Migrants are to get help matching their skills to secure work in Scotland with the launch of a new project.
Austria has urged its European Union partners to enter talks with Egypt to help stem the flow of migrants entering Europe from Africa, amid deep divisions over how to manage the challenge.
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has unveiled plans to recruit 10,000 staff to the EU’s coastguard and asylum agency to improving border policing and speed up the deportation of illegal immigrants.
More than 100 people have died in a shipwreck off the Libyan coast and the remaining survivors are being held in detention in the country, a humanitarian campaign group has claimed.
British farmers are to be given the green light to recruit up to 2,500 migrants a year under a new seasonal work scheme.
Italy has allowed all the migrants stuck on an Italian coast guard ship to disembark, 10 days after they were rescued in the Mediterranean Sea.
Many of the 150 migrants stranded on a coastguard ship for a ninth day have launched a hunger strike out of frustration that Italy will not let them disembark in Sicily unless fellow EU nations pledge to take them, authorities said.
The Italian coast guard ship Diciotti has arrived in the Sicilian city of Catania with 177 migrants awaiting word on which countries will take them following another standoff between Malta and Italy.
Two South American nations are stiffening entry requirements for the flood of Venezuelans fleeing their nation’s economic and humanitarian crisis.
Italy’s transport minister has said the UK should take in 141 migrants picked up by a rescue ship that sails under the flag of the British territory of Gibraltar.
A rescue boat carrying 87 African migrants and refugees saved in the Mediterranean Sea has docked at the southern Spanish port of Algeciras.
Tunisia is to allow 40 migrants who have been kept at sea for two weeks to enter the country “for humanitarian reasons”.
Migrants on two border patrol ships have disembarked in a Sicilian port after European countries promised to take some of them in.
More food and drink has been sent to a pair of military ships off Sicily as Italy waited for other European nations to pledge to take some of the hundreds of migrants on board before allowing them to step on to Italian soil.
Italy and Malta squabbled Friday over who was responsible for rescuing 450 migrants crowded aboard a fishing boat in the Mediterranean, as the vessel headed toward a tiny island off Sicily.
A rescue ship carrying 60 migrants has arrived in Barcelona after being refused entry by Italy and Malta.
Focus on the Brexit “soap opera” has delayed the Government’s response to a report examining abuse of British children sent overseas, a minister has suggested.
Ministers have been told to “end the deafening silence” and act on a report into child sexual abuse which revealed thousands of children had been sent overseas in a system of “state-sponsored child abuse”.
Theresa May faced pressure from European Union counterparts over the slow pace of progress on Brexit and the lack of clarity about the UK’s plans.
Screening has begun for migrants who arrived in Malta after nearly a week at sea to determine whether they are eligible for asylum and relocation to one of eight European Union nations.