A German politician has called for police to be allowed to shoot at migrants. While her demand was widely condemned, Tony Paterson reports from Berlin that the right-wing, xenophobic party she leads is attracting unprecedented support
Merkel has said that refugees have a 'temporary residential status'
Private individuals are stepping in where governments refuse to tread
Officials expected the death toll to rise as divers continued searching for victims' bodies
You have only to look at the recent movement of children through Central America to appreciate the risk
'Hurtful attacks on defenceless people are inappropriate,' a new ethics code says
Our government is simply catering to The Danish Peoples Party – Denmark's version of Ukip – who currently set the populist agenda
Over half a century ago Britain played its part in saving the lives of another “bunch of migrants”.
Bernard Cazeneuve, the French interior minister, said the terrorist group had 'set up a true industry of fake passports'
Human rights groups also objected to measures delaying family reunifications
A 15-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of murder
Refugees said the doors made them a 'target' for threats and vandalism
'We had women complain because they felt stared at and selfies had been taken with them'
The image links to a video showing French police firing water cannon at refugee families
Asylum seekers had reportedly been told they would not be fed unless they wore the bands at all times
A petition calling for the islanders to be nominated has been signed by almost 300,000 people around the world