The Apple co-founder's father was born in Homs, Syria
The island will welcome 15 Syrian refugee families including around 50 children
The Tunisian was first arrested in Italy in November 2007 and sentenced to seven years for planning terror attacks for a group that has since been linked to Isis
Syrian refugees will only be able to stay for one year with limits to their rights as refugees
Dirk Voltz invited a group of people from Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan to stay with him
At least 13 refugees have died trying to cross from Calais to Dover via the Eurotunnel. But one Syrian refugee explains why he'll never give up, despite the dangers.
Exclusive: Unicef calls on UK to act as figures reveal more than 190,000 children have sought asylum in Europe this year
Rob Lawrie faces a charge of aiding illegal immigration in France for what he calls a 'crime of compassion'
Thousands of refugees are attempting to pass into the country from the Balkans
Sentilj, on the border with Austria, has seen chaotic scenes as refugees are being held in a 'no man's land'
The approach of winter adds yet more urgency to the refugee crisis. Temperatures in Eastern Europe - which has seen a surge of asylum seekers in the past fortnight - fall well below freezing at night. More Syrians enter by the day, attempting to make it to Berlin before the cold sets in for good.
Those unable to represent their home countries for political reasons will be able to march at the opening ceremony and compete as independent athletes
Refugees forced through one of Europe's smallest countries now Hungary’s frontiers with Croatia and Serbia are off-limits
The 58-year-old was attacked as she campaigned at a market in Cologne ahead of Sunday's planned elections
Hungary has completed its fence along the Croatian border, forcing refugees to divert
The stresses of this unprecedented influx of refugees are being felt right across Europe