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  • Waad al-Kateab is an award-winning film-maker. And she is in grave danger

    For a year, Waad al-Kateab has exposed the horrors of Aleppo. Now she is trapped there. We can only hope Syrian forces treat her and her fellow citizens properly, writes Channel 4 News Editor Ben De Pear.

  • Published on 30 Nov 2016

    Rescue workers claim that at least another 45 people have been killed today as the bombardment of east Aleppo by regime forces intensified. With the United Nations Security Council meeting to discuss their plight, around 50,000 people are now reported to have fled their homes in the east of the city in the last 72…

  • Published on 1 Dec 2016

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  • Fleabag the character is a dry-witted, young woman who freely explores often taboo subjects. It started life in the theatre, then received critical acclaim as a tv series. The writer and main character Pheobe Waller-Bridge has gone back to Fleabag’s roots and is performing it again as a one woman show.

  • Last week, the celebrated British photographer David Hamilton was found dead in  Paris, after taking his own life. A well known French broadcaster had publicly accused him of raping her when she was just 13. And that  prompted many of Hamilton’s former models to allege that his crimes stretched back forty years.

  • In his first public appearance as President-elect, Donald Trump has stepped in to save the day at a manufacturing plant in the mid-West. He has done a deal to keep nearly a thousand jobs in the US that were bound for Mexico. How has he done it?

  • The French Socialist president, Francois Hollande, has made a shock announcement that he will not seek a second mandate. Despite overseeing a slight dip in unemployment, his approval ratings have been among the lowest of any post-war Presidency and his attempts to reform France’s economy have been met with strike upon strike.

  • In Syria, the exodus of civilians from the besieged eastern side of the Syrian city of Aleppo continues. The United Nations now says that more than 30 thousand people – mostly women and children – have fled the area. But there are increasing reports that men of fighting age among the evacuees are being detained…

  • Some Brexiteers are not amused by Mr Davis’ words. Arron Banks of Leave.eu called them “incredibly foolish”.

  • Air quality alerts have been issued at bus stops, Tube stations and roadsides across London because of high pollution. The move comes as a new report calls for changes to motoring rules and infrastructure to help reduce vehicle emissions and improve health. But critics say the problem is not how we drive, but what we…

  • A little light has been shed today on the government’s “have cake and eat it” approach to Brexit negotiations. But it looks like we may have to pay for it first. The Brexit Secretary, David Davis suggested to MPs today that Ministers might be prepared to continue contributions to the EU to maintain access to…

  • Immigration has hit another new record. A total of 650 thousand people arrived in Britain in the year ending June the 30th. Even when those leaving the country were taken into account, the net migration figures were still at near-record levels. For the first time, Romanians were the biggest single group of new arrivals.

  • Around 350 people have now reported alleged cases of child sex abuse connected to football clubs. The number has been rising by the day following the launch of an NSPCC hotline, which has received more than 860 calls in its first week of operation. Greater Manchester Police alone say they have received reports from 35…

  • I spoke to presenter and journalist Charlie Webster, who was abused by her running coach when she was 15 and from Norwich, Chief Constable Simon Bailey – who is the lead for child protection on the National Police Chiefs’ Council.

  • The sexual abuse scandal enveloping British football is already on a huge scale and rising by the day – one hundred more cases today, and new names of suspects surfacing with them.

  • For a year, Waad al-Kateab has exposed the horrors of Aleppo. Now she is trapped there. We can only hope Syrian forces treat her and her fellow citizens properly, writes Channel 4 News Editor Ben De Pear.

  • Published on 30 Nov 2016

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