human trafficking

The UK is doing everything it can to keep refugees out of the country – and spending millions to do so, writes Lauren Crosby Medlicott.
The 20-year-old woman from Romania was told she'd be working in a factory in the UK by the brothers, who then hid her passport and violently abused her.
Christopher Kennedy will appear in court on Monday morning.
Pointing the finger at traffickers for the deaths of 39 people in Grays is not the whole story, former adviser to the UK Anti Slavery Commissioner Emily Kenway writes.
A man and a woman, both aged 38, were held in Warrington on Friday, two days after 39 people were found dead in the refrigerated container.
Song Jiang had escaped prison and was living in a cave in the mountains.
Gangs are using soup kitchens, drop in centres and homeless shelters as recruitment grounds for slave labour.
It is estimated that 13,000 people are held in a situation of modern slavery in the UK and this could be the tip of an iceberg. For those that do escape, a unique course at Northern College in Barnsley is helping survivors to become more resilient and rebuild their lives.