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.

  • Published on 19 Aug 2017 Sections , ,

    President Donald Trump’s top strategist Steve Bannon has wasted no time in getting back to his old job at conservative website Breitbart News – chairing an editorial meeting last night shortly after confirming his departure from the White House. In an interview with The Weekly Standard he said he has got his “hands back on…

  • Published on 11 Aug 2017 Sections

    The term ‘sharenting’ has been used to describe parents who feel the need to share almost every step of their child’s life on social media, without asking them. Some do it for money, some to reach out to friends and family, some are showing-off. The end result may be a generation of children growing up…

  • Published on 10 Aug 2017 Sections

    Back now to our earlier story – that Residents at the Ledbury Housing estate in Southwark in South London are facing evacuation because of safety fears over gas supplies.

  • Published on 9 Aug 2017 Sections

    Northumbria police have defended using a convicted child rapist in an investigation into child sexual abuse in Newcastle. Over the course of 4 trials, 17 men and one woman were convicted of offences including rape, supplying drugs and inciting prostitution. Today the police insisted that the information supplied by their informant prevented other girls from…

  • Published on 8 Aug 2017 Sections ,

    Almost half of maternity wards in England were forced to turn away expectant mothers at least once last year, according to figures obtained by the Labour Party. More than 40 NHS trusts said they’d had to temporarily close their doors to new arrivals, blaming a lack of staff, or beds. Labour described it as “shameful”…

  • Published on 7 Aug 2017 Sections , ,

    Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn says he’s “very sad” about deaths on the streets of Venezuela during clashes between protestors and police – although when asked if he condemned President Maduro’s actions – he said he condemned “violence by all sides”.  Today President Maduro warned armed anti-government activists that they would face the “maximum penalty”.

  • Published on 4 Aug 2017 Sections

    The Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar has set out his vision for Europe’s relationship with Britain after Brexit – saying the UK’s departure could affect “every single aspect of life” in Northern Ireland. Mr Varadkar was speaking on his first official visit to Belfast.

  • Published on 3 Aug 2017

    68,000 households have had their benefits cut for the first time, losing around £50 a week under a government cap designed to slash the welfare bill. And the latest figures show that the cuts are still hitting thousands of single parents with children under two. That’s despite a high court ruling back in June that…

  • Published on 2 Aug 2017 Sections , ,

    We’re at Ordsall estate, Salford, as we continue our ‘Housing Britain’ series. Tonight, we look at regeneration and gentrification as property prices here soar. We ask where gentrification leaves the communities it transforms – Is it a panacea for modern Britain?

  • Published on 27 Jul 2017 Sections

    Now the clock is relentlessly ticking: but as the Brexit negotiations continue there’s already talk of delay. Europe’s Brexit negotiator thinks the start of the main talks could be postponed by another two months – apparently, say reports, because of Britain’s lack of progress on agreeing the divorce bill.

  • Published on 26 Jul 2017

    The funeral for the youngest victim of the Manchester bombing has taken place in the city’s cathedral. Eight-year-old Saffie Roussos, from Leyland in Lancashire, was among 22 people killed in the explosion at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester Arena in May. Her funeral had to be delayed until her mother, injured with Saffie’s sister…

  • Published on 24 Jul 2017 Sections

    Brexit is still causing headaches for both the main parties, from Britain’s future in the single market to chlorinated chickens.

  • Published on 19 Jul 2017 Sections

    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.

  • Published on 18 Jul 2017 Sections ,

    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.

  • Published on 17 Jul 2017 Sections ,

    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…