Cathy Newman joined Channel 4 News in January 2006. Cathy Newman presents Channel 4 News.
She spent over a decade in Fleet Street, latterly with the Financial Times. Since joining Channel 4 News in 2006 she has broadcast a string of investigations and scoops, including harassment allegations against the Liberal Democrat peer Lord Rennard. She also writes about politics for the Telegraph.
Menashe Lustig is just about the most unlikely star of the silver screen. The film tells the story of his struggle to raise his only son after his wife dies. It was filmed unobtrusively on the streets of Brooklyn amongst an intensely private religious group. I’ve been speaking to the star.
The tv presenter Keith Chegwin has died at the age of 60. Cheggers as he was near universally know first became famous in the 1970s with shows like Swap Shop, Saturday Superstore and of course Cheggers Plays Pop.
Cathy Newman is joined from Washington DC by Husam Zomlot, the Palestinians’ chief delegate to the US and senior adviser to President Mahmoud Abbas.
With aspirations to to become the UK’s first transgender MP, a 19 year old from Kent has become the first trans person to be elected as a Labour women’s officer.
Debbie Abrahams. the Shadow Work and Pensions Secretary, and Ed Davies, who’s policy director at the Conservative-leaning think tank, the Centre for Social Justice, discuss the Joseph Rowntree Foundation’s findings on poverty.
The Children’s Commissioner for England Anne Longfield discusses whether she believes Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt’s claim to be making an “ambitious attempt” to transform mental health provision.
Conservative MP Rob Halfon who is chair of parliament’s Education Select Committee is in the studio to discuss social injustice in the UK education system.
As one future royal starts the process of becoming a British citizen, other families in this country who have loved-ones from overseas came together today to sing carols and campaign against rules which they say are keeping parents and children apart at Christmas and are stacked against those on the lowest incomes.
Luke Harding, whose book ‘Collusion, How Russia helped Trump Win the White House’ is currently number one on the New York Times bestseller list, discusses the latest developments regarding President Trump and his former national security adviser General Mike Flynn.
From Central Lobby in the House of Commons is leading Brexiteer – Conservative MP and former leader of his party – Iain Duncan Smith. And with him, Chuka Umunna, Labour MP for Streatham in South London and supporter of the campaign group Open Britain who want closer ties with Europe.
Interview with Afua Hirsch, Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff and Gina Yashere.
The American actress, human rights campaigner and gender equality activist Meghan Markle is to marry Prince Harry – with a Royal Wedding planned for next spring. The prince, who is fifth in line to the throne, said he was “thrilled” declaring he had known Ms Markle was “the one” from the very first time they’d…
We’re joined by Ireland’s Minister for European Affairs Helen McEntee.
The Democratic Unionist leader Arlene Foster has warned Theresa May – who depends on DUP votes in the Commons – that she will not accept a Brexit deal that creates customs barriers between Northern Ireland and the rest of the UK.
A Conservative peer has threatened to quit the party in the Lords in protest at its stance towards disabled people. Lord Shinkwin, who uses a wheelchair, was due to be appointed as a disability commissioner at the Equality and Human Rights Commission earlier this year. But the position was then scrapped.