Exclusive: CPS considering charges against over 30 people including Tory MPs over expenses
Criminal charges against more than 30 people, including a raft of Conservative MPs and their agents, are being considered by the Crown Prosecution Service over election expenses at the last general election, Channel 4 News can reveal.
Paris gunman known to French police
Tens of thousands of police officers and elite special forces are being deployed across France after last night’s shooting, the authorities determined not to let Sunday’s Presidential elections be disrupted.
Channel 4 News headlines
The gunman who killed one police officer and wounded two was known to the authorities. His attack on the Champs Elysee suspends the last day of campaigning in Sunday’s Presidential election but not the politics of terror.
Election frontrunners cancel events after attack
The attack, and security issues, have completely overshadowed the last day of campaigning, as all three frontrunners cancelled their events as a mark of respect.
FactCheck: No, Muslims in London didn’t celebrate the Paris attack
The men are cricket fans celebrating Pakistan’s victory over Sri Lanka in a 20/20 match in 2009.
The sacking of Bill O’Reilly
He was one of the best-known anchors on US television. Will Bill O’Reilly’s sacking by Fox News scupper the Murdoch family’s plans to buy Sky?
NHS Debate: Jonathan Ashworth, Norman Lamb, Chris Philp
Joining us: Labour’s Shadow Health Secretary Jonathan Ashworth and the Liberal Democrat Health Spokesman, Norman Lamb. We did ask to speak to the Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt or any his junior ministers, no-one was available. However, I am joined by Chris Philp, the Conservative MP for South Croydon, who has constituents who access the threatened…
Testing times for North Korea?
North Korean missile tests and displays of military might have been met by US warnings that its patience is at an end and that it’s ready to “deal with” the threat from Pyongyang. President Trump’s boast of sending an “armada” has so far turned out to be empty rhetoric, but US military exercises began in…
Antonio Tajani interview
The Prime Minister took time off from campaigning today to welcome the president of the European Parliament, Antonio Tajani, to Downing Street. I spoke to Antonio Tajani earlier and asked him whether the rights of EU citizens here would be protected come Brexit?
What’s to be done about the NHS?
The election follows one of the toughest winters ever experienced by the NHS – with the funding shortfall and concerns over staff shortages and social care all playing a part. And then there are the local campaigns to keep neighbourhood health services open.
Misconduct charges over Iraq war
Two leading human rights lawyers face a tribunal next week over false claims against British soldiers during the Iraq war.
The French General Election approaches its climax
The far-right Marine Le Pen is holding her final rally of the campaign – is she on the verge of breakthrough or about to fall?
A new treatment for Alzheimer’s?
Scientists working on Alzheimer’s say two drugs already in use for other conditions could stop brain cells dying off.
Brexit, Labour and the election
Many Labour MPs who are seeking to defend their seats in the forthcoming election are famously less than enthusiastic about Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership. But some of them – particularly in traditional Labour strongholds in the north of England – have a second problem: they campaigned in favour of Britain remaining in the EU, while the majority of their constituents voted to leave.
Interview: Barry Gardiner and Caroline Lucas
Joining us are Labour’s Shadow Secretary of State for International Trade, Barry Gardiner, and the co-leader of the Green Party, Caroline Lucas.
Corbyn vows to overturn ‘rigged system’
Jeremy Corbyn has come out fighting on Day Three of the pre-election campaign, with a fiercely anti-Establishment speech, promising to put power and wealth back into the hands of the people. He told a roomful of enthusiastic supporters that Labour would overturn the “rigged system”, which he said was set up to favour the “ruling elite”.