Fatima Manji , Reporter

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.

  • 13 Aug 2018

    He says he was present, but doesn’t “think” he was actually involved. It seems the Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn was at a 2014 wreath-laying ceremony for members of a Palestinian group suspected of carrying out the Munich Olympics massacre. Mr Corbyn said he’d been at the event in Tunisia because he wanted to see a “fitting memorial to everyone who has…

  • 12 Aug 2018

    Sir VS Naipaul’s close friend and soon-to-be editor of the Daily Mail, Geordie Greig, was by the novelist’s bedside when he died. Here, he speaks about the man behind the novels.

  • 12 Aug 2018

    The Nobel-Prize winning author Sir VS Naipaul has died at the age of 85. Sir Vidia, who was born in Trinidad, wrote more than 30 books, including his best known A House for Mr Biswas. He had frequent disagreements with fellow authors – including a famous falling out with Paul Theroux – who today described…

  • 12 Aug 2018

    There’s been outrage around the world over the arrest of the acclaimed photographer Shahidul Alam in Bangladesh – as Noam Chomsky and Arundhati Roy joined the calls for his release, demanding his right to free speech. Alam, who’s 63, was detained on Sunday, after giving a television interview about student protests.

  • 11 Aug 2018

    There’s been outrage around the world over the arrest of the acclaimed photographer Shahidul Alam in Bangladesh – as Noam Chomsky and Arundhati Roy joined the calls for his release, demanding his right to free speech. Alam, who’s 63, was detained on Sunday, after giving a television interview about student protests. The writer Salil Tripathi,…

  • 31 Jul 2018

    Jeremy Corbyn is coming under more pressure to take action over a member of Labour’s ruling body, who was recorded making what some have called “disgusting” remarks about Jews. Peter Willsman has now apologised, insisting the remarks had not been accurately reported, and said he was referring himself for equalities training.

  • 30 Jul 2018

    The UN has warned that heavy fighting around Yemen’s main port – which is in the hands of the Iranian-backed Houthi rebels – is just “one airstrike away from an unstoppable” cholera epidemic. The main entry point for food and other supplies into the country is the port city of al-Hodeida. It is under renewed attack…

  • 26 Jul 2018

    In America, the women’s marches in protest against President Trump and the Me Too movement have been significant cultural and political mustering points over the last year and a half. Well, now it all appears to have led to a surge in the number of female candidates running as Democrats in the mid-term elections this…

  • 24 Jul 2018

    A million public sector workers are to benefit from their biggest pay rise for almost a decade after the long-running pay cap was scrapped, as unions and the opposition accused the government of a “PR stunt”. Teachers will be the biggest winners, with up to 3.5% more, while prison officers, members of the armed forces…

  • 20 Jul 2018

    Welcome to the White House, Vladimir Putin. That came as a total surprise to his top security officials, as Donald Trump issued an impromptu invitation to the Russian President to visit Washington. After a week of daily conflicting statements, Mr Trump declared the two leaders “get along well”, although he insisted if things went wrong…

  • 13 Jul 2018

    As he prepares to meet Vladimir Putin on Monday, President Trump has doubled down his attack on America’s NATO allies and now the European Union too. Then his day got even more complicated by the indictment of 12 Russian intelligence agents accused of hacking the Democratic party during the 2016 election.

  • 9 Jul 2018

    Boris Johnson was certainly the cabinet’s most flamboyant figure, as well as its most prominent Brexiteer. And he’s had a difficult few weeks, from his highly visible absence from the vote over the Heathrow expansion, to the four-letter expletive he issued to businesses concerned about the impact of Brexit. He has made no secret of…

  • 27 Jun 2018

    The Fire Brigades Union has criticised the Grenfell Tower fire inquiry for what it called an “absurd” line of questioning of the man in charge on the ground at the start of the fire. Giving evidence for a third day, watch manager Michael Dowden told the inquiry there were moments when he “felt helpless” because…

  • 26 Jun 2018

    The first senior firefighter to arrive at the scene of the Grenfell blaze has insisted that evacuation of the 24-storey building was “impossible”. Michael Dowden said he initially believed his teams could put out the fire, thinking it was contained on the fourth floor. At times he struggled to continue giving evidence when shown footage…

  • 25 Jun 2018

    On the very same day that MPs are due to approve a huge infrastructure project for Heathrow, another scheme intended to help the environment by generating clean energy has got the thumbs down. Ministers have refused to back the £1.3 billion Swansea Bay tidal lagoon project after questioning its cost and long-term impact.