Europe was plunged into crisis in 2015 as more than a million migrants flooded into the continent, making the risky journey across the Aegean to Greece or braving a perilous Mediterranean crossing. A deal with Turkey has stemmed the flow but can the EU agree a common approach to tackling the mass movement of people?
A new home in Europe?
Deadliest first quarter for central Med migrants since 2017: UN
January to March 2023 was the deadliest first quarter for central Mediterranean migrants since 2017, the United Nations says, with 441 lives lost as crossings to Europe soar
2 months ago
Asylum seeking in Britain by the numbers
Britain has unveiled legislation to stop migrants crossing the Channel illegally on small boats, with tens of thousands making the dangerous journey last year.
3 months ago
France, UK sign new deal to thwart migrant Channel crossings
Britain has agreed to pay France another 72.2 million euros to prevent migrant boat crossings in the English Channel under a new deal that underlines improving ties between the neighbours.
7 months ago
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War, hunger, Covid-19 cast gloomy shadow over Europe
Since Russia's invasion of Ukraine, the list of Europe's woes keeps growing as it battles rising food and energy prices and continued disruption caused by the Covid-19 pandemic
12 months ago
Hungary’s neutral war stance puts off Ukraine refugees
Like Kristina Novytska, most Ukrainian refugees in Hungary are keen to leave the country, whose nationalist leader's neutral stance on the war is an exception in the EU
1 year ago
Last EU train out of Russia arrives in Helsinki
Just after 7pm on Sunday, the Allegro express train from St Petersburg pulled into the Finnish capital Helsinki, marking the closure of the last rail link between Russia and the EU
1 year ago
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