Fatima Manji is a News Correspondent and regularly reports on a range of national and international stories.
Her broadcasting has included telling the story of the migration crisis from the borders of Europe, interviewing victims of ISIS atrocities in Iraq and challenging politicians here in the UK during the referendum campaign. She also occasionally presents the programme from the studio. Fatima has won a number of awards for her journalism and in 2015 she was a finalist for the Royal Television Society's Young Journalist of the Year.
During the last General Election she presented Britain's first ever Alternative Election Debate featuring young party leaders facing a live audience on Channel 4. Fatima joined Channel 4 News in 2012 and previously worked as a reporter and video journalist at the BBC.
Sir Henry Bellingham, a former minister for Africa, the Caribbean and the overseas territories, and Bermuda Premier David Burt discuss the UK’s response to Hurricane Irma.
With students now graduating with thousands of pounds of debt, the six-figure salaries of some university bosses have become a matter of hot debate. Today universities minister Jo Johnson outlined plans for a crackdown. Vice chancellors who pay themselves more than £150,000 will have to justify their yearly pay and the number of staff earning…
Leaked documents revealing government plans for a tough new immigration regime after Brexit suggest all but the most highly-skilled EU workers would only be allowed to stay for two years, with possible quotas to follow. The proposals, which haven’t yet been officially approved, are already alarming business groups, who’ve described them as “catastrophic”.
Fraser Nelson, editor of the Spectator, and Nadra Ahmed, executive chair of the National Care Association, discuss government immigration proposals.
Gaston Browne, Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, talks about Hurricane Irma.
Following Kezia Dugdale’s resignation, two men are vying to become Scottish Labour’s sixth leader since the SNP took power 10 years ago: Anas Sarwar is a former deputy leader of the party north of the border; Richard Leonard is a former trade unionist from the pro-Jeremy Corbyn wing of the party.
Best known for her biographies of the greats of British literature, Charles Dickens, Thomas Hardy and Samuel Pepys, she has won numerous awards. Now Claire Tomalin explores the life of another literary figure. One who brings up a disabled son on her own after her reporter husband is killed while covering war in the Middle…
We’re joined by Tom Plant, the Director of Proliferation and Nuclear Policy at Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies.
The new face of the cosmetic giant L’Oréal – a transgender model – has been sacked after making comments on social media about race. Munroe Bergdorf had been set to star in a new campaign before her post was reported on.
We’re joined by Steve Reed, the Lewis’s MP in Croydon.
Maina Kiai, a lawyer and human rights activist who co-founded the Kenya Human Rights Commission, and Comfort Ero, International Crisis Group’s Africa Programme Director, discuss the Kenyan presidential elections.
The actor Vera Chok, casting director Sasha Robertson, and Akua Gyamfi, from The British Blacklist, a database of British black talent, discuss Ed Skerin’s decision to turn down a role in Hellboy.
Rod McKenzie, from the Road Haulage Association, and the director of the Transport Research Laboratory, Richard Cuerden, discuss ‘self-driving’ lorries.
Earlier we spoke to the schools minister Nick Gibb. I began by asking him what grades he got for his GCSE’s.
PVRIS front woman Lynn Gunn says she came out to her parents at 18 – and she’s opened up about depression too – talking about going to therapy to overcome what she called “dark times”. We spoke to her about the personal, the political – and being gay in Trump’s America.