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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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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
News
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.

post 13 September 2014
A few hundred thousand voters will decide the fate of millions

With just days to go until the independence referendum, those who are still undecided will decide Scotland's fate.

video 12 September 2014 UK, Scotland

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'Project Fear becoming Project Panic' - #indyref yes leader

Yes campaign leader Blair Jenkins says we are seeing "two faces of David Cameron" - one that says the Scottish referendum is the people's choice, another in which he co-ordinates "scare stories".

video 11 September 2014 Culture

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Not a concert but an experience: in rehearsal with John Cale

Rehearsing his latest show, music pioneer John Cale discusses using drones on stage, his turbulent relationship with Lou Reed, the sexual abuse he suffered as a child and Scottish independence.

video 20 August 2014 World, Iraq

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'It was a very deep shock': James Foley friend - video

Nicole Tung, a friend of James Foley who was murdered by the Islamic State, tells Channel 4 News that she and fellow colleagues had been holding onto the hope that the US journalist would be released.

post 20 August 2014
Why we shouldn't share - or view - the video of James Foley's murder

We don't need to see the brutal footage of the murder of journalist James Foley to know that his death was wrong. But by refusing to share it, we can diminish its propaganda value.

video 19 August 2014 UK

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Porn 'a part of everyday life' for teenagers - video debate

"They (boys) explain to us how they expect us to act... from watching it (porn) online" - two young women share their views as a report suggests pornography is a part of every day life for teenagers.

post 19 August 2014
Gaza heart surgery girl Hala is out of danger - but for how long?

Three-year-old Hala's health has been transformed after receiving heart surgery in London. But her home is in ruins and her family fear returning to Gaza.

post 15 August 2014
Iraq's Christian refugees: 'They are bewildered'

I've been down to the St Joseph Church in Irbil, where Christians from Mosul and Qaraqosh are seeking sanctuary. They told us how the mere sound of the Islamic State made them flee their homes.

post 12 August 2014
Was Mork & Mindy really kids' TV?

Mork, the extra-terrestrial character played by Robin Williams, was too surreal for me when I was a boy. But that's because Mork and Mindy was really for grown-ups.

post 07 August 2014
Gaza: Hope for Hala, the three-year old heart patient

Hala, the three-year-old heart patient in desperate need of surgery she could not get in Gaza, has made it out of the conflict zone.

video 07 August 2014 World, Israel

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Regev response to Shamaly 'revenge' shooting claims - video

Krishnan Guru-Murthy speaks to the Israeli Prime Minister's spokesman, Mark Regev, who says that allegations of misbehaviour by Israeli soldiers must be investigated.

post 06 August 2014
Finding Niema - a symbol of Gaza's child victims

Channel 4 News meets with Niema, the heart-breaking symbol of the suffering of children in Gaza, weeks after she was injured in an alleged Israeli rocket strike.

post 05 August 2014
Inside Gaza: amid the devastation, one family's story

I've been into the suburbs of Beit Hanoun in the north, where whole areas have been completely devastated by a combination of tank shells and air strikes.