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.
As many as 47 million people across the world face acute hunger if the war in Ukraine doesn’t end, the World Food Programme says.
Senior midwife Donna Ockenden led the inquiry into maternity failings in Shrewsbury and will now head the independent review into Nottingham’s failings.
The government’s cost of living support package amounts to £15 billion – designed to help households facing quickly rising energy bills. But with inflation at a 40-year high – and expected to rise – is it enough for those already feeling the squeeze who are worried about another energy bill price hike in October? We…
We’re joined by Jill Rutter of the Institute for Government.
For the first time ever, all the police chiefs in England and Wales have signed up to an action plan on race – which is due to be published next week.
We speak to veteran Australian journalist Hugh Riminton of Ten News First – and begin by asking him to explain what has happened in this election.
They are young men, teenagers or barely into their twenties, already serving years in prison for serious violent offences, including murder.
We have been speaking to the Department for Work and Pensions Minister Chloe Smith about the mounting pressures on people’s finances – and the disproportionate impact of inflation on more vulnerable people.
Is it fair to abandon teacher assessment in favour of exams for students who’ve already been through so much disruption? The Department for Education says it has recognised their situation by putting in place adaptations to “support the safe and fair delivery of exams this year”. We’re joined by the founder of the Commission on…
Across England and Wales, pupils are revising for their A-Level and GCSE exams. Always a stressful time, the pupils facing exams this year have already had to deal with school closures, remote learning, time off with Covid and, for some, dealing with the symptoms of Long Covid. Now in-person exams are back for the first…
In Ukraine, the last remaining soldiers holding out in the Azovstal steelworks in Mariupol have again pleaded to be allowed to escape to safety. They have been pounded by Russian artillery for weeks and are fast running out of medicine and food supplies.
We spoke to the MP Kevin Hollinrake, and asked him how he felt about the Home Office ignoring his reservations about the planned location of an asylum seeker processing centre at a former RAF base in his constituency.
We were joined by Tamya Cox-Toure, executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union in the state of Oklahoma, which has voted for one of America’s toughest abortion bans.
We spoke to General Sir Simon Mayall, a former deputy to the Head of the British Army.
We’re joined by Margot James who was a minister under Theresa May.