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Theresa May: 'Europe's migration system is broken'

French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve (L) and his British counterpart Theresa May sign a bilateral agreement on the migrant crisis in Calais, France, August 20, 2015
Europe's migration system is broken, Home Secretary Theresa May wrote on Sunday, blaming its borderless system for exacerbating a migrant crisis and demanding tighter European Union rules on free movement. A surge in migrants fleeing war and poverty has presented Europe with its worst refugee crisis since World War Two and claimed the lives of thousands of...




Court orders inquiry into Gujarat protester's death

A court in Gujarat has ordered an inquiry into the death of a protestor in police custody, in a case that could further exacerbate tensions in the Indian prime minister's home state.   Shwetang Patel, 28, died after he was detaine More News »

Mother and four children believed to be headed to Syria

The police believe a mother of four and her children from London may have travelled to Syria. Zahera Tariq, 33, was last seen at her home address in Walthamstow Tuesday at 8am and is believed to have left the country later that day via London More News »

Migrant boat sinks off Libya- 200 feared dead

A boat packed with migrants including Pakistanis and Bangladeshis bound for Italy sank off the Libyan coast on Thursday and officials said up to 200 might have died.   A security official in the western town of Zuwara, from wh More News »

Gurpal Virdi: Be careful going up the ranks in the police

A RETIRED Asian police officer who was recently cleared of a sex charge has cautioned ethnic minorities in the Metropolitan Police to “be careful” when they are up for promotion. Last week, home secretary Theresa May was urged to More News »
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