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Refugee crisis: Nigel Farage responds to outrage over Syrian child image – with 'Isis' warning

The Ukip chief is the only leader of a political party who has not called on David Cameron to change his hard-line stance on the refugee crisis

Refugees ruch onto a train at the Keleti station in Budapest, Hungary, after police withdrew from gates on 3 September

Hungary opens Budapest's main railway station after two-day standoff - but cancels most trains

Some domestic trains allowed to leave - but refugees are hauled off

A young Syrian boy lies in the surf near Bodrum, Turkey

If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?

The boy was part of a group of 11 Syrians who drowned off the coastal town of Bodrum in Turkey after an apparent failed attempt to flee the war ravaged country

Angela Merkel welcomes David Cameron for bilateral talks in Berlin in June

Two charts which shame Britain when it comes to Europe's refugee crisis

How the UK's refugee commitment compares to Germany's

Migrants wait to board a train to Germany at the Keleti Railway Station in Budapest, Hungary, 1 September 2015

Czech police haul migrants off trains to Germany and 'write numbers on their arms in ink'

Numbers crossing the Czech Republic have jumped in recent days

WHSmith 'data breach': Dozens of customers' private details sent to others via mass emails

The retailer has apologised amid a growing number of online complaints

The University of Birmingham says parts of a Koran manuscript in its library are from one of the oldest copies of the Islamic text in the world

Fragments of 'world's oldest known Koran' unlikely to pre-date Prophet Mohamed, says expert

Scholars have claimed that ancient artefact could potentially rewrite Islamic history

This handout picture released by the Vatican press office (Osservatore Romano) shows Pope Francis holding up sacramental bread as he celebrates mass in Santa Marta at the Vatican on September 1, 2015

Pope Francis extends church forgiveness to women who have abortions - if they admit 'sin'

Vatican says softening of stance will only apply during upcoming Catholic Holy Year - 'for now'

A general virew of the Scales of Justice on top of the Old Bailey on April 27, 2007 in London

First woman in Britain to be convicted of posting revenge porn on Facebook is spared jail

Paige Mitchell posted four naked pictures of her girlfriend online

51-year-old woman gives birth to her own grandson - and may have got an unexpected health boost as a result

Sherri Dickson has multiple sclerosis, but doctors said the pregnancy could actually help

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