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.
We’re joined by Avraham Levine, intelligence analyst at the Alma Research Centre in northern Israel.
Earlier we spoke to Mick Mulvaney, who was acting chief of staff to President Trump and is now co-chair of Actum Strategic Advisors
There’s been more fallout from the cancellation of the HS2 project today after the Department of Transport posted a tweet highlighting how some of the money formerly allocated to HS2 will now be spent.
We spoke to Roger Mortlock who leads the Countryside charity – the CPRE – formally the Campaign for the Protection of Rural England and Emma Revell who specialises in housing matters for the right leaning think tank, the Centre for Policy Studies.
We spoke to Aaron David Miller, former US Middle East negotiator at the State Department, who’s a senior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
We were joined by lawyer and Hong Kong political activist Nathan Law.
The leading pro-democracy activist Jimmy Lai has gone on trial in Hong Kong – accused of sedition and colluding with foreign forces to endanger national security.
We were joined by Yuli Edelstein, the Chairman of the Israeli parliament Foreign Affairs and Security Committee.
The Liberal Democrat MP Layla Moran says her relatives are among hundreds of civilians trapped in a Catholic Church in Gaza City as Israeli forces operate nearby.
Climate anxiety, war fatigue, hate speech and cancel culture – as you doom scroll your daily news feed, you might be forgiven for wanting to hide under a pillow instead. But maybe there is an alternative.
We speak to the former White House aide and Russia expert Fiona Hill, and ask who is Ukraine’s biggest obstacle – Republicans on the Hill, or Mr Orban at the EU?
We speak to Nigel Topping, a business champion on the climate change committee and who played a key role for the UN at COP26.
Matt is joined by former Conservative leader Sir Iain Duncan Smith.
We are joined by Home Office minister Chris Philp.
Matt is joined by shadow business secretary Jonathan Reynolds.