Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald has said direct provision system needs to be improved. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

Asylum seekers living in direct provision centres should be allowed to cook their own meals, Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald has said. Ms Fi(...)

Migrants wait on the Greek side of the border to enter Macedonia, en route to northern Europe on July 20th. Photograph:  Reuters/Ognen Teofilovski

In the first six months of this year, according to UNHCR, 137,000 people have made the journey across the Mediterranean. We are unsure of how many peo(...)