26 Apr 2023

First British evacuation flights arrive from Sudan as ceasefire continues

Foreign Affairs Correspondent

The first UK nationals to flee Sudan’s violence touched down at Stansted this afternoon and spoke of their utter relief at being home. But that was tempered with concern at the people left behind.

More than three hundred have been flown out on UK flights already and the government said flights will continue as long as the uneasy ceasefire in Sudan continues.