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.
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.
Trade between the UK and the European Union rebounded in February after a slump in January caused by Brexit.
Pints are being poured, hair is being cut, tills are ringing in the shops, and al fresco meals are being served, as one of the world’s longest and most stringent lockdowns finally came to an end.
A year of pandemic has had a catastrophic effect on the British economy. Unemployment has jumped by almost 700,000 and trillions of pounds have been knocked off the country’s output as companies struggle to survive.
The size of the army is to be reduced by thousands of troops over the next four years, as part of what the government is calling the most significant defence review since the end of the cold war.
Britain’s armed forces are about to undergo the most sweeping modernisation for two decades, with a new command paper next week setting out the details.
Now, what’s your most closely guarded secret? A small stationery shop in London has been sending out blank postcards to anyone who asks for one. The condition: you send it back – anonymously – with a lockdown secret. Paul McNamara has been to find out more.
Sharon White said the lockdown combined with the long term shift towards online shopping has brought ten years of change in just 12 months.
Will we even be buying the same things from the same businesses as we did before the lockdowns?
The Brexiteers always boasted that leaving the European Union would result in a bonfire of red tape. But what’s the reality since we left the transition phase almost two months ago?