Police said they captured Eritrean smuggler Medhanie Yehdego Mered but the arrested man says he is Medhanie Tesfamariam Berhe, a 27-year-old refugee
Down in the heel of Italy's boot, Mark C O'Flaherty tucks into some of the country's best and least-pretentious cooking
'He was in a really serious, worrying condition and he knew it'
Relatives told The Independent they recognised the arrested man as Medhanie Tesfamariam Berhe
As a result of this injury, he wakes up every morning, opens the bedroom window and shouts 'bonjour'
Spain has seen a sharp rise in bookings for this summer, but there's still capacity elsewhere in Europe
More than 800 migrants and refugees have drowned in disasters over the past week alone
Investigators said her attacker used a cigarette lighter to set her face on fire after dousing her with alcohol
Charity workers said children as young as nine were risking their lives on smugglers' boats completely alone
Around 14,000 people have been rescued from flimsy vessels in the last week
‘I will be able to feel the sun on my skin and look out of the window without bars in front of my eyes’
Deaths have fallen in the Aegean Sea but crossings over the Central Mediterranean continue
Are you someone who refuses to believe the theory that “print is dead”? Who always makes room in a suitcase for a paperback? Who finds it easy to spend more time at a charmingly ramshackle bookstore than a crowded tourist attraction? You're not alone.
Giovanni Arrivoli, 41, was found shot three times and half buried in a ditch near Naples
Italy had been the last major Western country to not recognise civil unions for same-sex couples
Ukrainian man acquitted of stealing £3 worth of food because he 'acted out of necessity'