Ylenia Gostoli

Ylenia Gostoli

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

Environment

Land degradation accelerates global climate change

Desertification or land degradation already affects more than 500 million people in the world's poorest countries.

Land degradation accelerates global climate change

United Kingdom

UK urged to provide more support to trafficking survivors

The call comes a month after the government recognised that its policy left victims vulnerable.

UK urged to provide more support to trafficking survivors

Brexit

EU rejects 'mini deals' claim, reiterates support for Brexit deal

European Union's Brexit Steering Group affirms bloc's commitment to withdrawal agreement brokered with former UK PM.

EU rejects 'mini deals' claim, reiterates support for Brexit deal

Brexit

No-deal Brexit in October could lead to 'severe downturn': Report

British think-tank says there is a 25 percent chance the country has already 'entered a technical recession'.

No-deal Brexit in October could lead to 'severe downturn': Report

Europe

'Boris blimp' at London rally as thousands march against Brexit

Anti-Brexit demonstrators protest days before the UK is due to instal a new prime minister.

'Boris blimp' at London rally as thousands march against Brexit

Climate Change

Extinction Rebellion launches London 'tax strike'

Activists ask Londoners to withhold 22 percent of their council tax to protest slow action on 'climate emergency'.

 Extinction Rebellion launches London 'tax strike'

Climate Change

Extinction Rebellion climate protests spread across UK

Demonstrators disrupt five UK cities calling for legal recognition of 'ecocide' as an international crime.

Extinction Rebellion climate protests spread across UK

Jamal Khashoggi

UN rapporteur urges US action over Khashoggi report

Khashoggi's fiancee Hatice Cengiz also calls on UN member states to take report 'more seriously'.

UN rapporteur urges US action over Khashoggi report

Libya

'European governments cannot pretend Libya is a place of safety'

Calls to shut migrant detention centres in Libya gather pace after deadly air raid in Tripoli facility.

'European governments cannot pretend Libya is a place of safety'

Climate Change

'The Time is Now': UK protesters urge climate action

Over 100 environmental, conservationist, student and interfaith groups took part in mass climate change rally in London.

'The Time is Now': UK protesters urge climate action

Environment

EU leaders fail to show united front on climate change

An EU net zero carbon footprint by 2050 target was scuppered by four governments, dependent on fossil fuel economies.

EU leaders fail to show united front on climate change

Europe

Grenfell fire: Two years on, families still wait for answers

Families and survivors are still awaiting justice as inquiry into fire that killed 72 people in London keeps slow pace.

Grenfell fire: Two years on, families still wait for answers