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Spain agrees to take more than 600 stranded migrants after Italy and Malta refuse

Pedro Sanchez made the decision to avoid a 'humanitarian catastrophe'

Spain sees increase in migrant mortality

THE death rate among undocumented migrants in Spain has risen 15% since reforms denied them access to free public healthcare. Migrants were excluded from access...

WATCH: Hero Spanish policeman dives into rough seas to save migrants

A SPANISH policeman has been hailed a hero after diving into rough waters to save migrants. Isaac Sepulveda was in a patrol car when he...

EXCLUSIVE PICS: Madrid a ‘WARZONE’ as migrants and locals battle with Spanish police after death of Senegalese street vendor

The inner city district of Lavapiés went up in violent flames as protesters took to the streets to rebel against the police

UN set to inspect migrant situation in Spain

During the trip, which takes five to 10 days and starts February 26, officials will meet with charitable groups directly linked to work with African migrants.

Human rights defender says Spain is ‘cruel’ to migrants

Speaking at the Joint Committee on Relations, ombudsman Francisco Marugan said there were 'major deficiencies' in how the media represented illegal migrants.

Spanish passenger boat sails past floating bodies of dead migrants off coast of Spain (WARNING: Distressing images)

A PASSENGER boat off the coast of Spain was forced to turn around after sailing by tens of migrant bodies floating in the water...

HUNDREDS of migrants including newborn babies rescued by Spain amid stormy sea conditions

HUNDREDS of migrants have been rescued by Spain amid stormy sea conditions.  Some 329 people, including newborn babies, had to be rescued after their wooden...

Hundreds of migrants storm Spanish border in Melilla injuring police officers

Sub-Saharan African migrants scaled the 20-foot high fence with hooks and shoes with nails in the bottom so they could grip the crisscrossing steel fence. 

Investigation launched into ‘suicide’ of migrant being held in controversial Malaga prison

POLICIA Nacional have launched an investigation after discovering a dead migrant in Malaga this morning. The 36-year-old had been held in the Archidona prison since...

Migrant numbers arriving in Spain more than triple from last year

Almost 21,500 migrants, mostly Algerians and Moroccans, have crossed the strait of Gibraltar in 2017, according to the International Organisation for Migration (IOM).

Three migrants found dead and another missing off coast of Spain

THREE migrant bodies have been recovered from the Straits of Gibraltar.  The Spanish coast guard also saved two migrants in the waters between Spain and...

Spain government blasted for sending 500 migrants to Malaga prison ‘with no drinking water’

MADRID has been blasted for moving at least 494 migrants to a prison in Malaga. The migrants, who were rescued or washed up on the...

Helicopter and boats of Spain maritime rescue scramble to rescue 66 migrants off Andalucia coast

SPAIN'S Maritime Rescue have scrambled a helicopter and two boats in a bid to locate 66 migrants off the coast of Andalucia.  The two boats...

BREAKING POINT: Andalucia struggling to cope with migrant overload as numbers TRIPLE in one year

ALMOST 15,000 migrants have been rescued off Andalucia's coasts so far this year. According to the maritime rescue service, the figure (14,577), is three times...

African migrant who hid in shipping container in Malaga for three days without food or water sent back home...

A MIGRANT has been found hiding in a shipping container in Malaga port.  Workers opened the container, which had come from Nador, Morocco, after hearing...

REVEALED: How much Spanish migrants contribute to UK economy, and it’s a LOT more than they claim in benefits

NEW figures released by the the UK's HMRC have revealed how much EU migrants contribute to the British economy. The latest statistics, from 2013/14 give...

Third migrant boat found off Mallorca coast in 24 hours as police detain 16 people

Sixteen more migrants rescued with one suffering from hypothermia

Some 600 migrants rescued by Spanish coastguard in ONE DAY in busiest 24 hours ever

SPAIN'S coastguard has rescued 600 migrants crossing from Morocco in just 24 hours. The rescued migrants were in 15 vessels including toy paddleboats and a...

Number of migrants arriving to Spain TRIPLES in just one year

Three times as many migrants have arrived in Spain so far this year compared to the same period in 2016

WATCH: Migrants surprise tourists as they arrive by rubber dinghy on Andalucia beach, Spain CLOSES Africa border

A clip shared on Twitter shows around two dozen suspected migrants flee the boat as it reaches shore

WATCH: Agonising moment Spanish cop breaks thigh bone trying to trip up migrant during border storm

Ceuta and Melilla have become magnets for African migrants hoping to reach Spain

WATCH: African Migrants celebrate after hundreds break through Spanish border

A policeman had his femur broken in the commotion

Damning report blasts Spain’s treatment of migrants, Malaga facilities labelled ‘substandard’

A DAMNING report by Human Rights Watch has blasted Spain's treatment of migrants. The study, published today, claims asylum seekers and other migrants arriving by...

Fourth migrant boat lands in Mallorca this week as 14 arrested

It brings to 12 the number of boats that have landed on the island in 2017

Already struggling Spain warned to brace itself for migrant and refugee overload as arrivals DOUBLE in a year

According to the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR), the country's 'insufficient' structures to hold the migrants are already being stretched
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