European migrant crisis

May 26, 2016
May 26, 2016

Dozens feared dead in migrant shipwreck

Up to 30 migrants are feared dead after a boat capsized off the Libyan coast while some 50 have been rescued by EU vessels from the sea.

January 29, 2016
January 29, 2016

Migrant hostel attacks soar in Germany

Five times more attacks were carried out on migrant hostels in Germany last year than in 2014, German police say.

October 22, 2015
October 22, 2015

French port city migrants to get heated tents

Women and children at a migrant camp outside the French port city of Calais are to be given heated tents by the end of the week, officials say.

October 19, 2015
October 19, 2015

Migrant crisis: Thousands stranded at Balkan borders

Thousands of migrants are stranded at borders in the Balkans, in cold and wet conditions, as their path to western Europe is blocked.

October 17, 2015
October 17, 2015

Migrants reach Slovenia as Hungary closes Croatia border

Hungary has closed its border with Croatia in an effort to stem the flow of migrants through the country en route to western Europe.

October 8, 2015
October 8, 2015

Migrant crisis: EU to debate faster deportations

Plans to speed up the deportation of failed asylum seekers are to be discussed at a meeting of EU ministers in Luxembourg.

September 27, 2015
September 27, 2015

Migrants drown off Turkish coast

Seventeen migrants attempting to reach Greece by boat from Turkey drown after their boat sank off the Turkish coast.

September 24, 2015
September 24, 2015

Migrant crisis: EU to boost aid to agencies

European Union leaders pledge another €1bn (£700m, $1.1bn) to help UN agencies support Syrian refugees in the Middle East, as part of renewed efforts to tackle the EU's migrant crisis.