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.
There are few women and even fewer ethnic minority stars: the BBC has published its list of top earners to an outcry over diversity. Theresa May demanded to know why the corporation paid women less than men for doing the same job, while a number of high profile presenters were forced to defend their salaries.
Pink pens just “for her”, mums who make the gravy and do the washing-up before being told to be “beach body ready”. We’ve all seen the ads. Now the Advertising Standards Authority is cracking down on gender stereotypes, including ones which show men failing to carry out simple household tasks.
Schools across England will receive an extra £1.3 billion over the next two years, the Government has announced, but the money will come from efficiencies and savings within the department’s own budget. Justine Greening confirmed plans for a national school funding formula, saying it would be supported by extra investment. But Labour demanded to know…
The Conservative MP Kwazi Kwarteng, who is Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Philip Hammond talks about the Chancellor’s comments on public sector workers pay.
Two of the people involved in the protests over hospital workers pay in London, cleaner Malgorzata Sacewicz and porter Len Hockey, explain why they were taking strike action.
Two teenage boys have been arrested after five separate acid attacks on moped riders across north-east London, all carried out within 90 minutes. One victim was left with “life-changing” injuries after he was sprayed with the corrosive substance. The Met police chief called the attacks “completely barbaric” and said the Home Office was considering a…
Tory MP Mims Davies says politicians are being abused, threatened and intimidated, and this could affect people’s willingness to go into politics.
Weak, no authority – she simply can’t carry on. A damning verdict on Theresa May’s leadership from – say reports – one of her most senior backbenchers. The Prime Minister will be trying to damp down all the speculation with a bid to reassert her grip on the Tory party later this week. But are…
Iraqi forces say they’re on the brink of siezing full control of the Iraqi city of Mosul from militant Islamic State fighters – claiming they’ll capture the extremists’ last stronghold within hours
David Eubank talks about his experience in Iraq.
Eileen Chubb, a care worker turned whistle-blower who runs the charity ‘Compassion In Care’ – and Stephen Dorrell, who was secretary of state for health under John Major and who now chairs the NHS Confederation.
Hundreds of people gathered for a vigil last night at the scene of the attack, where one man died and nine others were taken to hospital. Fatima Manji has been speaking to some of those involved, including the man who pinned the alleged attacker to the ground until police arrived.
The attack came as a group of Muslim worshipers finished prayers here in Finsbury Park shortly after midnight last night. Fatima Manji arrived at the scene of the attack in the early hours of this morning and has spent the day piecing together the events and the reaction.
The number of women MPs is at an all-time high after Thursdays Vote. There’s also a rise in the number of LGBT, ethnic minority and disabled representatives. So what can we expect from this latest re-balancing of representation in the Mother of Parliaments?
There aren’t any official figures about voter turnout on Thursday among 18 to 24 year olds – but the actual number of young people registering to vote was much higher than in 2015. And many pointed to the number of music stars that backed Labour as a factor.