Famous refugees descent on London

Lord Rogers, the architect behind the Millenium Dome/02 Arena, at work in Greenwich
Lord Rogers, the architect behind the Millenium Dome/02 Arena, at work in Greenwich Credit: Matthew Percival

A hoard of famous refugees have descended on London to highlight Refugee Week. Well, mini versions of them have. The creations, made by street artist Marcus Crocker, have been distributed around the capital.

Syrian Refugees and a red cross worker
Syrian Refugees and a red cross worker Credit: Matthew Percival

The project by the British Red Cross aims to draw attention to those who were celebrated in their own fields and fled persecution to find sanctuary in Britain.

Lucian Freud painting his famous portrait of Sue Tilley, known as 'Benefits Supervisor sleeping' (1995)
Lucian Freud painting his famous portrait of Sue Tilley, known as 'Benefits Supervisor sleeping' (1995) Credit: Matthew Percival

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'Famous' figurines stolen

Miniatures of famous refugees that were being displayed on London's streets for Refugee week have been stolen.