A Moray minister is travelling to Greece to help refugees fleeing to Europe.
A polar bear who had an unexpected encounter with shocked migrants who climbed aboard his lorry in Calais appears unfazed by his experience, his new owners have said.
More than 300 lawyers, including a former president of the Supreme Court, have signed a statement criticised the Government’s response to the Syrian refugee crisis as “deeply inadequate”.
An action group has been formed in Moray to help with the region's response to the ongoing Middle Eastern refugee crisis.
Nicola Sturgeon has demanded the UK Government do more to help refugees fleeing the Syrian civil war.
Refugees fleeing war and terrorism in the Middle East could be welcomed into the north-east.
MP for Gordon Alex Salmond speaks about the tragic death of Aylan Kurdi, the Syrian toddler whose lifeless body was photographed washed up on a Turkish beach sending shock-waves around the world last week.
Prime Minister David Cameron has confirmed that the UK will provide resettlement for thousands more Syrian refugees.