Migrant Crisis

Britain tops EU table for child asylum claims
Lesbos
In Brief

Britain tops EU table for child asylum claims

Number of unaccompanied minors seeking refuge in UK rose to 3,650 last year
26 Jun 2020
Greece at simmering point as refugee crisis grows
Refugees scuffle with riot police on the Greek island of Lesbos
In Depth

Greece at simmering point as refugee crisis grows

Turkey has opened its border to 3.6 million displaced Syrians, causing tumult in neighbouring Greece
9 Mar 2020
How many migrants have crossed the Channel in 2019?
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In Depth

How many migrants have crossed the Channel in 2019?

Iraqi man found dead off Belgian coast after ‘trying to swim to the UK’
27 Aug 2019
Why the EU is accused of ‘crimes against humanity’
Refugees on boat
In Depth

Why the EU is accused of ‘crimes against humanity’

International Criminal Court indictment blames the bloc for deaths of thousands of migrants who drowned fleeing Libya
3 Jun 2019
Salvini ‘kidnapping’ case splits Italy’s ruling coalition
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In Brief

Salvini ‘kidnapping’ case splits Italy’s ruling coalition

Deputy prime minister will not be tried over refusal to allow 177 asylum seekers to disembark from rescue ship
21 Mar 2019
Matteo Salvini: Italy’s deputy PM facing kidnapping charge
Matteo Salvini
In Brief

Matteo Salvini: Italy’s deputy PM facing kidnapping charge

Far-right interior minister stands by decision to hold 177 migrants on boat
25 Jan 2019