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.
Tory MP and Chair of the Treasury Committee, Mel Stride, spoke to Matt Frei about supporting the government’s Covid tier plan for England.
We spoke to the environment secretary George Eustice
We’re joined by Minette Batters, president of the National Farmers’ Union
Pauline Latham’s Mid Derbyshire constituency was in Tier 2 before the lockdown, but will be put into Tier 3 next week.
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We’re joined by Anand Menon – director of the ‘UK in a Changing Europe’ think tank.
The football legend Diego Maradona has been laid to rest at a private ceremony in Buenos Aires, with only his closest friends and family present.
Northern Ireland has just begun another two weeks of circuit-breaker restrictions, with pubs and restaurants shut and most shops only able to operate on an appointment only basis for collection.
We were joined by the writer and historian Anne Applebaum.
We spoke to Alex Thomas, a former civil servant and programme director at the Institute of Government
The government has launched what it’s described as a “green industrial revolution” to tackle climate change, including more nuclear power, wind and solar energy – and phasing out the sale of petrol and diesel cars over the next 10 years. We spoke to climate scientist Prof Hannah Cloke and began by asking her what she…
We asked Business Minister Nadhim Zahawi what he thought of the damning National Audit office report into personal protective equipment (PPE) contracts – and whether the best way to get a contract with the government is to know a Conservative MP?
We spoke to the Business Minister Nadhim Zahawi. His own department had calculated that it would cost some £70 billion a year to reach net zero carbon emissions. But is that really enough?
We spoke to Suzy Loftus, a former interim San Francisco District Attorney, and friend of US vice president-elect Kamala Harris. We asked her what her victory meant for her.
We spoke to Democratic Congressman Brendan Boyle, who sits on the House Committee on Ways and Means, which is responsible for international trade agreements.