Refugees

Turkey’s refugee dilemma
People queuing at a border gate in Turkey
Talking point

Turkey’s refugee dilemma

Attitudes towards recent arrivals are hardening – and Ankara is taking action
1 Jun 2022
Why UK chose Rwanda for asylum seekers
Waiting refugees, picked up at sea attempting to cross the Channel
Between the lines

Why UK chose Rwanda for asylum seekers

Priti Patel visits central African country after finalising controversial deal
14 Apr 2022
The darker side to Homes for Ukraine
The painted blue and yellow flag of Ukraine, in Leeds
Why we’re talking about . . .

The darker side to Homes for Ukraine

Hosts have made sexual advances to refugees and relationships have ‘fallen apart’
13 Apr 2022
The UK’s offshore migrant processing plans
A group of migrants attempting to cross the Channel
Behind the scenes

The UK’s offshore migrant processing plans

Government moving closer to processing asylum seekers in a third country
6 Apr 2022
‘Does it matter if our virtue-signalling is all a bit performative?’
Instant Opinion

‘Does it matter if our virtue-signalling is all a bit performative?’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
18 Mar 2022
How can people in the UK help Ukraine?
Ukrainian refugees
In Depth

How can people in the UK help Ukraine?

There are a range of practical ways to help the millions affected by war
14 Mar 2022
Will Ukrainian refugees be housed in oligarch mansions?
Michael Gove
Why we’re talking about . . .

Will Ukrainian refugees be housed in oligarch mansions?

Michael Gove suggests seized properties could be used for ‘humanitarian purposes’
14 Mar 2022

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‘Britain must abandon its indifference to the world’s most vulnerable people’
Residents are evacuated after Russian shelling in Irpin
Instant Opinion

‘Britain must abandon its indifference to the world’s most vulnerable people’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
11 Mar 2022
Ukrainian refugees: why has the UK granted only 300 visas?
Ukrainian refugees
Behind the scenes

Ukrainian refugees: why has the UK granted only 300 visas?

Those fleeing war in Ukraine have reported technical difficulties and lack of support
8 Mar 2022
The Ukraine war’s race problem
Ukrainian refugees attempting to reach the Polish border
Getting to grips with . . .

The Ukraine war’s race problem

Media coverage criticised as racist and non-white refugees face discrimination at borders
7 Mar 2022
What UK thinks about resettling Ukrainians
Crowd of refugees at a border checkpoint
Getting to grips with . . .

What UK thinks about resettling Ukrainians

Pressure mounting on Home Office to accept more people fleeing Russian invasion
28 Feb 2022
Could conflict in Ukraine trigger European refugee crisis?
Ukrainian troops on the frontline in Svitlodarsk, Ukraine
Today’s big question

Could conflict in Ukraine trigger European refugee crisis?

Nations including UK warned to brace for influx of millions of Ukrainians if Russia attacks
1 Feb 2022
What is climate migration?
Family collect water containers during drought in Afghanistan
Fact file

What is climate migration?

Environmental threats projected to displace populations worldwide in coming years
25 Nov 2021
The child refugees vanishing from UK hotels
Border Force staff help refugees in the port of Dover
In Depth

The child refugees vanishing from UK hotels

Revelation comes after charities and officials warned ministers over safety
2 Nov 2021
Afghan refugees to be schooled on British ‘values, culture and civic duties’
Afghan refugees at Heathrow
The latest on . . .

Afghan refugees to be schooled on British ‘values, culture and civic duties’

Scheme for those fleeing Taliban rule will emulate programmes in Italy, France and Germany
3 Sep 2021
Will the fall of Afghanistan create a refugee backlash?
Afghan refugees queue to board a US military plane
Today’s big question

Will the fall of Afghanistan create a refugee backlash?

UK government forced to ‘overhaul system’ as resettlement plans begin to draw criticism
2 Sep 2021
‘We have no choice but to confront the very worst aspects of English football’
Raheem Sterling taking the knee
Instant Opinion

‘We have no choice but to confront the very worst aspects of English football’

Your digest of analysis and commentary from the British and international press
13 Jul 2021
Why Denmark is stripping Syrians of residency
Refugees arriving in Lesbos, Greece, in 2015
In Depth

Why Denmark is stripping Syrians of residency

Copenhagen orders refugees back to Damascus claiming security has ‘improved significantly’
16 Apr 2021
Patel in talks with ‘non-EU countries’ over migrant deportation plan
Migrants attempt to cross the English Channel
The latest on . . .

Patel in talks with ‘non-EU countries’ over migrant deportation plan

Denmark and Turkey among countries that may be paid to take in cross-Channel asylum seekers
18 Mar 2021
Patel ‘to help refugees fleeing war’ get into UK
Priti Patel presents the daily Covid press briefing
Behind the scenes

Patel ‘to help refugees fleeing war’ get into UK

Insiders say home secretary plans to offer safe passage as part of push to stem illegal Channel crossings
17 Mar 2021
UK changes rules on child refugees
Immigration
In Brief

UK changes rules on child refugees

Polling reveals swing in public attitudes as government closes door to child migrants
26 Jan 2021
Instant Opinion: ‘a closed mind is key to a happy life’
coronavirus
In Depth

Instant Opinion: ‘a closed mind is key to a happy life’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Thursday 3 September
3 Sep 2020
Covid-19: vulnerable regions could trigger ‘rebound’ in West
syria refugee
In Depth

Covid-19: vulnerable regions could trigger ‘rebound’ in West

Refugees and poorer African nations could soon be most at risk
17 Apr 2020
Coronavirus in the Middle East: ‘perfect storm is gathering'
syria refugee
In Depth

Coronavirus in the Middle East: ‘perfect storm is gathering'

Millions of refugees in failing states in ‘mortal peril’ from Covid-19 spread
1 Apr 2020
Coronavirus: Refugee camps bracing for ‘devastating’ impact
Kurds, Turkey
In Depth

Coronavirus: Refugee camps bracing for ‘devastating’ impact

Looming threat of Covid-19 will be ‘more than a disaster’ to displaced people
27 Mar 2020
Turkey predicts millions of migrants will head to the EU
Recep Tayyip Erdogan
In Brief

Turkey predicts millions of migrants will head to the EU

President Erdogan says Turkey can no longer uphold deal with Europe
3 Mar 2020
Dozens injured in Greek protests over new migrant centres
refugee greek islands
In Depth

Dozens injured in Greek protests over new migrant centres

Islanders broke into hotel housing riot police and beat officers
27 Feb 2020
Why Italians who rescue refugees face €1m fine
Migrants wait to be rescued by the Aquarius NGO rescue ship in the Mediterranean Sea
Daily Briefing

Why Italians who rescue refugees face €1m fine

Boat captains may also be arrested and their vessels confiscated for carrying stranded migrants
7 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
Auschwitz-themed miniskirts and nine other fashion disasters
Auschwitz Skirt
In Depth

Auschwitz-themed miniskirts and nine other fashion disasters

Online retailer comes under fire for selling third-party merchandise printed with image of concentration camp
8 May 2019
Bahraini refugee footballer released from Thai prison
Refugee footballer Hakeem Al-Araibi has been released from a Thai prison
In Brief

Bahraini refugee footballer released from Thai prison

Hakeem Al-Araibi returns to Australia 77 days after his arrest on vandalism charges
12 Feb 2019
Sajid Javid criticised for asylum seeker remarks
Sajid Javid
In Brief

Sajid Javid criticised for asylum seeker remarks

Home Secretary questioned whether refugees crossing the English Channel are ‘genuine’
3 Jan 2019
Denmark to house foreign criminals on tiny island
Lindholm
In Depth

Denmark to house foreign criminals on tiny island

Parliament passes scheme affecting 100 criminals who cannot be deported despite UN criticisms
20 Dec 2018
Syrian refugee makes it to Canada after months in airport
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In Brief

Syrian refugee makes it to Canada after months in airport

Hassan al-Kontar captured his time in the airport over social media, where thousands watched
28 Nov 2018
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