Symeon Brown , Reporter

  • 31 Mar 2017

    It’s not just the NHS which is strapped for cash. New figures show that nine out of ten burglaries remain unsolved… as limited resources force police to prioritise the crimes they investigate.

  • 30 Mar 2017

    There’s been a huge rise in the number of child exploitation offences in Greater Manchester in just three years.

  • 17 Mar 2017

    George Osborne’s decision to take up a whole new career in journalism has been greeted with a mix of shock, outrage and derision by critics.

  • 9 Mar 2017

    Whether it is rock, pop, jazz or classical – noise complaints, license restrictions and business rates are causing hard times or even closure for many live music venues.  Now a group have organised to provide a comprehensive snapshot of live music in every sort of venue – from grassroots to top-flight professionals.

  • 18 Feb 2017

    They were meant to herald a revolution in the way we teach children vocational skills, but last week yet another University Technical College announced it was to close – the seventh to do so. And it follows a familiar pattern: low student numbers, poor GCSE results and financial problems. The former Education Secretary Michael Gove…

  • 1 Feb 2017

    Tonight Channel 4 News can reveal how a Government-funded housing scheme, promising to get first-time buyers on to the property ladder, left young families without their deposits and has failed to finish a single home in three years.

  • 25 Jan 2017

    In the deep freeze of winter the streets look like a frosty Narnia in the early morning. But just imagine sleeping out there. There’s been a sharp rise in the number of people sleeping rough. In fact, now twice as many homeless people are on the streets than six years ago.

  • 17 Jan 2017

    Police officers were given “inaccurate information” as they began a pre-planned operation in which a suspected armed robber was shot dead by a police marksman, an inquiry has heard. Anthony Grainger was shot through the window of a stolen car in a Cheshire car park in 2012.

  • 15 Jan 2017

    Just days before Theresa May outlines her blueprint for Brexit – officials are warning it could cause what they call a ‘market correction’.

  • 14 Jan 2017

    Doctors have responded with fury to the prime minister’s demands to open seven days a week – with some claiming they’ll quit the health service altogether.

  • 13 Jan 2017

    Forget the traditional image of the family breadwinner. One in four low-paid men now works part time, thanks to the changing nature of the British workforce.

  • 6 Jan 2017

    When she became America’s first black First Lady, Michelle Obama made history.

  • 4 Jan 2017

    The pay gap between young men and women is getting narrower, according to new figures from the Resolution Foundation. But although young millennial women might be better off than their mothers and grandmothers, there is still a long a way to go before they reach gender pay equality.

  • 2 Jan 2017

    A new wave of garden towns and villages across England has been given the official go-ahead. Three new towns will be built – near Aylesbury in Buckinghamshire, Taunton in Somerset and Harlow in Essex – along with the first 14 garden villages, which will offer 48,000 new homes to help meet the country’s housing crisis.

  • 22 Dec 2016

    Six Lithuanian migrant workers have been awarded a landmark £1 million compensation payout – against Kent gangmasters, after they were made to work on farms supplying eggs to some of the country’s leading household brands.