Lawyers for 36 child asylum seekers from the Jungle refugee camp say the government has mishandled their claims.Read the full story ›
The Australian Prime Minister says he wants to send the "strongest possible" message to people-smugglers.Read the full story ›
The Home Office was offered the help of specialist social workers in August but rejected it, it has been claimed.Read the full story ›
French authorities will begin dismantling the camp at the beginning of next week.Read the full story ›
Child refugees arriving in Britain have faced a "complete shambles" and "absolutely appalling" failures of care, the head of a leading children's charity has said.
Andy Elvin, from the Tact fostering and adoption charity, blamed Theresa May and Home Secretary Amber Rudd for the "chaos" over children from the Calais 'jungle' camp.
They had refused to allow officials to make plans for them which could have allowed the youngsters to be fast-tracked to their relatives or suitable foster families, he said.
"It’s a complete shambles, and it’s a completely avoidable shambles as well," he told ITV News.
"They come to the UK seeking sanctuary, and this is how we treat them. It's utterly shameful."
ITV News has seen an email sent by a Home Office official which admits some centres chosen to home refugees are run by inexperienced staff.Read the full story ›
More than two-thirds of refugees who claimed to be children turned out to be adults when their ages were assessed, Home Office figures show.Read the full story ›
Fourteen migrant children from the Calais 'jungle' camp have arrived in the UK, with up to 200 more set to arrive over the coming weeks.Read the full story ›
A young boy's letter to President Barack Obama, offering a place in his family home to a Syrian refugee, was read out at the United Nations.Read the full story ›
Thousands of life jackets have been laid out on Parliament Square ahead of a 'watershed' UN summit on the rules over refugees and migrants.Read the full story ›