Immigration

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Right-wing populists surge in Germany’s state elections

13 March 2016 20:55

Angela Merkel continues to reap the whirlwind. In this weekend’s elections Alternative für Deutschland (AfD) has emerged as the fastest-growing political…

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The ‘in’ and ‘out’ campaigns? Claptrap on both sides!

2 March 2016 13:00

Jonathan Davis invites City veteran and Open Europe founder Rodney Leach to assess the campaigns for and against Brexit

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Why immigrants are to thank for rising standards in schools

23 February 2016 16:43

Something very strange is happening in London: its state schools are going through a huge renaissance – while attainment in many…

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Can Denmark preserve its international reputation?

2 February 2016 10:50

Copenhagen Denmark has had a difficult few weeks. While it’s used to grabbing the headlines for being the happiest country…

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Immigrants and curry: George Osborne vs Rowan Atkinson

29 January 2016 19:16

Mr S notices that the above video is circulating a lot on social media at the moment. An unfortunate choice…

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Why can’t the Swedish authorities be honest about crime and immigration?

26 January 2016 9:39

It’s hard to recognise Sweden from the news reports we’re reading nowadays. Yesterday, a 15-year-old at an immigration centre stabbed…

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By downplaying social problems, multiculturalists help extremism to flourish

15 January 2016 16:22

Ross Douthat’s 10 points about immigration is recommended reading for anyone sitting on the fence or who tends towards the open…

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I’m not one for conspiracy theories, but something fishy is going on in Europe

12 January 2016 10:39

Having taken the piss out of Guardian columnists for their laughably painful paroxysms over the appalling attacks upon women at…

A wave of sexual assaults took place in Cologne on New Year's Eve (Photo: Getty)

Modern technology has completely transformed mass migration

7 January 2016 12:03

I consider myself to be bad at making predictions, but one of the obvious things about the migrant crisis last…

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It’s all over for the ‘decent left’, and they have only themselves to blame

27 November 2015 16:16

Two weeks after Paris we finally have some clarity from the political left. The current stance of their leadership (as…

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Another day, and another terror attack that is ‘nothing to do with Islam’

20 November 2015 15:19

Another day and another group of men from an unknown religion storm into a hotel shouting ‘Allahu Akbar’. This time…

Theresa May leaves the stage after delivering her keynote speech to delegates during the Conservative Party Conference on October 6, 2015 in Manchester, England.

In defence of Theresa May’s immigration remarks

7 October 2015 11:20

Some politicians and pundits are brewing a perfect storm across Europe. Migrants are heading into our continent illegally in record…

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Theresa May lambasts her own record on immigration. Why?

6 October 2015 12:09

What on earth is Theresa May playing at? As Home Secretary she vowed to cut net immigration down to the…

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The plight of Syria’s refugees deserves more than your good intentions and virtue signalling

6 September 2015 14:26

I suppose it should not be a surprise that the virtue signalling over the appalling plight of Syrian refugees displaced by that…

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The Tories should have dropped their net migration target long ago

27 August 2015 11:55

It’s fair to say the Tories won’t be recycling their ‘immigration down’ posters for this year’s autumn conference. Net migration…

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The anti-immigration Sweden Democrats are now the no1 force in Sweden, polls show

20 August 2015 21:26

On the Swedish election before last, there was shock that the populist Sweden Democrats ended up with a foothold in parliament.…

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Can we have a crackdown on crackdowns?

10 August 2015 11:27

Politicians are doing an excellent job responding to the Calais migrant crisis – if you’re assessing them against the rules…

Migrants try to enter the Eurotunnel site to attempt to reach Britain (Photo: Philippe Huguen/Getty)

The Calais crisis needs a better response than fences and dogs, Prime Minister

7 August 2015 10:20

David Cameron should be in real trouble over Calais. It goes to the heart of two of the central issues…

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Free movement isn’t an inalienable right. Just look at Calais

3 July 2015 12:22

The right to free movement of people and goods across the EU is, as we keep being told when the…

Pupils Make The Grade At Private Schools

Is there absolutely nothing that can spook the diversity advocates?

12 June 2015 16:04

Today’s Times carries an interesting story. A new report from the Department of Education reveals that: ‘Almost one in three…

Cameron and Harman at the State Opening of Parliament. Getty images.

PMQs: Harman puts Cameron in his place

10 June 2015 13:54

Harriet Harman has 16 years on David Cameron and she used that advantage very effectively today. After Cameron replied to…

The Prime Minister Joins The Irish Taoiseach At Stormont For Cross Party Talks

David Cameron is putting himself in the firing line on immigration

2 June 2015 11:32

One of the important but unglamorous adjustments that the Conservatives have had to make in majority government is the structure…

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Liberty’s ‘Human Rights’ campaign uses luvvies to spread misinformation

28 May 2015 16:35

Does anybody else remember life in Britain before the year 2000?  Despite the distressing increase in the number of walking,…

Prime Minister David Cameron delivers a speech on immigration at the Home Office, on May 21, 2015 in London, England.

Mr Cameron goes to Latvia

22 May 2015 9:04

Five days before the Queen’s Speech, David Cameron is taking on the first big challenge of this new Parliament: renegotiating…

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The Tories try to deal with latest net migration target failure

21 May 2015 11:18

One of the odd decisions that the Tories made before the election was to pursue their net migration target, in…