From Sweden to Brexit, immigration is the issue dividing Europe

The Italian Coast Guard rescues migrants bound for Italy (File photo). © Francesco Malavolta/IOM

Simon Jenkins* – The Guardian Xenophobia is sweeping the continent. European agreement to address migration is vital The message is glaring from Sweden’s election result. There is one dominant issue in Europe’s politics at present, and it is immigration. It … Continue reading

A Hungarian-Italian bromance could become Europe’s Trojan horse

By Angela Dewan, Erin McLaughlin and Antonia Mortensen – CNN After their rendezvous on Tuesday in Milan, the staunchly anti-migrant Orban described Salvini as his hero for refusing to allow rescued asylum-seekers, stuck on a boat, to set foot on … Continue reading

Viktor Orban and Matteo Salvini strive to forge new European anti-migrant alliance

Deutsche Welle, Germany’s international broadcaster  Hungary and Italy have pledged to forge a new alliance to change the way the EU deals with migration. Orban and Salvini have repeatedly defied the European Union by refusing to take in any further … Continue reading