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.
President Biden has made the fight against climate change a key priority of his new administration, cancelling the planned Keystone XL pipeline on his very first day in office. But he hasn’t done the same for Enbridge 3, a pipeline carrying oil across much of Northern Minnesota, including swathes of Native American land. Protesters claim…
In America it’s the seventh day of the murder trial of the former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin who is accused of killing George Floyd last summer.
In the last hour, the US Capitol has been locked down by police.
In America, another case that is putting police practises under the spotlight is the trial of the Minneapolis officer Derek Chauvin over the death of George Floyd. The court heard tearful testimony from his girlfriend today. And footage from Chauvin’s bodycam was shown. In the previously unseen video, Chauvin is heard saying that George Floyd…
Derek Chauvin has pleaded not guilty to three charges relating to the killing of Mr Floyd, whose death sparked a wave of Black Lives Matter protests across the world.
The trial has begun of Derek Chauvin, the white Minneapolis police officer accused of killing George Floyd last May.
In the United States, President Biden has given his first official press conference since his swearing in. At 65 days after taking office he lagged behind his predecessors considerably, Barack Obama waited 20 days to face journalists and Donald Trump only a week. A small group of socially distanced reporters gathered in the east room…
When a gunman went on a killing spree last week in Atlanta, it sparked national outrage and conversation around the rise of racism against Asian Americans.
President Biden has warned people considering crossing from Mexico into the United States, “don’t come over”, as the number of migrants arriving across the southern border is set to reach its highest for 20 years. He’s rolled back many Trump-era measures, but as more people seek a new life in the United States, does his…
The trial of the former Minneapolis police officer charged with killing George Floyd has hit a stumbling block during its first day.
Donald Trump has hinted he might run for office again in 2024, in his first speech since he left the White House.
Tiger Woods is “awake and responsive” in hospital after being pulled from the wreckage of his car, which somersaulted off a road in Los Angeles yesterday.
Temperatures in Texas have returned to normal February levels, but after the bitter cold of Winter Storm Uri, there are bitter recriminations in the Lone Star State.
Ted Cruz has now apologised for making that trip, having worked out it was “obviously a mistake”.
In Texas, the winter storm that has left more than 30 people dead is still causing chaos across the state. Millions of people are without power and blackouts at water treatment facilities have led to the Center for Disease Control issuing a “boil water notice” for the city of Houston.