Syrian refugees will only be able to stay for one year with limits to their rights as refugees
The village of Sumte, with a population of 102 and scant amenities, is to host 750 refugees. Its unsuitability shows the pressures Germany faces as it struggles to cope with an estimated million refugees. tony paterson reports
The main cemetery in Mytilene is full to capacity, forcing authorities to hold 60 bodies in a morgue until they can be buried
The Independent witnessed dramatic scenes as several refugee boats landed on the Greek island
Rob Lawrie faces a charge of aiding illegal immigration in France for what he calls a 'crime of compassion'
'We shouldn’t discuss if they are coming – they are coming and they are coming from a horrible situation," the founder said
Europe's most influential leader finds herself facing a crisis that may spell the end of her Chancellorship
"Generosity, tolerance and respect will ensure the integration of new arrivals and preserve Europe’s well-functioning public health system."
Those unable to represent their home countries for political reasons will be able to march at the opening ceremony and compete as independent athletes
The men initially assumed the toddler was dead
Tough new measures include plans for 'transit zones' at the borders and making Luftwaffe pilots available to fly economic migrants back to so-called 'safe' countries as the Chancellor attempts to defuse mounting criticism of her open-door refugee policy
You see brown and black-skinned Britons on Question Time whose views would make Nigel Farage blush
The stresses of this unprecedented influx of refugees are being felt right across Europe
Shooting of as-yet unnamed 25-year-old is a grim landmark as the EU hardens its heart against refugees
Hungary completed construction of its second iron fence along its southern neighbour's border on Thursday
The man, from Afghanistan, was with a large group of refugees who reportedly resisted arrest