Cathy Newman


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.

  • Published on 24 Feb 2017 Sections ,

    Labour’s Shadow Attorney General, Baroness Shami Chakrabarti.

  • Published on 23 Feb 2017 Sections ,

    Britain has spent £450m subsidising power stations to burn American wood pellets that are as bad for the environment as the coal they replaced. That’s the findings of a new report by a former Government adviser who questions years of environmental policy. Earlier we spoke to the author of the report – the former Government…

  • Published on 21 Feb 2017 Sections ,

    Jacquelyn Guderley, co-founder of Stemettes a social enterprise supporting young women into the science, technology, engineering and maths industries, and Merici Vinton, co-founder of Ada’s list, an online community that aims to connect and support women in tech.

  • Published on 20 Feb 2017

    David Baddiel is used to raising a laugh – as a comedian, it’s what he does for a living. But to find the humour in a rare form of dementia which causes sufferers to be abusive and aggressive, that’s rather more of a challenge. But it’s what Baddiel does in a film he’s made about…

  • Published on 20 Feb 2017

    Labour’s former shadow business secretary, Angela Eagle, and former Conservative minister and party chairman, Grant Shapp.

  • Published on 19 Feb 2017 Sections

    One of Japan’s biggest rock stars talks about the turbulent history of his band X Japan.  

  • Published on 19 Feb 2017

    Jake Turx, an Orthodox Jewish reporter, talks about the US president’s response to his question on anti-Semitism.

  • Published on 19 Feb 2017

    Donald Trump had only just done with his now familiar attack on what he calls the “fake” news media when he broadcast some fake news of his own. In a diatribe against immigration and terrorism, he apparently invented an incident in Sweden on Friday night.

  • Published on 18 Feb 2017 Sections

    Theresa May has vowed to bring in new laws to improve the way domestic abuse cases are dealt with, and to end the postcode lottery in the support survivors receive. It’ll be a personal priority, the prime minister has declared. Charlotte Kneer is a survivor of domestic violence who is now an ambassador for the…

  • Published on 17 Feb 2017 Sections

    ‘Elle’ premiered at Cannes to feverish acclaim and its leading star, the French actress, Isabelle Huppert, has been nominated for an Oscar for her role in the noir-thriller. But the film is a challenging proposition: described controversially by some critics as “rape comedy”, it mixes sexual violence and adultery with moments of laughter. It is…

  • Published on 15 Feb 2017 Sections

    From the epic trials of Thor to the halls of Valhalla, it seems Norse mythology has more than a few parallels with the uncertainty of today’s hyper-anxious world. A fact that hasn’t escaped the author Neil Gaiman.

  • Published on 9 Feb 2017 Sections ,

    Tonight there are fresh allegations about the British barrister and evangelical Christian John Smyth. After an investigation by this programme into allegations he’d violently abused young men in the U.K., then in Zimbabwe, Now a church in a third country – South Africa – has gone public with what it called “worrying concerns” about his…

  • Published on 7 Feb 2017 Sections

    John Smyth is accused of violently beating dozens of young men he’d groomed at Christian holiday camps in the UK in the late 1970s. But he was not reported to the police at the time, allowing him to move to Africa, where more alleged abuse took place.

  • Published on 6 Feb 2017 Sections

    A leading bishop in the Church of England has tonight come out as another victim in the violent abuse scandal that has rocked the church. He’s the most senior figure in the church to come forward and the first Bishop.