, is planning to increase the cost of visas to help offset proposed cuts to police budgets....

    37. November 11, 2015

      Visa dispute looms over Modi’s UK visit

      Narendra Modi’s visit to the UK risks being overshadowed by a row over Britain’s strict rules on student visas, as...

    38. November 10, 2015

      Cameron gives way on welfare barriers for EU migrants

      David Cameron has offered to scrap his contentious plan to impose a four-year ban on EU migrants being able to claim...

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