July 31, 2016

What are the short and long term outlooks for the UK under new leadership, and how will its national identity and place in the global economy be reimagined moving forward? Will Brexit trigger a domino effect throughout the bloc, encouraging other nations to re- examine their membership of the EU? To what extent has the British media influenced or merely reflected national sentiment? Join us to dis...

July 31, 2016

MC, scriptwriter, actor and all round brilliant human Akala has been talking and walking the line for some time now, and this was his second appearance for Sunday Papers Live - at our #6 edition back in 2014 he touched on poverty, creativity, London gentri cation, tax, and spoke wisely and passionately about immigration, free market economics and the IMF, hence his appearance here for the business...

July 31, 2016

As true a living legend as they come. Sunday Papers Live is blushed with pride to welcome Eddie The Eagle to Citadel. Odds at the 1988 Winter Olympics were stacked against him. He weighed 9kg more than the next heaviest competitor; he lacked financial support for training and was totally self-funded; he was scared of heights; and he needed to wear his glasses. Despite little skill for his sport, E...

July 20, 2016

Hassan was a high school teacher and a freelance photographer in Damascus, Syria. He protested against the Assad regime and was imprisoned twice. He left Syria in 2012 and moved to a few countries in the Middle East. Last summer he took a boat from Turkey to Greece, traveled through 10 countries in Europe until reaching the UK, where he was granted political asylum. It took him 87 days to get here...

July 16, 2016

The New Odyssey: The Story of Europe’s Refugee Crisis.

LINDSEY HILSUM

(Channel 4 News International Editor)
PATRICK KINGSLEY

(Guardian migration correspondent)
GILES DULEY (Photojournalist)
HASSAN AKKAD (Help Refugees)

Europe is experiencing a wave of migration not seen since the end of World War II. Forced out of their homes by terror and war in Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan, pulled to Europe by the pr...

July 14, 2016

LINDSEY HILSUM

(Channel 4 News International Editor)
JAMES LONGMAN

(BBC foreign news producer)

Remember Syria? A panel of journalists who have covered the Syrian conflict discuss how the conflict is now framed within the battle against ISIS, and as such how the people of Syria are often forgotten - what is life like for Syrians who have remained and for those who have fled; and what dreams do they ha...

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