Channel 4 News

  • 17 Aug 2018

    The London Mayor Sadiq Khan has called on the Attorney General to back a new inquest into the death of a nine-year-old girl with severe asthma whose illness coincided with spikes in pollution. Ella Kissi-Debrah’s mother has been fighting a long campaign to link her death to air pollution surges near their home. It comes as…

  • 17 Aug 2018

    Vaping on an e-cigarette is much less harmful than smoking regular cigarettes, according to MPs, who say the rules around using them should be relaxed. In their report, they suggest e-cigarettes could be allowed on buses and trains and should be available on prescription to help people give up smoking. But is enough known about…

  • 16 Aug 2018

    There were celebrations: there were commiserations – the sound of envelopes being torn open across England, Northern Ireland and Wales. So far, your standard A-Level results day scenes – but in a year when reforms put more focus on final exams – the results showed a slight increase in top grades, a slight fall in overall pass rates,…

  • 16 Aug 2018

    In a heartfelt and searing goodbye letter to Britain, the departing Barbados High Commissioner has told Channel 4 News that the UK should establish a “truth and reconciliation commission” to deal with the fall out from the Windrush scandal.

  • 16 Aug 2018

    Farewell my love: A letter from Barbados to Britain

    As I sit on the 14:30 train from King’s Cross to York for what is my last train ride across England, in pursuit of trade links with Scarborough, there is a certain ambivalence to my taking leave of the UK at the end of August after what has been a rewarding four years as High…

  • 14 Aug 2018

    President Trump has been embroiled in a row about the former head of African-American Outreach and the highest-ranking African-American official on his staff. The sharp escalation in the war between President Trump and Omarosa Manigault Newman came with the release of her book, in which she accuses him of racism and mental decline.

  • 12 Aug 2018

    The US space agency NASA has launched a mission to investigate the mysteries of the Sun – flying closer than ever before. The Parker Solar Probe launched successfully early this morning, on a seven year voyage to make 24 orbits of the Sun. It’ll fly just over 6 million km from the surface – protected…

  • 11 Aug 2018

    An airline employee stole a plane from Seattle- Tacoma airport in the United States and was chased by fighter jets before crashing into an island, killing himself in the process. Officials said the man, aged 29, had worked as a ground service agent for Alaska Air. Harry Smith reports.

  • 10 Aug 2018

    Refugees and asylum seekers from across the UK have been taking part in a youth choir as part of efforts to try and bring communities together.

  • 10 Aug 2018

    A Muslim convert who swore allegiance to the extremist Islamic state group has admitted plotting to kill up to a hundred people in a terror attack in London’s Oxford Street.

  • 10 Aug 2018

    . The ailing department store chain had gone into administration. But barely an hour later – there was a new £90m deal to keep it in business

  • 9 Aug 2018

    When Geraint Thomas was crowned winner of the Tour de France two weeks ago after a gruelling, twenty-one stages across more than two thousand miles, he was the first Welshman to win it.

  • 8 Aug 2018

    It seems impossibly idyllic: waking up to the noise of birdsong with waves lapping against your houseboat.

  • 8 Aug 2018

    Another big-name casualty on the British high street now, with the loss-making DIY chain Homebase set to announce the closure of up to 80 stores

  • 3 Aug 2018

    President Trump is out on the campaign trail again – this time in support of Republican candidates standing in the mid-term elections this Autumn.  He’s also ramping up his attacks on what he calls ‘the fake, fake, disgusting news’. Last night, he seized every opportunity to attack the press during a raucous rally, in a…