• 1 Aug 2018

    Amid warnings that places like Dover could be plunged into gridlock after Brexit, the department which will deal with the impact is under fire for “lack of detail” on how customs will cope. That’s according to a confidential report by HM customs seen by this programme, along with correspondence from one of its Brexit freight…

  • 31 Jul 2018

    Senior managers at the Royal Bank of Scotland will not face any disciplinary action over the mistreatment of small businesses left struggling after the financial crisis. The bank’s controversial Global Restructuring Group has been accused of deliberately driving small firms into the ground so it could sell off their assets on the cheap. Furious business…

  • 30 Jul 2018

    There’s been commuting chaos for train passengers in the North West of England. Northern Rail put back services axed in a shake-up in May – only for many of them to fail to run this morning. It promises to bring back other cancelled services by the autumn, but mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, has…

  • 23 Jul 2018

    In part two of our investigation into Arron Banks’ mining interests in Southern Africa, Channel 4 News details the transfer of thousands of pounds to a Lesotho cabinet minister and the subsequent issuing of a mining licence.

  • 20 Jul 2018

    Madeleina Kay is an ambassador for the Young European Movement, Andrew Lilico is executive director of the analysis firm, Europe Economics, and Chris Philp is a Conservative MP.

  • 20 Jul 2018

    The EU has urged all member states and stakeholders to prepare for the doomsday scenario that Britain crashes out of Europe without a Brexit deal. There are all sorts of warnings about what that could mean, from hundreds of thousands of job losses to plummeting investment and huge border delays. We look at what the…

  • 11 Jul 2018

    The Information Commissioner has slapped a half million pound fine on Facebook for failing to safeguard its users’ data. The maximum fine was issued after this programme and the Guardian newspaper revealed how political strategy firm Cambridge Analytica harvested data from millions of users of the social media site. The commissioner’s office also said it…

  • 11 Jul 2018

    Britain’s data protection watchdog intends to fine Facebook £500,000 for failing to safeguard users’ information – the maximum amount it can levy.

  • 6 Jul 2018

    While we’re busy in Britain pondering whether Theresa May’s Brexit plans will make it more difficult for the UK to negotiate a trade deal with the US, in America itself, President Trump is locked and loaded on waging a trade war with China. Today, the world’s two biggest economies slapped billions of dollars’ worth of…

  • 2 Jul 2018

    The EU has warned it’ll impose tariffs on $300 billion worth of US goods if President Trump puts a levy on European car imports. Europe happens to be the second most important market for that most identifiably American of companies, Harley-Davidson. And its decision to move some of its production out of the US, because…

  • 28 Jun 2018

    Britain is set to miss its own targets to cut carbon emissions – according to the official body that monitors government progress on fighting climate change

  • 26 Jun 2018

    Death by a thousand cuts – that’s what the UK car industry warned could be its fate if it doesn’t get clear government guidance on post-Brexit trading. Today, motor industry bosses said investment has already slumped as the chance of a “no deal” EU departure remains on the table. They also have to deal with…

  • 25 Jun 2018

    Mr Johnson said he’d ‘lie down in front of those bulldozers’ to stop a third runway.

  • 8 Jun 2018

    The transport minister told Parliament that there was no special deal for the company building the third runway. But FactCheck has seen documents that throw his comments into a new light.

  • 7 Jun 2018

    On another bruising day for Britain’s retail sector, five thousand jobs are at risk at Poundworld as the company prepares to appoint administrators. Six thousand more could be in jeopardy at House of Fraser, which is closing more than half its stores around the country. That includes its flagship branch in London’s Oxford Street – leaving staff in…