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Growing up in an alien country wasn't easy

Rabia Nasimi

Twenty-three years after fleeing Afghanistan’s warzone aged just five years old, Rabia Nasimi tells how she adjusted to a new life and language in London. Now a civil servant, Rabia works in the Afghan Resettlement Team, using her experience to …

My Life, My Career

TV meteorologist Clare Nasir

TV meteorologist and Met Office civil servant Clare Nasir takes a look back over her extraordinary 28-year career. “I would do this job for nothing,” – I recently admitted to my colleague Adrian. We were having one of those inspired …