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.
Conservative MP Nadhim Zahawi, a member of the foreign affairs select committee, discusses Boris Johnson and Priti Patel.
Financial analyst Louise Cooper and Rupert Harrison, an economist at investment management firm BlackRock who previously worked as chief of staff to George Osborne when he was the Chancellor, discuss the interest rate rise.
Now to a film about a murder on a luxurious train – and everyone’s a suspect. It was the recipe for the blockbuster movie that was Murder on the Orient Express in 1974. This week, Agatha Christie’s classic tale is having another resurrection. With an all-star cast directed by Sir Kenneth Branagh, who himself appears…
Now a Spanish judge has summoned the ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont, along with his Cabinet to appear in Madrid’s national court on Thursday morning as part of their investigation into sedition and rebellion. Mr Puigdemont himself, who’s in Brussels, told a rather chaotic press conference he hadn’t gone there to apply for asylum promising…
We’re joined by Anna Arqué from the International Commission of European Citizens who is in favour of independence, and Irene Alvarez from the anti-separatist Catalan Unionist Movement.
Anthony Glees, from the Centre for Security and Intelligence Studies at Buckingham University, and Labour’s Preet Gill, who is on the Commons home affairs select committee, discuss a Foreign Office minister’s comment that British IS members pose too great a danger to come back to Britain and must be killed.
Retired Major General Paul Vallely, who lost his son in Iraq, discusses President Trump’s alleged remarks to a military widow.
He is known for his slow-moving and beautifully-shot films like ‘Wings of Desire’, but director Wim Wenders has also spent his life taking tens of thousands of polaroid photographs. The quietly-spoken German became very animated indeed discussing Trump, Brexit and the Harvey Weinstein allegations.
Joining us from Brussels is the Conservative MEP Daniel Hannan to debate the issue of EU citizens in the UK.
At least 230 people have died in the most deadly attack in Somalia’s history.
MP Sarah Champion and Anthony Steen, Chairman of the Human Trafficking Foundation, talk about what the UK can do to combat slavery.
One of America’s foremost poets talks about race and social justice in the United States.
Hillary Clinton says she failed to understand the “anger and resentment” of American voters, but said the Trump campaign “had the help of the Russians”.
Actor Katherine Kendall says Harvey Weinstein took his clothes off and asked her to massage him after inviting her to his room. He has denied allegations of rape, sexual assault and harassment.
Former Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton says she believes President Trump is a danger to the world and criticises his attitude to the Iran nuclear deal. She promises to return the money Harvey Weinstein donated to her campaign, says she “did not hear” allegations that the film producer sexually harassed women, and discusses the rise…