A man  building  a shelter in the migrant camp  in Calais, France. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

The landscapes of emigration, migration, exile and return are complex ones of loss, enrichment, suffering and enduring hope. Every time I hear about t(...)

The beach in Paris along the Seine between the Pont Neuf and Pont du Sully

Parisian summer and Rodin returns Paris has gone summer crazy with a 3.5km beach – above – along the Seine (between the Pont Neuf and Pont du S(...)

Migrants who managed to pass the police block on the Eurotunnel site race towards the boarding docks in Coquelles near Calais, northern France, on Wednesday. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Illegal immigrants attempting to enter Britain will be returned to their home countries, prime minister David Cameron said yesterday, as migrants cont(...)

Lorries queue along the M20 in Kent outside Ashford, south east of London. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA 1:04

British prime minister David Cameron’s description of migrants trying to reach Britain as a “swarm” has been condemned as “inflammatory” and “disgrace(...)

The bar Chill in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. As a magnet for the young, Saigon, as the city is locally known, is a place of opportunity, fun and increasing affluence. Photograph: Christian Berg/New York Times

Taking a puff from a hookah and a sip from her beer, Thuy Truong, a 29-year-old tech entrepreneur in a black cocktail dress, pondered the question: Wh(...)

An insult too far

It was only a matter of time before Donald Trump went too far. Throughout his raucous campaign for the Republican presidential nomination, the propert(...)

John McCain: “It’s just totally inappropriate for Mr Trump to say that he doesn’t like to be with people who are captured.” Photograph: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images

US senator John McCain urged Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Monday to apologise to US military families for saying prisoners of war(...)

Donald Trump: asked whether John McCain was owed an apology, Mr Trump told ABC talk show This Week: “No, not at all.” Photograph:  Joshua Lott/New York Times

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has stirred controversy again after questioning the war record of Republican senator John McCain, a fo(...)

Republican presidential contender and businessman Donald Trump. Photograph: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

Republican presidential contender Donald Trump attacked Arizona senator John McCain’s war record on Saturday, saying the former prisoner in North Viet(...)

Pro-choice ...  members of the Bolivian feminist group ‘Mujeres Creando’ (‘Women Creating’) dressed as nuns protest  outside the Cathedral of La Paz ahead of the recent visit of Pope Francis. Photograph:   EPA/ABI Handout

On April 24th last, four campaigners sat in at the El Salvador embassy in Washington and invited the authorities to arrest them. Their aim was to high(...)