migrants

The Left don’t mind hating immigrants – so long as they’re rich

1 August 2017 12:19

It seems a long time ago that Jeremy Corbyn made an impassioned defence of immigration from both within and outside…

The migrant crisis could prove to be Macron’s undoing

5 July 2017 8:56

What a forty eight hours it has been for Emmanuel Macron. On Monday, he gave his regal address to the…

It’s not only Germany that covers up mass sex attacks by migrant men… Sweden’s record is shameful

27 December 2016 12:00

We’re closing 2016 by republishing our ten most-read articles of the year. Here’s No. 5: Ivar Arpi’s piece, which was…

Sooner or later, the Calais ‘Jungle’ will be back – and the British left can’t wait

25 October 2016 14:53

The massive operation by 1,200 French riot police and gendarmes to bus the migrants in the ‘Jungle’ at Calais to…

This is what a xenophobic referendum actually looks like

3 October 2016 12:13

A country votes against the EU in a referendum in which rabidly anti-immigrant sentiments are aired by senior politicians. That…

Britain hits back over French threat to scrap Calais ‘jungle’

30 August 2016 8:20

It’s no surprise that demands from French politicians to scrap the Le Touquet deal and shift the migrant ‘jungle’ from…

Nicolas Sarkozy threatens Britain over Calais migrant ‘jungle’

29 August 2016 10:37

During the referendum campaign, David Cameron sparked fury by suggesting the migrant camp in Calais could be shifted to Britain…

Theresa May’s EU migrant stance is a chilling reminder of how nasty the Tories are

28 July 2016 13:45

There may be confusion about the role of EU immigrants in Westminster, but there’s none in Scotland. Our message is…

In defence of EU migrants: a plea to Theresa May

28 July 2016 11:26

During the Brexit debate, there was a wide mainstream consensus that EU nationals living in Britain should not be affected.…

Why is the government missing in action?

26 June 2016 16:43

It is now almost three days since David Cameron announced his resignation. The Chancellor of the Exchequer has been in…

Has the BBC reduced its coverage of the migrant crisis?

27 April 2016 10:22

Do you remember the migrants? All those people coming here across land and sea, from North Africa and Arabia and…

Even the Germans are starting to despair of their country’s migrant policy

14 March 2016 16:59

A rather impressive performance by Alternative für Deutschland (AfD) in Germany’s regional elections. Second in Saxony-Anhalt and double digit percentages in Baden-Württemberg and…

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

Would the migrant crisis have happened without the EU?

3 February 2016 14:21

For those people already bored with the interminable European question, Radio 4 might get unbearable over the next few months.…

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…

With an 18-point lead in the latest poll, momentum is with the EU ‘in’ campaign. 

29 January 2016 17:59

Why is David Cameron having such trouble persuading Jean-Claude Juncker to give in to his minimal demands for EU reform?…

Our leaders should read history books – but not just ones about the Nazis

28 January 2016 17:31

If I was in charge of the Home Office I’d employ someone whose sole area of expertise was Hitler’s Germany and…

PMQs sketch: Cameron’s ‘b— word’ sets off a Twitter-quake of offence

27 January 2016 17:23

Jeremy Corbyn hasn’t changed his clothes since Christmas. He arrived at PMQs today in his dependable outfit of non-slip shoes,…

Did David Cameron adopt the ‘dead cat’ strategy at PMQs?

27 January 2016 17:13

David Cameron has today come under fire after he used the phrase ‘a bunch of migrants’ to describe the refugees Jeremy…

Hungary’s Prime Minister shares similar views to Donald Trump. Should he be banned too?

10 January 2016 12:06

If you are going to try to put people beyond the pale on the grounds of what they have said…

So governments can control the weather, but not our borders?

3 December 2015 15:48

Niall Ferguson wrote a piece recently comparing Europe’s situation to that of the Roman Empire during its late, decadent, sexual…

The shocking rise of anti-refugee attacks in Sweden

13 November 2015 14:50

Sweden, perhaps the most open country in the world, is on course to take almost 200,000 asylum seekers this year. Adjust for…

Has Boris just set an impossible bar for Cameron’s EU renegotiation?

6 October 2015 14:51

Boris Johnson’s speech today was the best that I have ever heard him give. It was a potent cocktail of…

The ‘big society’ could offer a solution to the refugee crisis

18 September 2015 16:12

At first the government was slow to react to the refugee crisis, but now things are starting to happen. It’s…

Why does the left care more about Islamophobia than anti-Semitism?

9 September 2015 10:51

Why do leftists care more about Muslims than they do about Jews? If that sounds confrontational, consider this: this week,…