I came to the UK from Syria with £12 – Imad Al Arnab on fleeing the war and opening his own restaurant
Chef and former refugee Imad Al Arnab joins Krishnan Guru-Murthy to talk about fleeing Syria and his journey from losing everything in the war to rebuilding a life in the UK, in this week’s episode of Ways to Change the World.
Italy transports migrants to Spain
Italy has sent two ships to the 629 migrants on board a rescue boat off its shore to transport them to Spain, after Italy’s new populist government refused to take them. The migrants on board the Aquarius include 123 unaccompanied minors, 11 children and six pregnant women. Since we’ve been on air, the process of…
Migrants saved in dramatic rescue off Libyan coast
There has been a drastic drop in those crossing to Italian shores, with 13,430 people arriving this year. That’s just 20 per cent of last year’s figure. But for those who continue to make the journey from Libya to Italy, the route remains is treacherous. We have gained exclusive access to a rescue boat off…
Highly-skilled migrants told to leave UK under ‘hostile environment’ policy
It’s been estimated that a thousand highly-skilled migrants, among them doctors, teachers and entrepreneurs, have been told to leave the country under measures intended in part to expel terrorists and war criminals. In some cases migrants have found themselves with 14 days to leave the UK after making amendments to their tax returns. The campaign…