Kiran Moodley is a digital reporter at Channel 4 News and hosts The Fourcast podcast. He was previously a multimedia producer and worked in Washington for the first year of the Trump administration.
Before Channel 4, he worked at PBS NewsHour, GQ, CNBC and The Independent.
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Among the thousands of street parties up and down the country, Leytonstone in East London has been hosting a special celebration aimed at refugees who’ve been welcomed here from around the world after fleeing war and conflict from Ukraine and Afghanistan, to Syria and the Caribbean.
The US Justice Department has said it will investigate the police response to last week’s mass shooting in Texas, after it emerged that officers delayed entering the school for more than 40 minutes.
It is now the case that in the United States, the biggest killer of children is guns. Not cars or cancer. And when it comes to school shootings, the US leads the world.
If the Kremlin wanted to stop Nato expansion – that’s also not exactly going according to plan.
Finland has confirmed its decision to apply for membership of Nato, declaring “this is an historic day, a new era is beginning”.
President Putin has warned Finland that relations between the two countries will be “negatively affected” if Finland goes ahead with its application to join Nato.
When Vladimir Putin invaded Ukraine at the end of February, he said he was responding to Nato expansion and trying to deter other countries from joining that alliance. Yet the very opposite appears to be happening – as Finland, a once neutral neighbour, took a big step towards joining. Finland’s leaders say they want to…
Boris Johnson has promised the UK will not hesitate to protect Sweden if it was attacked by Russia, describing Vladimir Putin as a “21st Century tyrant”.
The acclaimed American poet Claudia Rankine has used the setting of a dinner party in her debut play to expose the white privilege of seemingly well-intentioned American elites.
Before the war the outside world had barely heard of Mariupol, the industrial port on the sea of Azov in south eastern Ukraine.
In Westminster, the investigations into lockdown breaking parties continues to dominate with the Tory Co-Chairman, Oliver Dowden, insisting today that changing leader at this moment would not be in the national interest.
Russian forces have been pushing on with their military campaign across the Donbas in eastern Ukraine, and also in the south of the country.
It’s one of China’s largest cities, a powerhouse for its economy and its international face.
The international fallout from the war continues, as previously neutral Finland said it could decide whether to join NATO “within weeks”.
Austria’s chancellor today became the first western leader to meet Vladimir Putin in Moscow since the invasion began.