Sonia Gallego

Sonia Gallego

Europe

Abuses by British Empire come under scrutiny

During World War II, Britain recruited thousands of African soldiers to fight against Nazi Germany, Italy and Japan.

Abuses by British Empire come under scrutiny

Religion

Russian church launches cathedral dedicated to armed forces

The monument is causing unease among many Russians, who say it shows more devotion to military leaders and not to religion.

Russian church launches cathedral dedicated to armed forces

Europe

UK urged to prevent rise in crime fuelled by economic crisis

The UK's COVID-19 lockdown led to a drop in crime, many fear the post-lockdown economic fallout could reverse that.

UK urged to prevent rise in crime fuelled by economic crisis

Europe

UK's elderly struggle with COVID-19 isolation

Charities are now reporting increased cases of confusion and loneliness.

UK's elderly struggle with COVID-19 isolation

Europe

Malta: Migrants accuse authorities of blocking ships

There has been a surge in migrants arriving in Malta this year.

Malta: Migrants accuse authorities of blocking ships

Europe

Parts of Europe ease coronavirus curbs as new infections drop

Leaders urge caution as some countries in Europe begin to emerge from lockdowns imposed to curb the pandemic.

Parts of Europe ease coronavirus curbs as new infections drop

Europe

Key workers at risk: UK companies accused of overlooking safety

Couriers are essential workers in the UK, but delivery companies are under fire for not looking out for the safety of their employees.

Key workers at risk: UK companies accused of overlooking safety

Europe

COVID-19: A moment of silence for fallen front-line workers in UK

Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who recovered from COVID-19, also paid his respects.

COVID-19: A moment of silence for fallen front-line workers in UK

Europe

EU leaders agree to unite on economic recovery

Europe is bracing for the kind of economic damage that has not been seen for more than 50 years.

EU leaders agree to unite on economic recovery

Europe

UK faces criticism over COVID-19 testing strategy

Health secretary had promised the country would be conducting 100,000 tests a day by month's end.

UK faces criticism over COVID-19 testing strategy

Europe

Domestic abuse surges in UK amid lockdown

Women face increasing domestic violence while forced to stay indoors and Ireland has launched a media campaign to reassure victims that services are still running.

Domestic abuse surges in UK amid lockdown

Europe

The families kept apart by coronavirus lockdowns

Families trying to overcome the pain of being separated from their loved ones at a time when they need them the most.

The families kept apart by coronavirus lockdowns