Britain 'could take 20,000 migrants from Italy' as packed migrant centres face closure
The ministry has said a budget shortfall of €60million could lead to crowded reception centres closing within a matter of weeks.
If the closures go ahead, the migrants will be let loose and may be compelled to seek refuge in wealthier countries in northern Europe, including Britain.
Italian government ministers warned months ago the number of migrants entering the country was becoming “unmanageable” as more than 132,000 migrants have sought refuge in Italy this year alone.
As Italy warns its reception centres are at breaking point, the interior ministry hastened to add if migrants end up... read more
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