Channels
CHANNEL 4 4SEVEN E4 MORE4 FILM4 4MUSIC 4oD

Show:

video 24 November 2014

Please wait while this video loads. If it doesn't load after a few seconds you may need to have Adobe Flash installed.

Former hostage lambasts UK government ransom plans - video

A former hostage who owes his life to a paid ransom criticises the British government over plans to further criminalise payments.

post 24 November 2014
Read more on Simon Israel's blog Government outlaws insurance for ransom payments

Laws are already in place criminalising any terrorist financing. But what does the Home Office mean when it says it wants to prevent firms 'inadvertently' providing cover to meet ransom demands?

post 24 November 2014
Read more from Victoria Macdonald on her blog NHS staff: struggling to make ends meet

NHS staff take to the picket lines for the second time in two months, with more unions joining in. The government says the recommended 1 per cent rise will mean job losses.

post 24 November 2014
Read more from Lindsey Hilsum on her blog Times may have changed for Iran - but US Republicans haven't

As world powers struggle to reach a deal with Iran on its nuclear programme, Republicans in the US could prove the biggest obstacle to an agreement.

article 24 November 2014 UK
Young worker
Young, working and renting? The new face of poverty in UK

Young adults and those in work are more likely to be in poverty than pensioners in Britain, a new report reveals.

article 24 November 2014
News
Parents lead backlash against 'rip off' winter theme park

A Christmas theme park designed by Lawrence Llewelyn-Bowen, and sold out every weekend until Christmas, temporarily closes following dozens of complaints from parents.

article 24 November 2014 World, United States
Boy shot in Ohio
Ohio shooting 911 call: boy, 12, probably had 'fake' gun

Audio released of the 911 call made to US police records the caller saying that the gun being waved around by 12-year-old Tamir Rice is "probably fake".

post 24 November 2014
Read more on Simon Israel's blog May pushes for greater surveillance in the face of growing terror threat

As the state launches a publicity drive to warn of the need for greater surveillance, this week is also about the lessons learned from Woolwich.

video 23 November 2014 UK

Please wait while this video loads. If it doesn't load after a few seconds you may need to have Adobe Flash installed.

Sawhney: England 'not being swamped by immigrants' - video

Musician Nitin Sawhney, born in Rochester where Ukip recently won their second by-election, tells Jackie Long England is not being "swamped" and that there is a "net benefit" to immigration.

video 23 November 2014 UK

Please wait while this video loads. If it doesn't load after a few seconds you may need to have Adobe Flash installed.

Theresa May: immigration target 'unlikely to be met' - video

The home secretary admits the government is unlikely to meet its pledge to cut net migration to the "tens of thousands" by the general election.

article 23 November 2014 World, Mexico
Mexico protests
Guillermo Galdos by From cartels to police: violence is endemic in Mexico

Throughout the last decade Guillermo Galdos has covered all sides of Mexico's drug war. From cartel bosses to desperate families looking for their loved ones.

article 23 November 2014 World, Iran
British-Iranian woman freed after Iran volleyball jailing
British-Iranian woman freed after Iran volleyball jailing

Ghoncheh Ghavami, who was imprisoned for a year for trying to gain access to a volleyball match in Tehran, is freed on bail.

video 23 November 2014 UK

Please wait while this video loads. If it doesn't load after a few seconds you may need to have Adobe Flash installed.

Thornberry 'unfairly attacked' on 'van man' tweet - video

Labour MP Emily Thornberry was "attacked unjustifiably" by party members who "jump on a bandwagon", says Ian McLaughlin, chair of her Islington South & Finsbury constituency party.

post 23 November 2014
Read more from Geoff White on Technology Why May's greater data powers plan is given a cautious thumbs-up

The home secretary announces new proposals she believes will help police track wrongdoers among the mess of internet traffic.

article 23 November 2014 UK
Charing Cross fire
Charing Cross station evacuated after train fire - video

Dramatic footage emerges of a fire at Charing Cross station, which forced emergency services to evacuate the area.

article 23 November 2014 UK, Iraq
British 'mercenaries' fighting Islamic State - who are they?
British 'mercenaries' fighting Islamic State - who are they?

Former British soldiers are reportedly in northern Syria battling the Islamic State group alongside Kurdish fighters - but who are they? And what happens when they come back?

article 23 November 2014 UK
Emotional abuse
Emotional abuse 'set to become a criminal offence'

Theresa May is expected to unveil plans to make psychological and emotional abuse a criminal offence with a lengthy prison term, according to reports.

article 22 November 2014 World, Sierra Leone
I felt I had to act NHS volunteers leave to fight Ebola
'I felt I had to act' - NHS volunteers leave to fight Ebola

The first group of GPs, nurses and other medical staff leave the UK today to fly to Sierra Leone to help treat people with Ebola. More than 1,000 volunteers from the NHS have stepped forwards so far.

post 22 November 2014
Read more from John Sparks on the World News blog Escaping China: the perilous journey of the Uighurs

Nearly 300 Uighurs have been found sitting in silence on a mountain in Thailand. Asia correspondent John Sparks investigates and traces the escape route of thousands of Uighurs desperate to flee China

Channel 4 News

1 HOUR AGO
5 HOURS AGO
6 HOURS AGO
9 HOURS AGO
9 HOURS AGO
1 DAY AGO

#london #charingcross #station #fire all safe!

A video posted by Vincenzo Minore (@vincenzo_minore) on Nov 11, 2014 at 6:50am PST

1 DAY AGO

More than 25 people,mostly fishermen, have been shot dead in a remote community in Nigeria’s northeastern Borno state.

Militant groupBoko Haram are suspected to have carried out the attack.

2 DAYS AGO
3 DAYS AGO

Labour’s Dennis Skinner slams Ukip’s new MP Mark Reckless, just after he’s sworn into the House of Commons.

3 DAYS AGO

In case you missed it, former GCHQ boss Sir David Omand had to cut short a Channel 4 News interview last night in order to catch a train.

3 DAYS AGO

"The sides did not rule out the possibility of holding a ministerial meeting of the parties to the talks on Iran’s nuclear programme."

Russian foreign ministry on talks to reach a deal on Iran’s nuclear programme.

3 DAYS AGO