Far-right in Spain sweeps town with anti-migrant message

EL EJIDO, Spain (AP) – Surrounded by miles of greenhouses where migrant workers grow fruit and vegetables for the rest of Europe, this sleepy town on the sunbaked Mediterranean coast has become a beachhead for the arrival of the far-right … Read More

Spain rejects French-German plan to tackle Mediterranean migration crisis

Interior Minister Fernando Grande-Marlaska expressed veiled criticism for Italy and Malta – who would benefit most from the initiative – for not doing their part Spanish Interior Minister Fernando Grande-Marlaska (l) with his Portuguese counterpart in Bucharest on Thursday. ROBERT GHEMENT EFE … Read More

What you need to know: The German-Spanish migrant deal

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Berlin and Madrid are demonstrating unity with a joint agreement on returning migrants from Germany to Spain. Now Germany wants to seal similar deals with other countries. But what exactly does it involve? The agreement stipulates that Germany is allowed … Read More

Merkel eyes reform of ‘dysfunctional’ EU migration agreement

Chancellor wants ‘fairer’ burden-sharing to more evenly distribute refugees in Europe German chancellor Angela Merkel and Spanish prime minister Pedro Sanchez at a press conference in southern Spain. Photograph: A Carrasco Ragel/EPA Chancellor Angela Merkel has returned from her summer holiday, picking … Read More

Germany considers tough response to Spain migration ‘surge’

A German official has warned that Berlin may impose fresh controls on the borders with France and Switzerland. With a surge in migrant arrivals to Spain, Germany is hoping to avoid a repeat of the 2015 migration crisis. German authorities … Read More

EU immigration crisis goes to extra time

In a dramatic attack in the last minute of the match between Belgium and Japan at the World Cup, Nacer Chadli scored the winning goal for Belgium. Before that, Marouane Fellaini had scored the equalizing goal from Eden Hazard’s cross. … Read More

Disputed policies on migrants are the top threat to EU unity

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This June 12, 2018 photo released Wednesday, June 13, 2018 by French NGO “SOS Mediterranee” shows migrants being transferred from the Aquarius ship to Italian Coast Guard boats, in the Mediterranean Sea. Italy dispatched two ships Tuesday to help take … Read More

Majorca legionnaires’ disease outbreak as Briton dies and 19 infected from hotel jacuzzi

AN outbreak of legionnaires’ disease in Majorca which claimed the life of a British tourist and affected 19 other British holidaymakers has been traced to a hotel Jacuzzi. Health officials on the island revealed they had identified the source in … Read More

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