Italian officials board a cargo ship carrying hundreds of migrants to check it is sea-worthy after an earlier distress call
Close to twenty thousand anti-Islamisation PEGIDA protesters have turned out in Dresden. The “Monday demos,” which began in October, have now
The Italian coastguard has intercepted a large merchant vessel carrying 850 Syrian migrants. Authorities claim the boat’s autopilot was defective and
US President Barack Obama’s surprise diplomatic move to normalise US relations with Cuba has divided Cuban Americans, mostly along generational
Hundreds of activists have gathered in Calais to protest against the installation of what they call the Wall of Shame, a 12 mile-long security fence
A coach carrying refugees from Niger being repatriated from neighbouring Nigeria has crashed killing at least eleven people and wounding sixteen
In this edition of Europe Weekly: fresh allegations emerge over the use of Luxembourg’s tax regime by major firms to lighten their tax bills; the
It is the deadliest route for people fleeing in search of a better life. And this year the Mediterranean has claimed record numbers with 3,419
A new type of anti-immigration appears to be taking hold in Germany with protests against what’s been called the ‘growing Islamisation’ of the
German chancellor Angela Merkel’s CDU party has distanced itself from a proposal by its Bavarian sister CSU party that immigrant families should be
More migrants have been rescued by the Italian Coast Guard in the Mediterranean. Around 600 have been picked up by several ships, some 200 or more
Australia has introduced a controversial immigration law giving refugees and asylum seekers only temporary visas which won’t allow them to make
Switzerland appears to have overwhelmingly rejected a proposal to limit immigration to 0.2 percent of the population. Initial projections indicate
He has described the Euro as a crime against mankind and was one of the guests of honour at the French far-right National Front’s party conference in
The British prime minister’s plans to limit welfare payments to migrants from other EU countries have had a mixed reaction.
Poland, which has
Andrzej Rygielski, a Polish retail manager, filmed adolescents throwing objects at his house. He says it’s not the first time he’s been targeted
The British prime minister David Cameron has laid out plans to limit welfare payments to EU citizens who come to the UK.
If Brussels doesn’t accept
A Greek frigate has escorted a crippled cargo ship crammed with 700 migrants to the port of Ierapetra in Crete.
Most of the migrants are believed
Red Cross volunteers on the Mediterranean island of Crete are scrambling to prepare food and shelter for around 700 migrants being slowly towed to
A major rescue operation was launched in the Mediterranean on Tuesday (November 25) after a freighter ship, thought to be carrying some 700 migrants
Pope Francis has compared Europe to a grandmother, warning it is viewed as being “somewhat elderly and haggard”.
The pontiff, addressing the
Welcome to Aargau in German-speaking Switzerland. Behind its peaceful landscape and apparent calm lies a burning debate launched by the initiators of
It was a night of celebration for supporters of immigration reform in USA.
Activists, Democrats and families of undocumented migrants all gathered
Almost five million undocumented immigrants already living in the United States will have the chance to avoid deportation, under important changes to
The British anti-immigration, anti-European UK Independence Party has its second member of parliament after winning another by-election.