Paul McNamara is the Business and Global Trade Correspondent for Channel 4 News, reporting on the UK’s changing relationship with the world.
Paul joined the Channel 4 News Investigations Team in 2015 and reported on the biggest stories in the UK. He has covered three General Elections for the programme, the last as Political Correspondent.
Prior to Channel 4 News Paul was the co-founder of a production company and news agency providing investigations for Channel 4 Dispatches, BBC Panorama, and every newspaper on Fleet Street.
His career started at The Bedford Times and Citizen, before joining national newspapers to cover defence and the war in Afghanistan extensively.
What will keeping the restrictions in England have on businesses like nightclubs, which have already been closed for more than 15 months?
The EU and the UK remain at loggerheads over the UK government’s threat to delay checks on chilled meats being imported from the mainland to Northern Ireland. The EU says any grace period allowed while the post-Brexit system bedded in is now over, and it’s time to stick to the rules of the Brexit deal.…
An overhaul of the global rules has been top of the agenda at the G7 finance ministers’ summit in London, meeting face to face for the first time since the start of the pandemic.
From farms to factories and hospitality to haulage, many industries are warning they won’t be able to bounce back unless Brexit rules on workers are relaxed.
A turbulent week for the prime minister has ended with criticism over his meeting with the EU’s most controversial leader and a report into the funding of the refurbishment of his Downing Street flat.
A bomb threat and fears of a “bloody rebellion”: the defiant justification of Belarus’ dictator Alexander Lukashenko.
Up and down the country, hugs have been shared, glasses raised and hospitality businesses have breathed a huge sigh of relief as indoor service begins again.
You thought it was all over, but it isn’t yet. The road map is still on course – for now. Monday’s planned reopening in England will go ahead, but as for June? Watch this space.
Turning to the Labour Party and it appears there is a reshuffle within it’s top ranks going on right now.
Two Royal Navy boats are preparing to return to port after French fishermen ended their protest off the coast of Jersey over new rules on fishing rights.
The family of a man stabbed to death while working for a ride hailing app are calling for safety changes which they say could spare other families the nightmare they’re currently living.
There’s “a good chance” that England’s one-metre plus social distancing rule can be scrapped next month, according to the Prime Minister – although he said the major step towards re-opening the country would still depend on the data.
Last night we thought the European Super League was all over; it is now, just three days after it was announced.
More details have emerged of how the Super League would divide the multi-billion pound spoils of its super-plan – if that plan comes off.
Another inquiry has been launched into Greensill Capital, the collapsed finance firm which had former Prime Minister David Cameron on its books, and its relations with Whitehall.