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Krishnan Guru-Murthy

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Krishnan Guru-Murthy is one of the main anchors of Channel 4 News.

Since joining the team in 1998 he has fronted big events from the Omagh bombing and 9/11 to special war coverage and the Mumbai attacks. Having covered five British general elections he does special political shows for Channel 4 such as the "Ask the Chancellors" debate. Krishnan also anchors controversial programmes outside the news including the first live televised "Autopsy".

His TV career began at the age of eighteen presenting youth television for the BBC. He went on to present, report and produce a variety of programmes from Newsround to Newsnight.

Married with two children Krish also writes Gurublog.

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video 17 July 2014 UK

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'I'm sorry': Danny Alexander to disabled people - video

Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander tells Channel 4 News he is sorry about the disabled people who were affected by the bedroom tax, as the Lib Dems withdraw their support for it.

video 16 July 2014 UK

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Don't doubt the average punter's sophistication - video

Turner Prize winner Grayson Perry talks about Art Everywhere, which features works voted for by the public across 30,000 billboards across the country, and why it's proving so popular.

video 15 July 2014 UK

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'Trigger-happy Gove had anti-Islamic views' - video

Tahir Alam, from the Birmingham Park View Academy whose trust has been the focus of "Trojan horse" allegations, says Michael Gove had been "trigger-happy" to take action and had anti-Islamic views.

video 15 July 2014 UK

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Michael Gove: 'I was offered the chance to stay' - video

Newly appointed Tory Chief Whip Michael Gove says he was offered the chance to stay on as education secretary. And he tells Channel 4 News he wants candidate shortlists based on talent, not gender.

video 18 June 2014 UK, Iraq

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Iraq - 'western intervention will make things worse' - video

Owen Jones tells Channel 4 News and Blair's former advisor, John McTernan, that western intervention in Iraq would make things worse.

post 06 June 2014
Duchenne's is a cruel disease - that's why I'm cycling to Paris

I'm part of the Channel 4 News team which just embarked on a 300km cycle ride to Paris to raise money for my friend Emiliy Reuben's Duchenne Children's Trust.

video 05 June 2014 Culture

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'Race issues in Belle still speak to us today' - video

Director Amma Asante's new film, Belle, is inspired by real events from the 18th Century. But she says the issues of race and gender still resonate today: "I remember being described in that way."

post 03 June 2014
The scale of the morphine scandal

18 million people across the world died in 2012 without morphine - shocking, when you realise that 80 per cent of the world's morphine is consumed by just six countries.

video 30 May 2014 UK

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Peter Robinson should apologise or resign, says Anna Lo

The bitter row over race and religion that enveloped Northern Ireland's First Minister, Peter Robinson this week claimed one unexpected victim. Anna Lo speaks to Channel 4 News.

post 29 May 2014
Unreported World: Africa's drugs scandal

Access to palliative drugs should be a basic human right. Yet the World Health Organisation says six rich countries consumer 80 per cent of the world's morphine.

post 28 May 2014
Pharrell Williams asks: is 'I know you want it' sexually suggestive?

"Please God, let him not be a jerk," I thought on the way to my interview with Pharrell Williams, the US music superstar caught in a controversy over the song Blurred Lines.

video 28 May 2014 Culture

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Mr Happy? Pharrell Williams defends Blurred Lines - video

Pharrell Williams is one of the most influential pop musicians of the past 10 years. Here he explains to Krishnan Guru_Murthy what he meant in Blurred Lines and discusses the "new black".

video 22 May 2014 World, Mexico

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Film on Mexico's drugs war 'like a scream' - video

The award-winning film, Heli, that shocked Cannes uncovers the drugs crisis in Mexico which has taken 100,000 lives in the last seven years. Krishnan Guru-Murthy meets its director Amat Escalante.

video 11 May 2014 World, France

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Inside the world of filmmaker Michel Gondry - video

Film director Michel Gondry gained fame directing music videos before winning movie acclaim for Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind. He talks about new film Mood Indigo, which comes out on 1 August.

video 02 May 2014 UK

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'Clifford is odious - justice has been done' - video

Christine Hamilton, who with her husband successfully sued Max Clifford over sex slurs, says she is delighted the publicist has been sent to jail and calls him the most odious man she has ever met.

video 27 April 2014 UK, Italy

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Vincent Nichols: Pope John Paul II 'made mistakes' - video

Cardinal Vincent Nichols, asked about John Paul II's canonisation in relation to the Catholic church's paedophilia scandal, says the late pope "made mistakes" but is still eligible for sainthood.

video 25 April 2014 World, Ukraine

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Ron Paul: 'Ukraine is not our business' - video

Former US congressman Ron Paul says imposing sanctions on Russia over Ukraine contradicts the precepts of trade: "I'm opposed to virtually all sanctions unless there's a declared war."

video 28 March 2014 World, Saudi Arabia

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Saudi princesses: just a 'family matter'? - video

US diplomat Ford Fraker says the Saudi king has presided over an improvement in womens rights. But human rights activist Rothna Begum believes Saudi women face discrimination in law and in practice.

post 14 March 2014
The press pool stifling hard questions

I am troubled by the whole press pool concept. The media is inadvertently conspiring with politicians and their spin doctors to make them look good and allow them to evade questions.