Only a few kilometers separate Morocco from the Spanish coast. Smugglers use the route daily to run several tons of narcotics into Europe. 75 percent of all hashish consumed in Europe comes through Morocco.
Mayday from holiday paradise: In the Spanish province of Cadiz locals are troubled by drug dealing, tobacco smuggling and gangs of human traffickers. Stefanie Müller reports from Algeciras near Gibraltar.
Recent numbers of migrants arriving on European shores suggest shifting migration routes. While numbers in Italy fell sharply in July and August, Spain is experiencing a peak in refugee numbers.
Breitbart London has issued an apology after posting a picture of German footballer Lukas Podolski on an article about human trafficking gangs. The jet-ski photo was actually snapped during the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has pledged extra money for the world's top refugee and migrant advocates. While far fewer asylum seekers are now reaching Germany, new fronts in Europe's migration crisis are opening.
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