Old grudges and European aspirations are driving this narrative – never mind how many people die in the process.
Asylum seekers are held at the Macedonian border.
As the philosopher once described, states obsessed with the health of their own people often create the conditions for others to die.
They’re out there somewhere.
NATO has announced a new mission to monitor people-smugglers in the Aegean – but something smells fishy.
Hope for the future?
Conditions are getting worse at the migrant camps in France, which is leading to protest.
New arrivals will be searched and told to give up items of value.
For many, it evokes memories of the Holocaust. So how can the government justify it?
People crossing the famous bridge from Denmark can expect to have their papers checked in a landmark change to border policy.
Humanitarian aid arrives.
IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation
The sheer volume of major humanitarian disasters is stopping us from making genuine changes to the way we respond.
A migrant is processed upon arrival in Sicily.
Simon McMahon travelled to Sicily, where arrivals are being ordered to leave without understanding why.
Alessandro Di Meo
The Malta summit between the EU and Africa solves the symptoms of migration but fails to tackle the causes.
A problem shared is a problem divided into 50 small parts?
EPA/Lino Arrigo Azzopardi
A €1.8bn trust fund is on offer if only African countries will take the problem away.
Young asylum seekers need stability... or the consequences can be longlasting
Motorised dinghies arrive on the beach near Efthalou in the north of Lesvos.
Refugees are still flocking to Lesvos in their thousands – and as long as the water offers more hope than the land, people will continue to die.
Eight migrants enter Europe – depending on who is counting.
Border agency Frontex recently reported that an unprecedented 710,000 migrants had entered the EU this year. Something didn't ring true for Nando Sigona.
By focusing on people traffickers, leaders are spinning a dangerous narrative about this crisis.
As HONY wraps up its coverage of the migrant crisis, we take stock of what Stanton has achieved.
© Simon Revill
Sahota's Booker shortlisted novel is acutely intelligent and very of the moment. It may well take the prize.
In Athenian spirit.
Berlin recently agreed to curb the number of migrants it welcomed after a backlash against Angela Merkel’s suspension of EU rules limiting numbers. It followed previous scenes of crowds welcoming new arrivals…
Migrants and refugees are placed under constant scrutiny once they arrive in the EU. But what happens to those who don't survive the journey is a different story.
Refugees collect water as they wait to be registered at a centre in Presevo, Serbia.
Too long stigmatised as Europe's outsiders, the people of Serbia are seizing an opportunity to change their country's image.
Dover is taking more than its fair share.
How FOI requests revealed the massive burden on two local authorities, and how to end the damaging effects on children.