Revealed: Inside the secretive Tory election call centre
The Conservative Party contracted a secretive call centre during the election campaign which may have broken data protection and election laws, a Channel 4 News investigation has found.
Brandon Lewis: ‘We want EU citizens to stay here’
Immigration Minister Brandon Lewis says EU nationals given “settled status” after Brexit will have the same rights as British citizens.
Trump travel ban partially reinstated
The US Supreme Court has partially reinstated President Trump’s controversial travel ban in a decision the White House is calling a victory for national security.
Ben Okri on Grenfell Tower: ‘You catch the fever of that anger’
It’s a stark and passionate cry from the heart. Ben Okri’s latest poem is entitled simply “Grenfell Tower, June 2017”, but it explores issues of grief, pain, waste and inequality.
Police injured in protests following Edson Da Costa death
Fourteen police officers were injured last night when trouble flared during protests in East London at the death of a young black man. Edson Da Costa died in hospital six days after he was stopped by police in Beckton while travelling in a car with friends. Protesters alleged that Mr Da Costa was beaten by…
Battle to liberate Mosul from IS ‘nearly over’
The Iraqi army says the battle to liberate Mosul from Islamic State militants will be over in just a “few days”. Despite a desperate counter-attack of suicide bombings, IS fighters are now thought to number just a few hundred and are holed up in a small area of the old city. Over the border in…
Tory MP Kevin Hollinrake on Grenfell: ‘The system has failed’
Peter Rees, a planning officer for the City of London for 30 years, the Conservative MP, Kevin Hollinrake, a member of the communities and local government select committee for two years, and Anne Cooper, a social housing resident and campaigner from South London, discuss the Grenfell Tower tragedy.
Tower blocks fail fire safety tests
The fallout from the Grenfell Tower fire has continued, with the number of high-rise blocks failing fire safety checks rising to 75. Every single residential block that has now been tested has failed safety tests. It has also emerged that in Camden, where four blocks were evacuated, more than 1,000 fire doors were missing. And…
Ana Gomes: ‘We don’t accept any degradation of EU citizens’ rights’
Portuguese Socialist Party MEP Ana Gomes says she welcomes Theresa May’s public offer to EU nationals living in Britain, but adds that any watering down of their rights will not be accepted.
Are EU nationals convinced by May’s pledge?
EU citizens living in Britain have been given some reassurance of their post-Brexit rights by the Prime Minister. But the “settled status” she offers will be conditional on British expats being offered the same rights by the EU states in which they live. So how re-assured do Britain’s EU residents feel?
Damian Green: ‘Wrong to say DUP offered bung’
First Secretary of State, Damian Green, says the Government’s deal with the DUP is “designed to give confidence that we will be able to get our legislative programme through”. He says the extra £1bn promised to Northern Ireland, as part of the deal, is the result of a strong economy – and is not a…
May offers reassurance to EU nationals
Theresa May has promised that EU citizens living in Britain will have their rights protected after Brexit. Those who have lived in the country for five years before a still-to-be-agreed cut-off date will be granted “settled status”, but there are still questions about the level of protection on offer. The pledge came after the Prime…
Channel 4 News headlines, Mon 26 June
A billion pounds for Northern Ireland, and the DUP agrees to back the Government on Brexit, and everything else of any importance.
Here’s where the DUP and the Tories might disagree
Gay marriage, abortion and climate change. A few policies where the two partners might not have as much in common as they’d like to think.
Vince Cable: ‘we’re in a world of tough choices’
The Lib Dem leadership candidate says his party want to raise taxes and invest more in public services, but there are ‘no easy options’ when it comes to ending austerity.
Can we afford to end the cuts?
How much of the deficit has Britain paid off? Can the government afford to change tack on public spending cuts?