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.
Negotiators at the UN climate talks in Poland have finally reached agreement on new rules to cut harmful carbon emissions and tackle climate change.
Last night saw President Macron speak publicly for the first time about the anti-government violence that have gripped the country for the last four weekends.
It’s the end of an era in Germany. The Christian Democrat party has chosen a new leader after 18 years with Angela Merkel at the helm. Her successor is a close ally and very much in the same mould. Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer narrowly defeated Friedrich Merz, a one-time Merkel rival, in a run-off at the party congress in…
Welcome back to the Caer Beris Manor Hotel in Builth Wells in mid-Wales, the town where the Prime Minister came earlier to visit the Royal Welsh Winter Fair.
Matt Frei met Prime Minister Morawiecki in his grand Warsaw office today over tea and roses. He began by asking him, whether the EU’s member states are as united over the Brexit talks as they say.
There is finally a draft Brexit divorce deal on the table. Only a handful of ministers have seen it so far, but that hasn’t stopped the speculation about who might support it and who might vote it down.
A man wielding a knife has killed one person and injured two others in the Australian city of Melbourne, at the height of the busy afternoon rush hour. The attacker, originally from Somalia, died in hospital after he was shot by police, while bomb squad officers managed to deal with several gas cylinders inside his…
Michael Lewis is one of America’s best-known authors. He has made a name and a fortune out of finding cat flaps, into big dramas. And many of his books like The Blind Side, Moneyball and the Big Short have been turned into acclaimed Hollywood movies. His latest book is called The Fifth Risk and it looks at the transition…
The charity Oxfam says some of the aid projects which it funds in Yemen have been hit by Saudi-led coalition airstrikes, including a cholera treatment centre, accusing Britain of an “irresponsible and incoherent” policy in the country by continuing to sell arms to the Saudis.
The Saudi journalist, Jamal Khashoggi was strangled as soon as he entered the consulate in Istanbul. That’s according to a Turkish prosecutor investigating the case.
The German Chancellor Angela Merkel is stepping down as leader of her Christian Democrat party, saying she took ultimate responsibility for her fourth term government’s poor showing in recent elections.
Matt Frei is joined by the MP and QC Dominic Green who fiercely disagrees with the decision by Lord Hain to name Philip Green in Parliament yesterday.
The Government should reverse some of the tax cuts for the rich and big businesses, the Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell has declared. McDonnell is also calling on the Conservatives to admit their anti-austerity measures ‘had failed’.
Matt Frei is joined in the studio by Zelda Perkins, the former assistant to Harvey Weinstein who last October broke a non-disclosure agreement she had signed with the now disgraced Hollywood producer.
In the US, packages containing explosives have been sent to the homes of the former president, Barack Obama and the former presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton. Also today, CNN’s offices in New York City were evacuated when a parcel believed to contain a pipe bomb was discovered.