Symeon Brown , Reporter

  • 7 Nov 2018

    A teenage boy has been charged with the murder of a 17-year-old outside a south London Tube station last Friday. Hundreds of extra police officers are now deployed on the streets of the capital, yet today the violence continued. This afternoon in west London a 16-year-old boy was rushed to hospital after being stabbed in…

  • 5 Nov 2018

    He was described as “ruthless in his efforts to kill”: today, 18-year-old Jonathan Abora was sentenced to life in prison for killing Israel Ogunsola, also 18.

  • 2 Nov 2018

    The Met Office’s analysis of data, gathered since the 1960s, says warm spells have more than doubled in length. And the amount of rainfall on extremely wet days has risen by nearly 20 per cent.

  • 31 Oct 2018

    She was a Christian farm labourer who drank from a cup of water intended for Muslim men in Pakistan. A row ensued and accusations of blasphemy, which led to her getting the death penalty.

  • 29 Oct 2018

    Tributes have been paid to the Leicester City owner, Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, who was killed along with two staff members, a pilot and another passenger when his helicopter crashed on Saturday night. His widow and son joined fans and players who laid wreaths outside the King Power stadium this afternoon. Investigators are analysing the flight data recorder in an effort…

  • 28 Oct 2018

    Thirty-one years ago, if you’d looked down from the House of Commons visitors’ gallery at the people on the green benches below, they’d have all – without exception – have been white. Today 52 of 650 MPs are from a black or minority ethnic background. That’s 8%. Better than it was, but when you consider…

  • 23 Oct 2018

    It’s been blamed by politicians and police for inciting violence – the soundtrack to a surge in knife crime. MPs have accused Drill artists of “glorifying violence”. But are Parliamentarians in any position to lecture them – after a week of distasteful, anonymous briefings about metaphorically knifing Theresa May? We asked one drill artist to…

  • 21 Oct 2018

    The price of democracy in Afghanistan is measured in blood and it keeps rising. The second day of voting in the parliamentary elections has been marred by more violence with at least 170 people killed or injured across the country.

  • 20 Oct 2018

    As Theresa May awaits a stormy reception in Westminster this week over the state of negotiations with the EU, organisers claimed 700.000 people marched in London today against Brexit, calling for another referendum.

  • 9 Oct 2018

    Nearly half of ethnic minority workers say they’ve seen racism in their workplace. That’s the finding of a new survey shared exclusively with Channel 4 News by the union Prospect, which also found that a quarter of black and minority ethnic staff had been racially abused. The union says that too many minorities encounter racial…

  • 18 Sep 2018

    The increase in teenage knife crime has put Britain’s largest police force under increasing pressure to tackle gang-related violence. One of the systems the Metropolitan Police use is its gangs matrix database, which holds information on thousands of people.

  • 17 Sep 2018

    Fewer courses, less spending on students and reduced teaching hours: the result of a squeeze on spending over the last eight years in school sixth forms and colleges across England.

  • 14 Sep 2018

    He says he’s not defined by a genre, but as one of the original trailblazers of grime, Ghetts has become one of Britain’s most respected rap musicians. We have been to speak to him about his work and how he’s tired of grime and hip-hop being blamed for inciting knife violence.

  • 9 Sep 2018

    A leading opponent of the Filippino president has spent a week holed up inside the Senate building for his own protection, after being threatened with arrest.

  • 3 Sep 2018

    “I am not just asking for change, I am demanding it”. That was what the Home Secretary told tech companies today, adding that if they don’t step up their efforts to tackle online child sexual abuse, the government will be forced to legislate.