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Macedonia announced it was considering building a Hungarian-style border fence to stem a rising influx of migrants from the south. Photograph: Robert Atanasavoski/AFP/Getty Images

Austrian rail company OeBB said on Thursday that train services between Austria and Hungary will be suspended at least for the rest of Thursday becaus(...)

A young migrant girl is helped ashore as she arrives with others aboard a dinghy after crossing from Turkey to Lesbos island, Greece. Photograph: Petros Giannakouris/AP Photo

As millions of Syrian refugees languish in packed refugee camps in Turkey, Lebanon and Jordan, the EU’s announcement of a relocation plan for 120,000 (...)

European Commission’s president Jean-Claude Juncker makes his State of the Union address to the European Parliament in Strasbourg, yesterday. Frederick Florin/AFP/Getty Images

The European Commission unveiled a relocation programme for refugees yesterday in its first major policy response to the migration crisis, but doubts (...)