Rafael Behr is the political editor for the New Statesman. Here he talks with euronews about David Cameron’s difficult situation within his own
Last year, 330,000 people sought asylum in Europe. Thousands arrived in Greece, however only 152 were able to apply for asylum. Of these, just two
Every year, thousands of asylum seekers arrive in Greece in a bid to build new lives but the reality that greets them is often as stark as the one
A new regulation just announced by the European Commission aims to cut back on the red tape and bureaucracy that citizens and businesses face when
“I am an Italian citizen who has been offered a permanent job in Germany. Is my American husband entitled to live and work in Germany?” asks Federica
Is a new form of right-wing politics sweeping Europe?
Beyond terrorist attacks and lone wolves like Norway’s Anders Bering Brevik, support for
Those suffering most from unemployment in Europe today are the young.
For immigrants, it is even harder to find a job.
This is Enric’s last Christmas at home.
The twenty-nine year old is a highly qualified architect, but as a freelancer he simply can’t afford the
The ‘World Disaster Report’ from the International Red Cross Federation has just come out and its figures for 2011 make grim reading.
Last year the
Children from migrant families often face the twin tasks of learning a whole new language and integrating into an unfamiliar culture before they can
The French presidential election is the first to be held in the country since the arrival of a president of mixed race in the White House, in the
France last year granted citizenship to 66,000 immigrants, although the figure is steadily being reduced; the government’s immigration policy is
Being able to move and work freely across all the EU states is a fundamental right for EU citizens from all 27 countries.
But although in theory
With ISPI – the Institute for International Political Studies
With EYP – the European Youth Parliament
Kristina, from Ukraine, asks:
The queues outside African and South American consulates in Lisbon are getting longer by the day as more Portuguese are hoping to try their luck
“My name is Vincent, and my question concerns what happened to the Roma one year ago. Is it normal they were removed from France when they are in the
100.000 Poles are preparing their suitcases, maybe more. They want to work in Germany. They have the right to do so, now. Because the seven years
‘‘Nationalist, anti-immigration and strongly euro-sceptic. The True Finn party made an historic breakthrough in Finland’s recent elections.
In this edition of The Network, we pose the questions: ‘Is the Schengen treaty falling apart?’ and ‘What is happening to EU immigration
Dubbed “The gateway to Europe” the small Italian island of Lampedusa holds a unique geographical position, it is closer to Africa than Italy.
The first eurozone country to officially enter recession in September 2008, Ireland’s economic nightmare began with the bursting of its property
Crossing the sea to a stormy welcome, African immigrants strike Malta. The Maltese feel stretched to their limits, sensitive to allegations of