Tagged: Refugees


Merkel defends migration policy after Seehofer showdown

Beleaguered chancellor gives first speech to parliament since crunch meeting with hardline interior minister Angela Merkel has sought to defend her governments migration policy in her first speech to parliament since a showdown with...


Italian minister declares victory as Spain accepts rescue boat

Matteo Salvini, who refused to let ship carrying 629 refugees and migrants to dock, says: We have opened a front in Brussels Matteo Salvini, Italys far-right interior minister, has declared victory after a standoff...


Denmark swings right on immigration and Muslims feel besieged

After a burqa ban, hardline rhetoric has entered the mainstream. In one coastal town, attitudes seem increasingly polarised Its a lovely place, says Jens Kramer, as he gazes across the harbour from his seat...