Jackie Long is social affairs editor and presenter for Channel 4 News.
Jackie Long is Channel 4 News Social affairs editor and presenter. She joined the programme in 2011, following more than two decades at the BBC. Most recently she was Correspondent at Newsnight, and she previously worked on The World at One, PM and Five Live.
Two MPs are calling for the next Prime Minister to adopt a programme of reforms to protect people living on the breadline.
MPs have tonight voted overwhelmingly in favour of extending abortion and same-sex rights to Northern Ireland, in line with the rest of the UK. The votes happened during a debate about how to keep Northern Ireland running in the absence of a devolved government, which collapsed in March 2017.
Sara Canning, the partner of the murdered journalist Lyra McKee, urged the Prime Minister to legislate for same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland.
A woman is raped in India every fifteen minutes. Sohaila Abdulali is one of them. She was just seventeen when she was gang raped in her home city of Mumbai, in India.
Murderers could be denied the chance of parole until they reveal the whereabouts of their victims remains, under a new law
Last night, we reported on how social media is changing the rules on contact in adoption.
Social media is changing the landscape of adoption across the UK, with some of the most vulnerable adopted children being contacted out of the blue by the very birth relatives they were removed from because of neglect and abuse.
They are barely, it seems, through the school gates before getting excluded – pupils as young as five years old who are being sent out of mainstream education.
Undefeated in the last 14 games, next Tuesday the England women’s cricket team kicks off its campaign to reclaim the Ashes from Australia.
We spoke to former adviser and friend of President Trump, Valerie Jarrett, asking her first whether Joe Biden was simply too much part of the political establishment to successfully take on President Trump.
International environmental lawyer Farhana Yamin was arrested in April after gluing herself to the ground outside Shell’s London HQ as part of the Extinction Rebellion protests.
Bosses from the car maker Ford have called in union leaders from Bridgend amid fears that the factory there may close.
Latest figures show more than two thirds of people who appeal a decision finding them fit for work have that decision overturned at tribunal, but the government insist the system is working well for most people.
Jackie Long is joined by Robert Halfon, the Conservative MP for Harlow.
Poverty, alienation, dislocation: just some of the experiences which drive young people towards terror organisations like Islamic State – eloquently described in a new novel by Fatima Bhutto.