British Asians speak of racism and alienation since coronavirus outbreak

Some Asian Londoners say they have experienced a rise in racism since the coronavirus outbreak in China.

Despite only three cases of the virus being reported in the UK, people living in London described people moving away from them on public transport.

MiMi Aye, a Burmese food writer from London, posted photos from a journey on the Tube's Victoria line on Tuesday which showed people opting to stand rather than take the seats next to her.

Others describe similar experiences, with writer Angela Hui tweeting:

Comedian Ken Cheng summed up the experience for many when he tweeted: