Ylenia Gostoli

Ylenia Gostoli

Ylenia Gostoli is a London-based reporter who previously freelanced from Rome and the occupied Palestinian Territories.

Climate Change

Extinction Rebellion activists go on global hunger strike

More than 300 campaigners in 26 countries will refuse food for at least a week.

Extinction Rebellion activists go on global hunger strike

Human Rights

Anti-migration deal between Italy and Libya renewed

New Italian government signals no intention of changing course despite calls from human rights groups to revoke it.

Anti-migration deal between Italy and Libya renewed

Europe

Grenfell survivors begin journey towards justice

Victims say the blaze was a failure of an austerity-driven society, and hundreds more apartment blocks are at risk.

Grenfell survivors begin journey towards justice

Brexit

'Brexhaustion': Voters doubt election will break Brexit impasse

Prime Minister Boris Johnson will try again on Tuesday to trigger general election, in face of weary British electorate.

'Brexhaustion': Voters doubt election will break Brexit impasse

United Kingdom

Italian Bangladeshis in UK: Ethnic minority fears Brexit impact

Italian Bangladeshis seeking better education for their children and more diversity now live under threat of Brexit.

Italian Bangladeshis in UK: Ethnic minority fears Brexit impact

Europe

UK truck deaths shine spotlight on human trafficking

The discovery of 39 bodies near London has raised concerns over the risks that smugglers force upon desperate people.

UK truck deaths shine spotlight on human trafficking

United Kingdom

Hundreds of thousands descend on London streets to protest Brexit

Anti-Brexit protesters gather in London as parliament votes to delay decision on prime minister's withdrawal deal.

Hundreds of thousands descend on London streets to protest Brexit

United Kingdom

Extinction Rebellion delivers demands on last day of action

Group wants UK government to enact policies to cut greenhouse gas emissions to net-zero by 2025.

Extinction Rebellion delivers demands on last day of action

Europe

London climate protesters defy police ban

More than 1,450 protesters have been arrested since Extinction Rebellion took to the streets eight days ago.

London climate protesters defy police ban

United Kingdom

UK climate activists hold 'funeral procession' for the planet

Thousands of people carrying coffins and paper skeletons march in central London to draw attention to climate crisis.

UK climate activists hold 'funeral procession' for the planet

Europe

Climate protests take off with London airport 'blockade'

Protesters have something to declare, but police are making sure they keep their feet on the ground.

Climate protests take off with London airport 'blockade'

Climate Change

Extinction Rebellion: Climate protest brings London to standstill

Scores arrested as climate activists descend on centre of UK capital to demand urgent gov't action on climate change.

Extinction Rebellion: Climate protest brings London to standstill