Nasreldin Habib, a 23-year old migrant from Eritrea now living in the UK, made six attempts at crossing the Mediterreanean from Libya before he made it to Europe. On one occasion the boat sank and he lost a close friend. He spoke to ITV News about his experience:
More top news
Despite still making music, the Rocket Man considers himself 'retired' from taking to the stage, his agent claims.
Another cold night across Britain with temperatures closely dipping below freezing in rural areas in the north.
Investigative journalist Sue Lloyd-Roberts, who worked at both ITN and BBC News, has died after a battle with leukaemia.