Ukrainian brothers who fled to UK from Kyiv spend first day as pupils at school in east London 

Two Ukrainian brothers, who fled Kyiv on the day Russian forces invaded their country last month, have spent their first day as pupils at a UK school in east London.  The Kyrychenko... Read more »

‘I fled Syria at 14 with my family, moving 8 times in a year before coming to the UK’

In 2015, Esther Baleh and her family were forced to leave their home in search of safety after facing bombardment in Syria. At the time, Esther was just 14-years-old – before this,... Read more »

‘I hid from the Nazis as a child and fled to London after the war – but I was still haunted by nightmares about them coming to get me’

At 89 years old, Janine Webber lives a quiet life in North London. She goes to a synagogue, meets with friends, has a loving husband, grown-up twin sons, two grandsons and a... Read more »

‘Devastated’ mum of motorcyclist, 20, killed in crash ‘struggling’ after driver fled

The mum of a young motorcyclist killed in a crash is “struggling to process his death” after the driver of the Audi TT involved fled from the scene. Saleem Ahmed, 20, died... Read more »

Jewish nurse who fled Nazi Germany celebrates 100th birthday

Published: 8:58 AM December 31, 2021 A retired nurse has celebrated her 100th birthday, having discovered the cosmopolitan joys of Hampstead after fleeing Nazi Germany. Born on December 29, 1921, Cilly Haar now... Read more »

‘Selfish’ pensioner, 72, fled the country after admitting to abusing 2 young girls over 14 years

A pensioner has been jailed for more than 15 years for historic sexual abuse against two young children. Bhaye Khodabukus, 72, from Haringey, was sentenced for 15 years and six months’ imprisonment... Read more »

‘I fled the Taliban as a baby and was crammed in a fridge to get to the UK’

A British Afghan who arrived in the UK in a refrigerated container as a baby is now running to be a West London councillor in the 2022 local elections. Darius Nasimi was... Read more »

Ecclestone raid gang fled with £25m haul after hailing black cab

A “ghost” gang behind the UK’s biggest burglary made their dramatic escape with £25million in cash and jewellery by hailing down a London black cab, it emerged today. Flying Squad detectives gave... Read more »

Mum who fled London to join Isis wants to return with her three kids

Nicole Jack speaks out of her desire to return to Britain in her first TV appearance (Picture: BBC) A mum-of-three who fled London to join Isis has pleaded with UK officials to allow her to come... Read more »

London crime: Thieves of stolen car hit pedestrian as they fled police in East London

Four people have been arrested after a stolen black Fiesta hit a pedestrian in East London during a police pursuit. At 4.57pm on September 28, police officers in an unmarked vehicle spotted... Read more »