Jane Dodge

  • 15 Aug 2018

    “It seemed like a scene from a film, it was the apocalypse” – the words of one man who survived the motorway bridge collapse in Genoa that left at least 39 people dead.

  • 14 Aug 2018

    It is one of Italy’s busiest motorways, especially in the holiday season. It is the main artery from southern France to the Italian coast, passing through the heart of the northern city of Genoa. Today in the midst of a thunderstorm, one of the main bridges on the motorway collapsed. Lorries and cars plunged 90 metres to the ground…

  • 7 Aug 2018

    A group of workers are paid so little that some of them have work more than 80 hours a week. That’s almost 12 hours a day, seven days a week.  

  • 6 Aug 2018

    If you live on a farm, chances are you’re a long way from police help. Figures released by the agricultural insurer NFU Mutual suggest farmers are bearing the brunt of a rise in rural crime, with organised criminal gangs stealing farm equipment to order. The firm says that rural areas have been particularly hard hit by cuts…

  • 1 Aug 2018

    Jeremy Corbyn has issued an apology over any “concerns and anxiety” he caused  by appearing on platforms with people whose views he “did not accept or condone” – after it emerged that he had hosted a meeting in 2010 where a speaker compared Israeli policy to the Nazis. Channel 4 News has obtained a recording…

  • 24 Jul 2018

    They tried to flee by road, but the traffic was gridlocked. They ran out to sea, but even the beaches were not safe from the flames. With 74 people now confirmed to have died in the wildfires raging down the east coast of Greece, the prime minister there has declared three days of mourning, calling…

  • 23 Jul 2018

    Ministers have denied that the government has changed Britain’s policy on the death penalty, after a furious backlash over the fate of two alleged British jihadis who could face execution if they were extradited to the United States. It’s emerged that Sajid Javid decided not to object to the death penalty in the case of…

  • 2 Jul 2018

    In London, two boys have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a teenager was stabbed multiple times. A 14-year-old boy is in hospital in a serious but stable condition after the attack in Archway, north London, on Sunday.

  • 1 Jul 2018

    Tenants could be guaranteed minimum three year contracts – under new government plans to give people who rent their homes more security. The vast majority of tenants currently have agreements of 6 or 12 months, but ministers say longer terms would benefit both renters and landlords. Campaigners have urged them to go even further –…

  • 30 Jun 2018

    NHS England says a hundred thousand “unneccessary procedures” a year could be cut back – to save money and minimise patient risk. Operations like breast reductions, tonsil removal and varicose vein treatment will only take place where there is good reason, as health chiefs said in most cases – alternative options work just as well.…

  • 10 Jun 2018

    The millionaire businessman who campaigned and donated to the Brexit campaign is to appear before MPs on Tuesday to explain claims he held undisclosed meetings with Russian officials before the EU referendum. Details of the alleged meetings contained in emails published by the Sunday Times, come amid questions about possible Russian influence over the UK’s…

  • 9 Jun 2018

    Over a million families in England were stuck on waiting lists for social housing last year and a quarter of those have been waiting for more than five years. The government says it IS tackling the problem, committing 9 billion pounds to build more affordable homes. But the housing charity Shelter, which compiled the figures,…

  • 18 May 2018

    There’s an international relief effort under way to contain an outbreak of the Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Three experts from the UK are among those being deployed, with 45 people believed to have been infected by the disease. Some 25 people have died, but the World Health Organisation has said the…

  • 11 May 2018

    Controversial Conservative manifesto plans to expand grammar schools were quickly dropped after the last election. But now the government has found an extra £50m to enable grammar schools in England to fund places for disadvantaged children.

  • 29 Apr 2018

    Amber Rudd’s denials over removal targets are thrown into question by a letter she wrote to Theresa May, last year. And we speak to Edmond Graham who came to the UK from the Jamaica – he lost his job and his home while fighting threats of deportation.