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#migrant crisis

# migrant-crisis - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

Tánaiste agrees to allow an extra 260 refugees resettle in Ireland
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Tánaiste agrees to allow an extra 260 refugees resettle in Ireland

Jul 6th 2016, 5:44 PM 22,391 Views 264 Comments

Some 273 asylum seekers have already arrived here from Lebanon.

# migrant-crisis - Thursday 30 June, 2016

Denmark has confiscated thousands of euros from immigrants under controversial new laws
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Denmark has confiscated thousands of euros from immigrants under controversial new laws

Jun 30th 2016, 7:30 PM 29,914 Views 148 Comments

Police in Copenhagen took the money from two men and three women from Iran.

# migrant-crisis - Wednesday 29 June, 2016

Remains of bodies from migrant boat that drowned 800 to be raised off Italy
# Italy
# Italy

Remains of bodies from migrant boat that drowned 800 to be raised off Italy

Jun 29th 2016, 10:41 PM 15,281 Views 21 Comments

Italian PM Matteo Renzi has vowed to give all the victims decent burials.

# migrant-crisis - Thursday 16 June, 2016

Irish naval ship rescues over 100 people from the Mediterranean
# LE Roisin
# LE Roisin

Irish naval ship rescues over 100 people from the Mediterranean

Jun 16th 2016, 1:17 PM 8,140 Views 39 Comments

The bodies of two females were also recovered.

# migrant-crisis - Thursday 9 June, 2016

Police hunting notorious people-smuggler may have had wrong man extradited
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Police hunting notorious people-smuggler may have had wrong man extradited

Jun 9th 2016, 7:01 PM 11,557 Views 11 Comments

Italian prosecutors are investigating the claims that it may be a case of mistaken identity.

# migrant-crisis - Sunday 5 June, 2016

1 gorilla vs 1,000 refugees: 'The death of an animal is sad but the drowning of 1,000 people is sadder'
# Opinion
# Opinion

1 gorilla vs 1,000 refugees: 'The death of an animal is sad but the drowning of 1,000 people is sadder'

Jun 5th 2016, 3:00 PM 507 Views 158 Comments

The gorilla’s death received extensive media coverage worldwide; the deaths of the 1000 migrants, much less so, writes a dismayed Julien Mercille.

# migrant-crisis - Sunday 29 May, 2016

As 40 children die in the Mediterranean, migrants are rescued crossing from France to England
# Refugee Crisis
# Refugee Crisis

As 40 children die in the Mediterranean, migrants are rescued crossing from France to England

May 29th 2016, 12:19 PM 18,035 Views 70 Comments

Up to 700 people are believed to have died crossing the Mediterranean this week.

# migrant-crisis - Thursday 26 May, 2016

100 people feared dead after shipwreck off Libya
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

100 people feared dead after shipwreck off Libya

May 26th 2016, 8:00 PM 11,172 Views 51 Comments

Around 50 people have been resecued from the water.

# migrant-crisis - Tuesday 10 May, 2016

Powerful video shows child fleeing war-torn England
# Lily's Journey
# Lily's Journey

Powerful video shows child fleeing war-torn England

May 10th 2016, 11:02 AM 22,895 Views 120 Comments

It is the sequel to a viral video from 2014.

# migrant-crisis - Monday 18 April, 2016

Hundreds of migrants feared drowned after boat capsizes in Mediterranean
# Crisis
# Crisis

Hundreds of migrants feared drowned after boat capsizes in Mediterranean

Apr 18th 2016, 9:46 PM 13,808 Views 94 Comments

Survivors said they were from Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan and Egypt.

# migrant-crisis - Sunday 17 April, 2016

Refugees taken in by the Pope hail the pontiff as a "saviour"
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Refugees taken in by the Pope hail the pontiff as a "saviour"

Apr 17th 2016, 1:00 PM 13,180 Views 154 Comments

Pope Francis visited the Greek island of Lesbos yesterday.

# migrant-crisis - Monday 11 April, 2016

Police fire tear gas at migrants leaving 260+ injured in border clash
# Greece-Macedonia
# Greece-Macedonia

Police fire tear gas at migrants leaving 260+ injured in border clash

Apr 11th 2016, 8:37 AM 11,155 Views 67 Comments

Officials have denied that plastic bullets were used in the clash.

# migrant-crisis - Saturday 9 April, 2016

Pictures: More than 100 migrants have been sent back to Turkey
# Controversial
# Controversial

Pictures: More than 100 migrants have been sent back to Turkey

Apr 9th 2016, 8:45 AM 9,240 Views 42 Comments

Yesterday saw the second wave of deportations.

# migrant-crisis - Sunday 27 March, 2016

Pope Francis uses Easter message to hit out at the "rejection" of migrants
# Easter Message
# Easter Message

Pope Francis uses Easter message to hit out at the "rejection" of migrants

Mar 27th 2016, 1:07 PM 8,797 Views 68 Comments

The pontiff had also decried what he called Europe’s “indifferent and anaesthetised conscience” over migrants.

# migrant-crisis - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

Plan for Greece to send back illegal migrants under 'one-for-one' deal
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Plan for Greece to send back illegal migrants under 'one-for-one' deal

Mar 8th 2016, 8:08 AM 9,711 Views 76 Comments

The suggestion was made by the Turkish prime minister.

# migrant-crisis - Monday 7 March, 2016

'Mama Merkel' rules out closing the 'Balkan route' to Syrian refugees
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

'Mama Merkel' rules out closing the 'Balkan route' to Syrian refugees

Mar 7th 2016, 7:23 PM 25,470 Views 105 Comments

A meeting on in Brussels also saw Turkey trying to strongarm the EU.

# migrant-crisis - Sunday 6 March, 2016

Arriving in Europe alone at 17 to work 16-hour shifts and sleep on mattresses
# Underage Migrants
# Underage Migrants

Arriving in Europe alone at 17 to work 16-hour shifts and sleep on mattresses

Mar 6th 2016, 9:15 AM 21,019 Views 80 Comments

Tens of thousands of unaccompanied Afghan minors sought asylum in Europe last year. Many of them are now spread out in special shelters across the continent.

# migrant-crisis - Friday 4 March, 2016

Calais migrants sew lips shut in protest against destruction of camp
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Calais migrants sew lips shut in protest against destruction of camp

Mar 4th 2016, 2:15 PM 19,190 Views 142 Comments

Police moved into the camp again yesterday to demolish the make-shift homes the migrants have been living in.

Smugglers jailed for four years after death of Syrian toddler on beach
# Alan Kurdi
# Alan Kurdi

Smugglers jailed for four years after death of Syrian toddler on beach

Mar 4th 2016, 10:52 AM 11,597 Views 88 Comments

A photo of three-year-old Alan Kurdi’s lifeless body on a Turkish beach sent shockwaves around the world last year.

# migrant-crisis - Tuesday 1 March, 2016

Tear gas fired as migrants try to storm Greece-Macedonia border fence
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Tear gas fired as migrants try to storm Greece-Macedonia border fence

Mar 1st 2016, 9:49 AM 11,069 Views 87 Comments

The UN’s rights chief criticised a “rising roar of xenophobia” towards migrants.

# migrant-crisis - Friday 26 February, 2016

Hundreds to be moved as France to begin bulldozing 'The Jungle' migrant camp
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Hundreds to be moved as France to begin bulldozing 'The Jungle' migrant camp

Feb 26th 2016, 9:10 AM 12,686 Views 81 Comments

Migrants have been offered new accommodation in containers.

# migrant-crisis - Saturday 20 February, 2016

Up to 1,000 migrants and refugees are being kicked out of Jungle camp
# Expulsion Order
# Expulsion Order

Up to 1,000 migrants and refugees are being kicked out of Jungle camp

Feb 20th 2016, 1:00 PM 20,473 Views 76 Comments

Around 20% of those in the camp have until 8pm on Tuesday to leave.

# migrant-crisis - Saturday 30 January, 2016

Pictures: Inside the surreal world of the migrant 'Jungle' at Calais
# Welcome To The Jungle
# Welcome To The Jungle

Pictures: Inside the surreal world of the migrant 'Jungle' at Calais

Jan 30th 2016, 8:45 AM 19,290 Views 63 Comments

An entire society has sprung up on the outskirts of the French town, with the refugees living there making the most of the little that they have.

# migrant-crisis - Thursday 28 January, 2016

Sweden to expel up to 80,000 asylum seekers
# Tighter Borders
# Tighter Borders

Sweden to expel up to 80,000 asylum seekers

Jan 28th 2016, 8:24 AM 29,375 Views 163 Comments

It’s the latest move by EU states to tighten their borders in the face of the migrant and refugee crisis.

# migrant-crisis - Tuesday 26 January, 2016

'No simple answer': Denmark has passed its controversial new asylum laws
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

'No simple answer': Denmark has passed its controversial new asylum laws

Jan 26th 2016, 9:27 PM 22,410 Views 146 Comments

Authorities are now allowed to seize valuables from refugees..

# migrant-crisis - Friday 22 January, 2016

Seventeen children among dead as boats capsize off Greece
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Seventeen children among dead as boats capsize off Greece

Jan 22nd 2016, 2:07 PM 10,207 Views 64 Comments

Two boats are reported to have sank off the Greek coast, leaving at least 42 migrants dead.

# migrant-crisis - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

First arrest made over New Year's sex attacks in Cologne
# Backlash
# Backlash

First arrest made over New Year's sex attacks in Cologne

Jan 19th 2016, 10:01 AM 14,402 Views 85 Comments

More than 760 police reports have been filed in connection with German police.

# migrant-crisis - Sunday 17 January, 2016

Braving the snow in hope of a better life: 'Nothing can stop them'
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Braving the snow in hope of a better life: 'Nothing can stop them'

Jan 17th 2016, 9:15 AM 16,440 Views 100 Comments

The harsh winter weather has made migrants’ journey through Europe even harder.

# migrant-crisis - Friday 15 January, 2016

Asylum seekers banned from German swimming pool after sexual harassment reports
# Germany
# Germany

Asylum seekers banned from German swimming pool after sexual harassment reports

Jan 15th 2016, 9:20 PM 36,601 Views 163 Comments

Authorities denied placing entire groups of people under suspicion, but said the measure was aimed at laying down clear ground rules.

# migrant-crisis - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

The 32 photographs that took our breath away in 2015
# Pics Of The Year
# Pics Of The Year

The 32 photographs that took our breath away in 2015

Dec 30th 2015, 8:30 PM 62,124 Views 47 Comments

From Paris to Tunisia, from the marriage referendum to the migrant crisis, here are all of the best photos of this year.

# migrant-crisis - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

Relatives of Syrian boy Alan Kurdi, who drowned off the coast of Turkey, have arrived in Canada
# Warm Welcome
# Warm Welcome

Relatives of Syrian boy Alan Kurdi, who drowned off the coast of Turkey, have arrived in Canada

Dec 29th 2015, 7:37 PM 12,255 Views 63 Comments

Alan’s uncle Mohammed and his wife and children hope to make a new live for themselves in Canada.

# migrant-crisis - Sunday 27 December, 2015

Irish ships in the Mediterranean rescued almost 9,000 migrants in 2015
# Sea Land Air
# Sea Land Air

Irish ships in the Mediterranean rescued almost 9,000 migrants in 2015

Dec 27th 2015, 6:41 PM 11,851 Views 42 Comments

Both Ireland’s maritime Defence Forces and its Coast Guard have had a year to remember.

# migrant-crisis - Thursday 24 December, 2015

Father of drowned Syrian toddler to give Channel 4's Christmas message
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Father of drowned Syrian toddler to give Channel 4's Christmas message

Dec 24th 2015, 2:01 PM 10,032 Views 89 Comments

He will appeal for the world to open its doors to Syrians.

# migrant-crisis - Thursday 17 December, 2015

EU leaders tell Cameron his demands are unacceptable
# Brexit
# Brexit

EU leaders tell Cameron his demands are unacceptable

Dec 17th 2015, 9:30 PM 25,514 Views 72 Comments

Talks over migration and Brexit are expected to dominate this week’s two-day summit.

# migrant-crisis - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

The EU is about to propose one of the biggest transfers of sovereignty in decades
# Border Force
# Border Force

The EU is about to propose one of the biggest transfers of sovereignty in decades

Dec 15th 2015, 8:17 AM 21,427 Views 101 Comments

However, Ireland will not be obliged to take part in the controversial border guard system.

# migrant-crisis - Monday 7 December, 2015

Germany has taken in almost one million refugees this year...
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Germany has taken in almost one million refugees this year...

Dec 7th 2015, 1:13 PM 12,353 Views 156 Comments

The number of arrivals currently stands at four times the total for all of 2014.

# migrant-crisis - Thursday 3 December, 2015

'Prostitution happens a lot, but what can you do? You have to eat'
# Women And War
# Women And War

'Prostitution happens a lot, but what can you do? You have to eat'

Dec 3rd 2015, 6:00 AM 18,081 Views 26 Comments

A new report identifies that women and girls with disabilities are “a particularly at risk group for sexual violence” during humanitarian crises.

# migrant-crisis - Sunday 29 November, 2015

Turkey and the EU have agreed a €3 billion aid deal to stem the flow of migrants into Europe
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Turkey and the EU have agreed a €3 billion aid deal to stem the flow of migrants into Europe

Nov 29th 2015, 9:10 PM 19,549 Views 144 Comments

Turkey insists the money is “for migrants, not for Turkey”.

# migrant-crisis - Saturday 28 November, 2015

Ikea has designed an amazing new shelter for refugees
# Better Shelter
# Better Shelter

Ikea has designed an amazing new shelter for refugees

Nov 28th 2015, 11:30 PM 48,785 Views 63 Comments

It can last up to three years, while current UN tents only last about six months due to harsh weather conditions.

# migrant-crisis - Friday 20 November, 2015

France to EU: We need to wake up and defend ourselves against terrorists
# Border Controls
# Border Controls

France to EU: We need to wake up and defend ourselves against terrorists

Nov 20th 2015, 8:39 AM 10,831 Views 75 Comments

French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuv said Paris received no warnings about Abdelhamid Abaaoud.