• 10 Jan 2019

    We hear from people aged 18 to 20, who could not vote in the EU referendum but are now of voting age, to discuss the future of the United Kingdom.

  • 10 Jan 2019

    According to pollsters, there’s a generational divide over the issue of Brexit. Surveys around the 2016 referendum consistently showed elderly voters backed Leave by a margin of two to one. In contrast, a YouGov poll showed that 87 percent of those who’re now aged 18 to 20 – people who were too young to vote…

  • 10 Jan 2019

    Theresa  May has called Trade Union leaders today as she hunts for enough votes to get her Brexit deal through the Commons. The Government has also met Labour MPs to find out if they would back the deal if there were more pledges on workers’ rights. But the Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn said his party won’t support the deal and that if…

  • 6 Jan 2019

    Universal Credit was meant to simplify and streamline the existing benefits system but it has been running into trouble for several years. Some claimants have even been forced into destitution. Today the Work and Pensions Secretary Amber Rudd decided to dramatically scale back the next stage of the roll out: from 3 million benefit claimants…

  • 6 Jan 2019

    Plans for a new ferry hub to ease the pressure on Dover after Brexit continue – the dredgers are in action to prepare Ramsgate port for a Britain outside of the EU. But, Channel 4 News has learned the company handed a £14m contract to supply extra ferries hasn’t yet got a single vessel secured for…

  • 5 Jan 2019

    Women in Iran can be arrested for dancing or riding a bike – but there is some evidence that public life is starting to change as many wage a quiet battle for equality in the clothes they wear and the jobs they do. One of them is Bita Bagheri, a working mother who has forged…

  • 4 Jan 2019

    The DUP has declared again today that it won’t vote for Theresa May’s deal, so a disorderly Brexit is becoming a distinct possibility, triggering a frenzy of preparations more akin to times of conflict. University leaders warned today that such a Brexit would be catastrophic for research and funding. More than 1,000 English and Scottish police…

  • 3 Jan 2019

    Environment secretary Michael Gove warns farmers that a no-deal Brexit could have severe implications for the agriculture industry. 

  • 3 Jan 2019

    Seaborne Freight has been contracted to supply ferries between Ramsgate and Ostend in the event of a no-deal Brexit. But Channel 4 News has been told that its chief executive, Ben Sharp, once ran a shipping company that ceased trading – owing more than a million pounds to multiple businesses.

  • 2 Jan 2019

    The clock is ticking away, with just 86 days now to go before Brexit. This gave Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt a chance to set out his vision on a visit to Singapore.

  • 1 Jan 2019

    Theresa May has used her New Year message to urge MPs to back her Brexit deal, saying it would allow the country to “turn a corner.” But Jeremy Corbyn accused the government of plunging the UK into crisis by making a “mess” of Brexit. MPs are due to vote later this month on Mrs May’s…

  • 31 Dec 2018

    The Prime Minister of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina, has hailed her landslide victory in yesterday’s elections – dismissing opposition claims that the vote was ‘farcical’ and marred by intimidation and ballot rigging. Hasina’s party won all but a handful of the country’s 300 parliamentary seats to secure a third consecutive term in power. Ed Howker reports.

  • 31 Dec 2018

    Jackie Long is joined in the studio by Tasneem Khalil, an independent Swedish-Bangladeshi journalist who lives in Malmö.

  • 31 Dec 2018

    Two children including a 10-year-old girl are among a group of migrants who’ve been detained after landing on a beach in Kent. It’s thought the group, all Iranians – arrived in a black dinghy in Greatstone just after eight o’clock this morning. The Home Secretary has flown back from his holiday to deal with the…

  • 29 Dec 2018

    More details of government no-deal contingency plans are emerging – like the £107 million earmarked for ferry companies to increase freight capacity.