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.
In the bowels of subterranean London, something isn’t stirring. It’s sitting there… accumulating. It’s just one of a staggering ten fatbergs blocking London’s Victorian sewers. This one is a 50 metre long rancid blob of congealed, sanitary products, napkins, wet wipes and similar items that do not bio-degrade. But all is not lost – there are now plans to break…
The leader of Kensington and Chelsea Council, Elizabeth Campbell, discusses the re-housing of Grenfell residents
Theresa Villiers, Conservative MP and former Northern Ireland Secretary, who campaigned for Leave, and Labour MP Ben Bradshaw, who campaigned for Remain, discuss Theresa May’s speech in Florence.
Uber’s Fred Jones discusses Transport for London’s decision to strip the company of its operating licence.
One in four 14-year-old girls has experienced some sort of depression, according to government-funded research into 10,000 children. Jessica People, who experienced depression in her teens, and Natasha Devon, the government’s mental health champion for schools until the position was axed in May 2016, discuss the findings.
Alejandro Cota, from World Vision, discusses the Mexico earthquake.
Gary Numan was a pioneer of electronic music in the early eighties – but he’s found a new direction three decades on. In his latest album – ‘Savages’ – he’s turned his sights to the future – and a pretty bleak one at that.
Shadow Home Secretary Diane Abbott, the chair of transport on the London Assembly, Conservative Keith Prince, and Julia Ebner, an extremism expert at the Institue for Strategic Dialogue, discuss the terror threat.
Richard Aylmer-Hall, whose video was in Paraic O’Brien’s report, discuss what he witnessed at Parsons Green.
Louise Christian, a human rights lawyer who represented victims of the Ladbroke Grove rail crash, which killed 31 people in 1999, and Martin Howe, the solicitor acting on behalf of over 40 of the Grenfell Tower fire survivors and bereaved families, discuss the public inquiry opening tomorrow.
Sir Trevor Nunn, former artistic director of both the Royal Shakespeare Company and the National Theatre, pays tribute to Sir Peter Hall, who has died at 86.
The former chief inspector of schools for England, Sir Michael Wilshaw, says the government needs to ensure that academy sponsors have the capacity to improve schools. It follows the news that Wakefield City Academies Trust has pulled out of running all of its 21 schools.
Wakefield City Academies Trust has pulled out of running all of its 21 schools – just days into the new academic year. The Trust admitted it couldn’t improve things as quickly as needed.
QC Max Hill, who’s conducting an independent review of the UK’s terror legislation, talks about the threats faced.
Blondel Cluff, UK/EU representative for the government of Anguilla, and Conservative MP and government aide, Chris Philp, discuss the UK response to Hurricane Irma.