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  • Sepp Blatter exclusive interview: Disgraced ex-FIFA boss on the World Cup, Putin and corruption

    Former FIFA President Sepp Blatter talks to Channel 4 News about corruption in FIFA, his reception at the 2018 Russia World Cup – and his invitation from Vladimir Putin.

  • 19 Jun 2018

    Work is the best route out of poverty – it’s a slogan popular with politicians both left and right for the past two decades. But as the country surges towards record numbers of people in work – the number of those in work and in poverty too is also rising. According to the Institute for…

  • She’s made a name for herself with her high profile pursuit of giants like Google, Apple and Amazon for billions in tax. Margrethe Vestager is the EU’s Competition Commissioner. The Danish politician is also one of those tipped to succeed Jean-Claude Junker as President next year and would be leading the EU when Britain leaves the bloc.

  • President Trump has doubled down on his tough new immigration policy – which has seen thousands of children separated from their migrant parents at the border. In a speech in the last hour – Mr Trump accused the media of helping “smugglers and traffickers”, and accused asylum seekers of hiring “professional lawyers” to give them…

  • 1 May 2018

    An enormous cast of people have been linked to the Trump/Russia story. These are the names you need to know, as the investigation by Special Counsel Robert Mueller picks up pace.

  • 13 Jun 2018

    When I present Channel 4 News, in-depth analysis and great journalism come together to explain the events of the day. But this new podcast wants to help you go much deeper and discuss answers, not just problems. Each week, I’ll speak to one guest, at length, who will hopefully have some answers – without having to…

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  • 21 Jun 2018

    It’s been 70 years since 492 passengers disembarked from the Empire Windrush at Tilbury Docks. Invited to Britain as part of the first generation of workers from the Caribbean, some went on to serve in the armed forces. Over the decades they served in conflicts around the world as British citizens – or so they thought.…

  • The former FBI Director, James Comey, has told Channel 4 News he has suffered many sleepless nights for his role in bringing President Trump to the White House. Speaking to presenter Jon Snow, he said: “I’m a pretty good sleeper, so it’s typically either late at night before I go to sleep or early in the…

  • Exactly eight years ago, George Osborne unveiled an emergency budget that aimed to slash the then mammoth government deficit. Thus the policy of austerity was born, and it has shaped much of this country’s social and political life ever since. But with the Prime Minister announcing more cash for the NHS this week, many Conservatives…

  • “It’s absolutely ruined my life”. The words of Ethel Barford, once a keen walker and traveller, now in need of a hip replacement. But despite being in constant pain she’s been told she won’t get her operation until 2020. The government in Wales has announced more money to tackle its NHS waiting list problem. For…

  • There may now be more clarity for EU citizens living here, but arrangements for how Brits in EU countries will be treated after Brexit have yet to be spelled out. Anne Hernández is British and has been living in Spain for over 30 years. She’s head of the British expats’ association in Spain. Dimitri Scarlato…

  • Government ministers went out of their way today to reassure EU citizens in the UK that dealing with a new settlement scheme, allowing them to stay on after Brexit, will not be difficult. Announcing the details, Home Secretary Sajid Javid said “we will be looking to grant applications, not for reasons to refuse”. But if…

  • Deana Bass Williams, Republican strategist and former deputy chief of staff to Housing Secretary Ben Carson, discusses President Trump’s immigration policy.

  • President Trump may have done a U-turn on separating children from their families at the Mexican border, but his anger at being forced to row back remains white hot. Railing against what he called “immigration laws supported by extremist open-border Democrats”, he complained of having to employ more judges to deal with the backlog of…

  • Theresa May’s testing weeks

    Leo Varadkar has been hosting the European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker in Dublin, giving the UK a taster of the sort of lines it is going to hear next week at the European Council meeting in Brussels. “There isn’t much time left,” the Taoiseach said. “There is an urgent need to make progress.” Mr Juncker echoed that…

  • 20 Jun 2018

    Turkey votes this weekend in its most important election in many decades. If President Erdogan wins, as expected, he plans to vastly increase his own powers after already transforming the country for 16 years. His critics say Turkey is heading for one-man, absolute rule, though an opposition candidate appears to be running Mr Erdogan close…

  • It’s a work of art on an unprecedented scale, an airborne installation rising at dusk above the River Thames. Fifteen hundred LED-lit pigeons released into the skies over east London in homage to the crucial role the birds played during the First World War. We went to an abandoned driving range on the banks of…

  • The father of a student who’s believed to have taken his own life is calling for universities to be able to share more information with families. James Murray, whose son Ben died last month, wants it to be easier for institutions to contact parents if an individual is struggling. Bristol University, where Ben was a…

  • Theresa May has seen off a potentially damaging defeat on her flagship EU withdrawal bill. The possibility of a government defeat saw seriously ill Labour MPs brought into parliament to vote on an amendment that would have given the Commons a bigger say in the Brexit negotiations. In the end the Brexit Secretary gave Tory…

  • The United States’ policy of separating migrant chidren from their parents had incensed opinion in America and around the world. The UN’s Human Rights Council criticised the policy, which prompted the US to withdraw from the body, branding it a “cesspool of political bias”. But, in an unexpected move, in the last hour Donald Trump…

  • Lib Dem MP Norman Lamb is a former health minister under David Cameron. Caroline Dinenage is a current health minister and Conservative MP for Gosport.