Joanna Toole, a 36-year-old from Exmouth, Devon, was heading to Nairobi to attend the UN Environment Assembly when she was killed in the  Ethiopian Airlines crash. Photograph: Facebook

People from more than 30 countries were on board the Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 which crashed shortly after take-off from the Ethiopian capital of (...)

The number of refugees and migrants arriving in Europe from the Mediterranean was the lowest in five years in 2018. Photograph:  Federico Scoppa/AFP/Getty Images

An average of six people died each day trying to cross the Mediterranean in 2018, according to new figures released by the UN refugee agency, the UNHC(...)

Migrants in the Ganzour centre in the Libyan capital Tripoli in September. Photograph: Mahmud Turkia/AFP/Getty Images

A young Eritrean man tried to take his own life in a Libyan migrant detention centre on Monday, three weeks after a Somali man died by suicide in the (...)

Illegal migrants in the Ganzour shelter in the Libyan capital of Tripoli. The UNHCR has updated its policy to say Libya is no longer a safe country to return people to. Photograph: Mahmud Turkia/Getty Images

A Somali man set himself on fire in a Libyan detention centre on Wednesday, according to fellow detainees and the International Organisation for Migr(...)

The refugee camp in Velika Kladusa, in August. On Monday, about 200 migrants walked from Velika Kladusa to the frontier with Croatia to protest. Photograph:   Attila Husejnow/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images

Bosnia is now facing a “perfect storm” in its struggle to cope with thousands of migrants, as a surge in the number of new arrivals coincides with gro(...)

Illegal migrants sit inside the Ganzour shelter after being transferred from  the airport road due to fighting in the Libyan capital, Tripoli, a week ago. Photograph: Mahmud Turkia/AFP/Getty Images

On Monday, hundreds of refugees and migrants in Tripoli’s Abu Salim detention centre felt a glimmer of hope. After months of waiting to be recognised(...)

A man runs after over 100 migrants forced their way into the Spanish territory of Ceuta in north Africa:  10  migrants at the border fence between Morocco and the Spanish enclave were arrested on August 28th, 2018. Photograph: Joaquin Sanchez

 The Spanish government is being accused of lurching to the right on immigration policy just weeks after capturing the headlines by welcoming a b(...)

Muhammad Shakeel (33), a tailor from Sialkot, Pakistan, cooks  lamb stew for migrants staying at a derelict dormitory in Bihac, northwest Bosnia. Photograph: Daniel McLaughlin

They call it “the game”, and its risks and rewards can be life-changing. For thousands of migrants now gathered here in northwest Bosnia, winning the(...)

Migrants take a shower in a makeshift tent camp in Velika Kladusa at the Bosnia-Croatia border. Photograph: Dado Ruvic

International organisations say health and security risks are rising for a growing number of refugees and migrants trying to reach wealthy European Un(...)

Italy is giving the EU five weeks to find a solution to share the migration burden. File photograph: Giorgos Moutafis/Reuters

Brussels has promised to fund, equip and staff controversial migrant reception centres if member states will establish them. The European Commission (...)

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