Matt Frei is Europe Editor and Presenter at Channel 4 News.
This year he has led the Channel 4 News coverage of events in Ukraine from the crash site of Malaysia flight MH17, to the tensions in Crimea and reported live from Independence Square on Kiev’s bloodiest day. He has also secured major interviews with Bill Clinton, George W Bush and Aung San Suu Kyi.
Prior to his appointment as Europe Editor for Channel 4 News, Frei was the Washington Correspondent for two years and has reported on the Americas on everything from business and culture to US foreign policy and its view of the world.
He is also part of the presenting team across Channel 4's news and current affairs portfolio, including the award-winning Dispatches programme.
Matt previously anchored the BBC World News America bulletin and was also Washington Correspondent. He presented a weekly radio show called Americana, and in two decades at the corporation reported from Bonn, Rome, Bosnia, Kosovo, North Africa, Hong Kong and Singapore.
He is the author of two books: Italy: The Unfinished Revolution published in 1996 by Random House and Mandarin books and Only In America published in 2008 by 4th Estate.
The Mayor of London has written to the Prime Minister asking for an extension to the Brexit transition phase, which is due to finish at the end of the year.
Washington Post columnist Jonathan Capehart speaks to Matt Frei from Washington DC.
Tiffany Loftin is the Director of the Youth College Division of the NAACP which is an American civil rights organisation. She speaks to Channel News from Washington.
Earlier we were joined by Chiraag Bains, who served in the US Justice Department where he investigated police misconduct.
China has proposed a sweeping national security bill for Hong Kong – which will ban acts of treason, sedition or subversion.
Channel 4 News spoke to the Conservative MP Caroline Nokes, who was an immigration minister until last year, and Karolina Gerlich, executive director of The Care Workers’ Charity
I’m joined by Peter Daszak – a scientist working in the US to help find a cure for Covid-19.
Channel 4 News spoke to Dr Liz Whittaker from the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health.
The Chair of the Commons Treasury Committee – the Conservative MP Mel Stride – joins us from Central London.
We speak to the historian James Holland – and the comedian Al Murray – who together present the weekly World War Two podcast We Have Ways of Making You Talk
Earlier Matt Frei spoke to Mark Roscrow, the Chair of Trustees for the Health Care Supplies Association
We’re joined by Ngaire Woods, Dean of Blavatnik School of Government at Oxford University. And from Edinburgh, we speak with Lilian Edwards, Professor of internet law at Newcastle University.
Sir John Bell, Regius Professor of Medicine at Oxford University is working on the development of a Covid-19 vaccine.
We all know people like Peter Ananciz, or Glynis Chamberlain. They could be our parents, relatives or neighbours.
David Miliband joins us live from Connecticut.