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.
Extremists have been exploiting the coronavirus pandemic to “breed hate” through dangerous conspiracy theories, according to a new report from the Commission for Countering Extremism, which advises the government.
We’re joined by one of the founding members of Covid Families for Justice, Charlie Williams. His father, Rex, died of the disease at the care home where he lived in April.
Victor Olisa, the Metropolitan Police’s former head of diversity, and a former borough commander in Tottenham joined us from Godalming in Surrey and the barrister Abimbola Johnson was in South London.
We were joined by Dr Richard Hatchett, who heads CEPI – an organisation which coordinates and finances the development of vaccines.
Over 25,000 people have signed a petition calling for criminal charges to be brought against two police officers who allegedly took selfies at the murder scene of two women killed in north-west London.
Labour’s health spokesman Jon Ashworth is also MP for Leicester South.
We spoke to former Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt, who is now the Chair of the Health Select Committee.
We were joined from New York by Dr Amesh Adalja – an infectious disease specialist at the Johns Hopkins University Center for Health Security.
We spoke to Jonathan Powell – who served as chief of staff to Tony Blair when he was Prime Minister.
We spoke to the Conservative MP Julian Knight who chairs the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee
We spoke to Dame Judi Dench, one of the UK’s most famous actors who has spent a lifetime treading the boards.
Earlier we were joined by Professor Clifford Stott, who is Professor of Social Psychology at Keele University and a participant of a group whose work feeds into the government’s scientific advisory body – SAGE.
The former Archbishop of Canterbury, George Carey, has had his permission to officiate at religious services revoked by the Church of England.
We spoke to Robert Halfon who chairs the Commons Education Committee and Dr Mary Bousted, the joint general secretary of the National Education Union.
We talk to Richard Horton, who’s been editor of the Lancet medical journal for 25 years and has just written a book titled ‘The Covid-19 Catastrophe – What’s Gone Wrong and How to Stop it Happening Again’.