migration

The joys of scavenging the Thames

15 August 2019 14:38

‘It’s very hard for you to really live in the day,’ says Ruth, ‘because you don’t know by evening you…

Matteo Salvini is doing Brussels a favour with his harsh migration policy

9 January 2019 11:56

Matteo Salvini, Italy’s deputy prime minister and interior minister, is one of the most controversial politicians in Europe. The 45-year…

The EU’s migration delusion

21 September 2018 8:47

Just as Theresa May’s Chequers plan for Brexit was being savaged in Salzburg, EU leaders also found time to engage…

The problem with the Brexit migration report

18 September 2018 16:02

Farming out the development of post-Brexit UK migration policy to a professor from the LSE was a political masterstroke by…

Elin Ersson’s ‘citizen-activism’ comes at a heavy price

31 July 2018 17:00

Last week, a 22-year old Swede called Elin Ersson made headlines around the world for her ‘citizen-activism’. Learning that a…

How the EU’s migration crisis is making Brexit more difficult

23 June 2018 10:39

Next week’s EU Council will see little progress on Brexit. As I write in The Sun today, migration—not Brexit—is the…

The Norway model: a new approach to immigration and asylum

25 November 2017 15:21

Germany is this weekend seeing whether or not Angela Merkel will be able to form a government as she deals…

Turning rejects into champions – the miracle of Östersund FC

27 October 2017 11:26

In my Daily Telegraph column today, I write about the incredible story of Östersund football club. It hasn’t quite been…

Migration is complicated. Don’t pretend it’s not

10 September 2017 9:30

I expect you’ve already noticed it, but in case you’ve been living in a cave or an economics faculty for…

Do we really want restriction on German immigration?

7 September 2017 13:32

At my nearest library recently there was an art exhibition featuring the works of local school children on the subject…

What the papers say: It’s time for some Brexit clarity

9 August 2017 8:15

Ruth Davidson has called into question the government’s pledge to bring net migration down to the ‘tens of thousands’. The…

Italy’s patience with the migrant charities is wearing thin

3 August 2017 11:18

What to do about the charities who send boats to bring asylum seekers to the Italian coast? Save the Children…

From Italy to Sweden, Europe is dying

3 July 2017 16:23

In what I promise won’t become a regular feature, I thought it worth issuing an update under the heading ‘I…

The public vs the politicians

2 July 2017 9:00

These are difficult times across Europe. From the endless iterations of the eurozone crisis to the Brexit negotiations beginning in…

Sweden is divided in the wake of the Stockholm attack

13 April 2017 11:13

Last Friday, only hours after the terrorist attack in central Stockholm, police found themselves pelted by rocks in the city’s…

Europe should follow Britain’s lead on refugees

26 March 2017 13:00

When a humanitarian tragedy disappears from our newspapers, there are two possibilities: that the crisis is over and life for…

What the papers say: Could free movement from the EU end next month?

27 February 2017 8:34

‘Take back control’ was the mantra of the Brexit bunch during the referendum – but eight months on, Britain is…

Brexit isn’t to blame for the Polish exodus

23 February 2017 13:03

I guess the hate crime epidemic that gripped Britain after Brexit hasn’t put that many people off, with new figures…

Nine questions those protesting against Donald Trump’s immigration ban must answer

31 January 2017 14:23

I wonder whether there might be any long-term effects from shouting ‘racist’, ‘fascist’, ‘misogynist’ all the time? It is possible…

Full text: Jeremy Corbyn’s Brexit speech

10 January 2017 15:57

Listen to the whole speech here: Whether you voted to Leave or to Remain, you voted for a better future…