It is crisis governance with the entire American economy at stake. Republicans are threatening to shut down the US government at midnight tonight in a battle over Obama’s flagship healthcare law.
The labour market is changing. More women are in work, more are breadwinners, there is a revolution in flexible working from home. But as a new survey shows, it is far from equal yet.
It has a fifth of the world’s population but just 9 per cent of the world’s farm land. Now China has signed a deal to buy vast areas of arable land in Europe’s bread basket – Ukraine.
Think big – act local. New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is in London with a challenge to cities across Europe: come up with bold new ideas to solve the world’s major problems.
Twenty-five hours of free childcare funded by the state. Labour is promising to help working families beat the cost of living crisis – with a higher tax on banks to pay for it.
Changing the world through smart design. Some of the world’s top designers have taken up the challenge of trying to create a life-changing invention in 48 hours using new 3D technology.
The coffee chain Starbucks bans customers from carrying guns openly in its stores across the United States.
Over 30 years after she was raped by film director Roman Polanski at the age of 13 – Samantha Geimer tells Channel 4 News it’s time to tell the truth about what happened – on her own terms.
She is one of the most beautiful women in the world, but one of the few black models on the catwalk. As Naomi Campbell demands more diversity, is the fashion world listening?
The race has had everything, from sexting scandals to allegations of raicsm. Now it is decision time as Democrats choose their candidate for New York’s next mayor.
Above all, don’t be boring! Amazon founder Jeff Bezos impresses staff at his latest purchase – the Washington Post. But one reporter admits: things are going to change around here.
“My credibility is not on the line. The international community’s credibility is on the line.” As President Obama and western leaders debate action against Syria – how far are their hands tied?
The death of a young intern at banking firm Merrill Lynch is blamed on overwork. But why is the culture of long hours so endemic? Is it ambition – or pressure from the top?
Detroit: the US city turned failed state, where even the priceless art collection could be up for sale. But there is hope too, with signs of new development and jobs – a contrast to talk of despair.
The British high street is back in business, says a new survey – but is it full of charity shops and discount stores? We’re trying to find out as #c4newspopup tours Britain this week. You tell us!