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How Syrians are coping in the UK

24 August 2013 Last updated at 10:52 BST

The conflict in Syria has claimed the lives of thousands of people, and this week's alleged chemical attack on civilians in Damascus has caused shock around the world.

It is an especially anxious time for Syrians living in the UK as they hear news from relatives still in the country.

Ed Thomas reports.