Immigration and asylum

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The long road to a Black British identity | Letters
Letters: It took longer than most of us remember for ‘coloured’ people to become Black, writes Paul McGilchrist


26, Jun, 2022 @4:39 PM

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Women with children in UK face deportation to Nigeria and Ghana
Human rights campaigners raise range of safety concerns over planned removal of people on Home Office charter flight this week

Diane Taylor

26, Jun, 2022 @4:32 PM

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Revealed: dozens of vulnerable asylum seekers have died in Home Office housing since 2020
Data shows number of deaths is higher than admitted as experts question safeguarding and fear chances to save lives were missed

Jessica Purkiss, Aaron Walawalkar, Mirren Gidda, Eleanor Rose & Mark Townsend

25, Jun, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Stars urge Commonwealth to oppose UK plan to send refugees to Rwanda
Celebrities including Sophie Okonedo and David Harewood say scheme shows ‘colonial view’ of Africa as ‘dumping ground’

Geneva Abdul

25, Jun, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Rwanda making preparations to take children removed from UK
Hostel in Kigali building football pitches and providing outdoor toys for any children flown to the country

Rajeev Syal in Kigali

24, Jun, 2022 @9:52 PM

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Ukrainians who come to UK illegally could be sent to Rwanda, Johnson says
PM had previously said deportations were ‘simply not going to happen’ but now admits in theory they could

Rajeev Syal in Kigali and Diane Taylor

23, Jun, 2022 @9:30 PM

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Boris Johnson rules out ‘crazy’ idea of quitting if Tories lose byelections
PM dismisses suggestion he should step down if his party loses Wakefield and Tiverton and Honiton

Rajeev Syal in Rwanda

23, Jun, 2022 @11:00 AM

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A hostile environment baton passed from Theresa May to Priti Patel – and a decade of cruelty | Kamila Shamsie
From ‘Go home’ vans to Rwanda deportation flights, there has been a lot to learn, but we can’t and won’t succumb to despair, says author Kamila Shamsie

Kamila Shamsie

23, Jun, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Boris Johnson and Prince Charles to hold Rwanda talks
Pair are visiting for Commonwealth meeting, after Charles criticised government’s asylum policy

Rajeev Syal

22, Jun, 2022 @9:35 PM

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Lenny Henry’s Caribbean Britain review – a controlled explosion of joy
While it doesn’t ignore the years of racism and prejudice, this is a warm celebration of Caribbean contributions to UK culture … and it couldn’t come at a more important time

Lucy Mangan

22, Jun, 2022 @9:00 PM

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Shapps says RMT claim he wrecked talks ‘a total lie’ as Thursday’s rail strikes set to go ahead – as it happened
This live blog is now closed

Nadeem Badshah (now) and Andrew Sparrow (earlier)

22, Jun, 2022 @6:39 PM

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The Guardian view on Raab’s bill of rights: liberty bent to prejudice | Editorial
Editorial: Plans to make universal rights subordinate to ministerial opinion and political whim mark a backwards step for British democracy


22, Jun, 2022 @5:48 PM

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