The German Eurocrat is the biggest threat to the possibility of a fourth term for Merkel.
A snapshot of the reactions of refugees and locals as Austria and Germany open their borders after days of chaos in Hungary.
What are the Greeks in Athens saying about their prime minister's resignation and upcoming snap elections, and who do they believe will win?
Ukip's leader Nigel Farage claims that housing refugees will allow Isis to smuggle in "jihadists".
What are the true figures on the crisis – and how many asylum seekers are countries taking?
Climate change, as much as Isis, is driving Europe's migrant crisis, says Barry Gardiner.
If your country is in flames and your life is at risk, boarding a rickety, dangerous boat is a rational decision. We need to provide safer choices and better routes.
My own city of Liverpool stands willing and ready to welcome refugees - if the Home Secretary will say yes, says Liverpool's mayor Joe Anderson.
Photos of a drowned Syrian child are dominating the front pages. Who was he, and how did he end up washed up on the Turkish coast?
Hungarian authorities have stopped a train carrying refugees from Budapest.
The death of a three-year-old boy on a beach in Europe has stirred Britain's conscience. What can you do to help stop the deaths?
No country has ever left the EU before, so there's no map for where we're going.
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