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Death at sea: Syrian migrants film their perilous voyage to Europe video

This is the story of five friends Moaaz, Majd, Rasha, Kinan and Khalid who fled war-torn Syria to embark on a perilous trip to reach Europe. So far this year an estimated 3,000 migrants have died attempting this same journey. On 16 August 2014 they set…
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Migrants tales: I feel for those who were with me. They got asylum in the sea

Who are the people who die in the Mediterranean on an almost daily basis? And why dont we care? The Guardian has worked with a team of reporters from five other European newspapers to track a very 21st-century odyssey Continue reading…
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EU leaders will reject Tory attempts to change free movement, says Barroso

Commission president says Conservative plan for cap on EU migrants is an airy fairy proposal that would never be accepted Continue reading…
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David Cameron making historic mistake over EU, says José Manuel Barroso

The UK prime minister plans to impose restrictions on the free movement of citizens from EU member states Continue reading…
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Spanish nurse who contracted Ebola may be clear of the disease

Initial tests on Teresa Romero return negative result for the virus following treatment in isolation unit in Madrid Continue reading…
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Ebola: Spanish nurse making giant steps towards recovery

Doctors report Teresa Romero has improved appetite and predict she may soon test negative for the disease Continue reading…
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Barroso warns Cameron that arbitrary migration cap would breach EU law

European commission chief tells PM his tougher stance on EU migration could have knock-on effect for Britons living abroadDavid Cameron has suffered a blow to his EU reform plans after the outgoing president of the European commission, José Manu…
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MH17: parents of three children killed call for an end to pointless war

Anthony Maslin and Marite Norris pay emotional tribute to Mo, Evie and Otis, who were killed with their grandfather Nick Norris, and say their lives are an ongoing hell Continue reading…
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As cracks in its economy widen, is Germanys miracle about to fade?

As the markets tumbled last week, Germany, hailed only months ago for its resilience in the European crisis, came under fresh scrutiny. What lies ahead for the European powerhouse? Continue reading…
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Quick History: Ebola Alarm, Rebellion in Europe and Turkey’s Puzzling Attack

As alliances and enemies shift, Ebola awareness hits home.
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