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Refugee crisis: EU faultlines revealed as Hungary's PM warns of risks to 'Christian' culture

Viktor Orban defended his own country’s construction of an anti-migrant fence, topped with razor wire, along Hungary’s 110-mile border with Serbia

Abdullah al-Kurdi, right, cries at a mortuary as he tries to get the body of his son Aylan

Abdullah Kurdi: Father of drowned boy Aylan describes moment his two children 'slipped away'

'I just want to see my children for the last time and stay forever with them'

British Red Cross launches major fundraising appeal after thousands contact charity to help combat refugee crisis

The appeal was launched after the heart-breaking image of drowned Syrian child Aylan Kurdi prompted thousands to contact the charity

As the PM sticks to the 1,000 asylum-seekers cap, those in Brussels heard the Belgians had offered housing to an extra 2,500

Refugee crisis casts shadow over David Cameron's attempts to renegotiate EU membership terms

Just when he needs friends in Europe, the PM is making enemies by refusing to take part in an EU-wide scheme to share the burden of the asylum-seekers

Journalists near the Polish town of Walbrzych tour Nazi tunnels similar to those thought to conceal a train packed with looted gold

Nazi 'gold train': Tourist's descend on Polish town of Wasbrzych despite lack of evidence that its discovery is genuine

Tony Paterson reports from the Silesian town experiencing a Third Reich Klondyke

Abdullah Kurdi's wife and young children drowned this week

Refugee crisis: Abdullah Kurdi, father of Aylan, says 'we want the world’s attention' so his family's tragedy is 'the last'

The Kurdi family's refugee application to Canada was rejected in June

French farmers converge on Paris, driving their tractors on the motorway. Hundreds of tractors were heading towards Paris for a protest where French farmers will call for more help with low prices and high costs in the European Union's largest agricultural producer country

French farmers invade Paris with 1,700 tractors to protest low pork and milk prices

Prime Minister, Manuel Valls, pledges €3bn aid package over next two years

Aylan Al-Kurdi (left) and his older brother, Ghalib, died yesterday when their dinghy sank off the coast of Turkey

Refugee aid charities see surge in donations after image of drowned Syrian toddler Aylan Kurdi moves the nation

Images of the young boy appear to have prompted a sea-change in the public’s attitude to how David Cameron was handling the crisis

Wing part found on Reunion island is definitely from MH370, French prosecutors say

Investigators said 'with certainty' that the flaperon was part of the missing plane

Refugees welcome: More than 250,000 sign Independent petition calling for Britain to 'take its fair share'

David Cameron has said pictures of a Syrian boy washed up in Turkey 'deeply moved' him, but has not specified any policy changes

The plight of migrants washed up on Lesvos’s beaches has touched visitors

Syrian refugee tells how he survived boat sinking in waters where Aylan Kurdi drowned

'It’s better to die trying than just die back in Syria,' he said

Alcohol price increases in Scotland will be unlawful, says EU court

The European Court of Justice said that without evidence that alternative measures were less effective, fixing unit prices could infringe free trade laws

Aylan Al-Kurdi (left) and his older brother, Ghalib, died yesterday when their dinghy sank off the coast of Turkey

Aylan Kurdi’s story: How a small Syrian child came to be washed up on a beach in Turkey

Details emerge about the death of three-year-old Aylan, pictured here smiling with his brother, whose story has given a face to the refugee crisis

A Turkish rescue worker carries the young boy, who drowned during a failed attempt to sail to the Greek island of Kos (Reuters)

Refugee crisis: UK 'to take more refugees' as David Cameron bows to pressure following The Independent petition

More than 100,000 people have signed a petition started by The Independent calling on the Government to take in its fair share of refugees

'Refugee crisis is a problem for Germany, not Europe,' Hungarian Prime Minister claims

Viktor Orban claimed that his country was being 'overrun' by Muslim refugees

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