Krishnan Guru-Murthy is one of the main anchors of Channel 4 News.
Since joining the team in 1998 he has fronted big events from the Omagh bombing and 9/11 to special war coverage and the Mumbai attacks. Having covered five British general elections he does special political shows for Channel 4 such as the "Ask the Chancellors" debate. Krishnan also anchors controversial programmes outside the news including the first live televised "Autopsy".
His TV career began at the age of eighteen presenting youth television for the BBC. He went on to present, report and produce a variety of programmes from Newsround to Newsnight.
Married with two children Krish also writes Gurublog.
Screenwriter of Love Actually, Notting Hill and Four Weddings and a Funeral, Richard Curtis’ influence on romantic comedies and the nation’s Christmas viewing schedules is immense. But, he’s also just as world-changing for his charity work. As the founder of Comic Relief, Make Poverty History and now, an advocate for the UN sustainability goals, he…
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Jack Dorsey insisted that Jones had not violated their rules, declaring he would not ‘succumb’ or ‘react’ to outside pressure.
Our guest this week is Gina Miller, the lead claimant in a successful legal battle ensuring that parliament had the final say over triggering Article 50. She’s seen as a defender of the constitution by some, and an “enemy of the people” by others.
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