Jane Dodge

  • 10 Oct 2018

    The manager of a Belfast bakery said he was “delighted and relieved” after the Supreme Court ruled that his company was not discriminating against a customer when it refused to make a cake iced with the slogan “support gay marriage”.

  • 7 Oct 2018

    A prominent writer, critical of his country’s leadership, vanishes and rumours abound that he’s been murdered by the regime. It might sound like the plot of a thriller, but Jamal Khashoggi’s friends say the allegations are deadly serious. His fiancée says he went into the Saudi consulate in Istanbul and never came out. Turkish officials…

  • 6 Oct 2018

    At the forefront of the battle against poverty for more than a century: Toynbee Hall in London’s East End has helped to pioneer social reform. And with a recent report finding more than one in ten people in the UK live in persistent poverty – its work has never been more crucial. The Victorian building…

  • 23 Sep 2018

    A video has emerged allegedly showing a British man who has been captured in Syria on suspicion of being a member of the Islamic State militant group. The man says he is Anwar Miah and is from Birmingham. He claims he’s been working as a medic at the ‘general hospital’ in the region controlled by…

  • 22 Sep 2018

    Gunmen have killed at least 25 people and injured more than 50 others during a military parade in the Iranian city of Ahvaz.

  • 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.…