Immigration and asylum

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Torture victims kept in solitary by Home Office for up to a year
Immigration detainees left desperate and suicidal after being held in prisons during the pandemic

Mark Townsend

15, May, 2021 @12:07 PM

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We can be proud of the Home Office I lead | Letter
Letters: Permanent secretary Matthew Rycroft responds to an article about his government department


14, May, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Iranian asylum seeker cleared of Channel smuggling charges
Man who took turn steering boat ‘because he didn’t want to die’ freed, with case opening way for others to appeal their sentences

Harriet Grant

14, May, 2021 @3:25 PM

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Stop locking up EU citizens in removal centres, UK ministers tell border force
Passengers refused entry to UK but who cannot get flight home will be allowed to enter on bail conditions

Lisa O'Carroll Brexit correspondent

14, May, 2021 @3:13 PM

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‘A special day’: how a Glasgow community halted immigration raid
Activists and local people tell how they forced the release of two men detained in an enforcement van

Libby Brooks Scotland correspondent

14, May, 2021 @2:51 PM

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Glasgow protesters rejoice as men freed after immigration van standoff
Hundreds of people surrounded vehicle men were held in and chanted ‘these are our neighbours, let them go’

Libby Brooks Scotland correspondent

13, May, 2021 @6:37 PM

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EU citizens arriving in UK being locked up and expelled
Europeans with job interviews tell of detentions and expulsions despite rules allowing non-visa holders to attend interviews

Giles Tremlett in Madrid and Lisa O'Carroll

13, May, 2021 @2:13 PM

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Cruel, paranoid, failing: inside the Home Office
The long read: Something is badly wrong at the heart of one of Britain’s most important ministries. How did it become so broken?

Daniel Trilling

13, May, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Anthony Brown: the man who resisted deportation – then fought tirelessly for Windrush survivors
When he applied to university in the 80s, Brown was told to leave the UK. Decades later, finally awarded a law degree, he set about helping people who had been targeted by the Home Office

Amelia Gentleman

12, May, 2021 @5:00 AM

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The Guardian view on the Queen’s speech: sins of omission | Editorial
Editorial: By yet again kicking social care reform into the long grass, the government has wasted a moment of national solidarity


11, May, 2021 @6:30 PM

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Scotland: hugs and indoor visits to be allowed from 17 May
Controls to be eased across most of country, but Covid hotspot of Moray ‘highly probable’ to remain at level 3

Libby Brooks Scotland correspondent

11, May, 2021 @3:17 PM

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Britons living abroad for more than 15 years to be given right to vote
Move unveiled in Queen’s Speech could impact 3 million British nationals overseas

Lisa O'Carroll

11, May, 2021 @11:27 AM

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