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.
To Cuba now, where the funeral cortege carrying the ashes of the island’s former president, Fidel Castro, has set off on a four-day journey from Havana to the south-eastern city of Santiago, where he proclaimed the success of his revolution in 1959 and where his funeral will take place on Sunday.
Thousands of Cubans are gathering in central Havana for a two-day ceremony to commemorate Fidel Castro before his remains are carried across the country to Santiago, where the revolution was born.
Cubans living in exile in Miami have been celebrating Castro’s death. Hundreds of thousands of Cubans fled his regime, many to America. Jackie Long is there.
Jackie Long has been out in Washington DC testing voters with some of the fake news stories that were circulating during the US election campaign, and finding out what impact they had.
He’ll pull the plug on an international trade deal, kill off energy regulations, and keep upbraiding the media. This is Trump’s America, and it will start, he says, from the day he takes office.
The US President-elect Donald Trump is holding another day of marathon talks with people who could become part of his new administration, but he’s also found time for some business meetings too.
Described by one Jazz magazine as the form’s new “style God”, Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah is celebrated for his innovative playing style. But the trumpeter also uses his music to speak out on the politics and social problems of his native America – which has gone down less well with some.
Isis has been accused of committing war crimes as it tries to resist the assault on Mosul which started a month ago. The Chief Executive of Oxfam, Mark Goldring, has just come back from visiting camps housing those who have managed to flee the city and its surrounding villages.
Channel 4 News speaks to Niall Ferguson, professor of history at Stanford University and to economist and former Greek finance minister, Yanis Varoufakis about Trump’s promises to the “forgotten” American people.
The multi award-winning American band Green Day have never been shy of expressing their political views. So how do they feel about Donald Trump becoming their new president?
Interview with Suzanne Evans, one of the three candidates for the leadership of Ukip.
It’s too simplistic to categorise many Trump supporters as poor and white. But a number of his core backers are found in some of the most rundown areas of the US – places where jobs have disappeared completely and drugs are a part of everyday life.
The Muslim designer and blogger Hana Tajima has teamed up with the leading multinational clothing chain Uniqlo to create a clothing collection based around modesty.
Spandau Ballet’s Tony Hadley talks about the time his late friend Steve Strange refused Mick Jagger entry to the club he used to run because he “looked too normal”.