About 250 protesters staged a demonstration in support of migrants at the London Eurostar terminus on Friday, delaying some departures to mainland Europe. The activists poured red liquid on the floor of St Pancras station in memory of migrants who have died trying to use the Channel Tunnel to enter Britain, and carried banners reading “Your borders kill” and “Protect people, no borders”. Some passengers were blocked from boarding trains during the protest and Eurostar said the rally caused minor delays to departures, but that services had returned to normal by 1930 GMT.
2 September, 2015 Hundreds of Eurostar passengers stranded as migrants throng tracks Hundreds of passengers were left stranded in northern France overnight Tuesday to Wednesday after their Eurostar to London was stopped in its tracks by migrants who are thought to have climbed onto the roof of the train. The train from Paris slowed to ...
16 October, 2015 Slovenia suspends trains from Croatia ahead of migrant arrivals: railways Slovenia on Friday suspended its rail links with Croatia ahead of the anticipated arrival of large numbers of migrants being rerouted towards the Alpine country after Hungary announced it would close its border with Croatia. "Given the exceptional circumstances, the passenger traffic […]
18 October, 2015 Merkel heads to Turkey over migrant crisis German Chancellor Angela Merkel was due in Istanbul Sunday to press Turkey to stem the flow of migrants into Europe, a day after a German mayoral candidate was seriously wounded in a "racist" stabbing. On Saturday, Merkel expressed "shock" over the attack in the western city of Cologne […]