The Dalai Lama speaks during a press conference at Magdalen College, Oxford University, at the start of a 10-day UK visit.

Watch: Dalai Lama hails UK’s response to refugee crisis


The Dalai Lama has praised the UK’s response to the EU refugee crisis, saying the latest pledge to take in 20,000 refugees over the next five years is “wonderful”. The spiritual leader was speaking to members of the press at Magdalen College in Oxford, at the start of a nine-day visit to the UK.