Migrants put on lifejackets distributed by rescue crews of the Migrant Offshore Aid Station Phoenix vessel  off Lampedusa on Wednesday. The boat, one of three in the area, later capsized killing more than 30 people. Photograph: Chris McGrath/Getty Images

More than 30 migrants, mostly toddlers, drowned on Wednesday when about 200 people without lifejackets fell from a boat into the sea off the Libyan co(...)

Migrants in a rubber dinghy hang on to ropes beneath the bow of the Panama-registered ship Tuna 1. Photograph:  Reuters

Seven migrants died in the Mediterranean off the coast of Libya while trying to reach Europe on Sunday, an official of a rescue ship has said. An ear(...)

Lifesaving: Chris Catrambone, whose organisation saved 3,000 people in its first 60 days. Photograph: Giles Clarke/Getty

Two years ago Chris Catrambone, a US conflict-zone insurance businessman, set sail with his Italian wife, Regina, on one of the cruise ships that fill(...)