The multi-ethnicisation of Irish society over the past 20 years has been among the biggest changes the country has ever undergone. From a very homogeneous nation up until the time the Celtic Tiger emerged, the arrival of immigrants in large numbers has made Ireland more diverse than most other European countries, including some with long traditions of immigration. 51 more words
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There are bodies floating in the Mediterranean Sea, bodies that fell from ramshackle boats that capsize almost daily.
The bodies are those of people fleeing war and famine and pestilence in Libya or Syria or any of a number of places on the African continent. 662 more words
Clash Of Worlds: UK Tourists On Island Of Kos, Greece Dismayed By Syrian And Afghan Refugees Flooding Island
Daily Mail — Boat people from Syria and Afghanistan and British holidaymakers have clashed on Kos – as migrants have turned the Greek island, popular with cheap package deals, into a ‘disgusting’ hellhole. 110 more words
Getting angry at the Daily Mail isn’t cool any more.
As a sometimes-comedian, I know that wisecracks about the newspaper would now probably fall under the broad heading of ‘hack’ – those subjects that have had all the humour wrung out of them like a wet flannel. 1,053 more words
Thailand and the United States have begun military surveillance flights in a race against time to locate stranded Rohingya and Bangladeshi migrants stranded on rickety boats in the Andaman Sean and the Bay of Bengal. 91 more words