Dozens of refugees held in a detention center in Madrid have protested, climbing on the building's roof, a spokesperson for the city's mayor said.

"We don't know the exact number, 30 or 40. They climbed onto the roof and the police are there attempting to negotiate," the spokesperson for Madrid mayor Manuela Carmena said Wednesday, adding that no-one had been injured.

In the early hours of Wednesday morning the refugees had gathered outside the center shouting "freedom, freedom...

Fourteen “teenagers” on Monday arrived in the UK from Calais as a fast-track system was launched to transfer youngsters from the "Jungle" camp before it is demolished.
The Home Office insisted it had “verified” the ages of all the refugees and that all of those who were brought to the UK were aged between 14 and 17.
However, Conservative MPs warned that photographs of the refugees suggested that many of the group were older than 17.
David Davies , the Conservative MP for...

French police have been stripping refugees and migrants of their shoes and forcing them to walk in bare feet to deter them from venturing outside the Calais Jungle, The Independent has learned.

Refugees failing to comply with officers’ demands have then felt they were being threatened by police officers with force, it has been alleged.

The claims, which also include allegations that police have been “confiscating” mobile phones, appear to be the latest form of humiliation and...

Politicians across Germany's political spectrum condemned the leader of the anti-immigration Alternative for Germany (AfD) party after she was reported comparing societies including migrants to compost heaps.

Frauke Petry, whose party has made big regional gains this year and is expected to win federal parliamentary seats next year, made the comments in a speech in Stuttgart on Monday, according to the online edition of the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung.

Pouring scorn in the...