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 wildfires which have been wreaking so much havoc across vast swathes of Australia, and thousands of people trying to escape the flames are still stranded on beaches.
Earlier I spoke to two Labour MPs – Wes Streeting, who voted against the deal, and Emma Lewell-Buck, who voted in favour.
Today, Parliament heard a Queen’s Speech dominated by Brexit – a done deal says the Government – by the end of January next year.
Earlier I spoke to the Shadow Foreign Secretary Emily Thornberry. I began by asking her how the Labour Party can win back voters in the Midlands and the North of England.
The Prime Minister is wasting no time in trying to deliver on his main campaign promise – getting Brexit done.
Andy McDonald, the Shadow Transport Secretary, speaks to Matt Frei.
The Parliamentary Labour Party has been meeting. It is the first time Jeremy Corbyn has addressed his now smaller group of MPs since the election.
The SNP’s leader in Westminster Ian Blackford joins Matt in the studio.
Former Conservative MP Ed Vaizey, who decided to step down at this election, speaks to Matt Frei.
Former Labour MP Gloria de Piero – who stepped down at this election speaks to Matt Frei from Nottinghamshire. Her old constituency was won by the Tories on Thursday.
To discuss where this all leaves British politics, we’re joined by the former Labour adviser Ayesha Hazarika – who’s now at the Evening Standard – the writer Maya Goodfellow from the centre for Labour and social studies – and the editor of the Spectator Fraser Nelson.
We’re joined by the shadow Justice secretary Richard Burgon, who has held onto his East Leeds seat.
Earlier we bumped into Brexit party leader Nigel Farage and asked him if the Tory Party was now the new Brexit party?
We’re joined by Tobias Ellwood – the Conservative MP for Bournemouth East.
The leader of the Brexit Party, Nigel Farage, has said he’s hoping for heavy rain tomorrow – to put off Labour supporters from going out to vote.