Ylva Johansson

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Ukrainian refugees board a train en route to Warsaw at the railway station in Przemysl, near the Polish-Ukrainian border. Photograph: Angelos Tzortzinis/AFP via Getty Images

Ludmilla knows not to linger for long in the cavernous main hall of Warsaw’s Central station. The 54-year-old mother of three has just arrived from Ni(...)

A train from Odesa carrying mainly women and children  arrives at Przemysl in Poland on Monday. Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

Organisations working with refugees fleeing the war in Ukraine have noticed an increase in suspicious cars picking up women and children, the European(...)

Ukrainians arrive at a border crossing into Hungary: 368,000 people have fled so far, according to the UN. Photograph: Janos Kummer/Getty Images

Hundreds of thousands of refugees have fled over the borders of Ukraine as the invading Russian army meets resistance in its cities, with the United N(...)

Red Cross members take care of rescued migrants  upon their arrival at La Cebolla port in Arrecife, Lanzarote, Canary Islands, Spain, earlier this week. Photograph: Javier Fuentes/EPA

In late 2020, Saikou took to the sea. For years, the sharp man in his late 20s had been trying to get a job in his home country, The Gambia, where he (...)

Police officers evict migrants from a camp  in Calais, France, on Sunday. Photograph: Louis Witter/Getty Images

The European Union’s border agency will provide a plane within days to monitor France’s northern coastline in an attempt to stop people making the dan(...)

Migrants, mainly coming from Afghanistan and apprehended by Turkish security forces, wait for registration at a deportation centre in the Turkish city of Van which borders Iran and Turkey. Photograph: Emrah Gurel

Towering fences have been constructed along the European Union’s frontiers as member states brace for an increase in migration from Afghanistan. Pol(...)

Greece is reinforcing the Greek Turkish border along the wetlands of the Evros river  with  a five-metre tall fence,  cameras, drones, heavy vehicles and security personnel. Photograph:  Nicolas Economou/NurPhoto via Getty Images

A violent sweep of Taliban fighters across parts of Afghanistan as United States forces withdraw has caused hundreds of thousands of people to flee a(...)

A migrant detention centre in  Vydeniai, Lithuania. The Lithuanian government has accused the president of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko, of illegally allowing refugees from the Middle East trying to reach Europe to pass through its borders. Photograph:   Paulius Peleckis/Getty Images

Lithuania has warned neighbouring Belarus that it could face more EU sanctions unless it gives up its alleged role in helping thousands of migrants il(...)

One of the two boats with a total of 415 migrants on board, in Lampedusa, Italy. Photograph: ANSA/EPA

The issue of migration is back on the agenda in Europe this week after good weather saw a surge in people crossing the Mediterranean, leading to calls(...)

Evelyn Ajie, pictured at Cork District Court, was sentenced to nine months this week for sending online child abuse material through WhatsApp. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney

The case of Evelyn Ajie, who was sentenced to nine months this week for sending online child abuse material through WhatsApp, can be traced back to an(...)

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