Ukrainian refugees turn to food banks as UK hosts struggle with costs | Food banks

A London host of a Ukrainian family has written to her local food bank “begging for help” because rising energy costs mean she can no longer afford to feed her new guests.... Read more »

Refugees expected in south-east London yet to arrive in the UK

Hundreds of Ukrainian refugees accepted to stay with hosts in south-east London have not yet reached the UK, new figures show. The Ukraine Sponsorship Scheme, also known as Homes for Ukraine, allows... Read more »

Up to 4,000 refugees are still living in Heathrow hotels struggling to find homes

A West London woman has explained that the Middle East and African refugee crisis is ongoing in the capital with “thousands” still kept in hotels because they have not been found social... Read more »

‘Nasty immigration policy’ does not reflect Britain’s generosity to refugees

The latest nasty immigration policy from this government sees it going to elaborate lengths to recreate transportation for the 21st century – only this time to Rwanda, instead of Australia, with the... Read more »

Find out which London borough is welcoming the most Ukranian refugees

As new and painful reports emerge from the war in Ukraine each day, it’s easy to feel powerless to help. And that’s especially true given that the UK has so far lagged... Read more »

‘It changed me forever’: London black cab drivers convoy to rescue Ukrainian refugees

A London taxi driver who led a convoy of black cabs transporting Ukrainian refugees from Poland has said the experience changed him forever. Matt Westfall, 52, raised more than £11,000 to get... Read more »

BBC Dragons’ Den: Steven Bartlett offers room in London mansion to Ukrainian refugees

Dragons’ Den entrepreneur Steven Bartlett is set to offer a room in his London mansion to Ukrainian refugees fleeing the war. The star, 29, told his followers he had applied to the... Read more »

Ukrainian refugees arriving in UK are being declared homeless

Ukrainians refugees are being forced to register as homeless upon arriving in Britain because their relatives don’t have enough space and the government isn’t offering them alternative accommodation, it has emerged. The... Read more »

Welcome to Britain … now what? Afghan families on their lives in limbo | Refugees

In late September 2021, Firas, his wife and four-month-old son have been checked in to a smart Hilton business hotel in London. With green velvet sofas in the lobby and pink orchids... Read more »

Boris Johnson latest news: Lavrov’s ‘stepdaughter’ hit by sanctions, as Shapps to take in family of Ukrainian refugees

The UK has sanctioned the “step-daughter” of Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov in its latest raft of economic measures against those with close ties to the Kremlin. The British government targeted Polina... Read more »