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.
Former Polish minister Radoslaw Sikorski talks about Andrzej Duda’s decision to veto a controversial law to replace supreme court judges with government nominees. Is it a victory for people power, or did the threat of EU sanctions carry the day?
There’s been an angry reaction outside London to the transport secretary’s decision to back the £30 billion project to build the new Crossrail 2 commuter line across the capital. Labour Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, says it will widen the north-south divide.
For the first time, Britain now has a female head of state, prime minister and, as of today,the country’s most senior judge, after Baroness Hale was appointed to lead the UK’s highest court. Lady Brenda Hale has long been an outspoken advocate for more diversity and called her new position a “great honour and a challenge”.
UNICEF’s Dr Meritxell Relano, who is based in the Yemeni capital Sana’a, says there are many factors contributing to the deaths of children in the war-ravaged country’s cholera outbreak, including the collapse of the health system and lack of water and sanitation.
Jabed Hussain, who was one of those attacked by acid, says he lives in one of the most multicultural cities in the world, but is now scared.
Abdurahman Sayed, from the Al-Manaar Muslim Cultural Heritage Centre, says there is a “communication gap” between Grenfell residents and the authorities that needs to be addressed, while it is vital that local people are involved in the public inquiry into the fire.
Baroness Butler-Sloss, the co-author of a report by the Human Trafficking Foundation, says the Dubs scheme isn’t a pull factor for young migrants, who have escaped from their own countries because they were in danger. She says they are being mistreated by the French authorities.
Carter Page, who was a foreign policy adviser to Donald Trump during the presidential campaign, dismisses claims of alleged Russian interference.
The businessman Bill Browder hired the lawyer Sergei Magnitsky to defend him against tax evasion charges. He died in mysterious circumstances in a Russian jail after uncovering a multi-million pound money laundering scheme. Mr Browder then became a leading campaigner for the Magnitsky Act, which targeted sanctions against a list of named Russians, infuriating the…
Labour MP Diana Johnson, who has long campaigned for an inquiry into the blood contamination scandal, and Andy Evans, who was infected with HIV after being given contaminated blood when he was just five, discuss Theresa May’s announcement of an inquiry. He says full compensation would make survivors’ lives easier.
Dr Clare Gerada, former head of the Royal College of GPs, says the Charlie Gard case has been turned into a media circus. Pro-life campaigner Catherine Glenn Foster says Charlie’s parents just want the best for him and are “giving hope to the world”.
Melyvn Akins, a resident of the West Lancaster Estate, West London resident and volunteer, MzB, and Lord Falconer, a QC and former Lord Chancellor, discuss the inquiry into the Grenfell fire.
It’s always a tricky moment – that first meeting with your potential in-laws. But add in worries over a clash of cultures and your future wife in a temporary coma and you the have the true-life meeting of comedian Kumail Nanjiani, who stars as himself in a new film, The Big Sick.
Female genital mutilation has been illegal in the UK for more than three decades, and the Government has pledged to wipe it out worldwide “in a generation”. But Channel 4 News has been speaking to one woman, a bank worker living in Scotland, who claims that if she and her children are deported to Nigeria,…
Bradford – with one of the country’s highest proportions of black and minority ethnic residents – is undergoing something of a cultural regeneration. But what kind of cultural identity has it now forged? Bradford Literature Festival is trying to find out – opening this weekend with 300 events exploring faith, culture, gender and politics. We’ve…