Vince Cable has hit out at suggestions that immigrants should pay a £1,000 security bond after a Liberal Democrat former minister quit Parliament in protest

Vince Cable hits out at move to force some immigrants to pay £1,000 security bond

Sarah Teather complained that some Coalition policies had left her 'desolate'

City brain drain ‘may hurt growth prospects’

The City of London is facing a brain drain of talent that could eventually hit the UK’s economic growth, experts have warned.

Just one in six voters believe immigration is a good thing for Britain, poll suggests

Majority of voters think immigration is harming Britain

Survey shows extent of public dissatisfaction, with 60 per cent saying migrants bring more disadvantages than advantages to the UK

The US Supreme Court has struck down and anti-immigrant voting law in Arizona

US Supreme Court strikes down anti-immigrant Arizona voting law

Arizona has stood out for its passing tough measures to discourage illegal aliens from settling

International students denied study visas - even though they were sponsored by the Government

Six international students sponsored by the Department for International Development had their visas refused by the Home Office because the system does not work, a Labour MP has claimed in the Commons.

Immigration panic ‘puts off overseas students,’ warns Vince Cable

Public “panic” over immigration is causing harm to the economy, the Business Secretary has warned.

Police officers search young men lined up against a wall in a suburb of Stockholm (Fredrik Persson/AFP/Getty Images)

What's to blame for the riots in Sweden?

You might have missed it last week but Sweden, lauded around the world for its tip-top society - happy, equal, diverse - has been convulsed by riots. Classrooms gutted; far-right extremists seen chasing immigrants around a suburb. So what's the cause?

David Cameron with a UK Border Agency official at Heathrow

Halting immigration 'would cost UK £18bn in five years'

The economic benefit of immigration to the UK is revealed today in a report showing that halting net migration would cost every taxpayer in the country £137,000 over their lifetime.

Nick Clegg will announce the crackdown on immigration

Clegg's immigration speech was an opportunity missed for the supposedly liberal Lib Dems

Lib Dem policy should not be based on the likely reaction of the right wing

British stories of Nigerian Cinderellas are no fairy tale

Slavery still exists in modern-day Britain. And how we treat victims is not pretty

The case for migration is a compelling one, don't let Miliband's introspection on election defeat drown it out

The attack on New Labour's mass migration policy must be confronted, not 'triangulated' away

Boris Johnson meets students and pupils during a visit to Amity University

Boris Johnson takes a swing at 'alarmist' student visa policy

Mayor of London uses Delhi trip to warn that foreign universities could 'eat Britain's lunch'

Government's migration cap is a 'big barrier to growth', says Lord O’Donnell

The Government’s migration cap is a “big barrier to growth”, Britain’s former top civil servant has said.

Cuba relaxes its grip on exit visas

Cuba eases travel abroad for many citizens

FIFTY years after the Cuban missile crisis, there are signs even Cuban government is beginning to relax.

Government responds to 'no strategy' claims in missing migrants row

The Government today insisted it had clear strategy to identify and remove people who fail to leave the UK when their visas run out, despite a damning report which revealed that the Home Office has no idea where 150,000 potential migrants are.

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Mark Udall: The Democrat Senator with a fight on his hands

The Senator for Colorado is for gay rights, for abortion rights – and in the Republicans’ sights as they threaten to take control of the Senate next month
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New discoveries show more contact between far-flung prehistoric humans than had been thought

Evidence found of contact between Easter Islanders and South America
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Cerys Matthews on Dylan Thomas

The singer reveals how her uncle taped 150 interviews for a biography of the famous Welsh poet
DIY is not fun and we've finally realised this as a nation

Homebase closures: 'DIY is not fun'

Homebase has announced the closure of one in four of its stores. Nick Harding, who never did know his awl from his elbow, is glad to see the back of DIY
The Battle of the Five Armies: Air New Zealand releases new Hobbit-inspired in-flight video

Air New Zealand's wizard in-flight video

The airline has released a new Hobbit-inspired clip dubbed "The most epic safety video ever made"
Pumpkin spice is the flavour of the month - but can you stomach the sweetness?

Pumpkin spice is the flavour of the month

The combination of cinnamon, clove, nutmeg (and no actual pumpkin), now flavours everything from lattes to cream cheese in the US
11 best sonic skincare brushes

11 best sonic skincare brushes

Forget the flannel - take skincare to the next level by using your favourite cleanser with a sonic facial brush
Paul Scholes column: I'm not worried about Manchester United's defence - Chelsea test can be the making of Phil Jones and Marcos Rojo

Paul Scholes column

I'm not worried about Manchester United's defence - Chelsea test can be the making of Jones and Rojo
Frank Warren: Boxing has its problems but in all my time I've never seen a crooked fight

Frank Warren: Boxing has its problems but in all my time I've never seen a crooked fight

While other sports are stalked by corruption, we are an easy target for the critics
Jamie Roberts exclusive interview: 'I'm a man of my word – I'll stay in Paris'

Jamie Roberts: 'I'm a man of my word – I'll stay in Paris'

Wales centre says he’s not coming home but is looking to establish himself at Racing Métro
How could three tourists have been battered within an inch of their lives by a burglar in a plush London hotel?

A crime that reveals London's dark heart

How could three tourists have been battered within an inch of their lives by a burglar in a plush London hotel?
Meet 'Porridge' and 'Vampire': Chinese state TV is offering advice for citizens picking a Western moniker

Lost in translation: Western monikers

Chinese state TV is offering advice for citizens picking a Western moniker. Simon Usborne, who met a 'Porridge' and a 'Vampire' while in China, can see the problem
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Handy hacks that make life easier

New book reveals how to rid your email inbox of spam, protect your passwords and amplify your iPhone with a loo-roll
KidZania lets children try their hands at being a firefighter, doctor or factory worker for the day

KidZania: It's a small world

The new 'educational entertainment experience' in London's Shepherd's Bush will allow children to try out the jobs that are usually undertaken by adults, including firefighter, doctor or factory worker