article 01 August 2015 UK
Pilot dies as plane crashes at Chris Evans car show

A pilot has died after a plane carrying out a stunt as part of an aerial display team crashed at the CarFest event at Oulton Park in Cheshire.


article 01 August 2015 UK
Charities could face sanctions for aggressive fundraising

Charities could face criminal sanctions for bullying the public into giving money, regulators have warned.

article 01 August 2015 UK, France
Folkestone demonstration (Reuters)
Government hits back over Calais 'blame game'

Downing Street insists the government vows to continue working closely with the French authorities after Labour demand compensation from France over the chaos at Calais.

article 01 August 2015 World, Afghanistan
Mullah Akhtar Mansoo
Afghan Taliban split over new chief

Akhtar Mansoor calls for unity among the jihadi group in a new audio recording - but Mullah Omar's replacement is already causing bitter divisions in the Islamist militant group.

article 01 August 2015 UK
Corbyn supporters risk party split, says Burnham

Labour leadership contender Andy Burnham has warned of a 1980s-style split in the party over provocative language used by supporters of rival candidate Jeremy Corbyn.

article 01 August 2015 UK, Saudi Arabia
Emergency services at Bin Laden plane crash scene (Getty)
Bin Laden family members killed in Hampshire plane crash

Relatives of al-Qaeda founder Osama Bin Laden were among the four people who died when a private jet crashed near Blackbushe Airport.

article 01 August 2015
Reunion island wreckage
MH370: Reunion debris 'very likely' from missing plane

Australian officials say they are "more and more confident" that parts of an aircraft wing found washed up on Reunion Island are from the missing Malaysian Airlines jet.

article 31 July 2015 UK
Harry Smith and Abby Tomlinson
Labour leadership: Milifandom founder and conference hero

From two different generation, and backing two different candidates for the Labour leadership. Milifandom founder Abby Tomlinson and 92-year-old Harry Smith tell Channel 4 News who they support.

article 31 July 2015 World, Syria
YPG fighter
'Turkey has hijacked the fight against IS'

The Kurdish YPG were hailed heroes in the fight against Islamic State. But one Brit who fought alongside them says that Turkey's crackdown on Kurdish separatists will put their entire mission at risk.

article 31 July 2015 World, Israel
West Bank house in arson attack
West Bank toddler killed in suspected Israeli arson attack

A Palestinian toddler has died in an arson attack by suspected Israeli extremist settlers in the occupied West Bank.

article 31 July 2015
Natwest hit by cyber attack on payday

RBS, Natwest and Ulster Bank customers have been complaining in their hundreds as is hit with technical difficulties for the second time in six weeks

article 31 July 2015 UK
Simon Israel by Scotland Yard sergeant cleared of child sex charges

A retired police sergeant cleared of racially and sexually abusing a teenager 29 years ago has called on the Metropolitan Police to "stop targeting me and my family".

article 31 July 2015 France
David Cameron warns migrant crisis will last all summer

Britain to send sniffer dogs and more fencing to Calais as the prime minister says disruption could last throughout the summer

post 31 July 2015
Read more on Liam's blog Good weather for August? Don't get your hopes up.

The curtain is about to fall on the month of July, meaning that we are about to enter our last summer month of the year. But what will August bring?

article 30 July 2015
The Kids Company website
Kids Company charity investigated by police

The charity says it is "co-operating fully" to assist with investigations being carried out by the Metropolitan Police's Sexual Offences, Exploitation and Child Abuse Command.

article 30 July 2015 World, Israel
Jerusalem gay pride stabbing
Jerusalem gay pride: 'ultra-Orthodox' attacker stabs six

Six participants in Jerusalem's annual gay pride event are stabbed in what is thought to be an attack by an ultra-Othrodox Jewish assailant.

post 30 July 2015
Read more on Cathy Newman's blog 'I feel less of a woman': living with FGM

The inspirational Dr Comfort Momoh has been supporting the victims of FGM for years, giving her patients hope for a new life.

article 30 July 2015 UK, France
Calais migrant camps: seventeen years of shanty towns

The migrant camp near Calais known as the Jungle is causing controversy. But it's not the first. Channel 4 News looks back at seventeen years of political impotence and refugee despair.

article 30 July 2015 UK
NewsLiam Lyburd
Newcastle teenager found guilty of planning massacre

A Newcastle teenager who assembled a Glock handgun from parts he bought on the internet has been found guilty of planning a massacre at his former college.

Channel 4 News


Britain’s Chris Froome wins the Tour de France for Team Sky. 


Paris police opened fire on a car that drove through barriers on the Tour de France route this morning, but an official said: “It’s not terrorism, it’s just a simple refusal to comply, as there are many every day.”




"If it is the policy, it’s very disturbing. It’s very troubling."

US Secretary of State John Kerry, responding on Al Arabiya TV to a statement by Iran’s Supreme Leader, Ali Khamenei vowing to defy American policies in the region.