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.
Tomorrow Turkey’s autocratic President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan will take the oath of office, tightening his grip on power, adding another five years to his twenty already in office.
A blood test that can detect more than 50 types of cancer.
We spoke to Lord Saville of Newdigate, the former justice of the Supreme Court, who chaired the public inquiry into Bloody Sunday.
What does Erdoğan’s victory mean for Turkey’s place in the world. It was no surprise that the first leader to send his congratulations was Russian President Putin – commending his “independent foreign policy”.
With the economy on its knees and a devastatingly slow response to a deadly earthquake – many thought President Erdoğan’s time was up.
Deputy president of the opposition CHP youth branch is in Istanbul – Asya Bozali. And Ataberk Tuna, who is a member of the foreign affairs commission for CHP youth.
We’re joined by Harun Armagan, a member of President Erdogan’s AK Party who sits on their central decision making board.
It’s being called a referendum on Turkey’s future.
We spoke to Dr Saleyha Ahsan, who lost her father to Covid, a filmmaker, and is part of the group, Covid-19 Bereaved families for Justice.
We spoke to Charlie Taylor, the Chief Inspector of Prisons and the Conservative MP Laura Farris, who served on the Justice committee
We spoke to Kevin Brennan, Labour MP for Cardiff West.
Martin Amis, one of the leading figures in British literature, has died at the age of 73. His language bristled with invention, sharp wit, dark humour and uncompromising satire.
The outcome of the Ukraine-Russia war is far from clear, but what’s certain is that the conflict has transformed the global identities of both sides.
Home Secretary Suella Braverman’s speeding row could threaten public confidence in the criminal justice system, says Alistair Carmichael MP, Liberal Democrat Home Affairs and Justice Spokesperson
Phillip Schofield has stepped down from his role presenting ITV’s This Morning following persistent rumours that his relationship with his colleagues on the programme had broken down.