At least 13 people died when an overloaded migrant boat capsized near the island of Lampedusa as they were about to be rescued, the Italian coast guard has said.
Migrants protesting at an overcrowded camp on the Greek island of Lesbos have set fires and clashed with police, authorities said.
Pope Francis has denounced “the culture of comfort”, which he says leads to indifference in the face of a global migration and refugee crisis.
A humanitarian ship has docked in Italy to disembark 182 men, women and children rescued in the Mediterranean Sea after fleeing Libya.
The Home Office has said people “must not take direct action” against migrants, after a far-right group threatened to “intercept and deter” any crossing the Channel to the UK.
Eight migrants, including a child, have been detained in a Kent village.
Hundreds of people including several families with young children have been evicted from a migrant camp in France, reviving fears this could prompt another spike in attempted Channel crossings.
More migrants have been rescued off the Kent coast as the wave of people trying to cross the Channel from France in small boats continues.
A total of 41 UK-bound migrants, including two in a kayak, have been intercepted in the Channel after a wave of camp clearances in France.
Doctors have urged the UK Government to make humanitarian need a “priority” and ensure “safe and legal routes” for asylum seekers, saying the ongoing crisis is damaging migrants’ health.
Many of the families living in the Dunkirk camp describe how they were forced to flee violence and are trying to take their children to the UK to give them a safer life.