Brain waste

Analysis of data previously unavailable to journalists reveals exclusion of skilled migrants from the jobs Europe most needs to fill to prevent economic decline

Sink the Boats

The UK government is paying France to ‘Stop the Boats’. Now first-time footage reveals French police have violently intercepted dinghies sailing for Britain, risking the lives of people on board

Smoke and Lies

Visual investigation reconstructs the unseen events which saw 40 people suffocate to death in a migrant detention centre fire in Ciudad Juárez, disproving official account

Automating Distrust

Digital profiling of Dutch low income, minority neighbourhoods spirals, series of local investigations reveals

Great British Betrayal

The UK has turned away hundreds of Afghan commandos paid and trained by the British military. Some had complained about or say they witnessed war crimes by the same UK forces who were given veto power over their applications, with insiders warning of a conflict of interest.

2,200 Frontex emails to Libya

Frontex has shared locations of migrant boats with Libya’s coast guard more than 2,000 times in three years – despite watching them whip, beat and shoot at passengers


Brain Waste Methodology

How we investigated the scale of brain waste, who is most affected, its causes, costs, and potential solutions


Work with us

Lighthouse offers the opportunity to work on a fascinating range of investigations in partnership with some of the biggest media brands in Europe. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive working environment and encourage applications from under-represented groups.