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EU ministers push forward ’emergency brake’ for visa-free travel

Ministers at the Council of the European Union announced plans for an 'emergency brake' on visa-free travel, after France and Germany proposed curbing travel...

More than 90% of migrants use criminal networks to get to...

A joint Europol-Interpol report found that more than 90% of migrants crossing into Europe do so using criminal organisations. The report on the extraordinary crisis interviewed 1,500...

Visa-free travel for Turks going to Europe

The European Commission will press ahead with visa-free travel for Turkish citizens under conditions related to the migrant influx, as part of a controversial EU-Turkey deal. This...

Mediterranean refugee crossings halve in March, figures show

Refugees arrivals from across the Mediterranean halved in March compared to the previous month, according to newly released UNHCR figures. The UN agency reported that...

Poland revokes pledge to accept refugees after Brussels attacks

Prime Minister Beata Szydło has stated that Poland will not take any refugees, a day after the terror attacks on Brussels. In January, Szydło announced that 400...

Calls for a unified EU refugees policy grow

Calls are growing for a complete overhaul of EU asylum rules in the face of unprecedented numbers of refugees seeking entry to the European Union. Italy,...

Migration crisis: Germany suggests bringing back national border controls

Germany has suggested reinstating national borders as leaders meet to discuss the migration crisis affecting Europe.

Hungary stops migrants from Serbia with 100 mile fence

Hungary is building a 100 mile razor wire fence along its border with Serbia in an attempt to stop a flow of refugees.

Tunnel trouble: Man dies as thousands attempt Channel Tunnel crossing

A man has died after over 1500 migrants attempted to sneak into restricted Channel Tunnel areas to get to Britain this week. Both the French and British governments are scrambling to secure the entrance at Calais, while both have been pointing the finger at one another.