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Here on BBC One it's time
for the news where you are.
Good evening, I'm Asad Ahmad.
The family of a man stabbed to death
at Wormwood Scrubs prison yesterday
whilst on remand have told BBC
London that Khader Saleh was in fear
of his life in the prison -
just days before he was killed.
And today, visiting friends
and relatives of other inmates
spoke of their shock
at realising their loved
ones may not be safe.
Here's Charlotte Franks.
Wormwood Scrubs prison has had
a poor history of violence
over the last few years.
Yesterday, 25-year-old Khader Saleh
was stabbed to death
whilst on remand there.
His mother received
the news yesterday evening.
She is really in a very bad
feeling for her loss.
And our loss as well.
She felt he would be in a safe
place, which is prison.
Khader Saleh had recently got
married and had a one-year-old son.
He'd been at Wormwood Scrubs prison
for nine months awaiting his trial.
Last night, his family were told
he was moved to a cell
and stabbed seven times.
We spoke to him four days ago,
before he got killed.
He was feeling very bad
and he was afraid for his life.
Today, families visiting their loved
ones at Wormwood Scrubs
were concerned by the news.
I'm terrified what's
going to happen next.
For everybody visiting today,
they are all shocked.
It's threatening, I feel
sorry for the family,
because your loved one has been
taken away but you don't expect them
to be killed inside prison.
In 2017 a report into the prison
by the independent monitoring board
found it was dangerous for both
inmates and officers.
It identified 40 to 50 violent
incidents per month,
with 25% gang-related,
and it highlighted how prisoners
were only allowed to be released
from their cells for one hour a day.
The fatal stabbing here
yesterday follows the recent
decision to introduce CCTV,
body worn cameras and extra dog
patrols because the level
of violence here has been so high.
The MOJ say since the last
inspection, Wormwood Scrubs has
taken decisive action
to reduce violence.
Despite this, Khader Saleh's family
say they fear there could be more
victims in future if security
in the prison isn't increased.
Four inmates in their 20s
have been arrested.
More now on the reaction
to today's guilty verdict
in the Finsbury Park terror attack
against Muslim worshippers.
Darren Osborne was found guilty
of murdering Makram Ali
after he intentionally
ploughed his van into
Muslim Londoners with the intention
of killing as many of
them as possible.
He became obsessed with Muslims
after watching a BBC drama.
Our home affairs correspondent
Nick Beake has been looking
at the impact the attack has had.
Six months ago, a man who hated
Muslims attacked this
community in Finsbury Park,
murdering one of their own.
Now, they are welcoming a man
who helped set up neo-Nazi groups.
Nigel Bromwich is now a changed man
and fights against extremism
in nine London boroughs.
He also helps mosques to understand
the threat from the far right -
a threat he says is rising.
The increased use of the Internet
and social media, the fact that
people are more open
about their racist views,
and I think because it's more
mainstream and people are open
about it, it's encouraging more
people to get involved.
Does that worry you?
It always worries me.
All extremism is wrong and if far
right extremism is growing we've got
to try and build buffers
and stop that.
An angry imam stops the crowd
from assaulting the killer,
the man not repentant.
-- during the attack, a local imam
stops the crowd from assaulting the
killer, a man not repentant.
The imam, Mohammed Mahmoud,
told us why he intervened.
It was a normal human response to...
To defend somebody who's
defenceless, even though he didn't
extent that same courtesy
to the people whom just moments
earlier he rammed into with his van,
killing one of them,
and inflicting life-changing
injuries on others.
He says he didn't want worshippers
to hand out their own justice.
To then reciprocate his rage
and anger and hatred
with an equal response,
rather to show him the humanity that
can be demonstrated,
even in these extreme circumstances.
The attack here in Finsbury Park
last summer clearly had a profound
impact on many Muslim worshippers,
as well as the wider community,
but it's also had an effect
on many mosques and Islamic
centres across London.
This week, more than 100 Muslim
leaders gathered together.
One conversation was how best
to combat the resurgence
of the far right.
From a situation where we were
getting two or three calls a month,
it's two or three calls a week,
of how to protect
Finsbury Park has definitely woken
up the leadership of mosques,
and they are preparing
their congregation, unfortunately
if there is an attack,
how to deal with it.
The attack came at the height
of a rise in Islamophobic
incidents last year,
a trend that has now fallen,
but it seems many in London's Muslim
communities feel that they must
remain alert, while
not being alarmed.
West Ham United has suspended
its Director of Player Recruitment -
after he reportedly said
that the Premier League football
club "wouldn't sign any
more African players".
A newspaper claimed that Tony Henry
said African players have a "bad
attitude" and "cause mayhem"
when left out of the team.
The club is investigating.
Latest figures show the number
of foreign nationals moving
to London has fallen -
with the biggest drop
recorded from the EU.
And it's causing concern
among some employers,
as our Brexit reporter
Katherine Carpenter explains.
We like to think of ours as a global
city, but official figures show
there's been a drop in the number
of foreign nationals coming
to London, particularly young people
and those from the EU.
Not that you'd know it at this
recruitment company in Blackfriars.
I'm 20 and I'm from Belgium.
I'm Josephine and I'm from Germany.
I'm half French,
half Northern Irish.
As well as having strong
personal ties to Europe,
their professional success relies
on encouraging skilled workers
from the EU to come to London,
so has that got harder?
A common interview question
is where do you see yourself
in five years' time?
When people don't know
whether they will be able
to continue in the role
in their location, it gets
a difficult question.
I had a couple of candidates
who have left saying they are not
staying here after Brexit,
but also candidates who said, OK,
I'm coming now before Brexit
which worked out well in my favour.
National insurance number
registrations were down over 20%
in the third quarter of 2017
compared to the same period in 2016,
and the sharpest fall
was in the number of EU nationals
coming here, a drop of 25%,
particularly younger Europeans.
The number 18 to 34-year-olds coming
to the capital was down 16.1%.
It's a long-term trend since 2014
when there was a peak,
and it's accelerated
since the referendum and it suggests
we don't know how many people
from the EU are leaving London
but it suggests people are having
second thoughts before moving over.
He acknowledges that Brexit
will not be the only reason.
European citizens whose countries'
economies are performing well may
feel less urge to leave.
Some people will welcome
the drop in migration as one
of the factors they voted to leave
the European Union.
We're not seeing big
changes in unemployment
or job numbers in London.
Ten more immigrants coming over
doesn't mean ten more jobs
are unavailable for local people,
because immigrants create work
as well as taking jobs.
Sectors like construction,
which rely heavily on EU migrants,
may find little comfort
in the capital's current resilience.
Louisa Preston has more on this.
It seems EU citizens and London are
really quite concerned about this.
Yeah, they really are. We know there
are about 1 million EU citizens
living here in the capital. Some
have been here for decades and with
the Brexit negotiations moving onto
the next phase they are very
concerned that their worries about
their security on their future will
just be forgotten about. So much so
that today, they went to the
European Parliament to speak to a
human rights committee, to make sure
that they aren't forgotten about.
This is extremely timely, because
just last night Theresa May said
those who have come to the UK after
March, 2019, during the transition
period, shouldn't have full
residency rights. So this is exactly
what EU citizens have been worried
about at this stage, that they are
going to be used as bargaining chips
and they say that cannot happen.
sure there will be more twists and
turns yet, Louisa Preston, thank
you. Time now for the weather
forecast. Today started off
beautifully sunny but this evening I
was soaked, standing in the rain.
beautifully sunny but this evening I
was soaked, standing in the rain.
When he's finished his Thai raid, a
very good evening, you obviously
didn't pay attention to the
forecast. -- when he's finished his
ranting. As you may have mentioned,
it didn't stay like this because
there was that belt of rain. He
wasn't alone, many got caught up in
that. That is gradually pulling away
and thankfully the skies are
beginning to clear for your journey
home and it looks as though it will
be a dry night. Still that
noticeable breeze coming in from the
north-west, which has been quite a
feature of the day. You may well be
scraping your car first,
particularly to the west of London I
would have thought. Out east from
the word go there is that chance of
seeing some showers coming down. Bit
of winteriness, not a big issue for
many of us. The temperature is
pretty close to where we have been
today, around 7-8. The weekend will
be cloudy and cold and I think there