Inigo Gilmore

  • 28 Jan 2019

    Venezuela is braced for more protests as the country’s opposition leader and self-proclaimed president, Juan Guaido, called for demonstrators to intensify pressure on sitting President Nicolas Maduro to step down. The barrios, or poor neighbourhoods, usually loyal to Maduro are beginning to turn against him. We’ve been speaking to the family of a young protester. They…

  • 24 Jan 2019

    A cross-party group of MPs and lawyers have called on the Saudi government to allow them to visit the eight female activists, after reports emerged that they had been tortured and sexually assaulted while in detention.

  • 16 Jan 2019

    In Zimbabwe, the offices of the main opposition party has been attacked amid protests that were sparked by the doubling of fuel prices. Several people have been killed and there have been hundreds of arrests and the ruling Zanu PF party has blocked social media networks. Ministers have blamed the opposition for the violence.

  • 13 Jan 2019

    Some Labour activists are growing increasingly dissatisfied with their leader’s refusal to endorse a second referendum – as polls show that party members are significantly opposed to Brexit and pro second referendum.

  • 11 Dec 2018

    She is the Russian accused of trying to infiltrate the all-powerful US gun lobby which has close ties to Republican politicians. Maria Butina has been locked in solitary confinement while facing charges of trying to influence Washington’s policies towards Russia.  She certainly had surprising access to conservative politicians, including – in one memorable interaction captured on video –…

  • 25 Nov 2018

    We speak to Mark Warner, the ranking Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee, about the ongoing investigation into alleged collusion between Donald Trump and Russia in the 2016 election.

  • 26 Jul 2018

    He’s been a star cricketer and a socialite.  Now he’s the new Prime Minister of Pakistan. Imran Khan used his PTI party platform to campaign for an end to corruption and dynastic politics in the country but his opponents say he’s had to rely on the military for support and there was ballot rigging in…

  • 24 Jul 2018

    Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega has blamed paramilitary groups and opposition MPs for the deaths of hundreds of people during months of protests against his government, defying calls for him to resign. Human rights activists say the authorities are still arresting hundreds of people, accusing them of serious rights violations.

  • 19 Jul 2018

    The Israeli parliament has approved a highly controversial law to define the country as a Jewish nation state – and remove Arabic as an official language. Critics called it an “evil law” which turned Arabs and other minorities into second class citizens. It’s likely to face a challenge at the Supreme Court, but Israel’s prime…

  • 18 Jul 2018

    Donald Trump has furiously defended his Helsinki meeting with Vladimir Putin, denouncing “haters” who he accused of “Trump Derangement Syndrome”. It’s just a day after he claimed he had “misspoken” when he appeared to back Mr Putin’s denial of any Russian interference in US elections – comments which provoked outrage from all sides, including leading…

  • 28 Jun 2018

    The Belgian national team are now ranked third in the world by FIFA – and while their footballing abilities are no longer under question, some have cast doubt on the cohesion of the country itself, traditionally divided between Dutch speaking Flemish- and French-speaking Walloons. Inigo Gilmore has been to Belgium for Channel 4 News, to…

  • 26 Jun 2018

    A north London plumber who made hundreds of bombs for the Taliban in Afghanistan has been found guilty of planning a terror attack in Westminster. Khalid Ali was wrestled to the ground by police last April just yards from Downing Street and was found to be carrying three knives. His arrest came a month after…

  • 1 Jun 2018

    A 21-year-old Palestinian medic has been killed in Gaza today near the Israeli border. She is reported to have been shot in the chest, with dozens of other people injured by live fire. In recent weeks more than a hundred Palestinians were killed by Israeli troops, including two journalists. Despite the dangers, one woman has…

  • 10 May 2018

    Israel called the Trump pull-out of the Iran deal a “historic move” even as the decision ramped up tensions across the Middle East. Next week another shock looms, the official – and controversial – opening of the US Embassy in Jerusalem, a contested city whose status quo has not been decided. For Prime Minister Netanyahu…

  • 13 Apr 2018

    One Palestinian has been killed during fresh unrest along the Israel/Gaza border, as thousands of Palestinians gathered for mass protests. Officials said at least 122 other people were injured after Israeli soldiers opened fire on crowds who set fire to Israeli flags. Israel claimed protesters had repeatedly tried to damage the border fence by hurling…