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.
Currently, foster carers in the UK are paid by councils or charities, but they don’t receive sick pay, holiday pay or the same rights as other workers. Now one foster parent, Sarah Anderson, is arguing her work should have the same kind of benefits as many other jobs. Sarah Jane Linton, who has three foster children…
Richard Ratcliffe, husband of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, and their MP,Tulip Siddiq, discuss her imprisonment in Iran.
Patriotism, duty and service. These are the themes of Last Flag Flying, a new film starring Bryan Cranston. We spoke to him about loyalty to one’s country – and to the commander-in-chief.
More Conservative big guns have given their backing to Theresa May. We spoke to Conservative MP and vice-chairman of the 1922 backbench committee, Charles Walker and Lord Heseltine.
Next week the government will publish its long-awaited review into how people from different racial backgrounds are treated by our public services. Justice Minister Dominic Raab discusses the issues.
The Immigration minister Brandon Lewis in Manchester.
On the eve of the Conservative Party conference in Manchester, Theresa May is under further pressure from her foreign secretary on Brexit. Boris Johnson insists there must be no “monkeying around” over Britain’s withdrawal from the EU.
Douglas Chapman, MP for Dunfermline and West Fife, is in Barcelona assisting the Catalans with their vote on independence – ensuring ‘no undue intimidation’ comes from the Spanish authorities.
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.