London News

London shop sells Christmas gifts for refugees

Choose Love shop in London allows customers to give practical help to refugees. London has opened the world's first pop-up shop where customers can buy gifts to be distributed to refugees in Europe a...
Copenhagen News

Danish asylum centres closing

The Danish immigration service has announced that it will soon be closing three of its asylum centres in Rødby, Skive and Frederikshavn. The reason given is that asylum applications are bein...
Copenhagen News

Copenhagen makes space for homeless in Assistens Kirkegard cemetery

Copenhagen's homeless will now find their final resting place not far from such historic greats as Hans Christian Andersen and Soren Kierkegaard. The city has dedicated a burial plot to the city's hom...
Brussels News

Brussels organises against homophobia

To mark the international day against homophobia day on 17 May Brussels has organised a conference and demonstration to campaign against homo-, lesbo-, bio- and trans-phobia. The demonstration in Bru...
Madrid News

Spain registers more emigrants than immigrants for first time

More people are now emigrating from Spain than those coming to the country to live according to the country
Copenhagen News

New United Nations site for Copenhagen

Construction has begun on a site for a 28,000 sqm complex of offices for the United Nations (UN) offices in Copenhagen. Work is expected to be finished by 2012, reports the Copenhagen Post. The ne...
Dublin News

Increase in number sleeping rough in Dublin

The annual count of homeless people by some 100 surveyors from Dublin's Homeless Agency found 70 people sleeping rough on the streets of the capital. Conducted on a single night in November between 01...
Copenhagen News

Copenhagen gets anti-discrimation hotline

Copenhagen city council has set up a hotline to provide legal advice on race, gender, disability and sexual discrimination, says the Copenhagen Post. A recent study by the council showed that 60,0...
Brussels News

End of Brussels winter plan puts families back on streets

Experts estimate that hundreds of people, including families with children, will once again face sleeping on the streets as the official winter emergency housing plan ends in Brussels. The plan, w...
Oxford News

Street pastors for Oxford

Oxford city centre is to see church-sponsored late night patrols of street pastors, under a scheme set up by the Ascension Trust. Street pastors, who aim to help the vulnerable on the streets, wer...
Dublin News

Dublin Homeless Falls

An annual report has revealed that the amount of homeless people sleeping on Dublin streets has decreased. It found 60 people sleeping outdoors: 51 men, 6 women and 3 people of an indeterminable gende...
Brussels News

Social housing stands empty

Brussels-based organisation Inter-Environnement Bruxelles has launched a campaign to raise public awareness of the amount of social housing in the city that remains unoccupied, despite the current sta...
Dublin News

Irish homeless increase

Dublin-based charity, Trust, has reported that Irish homeless people now outnumber non-Irish homeless people presenting every morning for hot showers and medical services. This change in ratio is in s...
Paris News

Paris fights discrimation

Paris is the latest city to join the current anti-discrimination campaign launched by the Council of Europe, whose aim among its 47 member states is to protect human rights and promote racial harmony....
Brussels News

Brussels top city for NGOs.

The European capital attracts more international non-governmental organizations (NGOs) than any other city in the world according to a study just published by FAIB (Federation of European and Internat...
Paris News

Paris gets new civil security force.

The city council has announced the creation of a
Dublin News

Hostel for young homeless closed.

Social workers say Dublin's homeless children and teenagers are at risk since this week's closure of two emergency care hostels in the north inner city. The hostels provided beds for homeless children...
Paris News

Temporary shelters for Paris homeless.

Paris city council has opened extra temporary shelters for the homeless in gymnasiums in the 17e and 14e arrondissements in view of the current extreme winter weather conditions. The local council in...