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The detention centre in Gjilan, Kosovo, in which Denmark will rent 300 prison cells. Photograph: Kosovo ministry of justice/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images

Denmark is to send foreign criminals to Kosovo, renting 300 prison places in the tiny Balkan state for those set to be deported after serving their se(...)

UK government says the new plan will deter people from making the risky journey across the English Channel and clamp down on human-trafficking. Photograph: Eugene Uwimana/EPA

Two weeks ago, UK prime minister Boris Johnson announced a plan to send tens of thousands of asylum seekers on a one-way ticket from Britain to Rwanda(...)

 William Wragg speaks during the privilege motion  debate in the House of Commons on Thursday. Photograph: UK parliament/Jessica Taylor/PA Wire

Thursday’s decision to subject Boris Johnson to a House of Commons investigation over Partygate has revealed the weakness of his grip on the Conservat(...)

British prime minister Boris Johnson this week accused the Archbishop of Canterbury of voicing more criticism of the Rwandan deportation policy than of Vladimir Putin, a slur he refused to apologise for after it was shown to be baseless. Photograph:  Ben Stansall/ Pool/ AFP via Getty Images

In the days after Boris Johnson was fined this month for attending a lockdown-breaking gathering in Downing Street two years ago, Partygate no longer (...)

British prime minister Boris Johnson. Photograph:  Matt Dunham/PA Wire

England in 1868 ended the barbaric practice of transporting convicts and political prisoners, many of them Irish, to its American colonies and then Au(...)

Mozambique’s president, Filipe Nyusi, with Zambian president Hakainde Hichilema at the Southern African Development Community (SADC) extraordinary summit in January. Photograph: AMOS Gumulira/AFP via Getty

The potential for historical grievances to undermine international efforts to stabilise Mozambique’s war-torn north was brought sharply into focus las(...)

 British home secretary Priti Patel  and Rwandan foreign minister Vincent Biruta   after signing a    migration  deal   in Kigali, Rwanda, on Thursday. Photograph: Eugene Uwimana/EPA

The UK’s proposal to send some asylum-seekers to Rwanda is “unacceptable” and a breach of international law, the UN’s refugee agency said on Friday. (...)

 British home secretary Priti Patel with Rwandan foreign minister Vincent Biruta after signing the deal in Kigali on Thursday. Photograph: EPA

Boris Johnson has announced plans to transport to Rwanda “tens of thousands” of migrants seeking asylum in the UK, in an attempt to deter small boats (...)

Lithuanian player Mindugas Kalonas with Glenn Cronin and the FAI Cup in 2008. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Last weekend as Ireland chose to begin their programme for 2022 by hosting the best side in the world, Lithuania took exactly the opposite approach by(...)

US president Joe Biden: Even when America had a nuclear monopoly and a vast share of world economic output, it had to cut moral corners to fight communism in the nascent cold war. Photograph: Nicholas Kamm/Getty Images

There is no discreet and low-key way of sending the Patriot anti-missile system to another country, but Joe Biden is nothing if not a trier. The US pr(...)

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