The rise of Emmanuel Macron's party has shattered the accepted wisdom.
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?
The current government position is bad policy, bad politics and a betrayal of a proud British tradition.
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.
The Zombie PM
The doomed premiership of Theresa May