Yet more legislation against veiled women can only further divide an already divided nation.
The image of a drowned child is not a successful way of satirising western capitalist decadence.
When the lights go out, and the word “refugee” once again becomes unpopular, unsexy and uninteresting, what will happen then?
This week's First Thoughts from the New Statesman's former editor.
By refusing to join the EU resettlement programme, the Prime Minister has also undermined attempts to achieve a balanced, continent-wide approach.
Despite land taxes, subsidies and falling dairy prices, Britain’s young farmers are looking on the bright side.
The asylum system that Britain has ended up with is not just inhumane, it is impractical for anyone who wants to reduce net migration.
The President of the European Parliament had to pause proceedings to ask Gianluca Buonanno to remove his mask of the German Chancellor.
David Cameron's callous surrender of moral responsibility cuts me to the quick in more ways than one.
As the UK agrees to take in more Syrian refugees, there are calls to put "women and children first". But such prioritising won't help.
David Cameron will fund the resettlement of refugees with a raid on the Dfid budget. He's well within the rules - but should he?
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