Ylenia Gostoli

Ylenia Gostoli

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

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

Climate Change

Climate change: Extinction Rebellion protesters arrested in UK

Four activists, including a 91-year-old man, arrested while attempting to shut down traffic at the Port of Dover.

Climate change: Extinction Rebellion protesters arrested in UK

Climate Change

Climate strike: Almost 100,000 Londoners stage protests

More than 200 demonstrations took place across the UK as workers were actively encouraged to join protesting students.

Climate strike: Almost 100,000 Londoners stage protests

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