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  • British ISIS bomber “may have” used taxpayers’ money to flee to Syria

    The British man who Isis claim carried out a suicide attack in Iraq earlier this week, ‘may have’ used taxpayers’ money to fund his extremist activities, his wife told Channel 4 News.

  • Published on 24 Feb 2017

    Jeremy Corbyn had just under an hour to savour the victory as the Copeland by-election result hit home in the early hours, handing a resounding victory to the Conservatives.

  • Published on 23 Feb 2017

    Britain has spent £450m subsidising power stations to burn American wood pellets that are as bad for the environment as the coal they replaced. That’s the findings of a new report by a former Government adviser who questions years of environmental policy. Earlier we spoke to the author of the report – the former Government…

  • Theresa May’s promised to transform the way domestic violence is dealt with. But as spending cuts force the closure of women’s refuges, many victims are fearful for the future. Our Social Affairs Editor Jackie Long speaks to women in a refuge in Berkshire who say going into the secure house quite literally saved their lives.

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  • Barclays profits have surged to 182 per cent higher than the year before – reaching 3.2 billion pounds in 2016. The bank says its traders cashed in on market volatility following the Brexit vote and Donald Trump’s election. But it has warned that the threat of US action over past possible misconduct there still looms…

  • Donald Trump’s government has overturned guidance which allowed transgender pupils to use toilets matching their gender identity. The rules which were issued by his predecessor Barack Obama, had been hailed as a victory for transgender rights.

  • Ministers have said former Guantanamo Bay detainees could lose financial settlements paid to them if they have breached legal agreements with the Government. With us now to discuss this is Baroness Pauline Neville-Jones, former Security minister in the coalition government, Chris Phillips, once head of national counter-terrorism security for the police and Anna Turley, the…

  • Iraq’s second city is both symbolically and financially crucial for the Islamic State group as much of their income comes in taxes they impose there. Last month US-backed Iraqi forces took control of the city’s east. Today’s gains signal a breakthrough in their battle for the western half, as Diana Magnay reports.

  • The Ministry of Justice has launched an investigation into the escape of a ‘highly dangerous’ prisoner – Channel 4 News can reveal – on the day it publishes its Prisons and Courts Bill which includes plans to penalise prison governors for escapes. An international manhunt is now underway for convicted murderer Shaun Walmsley who had…

  • Net migration has dropped below three hundred thousand for the first time in two years. The new total of 273,000 is a fall of 49,000 from the previous year and a jump in the number of eastern Europeans leaving the country is partly responsible.

  • We sent our weather presenter, Liam Dutton, to North Wales – where the worst of the winds were expected – this is his journey along the coast.

  • A woman has been killed as Storm Doris brought winds of up to 94mph along with snow and rain to the UK. The woman suffered very serious head injuries when a large piece of roofing fell on to a street in Wolverhampton. Strong winds have led to flight cancellations and road and rail disruption across…

  • Ministers have said former Guantanamo Bay detainees could lose the financial settlements paid to them if they have breached legal agreements with the Government. It’s a move designed to curb criticism over the payment made to the British suicide bomber Jamal al Harith. Tonight his wife Shukee Begum tells us what he may have done…

  • Channel 4 News tonight reveals how the British suicide bomber may have used the cash settlement from the British Government to finance his travel to fight and kill for ISIS.

  • Immigration has become one of the most contentious issues of our age. Despite pledges by successive incoming governments to reduce numbers of foreign nationals coming into Britain in recent years, no government has achieved anywhere near the figures they had promised. So why isn’t immigration falling more quickly?