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.
The European Union has called an emergency leaders’ summit for April 10th to assess the latest twist in Britain’s Brexit saga, warning that a chaotic exit from the EU is “now a likely scenario”, with all 27 member states now fully prepared.
Earlier in Strasbourg, the EU’s chief negotiator Michel Barnier suggested Britain could stay inside Europe if it wants to, declaring that “anything is possible until 11th April”.
Children’s Minister Nadhim Zahawi discusses the Brexit process.
We spoke to the Belgian MEP, Philippe Lamberts who is on Brexit Steering Group in the European Parliament, and asked him if European leaders have now given up on Theresa May getting her deal through.
Control over what happens next in the Brexit process appears to have shifted to Brussels.
Irish MEP Mairead McGuinness is Vice-President of the European Parliament.
There has been barely disguised fury emanating from EU negotiators today in reaction to the second thumping defeat of Theresa May’s withdrawal agreement last night.
Belgian MEP Philippe Lamberts sits on the Brexit Steering Group in the European Parliament. We asked him if he had any sense of what sort of wording on the backstop the European Commission could come up with to help Mrs May win over the Brexiteers.
Amid calls for Karen Bradley to resign over comments she made about The Troubles, we speak to Conservative MP Andrew Murrison, who chairs the Northern Ireland Select Committee.
Hard Brexit, soft Brexit, no Brexit – the subject is sucking the oxygen out of the European Union, impatient to tackle the big battle between nationalism and internationalism ahead of its own elections in May.
We’re joined from Washington DC by Republican strategist, Deana Bass Williams.
Pakistan’s Prime Minister has said his country will release a captured Indian fighter pilot, in what he called a “gesture of peace”.
Donald Trump has been in the Vietnamese capital Hanoi, sitting down to shrimp cocktail, steak and chocolate pudding with North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un
Footage obtained by Channel 4 News from inside camps in Libya shows migrants living in shocking conditions. And there are disturbing signs that some migrants are being tortured by people traffickers.
I spoke to former Labour leader of Brighton and Hove Council, Warren Morgan, who this week quit to throw his lot in with the newly formed Independent Group of MPs. Also joining me was Corbyn supporter Maya Goodfellow who has dismissed the Independents as a group supporting what she says is “the moribund status quo”.