Brent, a neighbourhood in northwest London and home to Wembley football stadium, is among the most ethnically diverse areas in the United Kingdom. As the country approaches a closely fought election on May 7, shopkeepers gave their views on the poll.
Kashir Mir, 34, called for politicians to manage immigration better. “I have been stopped and interviewed for hours returning from Pakistan,” his country of birth, he said. “I'm an honest man, working here and paying my tax."