New EU migrants being moved from Lampedusa by ferry to other parts of Italy
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Crowded conditions for migrants in Lampedusa

The pressure on European nations to act together to resolve the issue of migration is growing.

The EU border agency, Frontex, says a record number of migrants are likely to arrive on the continent year.

Authorities on the Italian island of Lampedusa are struggling to cope with a huge influx of new arrivals - a situation which could become even more extreme because of the crisis in Libya.

Tom Burridge reports.

  • 18 Feb 2015
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