Samira Shackle

Samira Shackle

United Kingdom

British taste for curry has changed, but appetite remains strong

Britons still love Indian food but tastes have evolved from heavy curry house dishes to lighter, more authentic styles.

British taste for curry has changed, but appetite remains strong

Arts & Culture

Young Palestinian musicians challenge 'system of oppression'

The Palestine Youth Orchestra is touring Europe, having conducted rehearsals via Skype because of travel restrictions.

Young Palestinian musicians challenge 'system of oppression'

United Kingdom

British schools should teach migration and empire: Runnymede

Britain's colonial past should be taught so children have an 'honest understanding' of history, think-tank says.

British schools should teach migration and empire: Runnymede

Europe

Why are British ethnic minorities more likely to be lonely?

New research says people from BAME backgrounds may be more vulnerable to loneliness and face barriers in accessing help.

Why are British ethnic minorities more likely to be lonely?

United Kingdom

Bethnal Green: Unease and fear in Shamima Begum's London district

Begum was raised in a neighbourhood with a history of migration and activism. Now residents feel under intense scrutiny.

Bethnal Green: Unease and fear in Shamima Begum's London district

Iraq

Iraq after ISIL: 'It was like a ghost town'

The northern town of Telskof is among the first areas of Iraq to start rebuilding in the wake of ISIL's occupation.

Iraq after ISIL: 'It was like a ghost town'

Yazidi

Yazidis in Iraq: 'The genocide is ongoing'

Members of the persecuted community are still struggling to recover from years of brutal assault by ISIL fighters.

Yazidis in Iraq: 'The genocide is ongoing'

Brexit

How has the UK changed since the Brexit vote?

Experts reflect on what the Brexit vote has meant for inequality, the environment, racism and politics in the past year.

How has the UK changed since the Brexit vote?

Labour Party

UK general election: Corbyn, Labour and the unknown

What can the party's history tell us about its current predicament?

UK general election: Corbyn, Labour and the unknown

Brexit

Brexit fallout: Anti-migrant attacks surge in the UK

Ethnic Roma say their community now lives in fear amid rising xenophobic violence after UK vote to leave the EU.

Brexit fallout: Anti-migrant attacks surge in the UK

United Kingdom

A soft approach to returning British fighters

ISIL combatants seeking an 'exit strategy' from Mideast conflict need positive reinforcement back home, analysts say.

A soft approach to returning British fighters

Kenya

Kenya's Westgate survivors one year on

Politician and businesswoman recount their ordeal one year after deadly siege on mall in Kenyan capital Nairobi.

Kenya's Westgate survivors one year on