This is the Brief from Brussels, a roundup of the top stories from Europe’s de facto political capital.
Dry land is a welcome sight after being left adrift in flimsy boats in the open sea. The Italian coastguard says they carried out six separate rescue operations on Wednesday. 11,000 were rescued on Mo
In this episode: British Prime Minister Theresa May makes her call for a fairer United Kingdom; the EU’s new border guard starts work, and the UN is about to name its next secretary…
As Europe faces the most significant people movement since the Second World War the landscape of the continent is changing.
Post Brexit, Britons may have to apply online and pay a fee in order to visit the EU.
Israeli sources cited by Reuters news agency said that construction has begun on an underground barrier along a small stretch of its boundary line with Gaza.
It’s Brazil’s busiest border point – and with tens of thousands of people crossing back and forth each day from Paraguay and Argentina – security forces have stepped up checks amid fears of arms traff
The deadly, ISIL-claimed attack on a French church appears to have been the catalyst for a strengthening of relations between Hungary and Austria.
The heads of government from the United Kingdom and Ireland say they are both keen to preserve the common travel area between the two countries despite the UK’s upcoming exit from the European…
This is the Brief from Brussels, a round-up of the top news stories from Europe’s de facto political capital.
The hold-up is due to ad-hoc checks by the Austrian authorities, who have strengthened measures to curb the flow of migrants into the country.
A protest against Austria’s move to tighten border controls has turned violent, as scores of activists clashed with Italian police who blocked their
As expected the European Commission, in a wide-ranging press conference to outline major changes to immigration, asylum and refugee policy, is
It is a long-cherished Turkish desire and today the European Commission, in the teeth of opposition from several EU member states, is expected to
The European Union’s executive arm says it is concerned that Austria is building a border fence and control station at the country’s main Alpine
Italian demonstrators call for an end to the deportation of migrants under recent deals, in a confrontation with Austrian police at the Alpine
Migrants on the Greek islands are being allowed out of the detention camps where they’re being housed, while they wait for their asylum applications
Austria has begun construction work at the Brenner Pass Alpine crossing with Italy. Officially there are no plans for a border fence right now.
While EU leaders and Turkey continue to thrash out a deal on the migration crisis, refugees on the ground on the Greek-Macedonian border say they are
In this edition of Europe Weekly, the migrant crisis once again dominates the headlines. With border restrictions along the Balkan route and a
It is a last-ditch attempt to save Schengen. The European Commission has unveiled a timetable to restore the fraying open border zone by the end of
The EU has agreed a three-billion euro aid deal with Turkey to help it shelter refugees, mainly from Syria
Thousands of refugees have spent another cold night stranded on Greece’s border with the Former Yugoslavian Republic of Macedonia. Earlier
Police in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia have fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of migrants and refugees at the Greek border, as
The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Filippo Grandi, on Wednesday criticised the lack of solidarity across in Europe in addressing the
Migrants and refugees arriving at the Belgian town of La Panne, on the border with France, on Wednesday were being turned back by police. Belgium has
Denmark has announced that it will extend temporary controls at the German border for at least ten more days.