Siobhan Kennedy is the Washington Correspondent for Channel 4 News, based in DC.
Siobhan joined Channel 4 News in 2008 where, as Business Editor, she covered the financial crisis, austerity and its impact on the British economy and more recently, Brexit.
Before that, as a reporter for The Times, she worked as Politics and Business Correspondent and prior to that was a correspondent for Reuters in London and New York, where she covered the tech boom and bust and 9/11. She returns to the US just in time for the 2020 election campaign.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson used his prime time at the podium at the UN General Assembly to warn the world, and I quote, that “the adolescence of humanity must come to an end”.
In his first speech to the United Nations US president Joe Biden has laid out his country’s plans for “a new era of relentless diplomacy”.
Right-wing demonstrators descended on the US Capitol in Washington DC, as seen earlier this year in January which saw the pro-Trump rally turn deadly as protesters stormed the Capitol building.
Aukus sounds like a creature from gothic sci fi. It is in fact the name of the submarine security pact signed by Australia, the UK and the US.
The US gold medallist Simone Biles and three fellow gymnastics stars have begun giving evidence at the Senate Judiciary Committee, as part of their investigation into Larry Nassar, the former USA Gymnastics doctor convicted of sexually assaulting or abusing more than 150 girls and women. At times, overcome with emotion, Ms Biles told the committee…
Prince Andrew has hired a well known celebrity lawyer to represent him in the court case against a woman who accuses him of sexual abuse.
From Afghanistan to the US and across the world, the repercussions of the attacks 20 years ago reverberated then as they do now.
Families of loved ones have described the ‘unbearable sorrow’ as they remember the terrible day 20 years ago, when almost 3000 lives were lost when hijacked planes smashed into the twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York City, into the Pentagon outside Washington, and a fourth crashed into a field in Pennsylvania.
A British extremist accused of conspiring to kidnap and murder Western hostages in Iraq and Syria faces life behind bars, after pleading guilty to a series of charges in a US federal court.
The justices of the US Supreme Court have voted not to halt a new law in Texas that will strip most women in the state of the right to an abortion.
Howling winds, driving rain and storm surges – Hurricane Ida has left more than a million people in Louisiana facing at least a month without power and in Mississippi a motorway has collapsed.
Search and rescue teams have been deployed across southeast Louisiana, after the state was battered by Hurricane Ida, leaving a million people without power.
The White House has just warned the next few days of the evacuation mission will be the “most dangerous period to date” – just four days before the United States deadline to complete its withdrawal.
President Biden has been meeting his national security team in the White House situation room following twin bomb attacks on Kabul airport – the centre of ongoing evacuation efforts of US citizens and Afghan civilians.
In the US, Secretary of State Antony Blinken is due to give an update on the evacuation.