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PM urges EU nations to fund refugee camps around Syria

David Cameron has visited camps in Lebanon and Jordan to meet Syrian refugees who have fled their country's civil war.

The Prime Minister has called on other EU countries to "step up to the plate" and follow Britain's lead by funding refugee camps around Syria.

Mr Cameron said there was a "direct connection" between shortfalls in aid for camps in Lebanon, Jordan and Turkey and the influx of migrants into Europe.

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Budapest railway station remains closed to refugees

Large crowds have gathered outside Keleti station in Budapest. Credit: Reuters

Thousands of refugees and migrants remain stranded at Budapest's main international railway station as Hungarian authorities stick to European Union rules and prevent them from leaving for Germany and other countries west.

The plaza of Keleti station is filled with people hoping to make it west. Credit: ITV News

Volunteer groups providing food and medical assistance to the large groups are struggling to cope with the influx of people, according to the Associated Press.

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