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From TheJournal.ie Sweden to expel up to 80,000 asylum seekers Tighter Borders

Sweden to expel up to 80,000 asylum seekers

It’s the latest move by EU states to tighten their borders in the face of the migrant and refugee crisis.

From TheJournal.ie 'No simple answer': Denmark has passed its controversial new asylum laws Migrant Crisis

'No simple answer': Denmark has passed its controversial new asylum laws

Authorities are now allowed to seize valuables from refugees..

From TheJournal.ie Seventeen children among dead as boats capsize off Greece Tragedy

Seventeen children among dead as boats capsize off Greece

Two boats are reported to have sank off the Greek coast, leaving at least 42 migrants dead.

From TheJournal.ie First arrest made over New Year's sex attacks in Cologne Backlash

First arrest made over New Year's sex attacks in Cologne

More than 760 police reports have been filed in connection with German police.

From TheJournal.ie Braving the snow in hope of a better life: 'Nothing can stop them' Migrant Crisis

Braving the snow in hope of a better life: 'Nothing can stop them'

The harsh winter weather has made migrants’ journey through Europe even harder.

From TheJournal.ie Asylum seekers banned from German swimming pool after sexual harassment reports Germany

Asylum seekers banned from German swimming pool after sexual harassment reports

Authorities denied placing entire groups of people under suspicion, but said the measure was aimed at laying down clear ground rules.

From TheJournal.ie The 32 photographs that took our breath away in 2015 Pics Of The Year

The 32 photographs that took our breath away in 2015

From Paris to Tunisia, from the marriage referendum to the migrant crisis, here are all of the best photos of this year.

From TheJournal.ie Relatives of Syrian boy Alan Kurdi, who drowned off the coast of Turkey, have arrived in Canada Warm Welcome

Relatives of Syrian boy Alan Kurdi, who drowned off the coast of Turkey, have arrived in Canada

Alan’s uncle Mohammed and his wife and children hope to make a new live for themselves in Canada.

From TheJournal.ie Irish ships in the Mediterranean rescued almost 9,000 migrants in 2015 Sea Land Air

Irish ships in the Mediterranean rescued almost 9,000 migrants in 2015

Both Ireland’s maritime Defence Forces and its Coast Guard have had a year to remember.

From TheJournal.ie Father of drowned Syrian toddler to give Channel 4's Christmas message Migrant Crisis

Father of drowned Syrian toddler to give Channel 4's Christmas message

He will appeal for the world to open its doors to Syrians.

From TheJournal.ie EU leaders tell Cameron his demands are unacceptable Brexit

EU leaders tell Cameron his demands are unacceptable

Talks over migration and Brexit are expected to dominate this week’s two-day summit.

From TheJournal.ie The EU is about to propose one of the biggest transfers of sovereignty in decades Border Force

The EU is about to propose one of the biggest transfers of sovereignty in decades

However, Ireland will not be obliged to take part in the controversial border guard system.

From TheJournal.ie Germany has taken in almost one million refugees this year... Migrant Crisis

Germany has taken in almost one million refugees this year...

The number of arrivals currently stands at four times the total for all of 2014.

From TheJournal.ie 'Prostitution happens a lot, but what can you do? You have to eat' Women And War

'Prostitution happens a lot, but what can you do? You have to eat'

A new report identifies that women and girls with disabilities are “a particularly at risk group for sexual violence” during humanitarian crises.

From TheJournal.ie Turkey and the EU have agreed a €3 billion aid deal to stem the flow of migrants into Europe Migrant Crisis

Turkey and the EU have agreed a €3 billion aid deal to stem the flow of migrants into Europe

Turkey insists the money is “for migrants, not for Turkey”.

From TheJournal.ie Ikea has designed an amazing new shelter for refugees Better Shelter

Ikea has designed an amazing new shelter for refugees

It can last up to three years, while current UN tents only last about six months due to harsh weather conditions.

From TheJournal.ie France to EU: We need to wake up and defend ourselves against terrorists Border Controls

France to EU: We need to wake up and defend ourselves against terrorists

French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuv said Paris received no warnings about Abdelhamid Abaaoud.

From TheJournal.ie Seven children among 14 drowned after boat sinks off Turkey Refugee Crisis

Seven children among 14 drowned after boat sinks off Turkey

It comes as politicians from sixty nations, including Ireland, gather for a summit in Malta.

From TheJournal.ie Four babies among 11 dead after boat overturns off Greece Samos

Four babies among 11 dead after boat overturns off Greece

Ten of the dead were found in the cabin of their boat.

From TheJournal.ie Far-right extremists planned to set fire to migrant camps in Germany Bamberg

Far-right extremists planned to set fire to migrant camps in Germany

It’s the latest incident in a wave of violence against migrants and their supporters, in Germany.

From TheJournal.ie Woman gives birth on board migrant boat in the Mediterranean Migrant Crisis

Woman gives birth on board migrant boat in the Mediterranean

The 25-year-old mother was making her way to Europe from Cameroon.

From TheJournal.ie "Would we choose Isis or the regime? We want neither, we want a third choice..." Dublin 7 Says Welcome

"Would we choose Isis or the regime? We want neither, we want a third choice..."

29-year-old Syrian Motasem Hajali has lived in Ireland since February 2014.

From TheJournal.ie 'Devastating and incredible': Irish volunteers on life in the Jungle Refugee Crisis

'Devastating and incredible': Irish volunteers on life in the Jungle

“You’re in France and within five or six steps you’re walking into a third world country.”

From TheJournal.ie One-year-old baby dies on migrant boat bound for Greece Tragic

One-year-old baby dies on migrant boat bound for Greece

The boat began sinking during the night according to the Greek ministry of shipping.

From TheJournal.ie This photographer's 'migrant chic' fashion shoot hasn't gone down very well Der Migrant
From TheJournal.ie Body of baby boy found washed up on beach of Kos hotel Migrant Crisis

Body of baby boy found washed up on beach of Kos hotel

Authorities believe the child was part of a migrant family which tried to reach Kos in a dinghy.

From TheJournal.ie Channel Tunnel closed as migrants occupy complex Suspended

Channel Tunnel closed as migrants occupy complex

The cross-channel rail line has been a repeat target for migrants attempting to reach Britain.

From TheJournal.ie In a remote Greek cemetery, a nameless dead child with no-one to claim her Unknown

In a remote Greek cemetery, a nameless dead child with no-one to claim her

All that is known of the little girl is that she was seven, and that she died in search of a better future.

From TheJournal.ie Charity asks people to STOP donating items for refugees as they're inundated Cork To Calais This post contains videos

Charity asks people to STOP donating items for refugees as they're inundated

People have donated over €80,000 and thousands of items.

From TheJournal.ie Banksy's theme park taken apart to build refugee shelters Dismaland Calais

Banksy's theme park taken apart to build refugee shelters

After five weeks and 150,000 visitors, the artist’s take on Disneyland is no more.

From TheJournal.ie This 11-year-old from Cork is busking twice a week to raise money for refugees Milo's Appeal

This 11-year-old from Cork is busking twice a week to raise money for refugees

Milo McCarthy has raised over €7,000 since starting the appeal.

From TheJournal.ie North Korea is in no doubt who it blames for the refugees 'sweeping the whole of Europe' Evil Empire

North Korea is in no doubt who it blames for the refugees 'sweeping the whole of Europe'

North Korea, by contrast, is a “cradle of happy life”.

From TheJournal.ie US commits to taking in 100,000 refugees in 2017 Refugee Crisis

US commits to taking in 100,000 refugees in 2017

Meanwhile, at least 13 migrants including six children died off the coast of Turkey earlier today.

From TheJournal.ie Photos: Migrants treated for suffocation and broken bones after police crackdown Refugees

Photos: Migrants treated for suffocation and broken bones after police crackdown

There has been widespread condemnation of Hungary in the wake of the police actions, and the introduction of tough new laws.

From TheJournal.ie These people have locked themselves in a container for 24 hours Galway

These people have locked themselves in a container for 24 hours

There’s just one very small portable toilet.

From TheJournal.ie There's a Syrian refugee family living in the Vatican Love Thy Neighbour

There's a Syrian refugee family living in the Vatican

They’ve been there since Pope Francis called on parishes to take in a family.

From TheJournal.ie Body of another drowned toddler washes up on beach in Turkey: report Tragedy

Body of another drowned toddler washes up on beach in Turkey: report

The reported tragedy comes just weeks after images of drowned Syrian toddler Aylan Kurdi shook the world.

From TheJournal.ie Croatia closes borders after 'mayhem' of migrants breaking through police lines Migrant Crisis

Croatia closes borders after 'mayhem' of migrants breaking through police lines

The country experienced an influx of people after Hungary introduced tougher measures earlier this week.

From TheJournal.ie 'Mayhem' as crowds of migrants break through police lines in Croatia Closed Borders

'Mayhem' as crowds of migrants break through police lines in Croatia

Authorities in the country have said they expect an influx of over 20,000 people in the next two weeks.

From TheJournal.ie Chaos as Hungarian police fire tear gas and water cannon at migrants Refugee Crisis

Chaos as Hungarian police fire tear gas and water cannon at migrants

Tensions had been building for several hours after refugees were left at the fence without food, water or information.