Krishnan Guru-Murthy

Presenter
News
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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article 20 August 2015 UK
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Banksy's Dismaland park: shocking, funny, extraordinary

Clandestine street artist Banksy opens a theme park like no other. Inside a derelict lido in Weston-super-Mare, Dismaland features migrant boats, a dead princess and Banksy's trademark dark humour.

post 03 June 2015
Shashi Tharoor on politics, India and his wife's death

Shashi Tharoor is one of India's best known politicians, with international recognition as an acclaimed author and former UN diplomat...

article 03 June 2015 UK, Scotland
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John Byrne on art, Nicola Sturgeon and Scottish independence

Playwright and artist John Byrne is the kid from Paisley, who made it from the notorious Ferguslie Park housing estate to a life of fame as an artist and writer.

article 22 April 2015 Culture
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Robert Downey Jr walks out on Krishnan Guru-Murthy

A Channel 4 News interview with film star Robert Downey Jr comes to an abrupt end when the questions turn to his family and colourful past.

post 27 March 2015
Cameron drops his Flashman style, Miliband comes out fighting

Polls shows David Cameron came out on top in last night's election special. So the big question for Labour is, can they do enough in these TV appearances to make a difference?

video 09 February 2015 UK

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Jimmy Page: my autobiography will be published when I'm dead

Led Zeppelin's Jimmy-Page says he will not publish his autobiography while he is alive, telling Channel 4 News: "What I would do is do a book to be published posthumously."

video 17 January 2015 World, Brazil

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Stephen Daldry on hope, violence, and 'Trash' - video

Director Stephen Daldry tells Channel 4 News that the trio of young Brazilian actors completely improvised their lines in his new film "Trash". He says London has "more sense of despair" than Brazil.

article 11 January 2015 UK, France
David Cameron
David Cameron: I defend the right to offend - video

Prime Minister David Cameron tells Krishnan Guru-Murthy that he too would say "Je suis Charlie" (I am Charlie), after marching in Paris with other world leaders following this week's terror attacks.

video 10 January 2015 World, France

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Charlie Hebdo survivors: the magazine must carry on

A small team of Charlie Hebdo staff are putting together this week's special edition of the magazine. "We have to carry on with the magazine," says journalist Patrick Pelloux.

article 15 December 2014 Australia
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Gunman and two hostages dead in Sydney siege

Police storm the Lindt cafe in Sydney ending a 17 hour siege by a gunman identified as an Iranian refugee. Police say the gunman and two hostages were killed.

video 11 November 2014 UK, Egypt

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#FreeAJStaff: Greste held in 'rundown conditions' - video

The parents of the Al Jazeera journalist, Peter Greste, have been paying tribute to their son who's now spent almost a year in an Egyptian jail. His brother Andrew speaks to Krishnan Guru-Murthy.

video 07 November 2014 World, India

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Author Tendulkar still setting records - video

India's Sachin Tendulkar is one of the greatest batsmen of all time. Krishnan Guru-Murthy went to meet him as he visits the UK to promote his best-selling autobiography.

post 23 October 2014
10 things about that Richard Ayoade interview

Millions of people have now watched and discussed and read about it. So here are a few brief thoughts of my own.

article 22 October 2014 UK
Why should disabled people feel hard done by? Welfare Secretary Iain Duncan Smith says the UK probably spends more on the disabled and sick
IDS: 'We spend more on disabled than most countries' - video

Why should disabled people feel hard done by? Welfare Secretary Iain Duncan Smith says the UK probably spends more on the disabled and sick "than almost any other country in the developed world".

video 12 October 2014 Culture

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Revenge porn, sexting and online safety - debate

A sexting scandal involving an MP; new laws to tackle revenge porn; and a potential leak of explicit Snapchat pictures. What - if anything - can be done to protect yourself? Watch the debate.

video 21 September 2014 UK, Scotland

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Alex Salmond: movement to independence is 'irresistible'

Alex Salmond tells Channel 4 News that the movement to independence is "irresistible" as it is backed by the younger generation - and adds that older scots were "scared" into voting no.

post 19 September 2014
Scotland vote gives Labour a huge constitutional headache

The Conservative party now firmly believes Scots MPs should not vote on English laws - which could make it much harder for Labour to form a future government.

article 19 September 2014 UK
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William Hague: our constitution is unbalanced

Commons leader William Hague tells Channel 4 News the constitution needs to be rebalanced to give English votes to English MPs.

post 17 September 2014
What happens to being British now?

A yes means Britain ceases to exist, right? I won't be British anymore, just English. Yes? That's the identity crisis many people south of the border have been wrestling with.