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Your evening longread: 'We're in danger. In the middle of the sea'

It’s a coronavirus-free zone as we bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

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EVERY WEEK, WE bring you a round-up of the best longreads of the past seven days in Sitdown Sunday.

Now, every evening, we bring you an evening longread to enjoy which will help you to escape the news cycle.

We’ll be keeping an eye on new longreads and digging back into the archives for some classics.

In danger on the sea

This longread is the story of a boat that left Libya and went missing in the middle of the Mediterranean. 

(BBC, approx 15 mins reading time)

Getting to Europe had become an obsession for Muzammil. “He couldn’t sleep,” Maher says. “Because all our friends had gone and he didn’t get to go.” “It was all he could think about.” He had already tried twice before and both times the boat was blocked by the Libyan coastguard.

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