Symeon Brown , Reporter

  • 23 Aug 2017

    The husband of a woman killed in a collision with a cyclist has called for a change in the law after a jury found Charlie Alliston, who was 18 at the time of the crash, not guilty of manslaughter. Mr Alliston was convicted of a lesser offence of causing bodily harm by furious and wanton…

  • 17 Aug 2017

    After drastic changes to the way exams are assessed, boys have overtaken girls in achieving top A and A* grades for the first time in 17 years.

  • 14 Aug 2017

    Soldier Ben Parkinson lost both his legs and suffered more than 40 injures when his Land Rover hit a mine in Afghanistan in 2006.   Today his recovery from that horrific ordeal and his charity work were honoured in his home town. Doncaster Council awarded him the freedom of the town in recognition of his “bravery,…

  • 4 Aug 2017

    For anyone hoping for council housing across England – it’s an almost impossible struggle. There’s a 1.2 million strong waiting list, and more than half of the households waiting are currently living in overcrowded or  insanitary housing. In London, where private rent is high, those at the sharp end are often the city’s newest arrivals…

  • 26 Jul 2017

    Knife and gun crime and acid attacks across the UK are on the rise. There were over 34,000 knife incidents alone last year. Channel 4 News has been given access to the ward of one of just four major trauma centres in London, St George’s in Tooting, to observe doctors working on the frontline, alongside youth workers, to interrupt the…

  • 23 Jul 2017

    Adults could be legally allowed to change their gender without a medical diagnosis and without having to live for two years as their desired gender.

  • 9 Jul 2017

    From posh period dramas to films about gilded youth – it’s becoming increasingly difficult for anyone from a working class background to get into acting – let alone make a name as a star

  • 26 Jun 2017

    Fourteen police officers were injured last night when trouble flared during protests in East London at the death of a young black man. Edson Da Costa died in hospital six days after he was stopped by police in Beckton while travelling in a car with friends. Protesters alleged that Mr Da Costa was beaten by…

  • 25 Jun 2017

    Some Camden council tenants are refusing to move out of their block despite safety fears, saying the local authority has not found them a decent alternative.

  • 24 Jun 2017

    Some 27 tower blocks across England have failed safety tests following the deadly fire in North Kensington. Thousands of residents face the prospect of emergency evacuations – but some are refusing to move.

  • 18 Jun 2017

    The Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has said the Grenfell Tower fire was a national disaster requiring a national response. Local Council Leader Nick Paget-Brown seemed to agree – responding to criticism by saying no one local authority could have coped with the scale of the tragedy. This afternoon that national Government support finally arrived.…

  • 22 May 2017

    If the furore over the Tory U-turn on social care costs has been all about the pensioner vote, the battle for the youth vote is no less fervent, especially with the deadline for voter registration ending today.

  • 13 May 2017

    NHS trusts, carmaker Nissan and others were hit by a ransomware attack that Europol said was unprecedented in scale.

  • 7 May 2017

    Three years after they were snatched from their school in Chibok, northern Nigeria, 82 girls have been freed by Boko Haram islamist militants. Over 100 girls remain missing.

  • 6 May 2017

    One of the key issues in this week’s elections was housing – or rather the price of it . And nowhere more so than in booming Manchester – considered the engine of the northern powerhouse.