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.
Brussels was back in business today with the first meeting of the European Council since the Euro elections last month.
All week, young people in Hong Kong have proved to be the bane of the authorities.
Former politician, and lawyer, Margaret Ng. and Carmen Yeung, join Matt live in Hong Kong.
The demonstrating masses in Hong Kong refuse to go away.
Hong Kong’s chief executive, Carrie Lam, has suspended the controversial extradition law with China that has triggered unprecedented demonstrations.
Hong Kong is bracing itself for more mass protests this weekend.
Yesterday the city scape of Hong Kong saw unprecedented battles between the heavily armed police and tens of thousands of demonstrators.
In Hong Kong, riot police have fired rubber bullets and tear gas at demonstrators, who’ve been protesting against a controversial law allowing extradition to China.
A lot of time has passed, but how do British and German veterans view each other today?
We are at the site of that first landing – Pegasus Bridge, over the River Orne.
Parties with clear, bold ideas on left, right and even centre captured the imagination. But the traditional beasts of the EU are feeling diminished.
Turnout appears to be up in several of EU’s biggest countries in the elections for the European parliament
There’s been a mixed response from European leaders to Theresa May’s impending departure.
It’s a pattern repeated across Europe: the rise of assertive populism, an invigorated far-right bent on rewriting the rules of old-style politics.
In France, Marine Le Pen’s party has been neck and neck in the polls with President Macron’s party before this week’s European elections.