Europe has been warned it be must be braced for a surge of right-wing extremism across the continent unless the refugee crisis is dealt with properly.
European Commission Vice President Frans Timmermans said EU borders needed to be better controlled to deal with the hundreds of thousands fleeing war and poverty in the Middle East, Asia and Africa.
We have to make sure that those countries where people arrive are better placed to make sure people are registered, that people who don't have the right to asylum are returned swiftly. If we're not able to tackle this issue, if we're not able to find sustainable solutions, you will see a surge of the extreme right across the European continent.
The latest EU emergency summit has to done very little to solve the refugee crisis other than create bitter arguments between members.
European leaders have been told their collective pledge of more than one billion euros will not end an accelerating refugee crisis.
Mahmoud Elawi enjoyed a comfortable life before war turned his family's life upside down. Now he wants to thank Britain for its compassion.