A damning report from MPs accused HMRC of “losing its nerve” on tackling tax avoidance. The taxman has hit back, accusing MPs of using the figures misleadingly. Who is right?
The national economy might be showing signs of recovery, but personal debt has climbed steadily in the last five years. So why are more and more people are putting Christmas on credit?
MPs who choose to decline the 11 per cent pay rise proposed by Ipsa will be given the money whether they want it or not, so what will they do with it?
As students meet on a national day of action to get #CopsOffCampus, Channel 4 News looks at the increasing anger over campus policing.
With the world’s leaders looking on, it was a chance for South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma to shine. So why did some of his countrymen choose to publicly humiliate him?
Chancellor Angela Merkel’s centre-right coalition government has at last struck a “grand coalition” deal with the centre-left Social Democrats. But why the wait and what does it mean for us?
Scotland’s first minister insists there is a “very, very powerful argument” for Scotland to retain use of sterling. FactCheck investigates.
The Scottish government has insisted that it will inherit its “fair share” of UK defence assets if it becomes independent. But FactCheck finds a report from the government begs to differ.
Reverend Paul Flowers was not interviewed by regulators when he was appointed Co-op Bank chairman, the financial watchdog reveals, as it renews calls for checks on senior City appointments.
A white supremacist, whose DNA test showed he was 14 per cent Sub-Saharan African, insists that the results are “statistical noise”. Could he be right?
The Royal College of Nursing claims that there are nearly 20,000 unfilled nursing posts in England, putting patients at risk. FactCheck rolls up its sleeves to find out how unhealthy nursing numbers really are.
In order to tackle the chronic loneliness of the elderly, Jeremy Hunt – who once worked in Japan and whose wife is Chinese – says we should take lessons from Asia. What are they doing right? FactCheck investigates.
Vicky Pryce argues that more than half of women in jail are there due to the men in their life – but is she right? FactCheck analyses the claim behind her “Prisonomics”.
Payday loan companies argue that a cap on interest rates would force people to turn to loan sharks. But Stella Creasy says it has worked in other countries – is she right? FactCheck investigates.
As the Daily Mail refuses to apologise to Ed Miliband for claiming his father “hated Britain”, Channel 4 News looks at how powerful the paper really is.