post 26 October 2015
Read more on Cathy Newman's blog FGM is outlawed in Britain, so why are women at risk denied asylum?

This week a legal duty will come into force requiring teachers and doctors to report cases of FGM. Yet Britain is still refusing to give refuge to women who say they're at risk of being mutilated.

post 12 October 2015
Read more on Simon Israel's blog Syria refugees: former judges condemn government response

The legal profession's statement calls for the UK to set up secure legal routes and humanitarian visas so refugees are not forced to risk their lives.

article 06 October 2015 UK
Theresa May
Theresa May: high immigration bad for Britain

Home Secretary Theresa May tells the Conservative party conference that high levels of immigration make it "impossible to build a cohesive society".

article 23 September 2015 World
EU leaders set to approve migrant quotas scheme

EU leaders are expected to approve a plan to distribute 120,000 migrants and refugees across Europe.

article 22 September 2015 World, Syria
Migrant crisis: EU ministers agree plan

European ministers agree a plan to share out 120,000 asylum seekers across the EU, despite opposition from former communist countries.

article 17 September 2015 World, Greece
Lesbos crisis: British family helping refugees from the sea

For tens of thousands of desperate refugees landing on the Greek island of Lesbos the only welcome has been from a British family, the Kempsons, doing their best to offer some humanitarian aid.

article 17 September 2015 World, Serbia
Refugees and migrants in Croatia
European refugee crisis: Croatia, the new pinch point

The latest dramatic scenes from Eastern Europe show chaos at yet another country's border. This time, the focus of those trying to reach Western Europe is Croatia.

post 09 September 2015
Read more from Krishnan Guru-Murthy on Gurublog Refugee crisis: the fifth boat to land on Lesbos this morning alone

A British tourist helping refugees on a beach in Lesbos says of the debate in the UK: "If only they heard the stories.. Germany has put us to shame."

post 04 September 2015
Read more on FactCheck Europe's migration crisis: what we know so far

Is this really the biggest refugee crisis since 1945? What are the facts behind the headlines?