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.
Dr Maria Caffrey was a climate scientist in the US National Parks Service when Barack Obama was President.
Zimbabwean journalist Violet Gonda who has been in exile from Zimbabwe for the last 20 years, after she escaped former President Mugabe’s rule.
Author Edna O’Brien latest novel is called simply GIRL and it deals with the abuse of women, this time based on the Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped five years ago.
Student leaders on Hong Kong protests
Matt Frei spoke to the Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell and began by quoting the Labour MP Stephen Kinnock, who said that Labour has had more negotiating positions on Brexit than the Kama Sutra.
We spoke to former Supreme Court judge Lord Sumption and asked him whether we are now facing a constitutional crisis.
Jacob Rees-Mogg has escalated his war of words with a neurologist who warned of fatalities in the event of a No-Deal Brexit.
We speak to Ken Clarke, one of the 21 rebel Tory MPs who have been kicked out of their party.
The Irish prime minister says he is looking forward to hear Boris Johnson’s plan for a deal on Irish border checks after Brexit when the two meet on Monday.
The House of Lords could be in for a marathon session with scores of amendments to vote on, as government supporters launch a filibuster operation to stop the bill aimed at preventing no-deal from getting through.
Katarina Barley is vice president of the European Parliament and a German MEP who served until recently as Justice Minister in the Berlin government.
In Brussels, Britain’s Brexit envoy David Frost was in town today for technical talks with EU counterparts to see whether any progress can be made.
The Prime Minister says his threat of a no deal Brexit helps strengthen our negotiating position with the EU. However the sense in Europe is different.
The SNP’s Joanna Cherry led the legal challenge brought by 75 parliamentarians in Scotland’s top civil court, seeking to block the Prime Minister’s decision to suspend parliament.
Following John Major’s condemnation of Boris Johnson’s decision to suspend parliament, we spoke to Andrew Bridgen, a member of the European Research Group of Conservative MPs.