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#Migrants

From TheJournal.ie 'They are angry because the Jungle is finished and they cannot go to England' France

'They are angry because the Jungle is finished and they cannot go to England'

Fires have blazed in Calais since last night.

From TheJournal.ie Thousands of migrants expected to remain at demolished Calais camp The Jungle

Thousands of migrants expected to remain at demolished Calais camp

A migrant charity said it is concerned about what will happen later in the week when those determined to get to England refuse to be moved.

From TheJournal.ie French police on standby as migrants start evacuating Calais 'Jungle' camp Refugees This post contains videos

French police on standby as migrants start evacuating Calais 'Jungle' camp

Camp residents have begun arriving at designated spots to be bussed to French reception centres.

From TheJournal.ie 'There's a lot of hidden antipathy towards helping immigrants' Why So Slow?

'There's a lot of hidden antipathy towards helping immigrants'

Fine Gael TD Bernard Durkan on how more empathy and an overhaul of the refugee system can see Ireland take in more migrants.

From TheJournal.ie British dentists aren't happy about a plan to check child migrants' ages by their teeth Dental Plan

British dentists aren't happy about a plan to check child migrants' ages by their teeth

The British Dental Association said Davies’ demands were “inappropriate and unethical”.

From TheJournal.ie A three-year-old girl and four other people have been found inside a shipping container in Wexford Rosslare

A three-year-old girl and four other people have been found inside a shipping container in Wexford

The migrants were found inside a unaccompanied container from Cherbourg on the Irish Ferries Oscar Wilde ship.

From TheJournal.ie The UK Government wants to draw up a list of all 'non-British' workers Demonisation

The UK Government wants to draw up a list of all 'non-British' workers

TheJournal.ie has asked the UK Home Office if the proposals specifically apply to citizens of the Republic of Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Irish navy rescues 220 people from the Mediterranean Migrant Crisis

Irish navy rescues 220 people from the Mediterranean

They were taken aboard the LÉ Samuel Beckett, where they received food, water and medical treatment where required.

From TheJournal.ie Belgian police officers questioned after being found with vanload of migrants in France Nieppe

Belgian police officers questioned after being found with vanload of migrants in France

The men said that they didn’t want to leave the migrants on the side of the road.

From TheJournal.ie 42 people drown after boat carrying 450 migrants capsizes at sea Humanitarian Crisis

42 people drown after boat carrying 450 migrants capsizes at sea

The vessel overturned off the port city of Rosetta in Egypt, police and health officials said.

From TheJournal.ie Thousands flee after fire started in Greek migrant camp Greece

Thousands flee after fire started in Greek migrant camp

Police believe the fire was set deliberately by people inside the camp.

From TheJournal.ie Angela Merkel's party suffers bruising loss in Berlin elections as far-right party gains Election

Angela Merkel's party suffers bruising loss in Berlin elections as far-right party gains

Merkel is facing anger from German citizens over her open-door refugee policy.

From TheJournal.ie Chinese tourist in Germany who wanted to report a missing wallet held for 12 days after being mistaken for a refugee POCKET MONEY

Chinese tourist in Germany who wanted to report a missing wallet held for 12 days after being mistaken for a refugee

Staff eventually noticed that the 31-year-old backpacker was unusually well-dressed for an asylum-seeker.

From TheJournal.ie Italy is hoping these new hard-hitting ads will scare migrants off crossing the sea Fair Warning This post contains videos

Italy is hoping these new hard-hitting ads will scare migrants off crossing the sea

The campaign is targeting 15 African countries.

From TheJournal.ie Paris camp housing over 1,000 migrants dismantled by police Migrant Crisis

Paris camp housing over 1,000 migrants dismantled by police

It is the 26th such operation this year.

From TheJournal.ie The world's six richest countries take in just 9% of the world's refugees Migrant Crisis

The world's six richest countries take in just 9% of the world's refugees

Over 65 million people have fled their homes because of conflict, persecution and violence.

From TheJournal.ie Charity rejects EU funding in protest at 'shameful' response to migrant crisis MSF

Charity rejects EU funding in protest at 'shameful' response to migrant crisis

“We cannot accept funding from the EU or the member states while at the same time treating the victims of their policies.”

From TheJournal.ie Irish naval ship rescues over 100 people from the Mediterranean LE Roisin This post contains images

Irish naval ship rescues over 100 people from the Mediterranean

The bodies of two females were also recovered.

From TheJournal.ie "So many people died in the desert. We saw dead bodies, skeletons" - The horror stories of children seeking a new life Treacherous Journeys

"So many people died in the desert. We saw dead bodies, skeletons" - The horror stories of children seeking a new life

A new UNICEF report is highlighting the treacherous journeys of the world’s migrant and refugee children.

From TheJournal.ie Police hunting notorious people-smuggler may have had wrong man extradited Migrant Crisis

Police hunting notorious people-smuggler may have had wrong man extradited

Italian prosecutors are investigating the claims that it may be a case of mistaken identity.

From TheJournal.ie 'A wake-up call': There are 800 people living in modern slavery in Ireland Slavery

'A wake-up call': There are 800 people living in modern slavery in Ireland

This figure has more than doubled in the last two years.

From TheJournal.ie 100 people feared dead after shipwreck off Libya Migrant Crisis

100 people feared dead after shipwreck off Libya

Around 50 people have been resecued from the water.

From TheJournal.ie One killed, at least four injured on French motorway in cross-border police chase France

One killed, at least four injured on French motorway in cross-border police chase

Belgian police had tried to check a car at a parking area known to be used by people smugglers when it took off across the border.

From TheJournal.ie Police force migrants from school using tear gas Paris

Police force migrants from school using tear gas

It is the second time in a week that force has been used to disperse migrants in the French capital.

From TheJournal.ie Inside the refugee camp where thousands are holding out for a better life Julien Mercille In Greece

Inside the refugee camp where thousands are holding out for a better life

Over 50,000 people are stranded in Greece after EU states shut their borders to refugees. Julien Mercille meets some of those looking for a way out.

From TheJournal.ie UN refugee agency fears 500 migrants drowned in Mediterranean Crisis

UN refugee agency fears 500 migrants drowned in Mediterranean

The UNHCR released a statement today after interviewing survivors.

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds of migrants feared drowned after boat capsizes in Mediterranean Crisis

Hundreds of migrants feared drowned after boat capsizes in Mediterranean

Survivors said they were from Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan and Egypt.

From TheJournal.ie Words of thanks from a Syrian: Irish schoolchildren showed me kindness and hope Opinion

Words of thanks from a Syrian: Irish schoolchildren showed me kindness and hope

Alia Alsoud left Syria in 2011 at start of the civil war. She visited Ireland recently to meet children and teenagers concerned about the refugee crisis.

From TheJournal.ie Bono urges US lawmakers to view foreign aid as national security Violent Extremism

Bono urges US lawmakers to view foreign aid as national security

The U2 frontman said he understands the financial stress countries are under as they debate how much aid to give.

From TheJournal.ie Second batch of migrants sent back to Turkey Greece

Second batch of migrants sent back to Turkey

The 45 migrants were all Pakistani nationals.

From TheJournal.ie The first migrants have been sent on boats back to Turkey EU Deal

The first migrants have been sent on boats back to Turkey

The migrants are being sent back as part of a controversial deal between the EU and Turkey.

From TheJournal.ie Pope Francis uses Easter message to hit out at the "rejection" of migrants Easter Message

Pope Francis uses Easter message to hit out at the "rejection" of migrants

The pontiff had also decried what he called Europe’s “indifferent and anaesthetised conscience” over migrants.

From TheJournal.ie Amnesty calls EU migrant deal 'flawed, illegal and immoral' Refugees

Amnesty calls EU migrant deal 'flawed, illegal and immoral'

Under the deal, all new irregular migrants arriving in Greece will be sent back to Turkey.

From TheJournal.ie Footage from this morning shows Turkish coastguard 'attacking' migrant dinghy Battle For Survival

Footage from this morning shows Turkish coastguard 'attacking' migrant dinghy

There were 20 men, 15 children and five women on the boat that was attacked.

From TheJournal.ie Angela Merkel's party faces hammering at polls over refugee policy Germany

Angela Merkel's party faces hammering at polls over refugee policy

The right-wing populist Alternative for Germany is prepared to scoop up the protest vote.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Tuesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie Arriving in Europe alone at 17 to work 16-hour shifts and sleep on mattresses Underage Migrants

Arriving in Europe alone at 17 to work 16-hour shifts and sleep on mattresses

Tens of thousands of unaccompanied Afghan minors sought asylum in Europe last year. Many of them are now spread out in special shelters across the continent.

From TheJournal.ie Chaos breaks out as French police try and force refugees out of 'Jungle' camp Calais

Chaos breaks out as French police try and force refugees out of 'Jungle' camp

A number of people have been evicted from the southern section of the camp in France over the past two days.

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds to be moved as France to begin bulldozing 'The Jungle' migrant camp Migrant Crisis

Hundreds to be moved as France to begin bulldozing 'The Jungle' migrant camp

Migrants have been offered new accommodation in containers.

From TheJournal.ie Hugging women are challenging the Soldiers of Odin vigilante group Finland

Hugging women are challenging the Soldiers of Odin vigilante group

The Sisters of Kyllikki said they are intent on showing that the country is a tolerant, safe place.