Every year, criminal gangs smuggle unknown thousands of puppies into Britain and growing awareness of the trade has been met with increasingly sophisticated tactics from the sellers to hide their activity.
The European Union is protesting a move by Poland's new government to muzzle the media, and possibly go in the authoritarian direction Hungary's already taken.
A number of Balkan countries last week declared they would only grant passage to those fleeing conflict in Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan, and that all others deemed "economic migrants" would be sent back.
By Sally Hayden
The German government has confirmed that they are once again applying the EU's Dublin regulations — and we spoke to a Syrian refugee there to ask what this means.
The small nation is struggling to cope with the influx, which was triggered by Hungary closing off its borders.
'Winter Is Going to Be Tough': Cold Weather Is Closing in on Thousands of Migrants Trekking into Europe
Thousands of migrants face long journeys in the mud, rain and wind as cold weather fronts close in on the Balkans and Central Europe, catching travelers by surprise.
VICE News visited the Hungarian border with Slovenia and Croatia where soldiers are building a razor wire and steel fence to keep migrants out the country.
Four eastern European nations vehemently opposed the plans but the UN said the EU decision was an "important first step in a united European response to managing the refugee crisis."
The company that publishes the French equivalent of ‘Lonely Planet’ has released a special book for migrants, one of several new efforts to help guide people through Europe.
An estimated 21,000 and 24,000 people have arrived in Austria since Sunday. While many feel that they're nearly at the end of an exhausting and perilous trek, it is not the end of the uncertainty.
By VICE News
VICE News followed refugees the day before Hungary tightened its border, seeing the desperate measures migrants and refugees resort to, trying to beat the deadline.
The attack comes amid rising tensions over the flow of migrants into Germany, with some leaders speaking out in favor of tighter rules on granting asylum.
More than 20,000 migrants and refugees streamed into Croatia in less than 48 hours after Hungary sealed its border with Serbia on Thursday.
?While politicians are warning that Germany’s welcoming atmosphere towards refugees is changing, economists agree that around 1 million migrants coming into the country this year can only be good financially.
VICE News accompanied hundreds of disorientated migrants through dark cornfields between Serbia and Croatia, desperately seeking a new route west, as more countries close their borders.
VICE News is in Serbia, where migrants have been tear-gassed by Hungarian police. With that frontier shut, people are now heading for Croatia, which has readied the army to secure its borders.
Emad Zand, a 31-year-old Swedish entrepreneur, plans to a launch a service that flies Syrian refugees directly to Sweden on a chartered airplane.
Hungarian police fired tear gas and water cannon at protesting migrants demanding they be allowed to enter from Serbia on Wednesday as a border crackdown by Budapest turned violent.