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Pressure grows within EU for immigration controls for Romanians and Bulgarians

14:25 29/11/2013
On 1st January 2014, transitional controls preventing most citizens of Bulgaria and Romania from traveling to live and work freely throughout the EU will expire. The controls were put in place in...

EU statistics agency says immigration is driving population growth

16:54 25/11/2013
The EU's population rose by 1.1m in 2012 to 505.7m with 882,200 (80%) of this rise caused by net immigration according to Eurostat, the body responsible for collating statistics for the EU. Eurostat...

Half workers in some factories are immigrants, says UK PM

17:25 01/11/2013
David Cameron, the UK's Prime Minister, has said that young Britons are being outcompeted for jobs by foreign workers because of their 'can do attitude'. Mr Cameron said that there was a danger that...

UK immigration research shows 50% of English population lives in high migration areas

15:01 11/07/2013
The UK's Home Office has released research which shows that 50% of the population of England and Wales (but not Scotland) lives in 'areas of relatively high migration'. A further 30% lives in areas...

COMMENT – UK's EU dilemma over Romanian/Bulgarian immigration estimates

16:31 07/03/2013
By Alex Owen The UK government has got itself into trouble over immigration figures again. The UK press has been asking government ministers for an estimated figure of the number of Romanians and...

London mayor calls for a cap on EU immigration

17:03 01/02/2013
The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, has called on the UK government to act to limit the number of immigrants coming to the UK from Bulgaria and Romania next year when the 'transitional controls' on...

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