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From TheJournal.ie Mayor of Calais bans distribution of free food to migrants France

Mayor of Calais bans distribution of free food to migrants

Mayor Natacha Bouchart says the directive is to prevent “law and order issues”.

From TheJournal.ie The first 40 minors coming to Ireland from the Calais migrant camp will be teenage boys Resettlement

The first 40 minors coming to Ireland from the Calais migrant camp will be teenage boys

About 20 of the unaccompanied minors will be coming in the coming weeks.

From TheJournal.ie 'Bitter and sickening': Merkel on asylum seeker attackers as she urges nation to face down terror 'You Are Murderers'

'Bitter and sickening': Merkel on asylum seeker attackers as she urges nation to face down terror

Merkel defended her decision to let in tens of thousands of asylum seekers last year.

From TheJournal.ie The 27 photographs that took our breath away in 2016 Pics Of The Year

The 27 photographs that took our breath away in 2016

From Dublin’s gangland shootings to Syria, from Brexit to the migrant crisis, here are the best photos of this year.

From TheJournal.ie "We have a duty not to let these people die": A year of rescuing thousands in the Mediterranean Italy's Coastguard

"We have a duty not to let these people die": A year of rescuing thousands in the Mediterranean

A look into the world of the Italian coastguard during testing times.

From TheJournal.ie Almost one year after the Cologne attacks, Germany still struggles with refugee integration Challenges

Almost one year after the Cologne attacks, Germany still struggles with refugee integration

1,200 complaints were made to police, 500 of which were for sexual assault, on New Year’s Eve in Cologne last year

From TheJournal.ie Skipper of migrant boat which sank killing up to 900 found guilty The Crossing

Skipper of migrant boat which sank killing up to 900 found guilty

Only 28 survived.

From TheJournal.ie 'I wanted to sweep them up and bring them home': Ministers meet refugees in Greece Asylum

'I wanted to sweep them up and bring them home': Ministers meet refugees in Greece

Zappone said she wants Ireland to take as many unaccompanied minors from the camps as we can.

From TheJournal.ie 'End of playtime': Marine Le Pen wants to ban 'foreigners' from state schools Migrants

'End of playtime': Marine Le Pen wants to ban 'foreigners' from state schools

She later clarified that she only wanted to block education for illegal immigrants.

From TheJournal.ie Irish navy recovers three bodies during Mediterranean rescue operation LE SAMUEL BECKETT

Irish navy recovers three bodies during Mediterranean rescue operation

Around 269 migrants were rescued from two rubber vessels around 30 miles north of Libyan capital, Tripoli.

From TheJournal.ie Photos show Irish forces saving 140 lives in the Mediterranean LE SAMUEL BECKETT

Photos show Irish forces saving 140 lives in the Mediterranean

LÉ Samuel Beckett is currently awaiting furthers tasks in the area of operations.

From TheJournal.ie 'Undocumented people in Ireland are the same as the Irish undocumented in the US' Undocumented

'Undocumented people in Ireland are the same as the Irish undocumented in the US'

One in five undocumented migrants has been here for over a decade.

From TheJournal.ie UN accuses Buddhist Myanmar of 'ethnically cleansing' its Muslim Rohingya minority UNHCR

UN accuses Buddhist Myanmar of 'ethnically cleansing' its Muslim Rohingya minority

The head of the UNHCR says Burmese troops are slaughtering children, raping women and burning houses.

From TheJournal.ie Lawyers for alleged human trafficker say photos of the 'real criminal' exonerate their client Mistaken Identity

Lawyers for alleged human trafficker say photos of the 'real criminal' exonerate their client

Lawyers for the man have said he is the victim of a mistaken identity.

From TheJournal.ie Undocumented in Ireland: "We're the very same as the Irish undocumented in the US" Proposals

Undocumented in Ireland: "We're the very same as the Irish undocumented in the US"

Almost 90% of undocumented people living in Ireland are employed and 1 in 3 have been in the same job for five years.

From TheJournal.ie Italy's 'get tough' approach to refugees leading to unlawful expulsions, ill-treatment - report Hotspot

Italy's 'get tough' approach to refugees leading to unlawful expulsions, ill-treatment - report

Amnesty International has released a new report claiming to offer testimonies of abuse and ill-treatment by Italian authorities which “may amount to torture”.

From TheJournal.ie "The situation for children in Calais is the worst it's ever been" The Jungle

"The situation for children in Calais is the worst it's ever been"

1,500 children are being housed in shipping containers following the destruction of “The Jungle” migrant camp. Others are sleeping in the remains of the destroyed camp.

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.