Four children including a baby girl were among 71 refugees found dead in the back of a lorry left abandoned at the side of a motorway in Austria, police say.
The unrelenting tragedy of people trying to reach a better life is laid bare once again, as hundreds of people are feared to have died when two boats capsized off the coast of Libya.
Up to 50 refugees are found dead in a parked lorry in eastern Austria. On the scene Channel 4 News International Editor Lindsey Hilsum says there's a "terrible" stench of death.
Despite a Tory pledge to bring net migration to the UK down to 100,000, new figures show it has reached record levels.
Germany has finally publicly acknowledged that one of the cornerstones of EU migration management policy - the Dublin procedure - does not work any more.
Struggling to cope with thousands of refugees and migrants passing through the country, Macedonia's government declares a state of emergency on its southern and northern borders.
British Home Secretary Theresa May signs a deal with her French counterpart in Calais and announces enhanced security measures to counter attempts by migrants to enter the UK illegally.
The vessel will replace the football stadium where violence broke out earlier this week. The Greek island has hundreds of migrants, many fleeing war, arriving everyday.