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Cathy Newman

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Cathy Newman joined Channel 4 News in January 2006.

Since arriving at the programme, her scoops have included the arrest of David Cameron's aide Steve Hilton and the disclosure that illegal immigrants worked at the Home Office.

Cathy also writes for the FactCheck blog, which sorts the facts from the spin and unpicks politicians' claims and counter-claims. It has been cited in Parliament, imitated by rivals, and loyally followed on Twitter.

Before Channel 4 News, Cathy worked for the Financial Times and the Independent.

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article 11 April 2014 UK
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Leaked: new code of conduct for Tory MPs

Exclusive: Channel 4 News obtains the new code of conduct for Tory MPs following allegations of harassment. But a letter sent alongside the code makes clear they have no obligation to sign up.

video 11 April 2014 Politics

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Alison Saunders: 'nothing went wrong' in Evans case - video

The director of public prosecutions defends the CPS's decision to prosecute former Commons Deputy Speaker Nigel Evans, after he is cleared of sex charges.

article 10 April 2014 UK
News
Sexual harassment culture in parliament exposed

Channel 4 News has been investigating sexual harassment in parliament. We spoke to 70 people hailing from all political parties and found this is something that's really part of the fabric.

video 05 April 2014 UK

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'Culture secretary's adviser did not break code' - video

Grant Shapps defends the adviser to Maria Miller, who alluded to the Leveson inquiry when speaking to a journalist investigating her boss.

post 28 March 2014
Resilience and optimism: waiting for news on MH370

I interviewed Sarah Bajc, an American teacher whose partner Philip Wood is one of the missing MH370 passengers, and was astonished at her resilience and optimism.

post 17 March 2014
Not every little girl is a princess: why we should all be fighting the 'pink takeover'

Waterstones has joined a campaign to stop labelling children's books "for girls" or "for boys". We should all get behind it.

post 12 March 2014
Scottish politician seeks independent woman for voting commitment

Many more women have been elected to political office in Scotland than at Westminster, but female voters remain sceptical about independence.

post 26 February 2014
Government plans to make evicting tenants easier

The government is considering making it easier for landlords to evict bad tenants, saving months of legal delays and costs for landlords, Channel 4 News can reveal. But tenants fear any change.

post 21 February 2014
Why the 'pinkification' of women's sport is wrong

There has always been scepticism within government circles about the abilities of the minister for sport and equalities, Helen Grant. And now you know why.

video 13 February 2014 UK, Argentina

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Red ensign row: anger at Argentine order over flag - video

Exclusive: the extraordinary diplomatic spat between the UK and Argentina after the Queen Victoria cruise ship was ordered to take down the British flag.

post 12 February 2014
'Insult to the nation': admiral sees red over Argentine bid to ban British flag

The Argentine authorities pressured a British cruise ship into lowering the red ensign in what the former First Sea Lord, Admiral Lord West, called 'an insult to the nation'.

post 07 February 2014
When a reasonable view prompts a torrent of sexist abuse

When I wrote earlier this week about the dearth of women on the Conservative front bench, I wasn't expecting the torrent of abuse I got for airing perfectly reasonable views.

post 01 February 2014
Baroness Sally Morgan - a Labour face that simply didn't fit anymore?

There are many reasons to question Michael Gove's decision not to reappoint Baroness Sally Morgan to a second term at the helm of the school's inspector Ofsted.

video 31 January 2014 Politics

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EU rules could scupper new UK power station - video

Mr Cameron has again promised a referendum on Britain's EU membership after the next election. But he could not hide his disappointment that a bill to enshrine it in law fell in the Lords today.

video 30 January 2014 UK, Syria

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Should we fear Britons who go to Syria? - video

'There's no reason to think that those who fight in Syria will come back do the same here' says Asim Qureshi of campaign group CAGE in conversation with Robin Simcox of the Henry Jackson Society.

video 22 January 2014 UK

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Rachel Reeves: It is 'incredibly tough' for families - video

Rachel Reeves, shadow work and pensions secretary, tells Channel 4 News that even though unemployment has dropped, a "cost of living crisis" remains and things are "incredibly tough" for families.

post 22 January 2014
Nicky Morgan steps into Theresa May's shoes with a plea for positivity

It's a long time since we've heard the prime minister appeal for sunshine to win the day. After the Ukip councillor David Silvester's ill-advised attempt to link the weather and politics, I'm loathe

post 20 January 2014
How my Rennard question to Nick Clegg got me booed

The suggestion is that the Lib Dem leadership had every opportunity to deal with Lord Rennard years ago, but failed to take that opportunity. Hence my demands for an interview with Nick Clegg.

video 16 January 2014 Politics

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'Enough is enough. Lord Rennard must go' - video

Senior Liberal Democrat Susan Gaszczak, who alleges she was inappropriately touched by Lord Rennard, tells Channel 4 News she is considering leaving the Lib Dems - and expects an apology.