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#Migrants

# migrants - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

# migrants - Sunday 6 March, 2016

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

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.

# migrants - Tuesday 1 March, 2016

Chaos breaks out as French police try and force refugees out of 'Jungle' camp

A number of people have been evicted from the southern section of the camp in France over the past two days.

# migrants - Friday 26 February, 2016

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

Migrants have been offered new accommodation in containers.

# migrants - Wednesday 10 February, 2016

Hugging women are challenging the Soldiers of Odin vigilante group

The Sisters of Kyllikki said they are intent on showing that the country is a tolerant, safe place.

# migrants - Saturday 30 January, 2016

No truth in Russian claims that girl was 'raped by migrants' - German officials

The 13-year-old Russian-German girl ignited an international row with her claims.

33 people, including five children, have drowned trying to reach Greece

So far this year, 218 people have died as they attempted to make the crossing from Turkey to Greece.

# migrants - Thursday 28 January, 2016

Sweden to expel up to 80,000 asylum seekers

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

# migrants - Tuesday 26 January, 2016

Teen held after asylum centre worker stabbed to death

Swedish news agency TT said he was 15 years old.

# migrants - Monday 25 January, 2016

Banksy's new work hits out at use of teargas in 'Jungle' refugee camp

The artist’s latest mural has appeared in London.

# migrants - Saturday 23 January, 2016

'No means no': Norway sends migrants on anti-rape courses

“If a girl kisses me, I figure she wants to sleep with me”.

# migrants - Thursday 21 January, 2016

Denmark is to start taking refugees' possessions to pay for their stay

International lawmakers say the plan could be illegal.

# migrants - Sunday 17 January, 2016

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

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

# migrants - Saturday 16 January, 2016

'We shouldn't fear the 'racist' label when bringing criminals to justice'

It is wrong to ignore this issue, but equally wrong to punish every man, woman and child who enters Europe for the crimes of a few.

# migrants - Friday 15 January, 2016

Asylum seekers banned from German swimming pool after sexual harassment reports

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

# migrants - Thursday 14 January, 2016

Too far? Charlie Hebdo asks if drowned toddler Aylan Kurdi would've become a sex attacker

The magazine has published a cartoon in response to the sex assaults in Germany.

# migrants - Monday 11 January, 2016

Now Swedish police face allegations of covering up refugee sex attacks

Police hadn’t mentioned the August incidents at the We are Sthlm festival until newspaper Dagens Nyheter reported on them.

# migrants - Sunday 27 December, 2015

Influx of refugees to Europe is "an organised invasion" - Czech President

Milos Zemen says that men should instead be staying to fight Isis.

# migrants - Tuesday 22 December, 2015

UN: More than one million refugees have entered Europe in 2015

The vast majority have crossed the Mediterranean and landed in Greece.

# migrants - Thursday 17 December, 2015

Home for Christmas: L.É. Samuel Beckett returns to Cork after rescuing over 1,000 migrants

The ship was greeted by a crowd of cheering friends and family.

# migrants - Thursday 10 December, 2015

Woman denies she was involved in neo-Nazi killing spree

She says the murders were carried out by two men she considered “family”.

# migrants - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

Court was right to not recognise marriage of 14-year-old girl

The girl and her ‘husband’ were seeking asylum.

# migrants - Saturday 28 November, 2015

Ikea has designed an amazing new shelter for refugees

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

# migrants - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

Qatar is thinking about introducing 'family only' days at shopping centres

The proposal puts the spotlight back on how the country is treating its labour force ahead of the 2022 World Cup.

# migrants - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

'We need some breathing room' - Sweden is tightening its asylum rules

The Scandinavian country received 80,000 asylum applications in the past two months.

# migrants - Monday 23 November, 2015

Migrants are sewing their lips shut because they're not being allowed travel across Europe

One of them wrote ‘only freedom’ on his chest while two others wrote ‘Iran’ on their chest and forehead.

# migrants - Thursday 19 November, 2015

'Yes, I mourn for Paris. But, I do so while weeping for the invisible victims in our global world'

‘When we see the bloodshed in Paris, we should open our borders to refugees, not close them’, writes Mairead Healy.

# migrants - Saturday 7 November, 2015

At least ten arrested as German anti-migrant rally turns violent

Police said an officer was lightly wounded in the brawl.

# migrants - Monday 2 November, 2015

Almost as many migrants arrived in the EU last month as in all of 2014

So far 3,440 people have been reported either drowned or missing.

There is no room to bury people shipwrecked off Greece as crossing numbers continue to rise

United Nations figures show that more than 218,000 migrants and refugees crossed the Mediterranean to Europe in October.

# migrants - Sunday 1 November, 2015

Four babies among 11 dead after boat overturns off Greece

Ten of the dead were found in the cabin of their boat.

# migrants - Monday 26 October, 2015

# migrants - Thursday 22 October, 2015

Far-right extremists planned to set fire to migrant camps in Germany

It’s the latest incident in a wave of violence against migrants and their supporters, in Germany.

# migrants - Sunday 11 October, 2015

'Devastating and incredible': Irish volunteers on life in the Jungle

“You’re in France and within five or six steps you’re walking into a third world country.”

# migrants - Sunday 4 October, 2015

Body of baby boy found washed up on beach of Kos hotel

Authorities believe the child was part of a migrant family which tried to reach Kos in a dinghy.

# migrants - Monday 28 September, 2015

Charity asks people to STOP donating items for refugees as they're inundated Cork To Calais This post contains videos

Charity asks people to STOP donating items for refugees as they're inundated

People have donated over €80,000 and thousands of items.

Banksy's theme park taken apart to build refugee shelters

After five weeks and 150,000 visitors, the artist’s take on Disneyland is no more.

# migrants - Sunday 27 September, 2015

Austrian taxi drivers earning €450 a day from migrant crisis

Taxi drivers at Nickelsdorf don’t feel guilty that they are making money, saying, “They have money, these people are not poor.”

# migrants - Thursday 24 September, 2015

This 11-year-old from Cork is busking twice a week to raise money for refugees

Milo McCarthy has raised over €7,000 since starting the appeal.

# migrants - Monday 21 September, 2015

'They're overrunning us' - Hungary PM as army gets sweeping anti-migrant powers

The Hungarian army will be able to participate in border control and use non-lethal force under the new legislation.