Pakistan refused to allow about 30 migrants deported from Greece to get off a plane at Islamabad on Thursday, a week after talks with the European Union to settle a dispute over forced repatriations. The charter plane later took off with the rejected returnees still aboard, after 19 others whom …Read More »
The Shadow Europe Minister has hailed comments by a senior executive of India’s Tata Group who spoke of the importance of Britain’s continued membership of the European Union for international investors. Nirmalya Kumar – an executive council member of Tata Sons, which owns such iconic British brands such as Jaguar …Read More »
A surge in migrants, many of them refugees from Syria, hit Hungary’s border with Serbia – considered the southern edge of “Western Europe” – passing through gaps in an unfinished barrier to a Europe groping for answers to its worst refugee crisis since World War Two. Nearing the end of …Read More »
Across Europe, immigration and multiculturalism is under attack.
From Hungary's "politically incorrect" Prime Minister Viktor Orban through the Pegida movement in Germany to the rise of France's National Front and the UK Independence Party, migrants and liberal attitudes are under attack.
Whilst the Charlie Hebdo massacre and the radicalization of Londoner Mohammed Emwazi have fed the often xenophobic vitriol, they have also focussed attention on the role of 'indigenous' communities in the integration - or lack of it - of migrants.
A small enclave in the Portuguese city of Lisbon however, offers a ray of hope for the rest of Europe.
Isira Makuloluwe, a TV producer and Londoner of Sri Lankan origin, investigates.Read More »
Muslims in Europe are facing increasingly systematic discrimination, particularly those who openly practice their faith, according to a new study by Amnesty International. In the study, Amnesty calls on European governments to do more to tackle the discrimination and combat the prejudice Muslims routinely face. The study was based on …Read More »