President Trump has come under more fire at home after he repeated criticism of sports stars who kneeled in protest during the US national anthem. But today more than 20 players from two NFL clubs defied their President by kneeling at a match held at Wembley Stadium.
Anger is growing over the decision not to renew the London operating licence of taxi firm Uber. More than half a million people have now signed a petition calling for the ruling to be reversed. But the Mayor of London today stood by the move saying passengers’ safety and security were paramount and that the…
Spice, black mamba, chronic were outlawed last year under the government’s latest drugs legislation, their dangers revealed by images of zombie-like users collapsed in the street. Channel 4 News has now been given exclusive access to an acute mental health ward, where staff say the effects of legal highs are worse than crack cocaine.
The Grenfell public inquiry opens tomorrow, exactly three months on from the fire which took at least 80 lives. The judge heading it, its remit, its powers and the time it will take, all have been sources of controversy. So how can it succeed? Or is it doomed to failure?
Staff at fast food chain McDonald’s have staged their first ever strike in the UK. Workers from two outlets in Cambridge and London walked out in a dispute over pay and conditions. They say they want an end to zero-hours contracts and to be paid a minimum wage of £10 an hour. McDonald’s said the…
His achievements are akin to running the first ever four-minute mile, or indeed the still unconquered two-hour marathon. In the world of rock climbing, one athlete has redefined what is considered ‘”possible”.
A silent march has been held in West London to commemorate the two month anniversary of the Grenfell fire. It comes as it’s emerged that up to 200 residents are still living in temporary accommodation.
One woman has died and 19 people are injured after a car ploughed into a group of counter-protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia.
The Governor of Virginia has declared a state of emergency in Charlottesville – as white supremacists clashed with anti-fascist protesters. Keme Nzerem’s report does contain some of those scenes of violence.
The shadow of Grenfell Tower is looming over South East London, where 242 flats in four Housing estate blocks have had gas supplies cut off and hundreds of residents are to be rehoused. An investigation into cracks in the buildings on the Ledbury Estate where gas was installed in the late 1960s, found the blocks…
The High Court has ruled that Charlie Gard will spend the final part of his life in a hospice.The parents of the 11-month-old are still disputing the details of the care plans for his final hours. Connie Yates and Chris Gard had hoped to take their son, who has a rare genetic condition, home. But…
Tonight, Grenfell residents are meeting the retired judge heading the inquiry into the disaster. More information is now being given out about how new permanent homes will be allocated, but many people are still angry that their voices aren’t being heard.
“We are sorry we could not save you,” said Charlie Gard’s parents today, as they ended their legal battle over treatment for their terminally-ill baby son. Chris Gard and Connie Yates said letting their son go was the hardest thing they’d ever had to do, but they hoped his life would not be in vain.
With the Notting Hill Carnival due to take place in the same borough as Grenfell next month, organisers say they intend to make sure it pays tribute to the victims and the local community. The carnival’s director and some of its leading acts have told us they want to show their solidarity and respect with a minute’s silence.
The new figures on life expectancy reveal the stark inequality in many parts of the country, not least Kensington, where some of the wealthiest residents live just a few streets from the wreckage of Grenfell Tower, a neighbourhood ranked in the most deprived 10% in England.