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Benefits of big society bank outweighed by tax proposals
The government’s big society bank launched today. But its chairman has told Channel 4 News that all the good it might do could be outweighed by budget proposals to cap tax relief for philanthropists.
Clegg on the endangered surnames list
The deputy prime minister’s surname could soon be extinct, along with a host of other once common names, according to a genealogy website.
Facebook valued at 117bn dollars
Facebook shares launch at 42 dollars and 99 cents a share despite concerns about the company’s long-term money making potential.
How two sportsmen are fighting discrimination
As David Cameron hosts a football anti-discrimination summit at Downing Street, Channel 4 News talks to two former England internationals about racist and homophobic attitudes in football and rugby.
Irene leaves more than 40 dead in US
At least 40 people have died after Hurricane Irene lashed the east coast of the US. Around five million people are without power while the total cost to country’s the economy could reach $20bn.
Facebook behind smear campaign against Google
The social networking giant Facebook has admitted it hired a PR firm to plant stories critical of its rival Google.
LIVE BLOG: Channel 4 News, Thurs 21 Oct
As the cuts cause controversy across the country we take a look at the fallout and meet those affected. Elsewhere three peers are suspended and Microsoft launches a new phone, but can it rival Apple?
Q&A: Google China cyber-attack
Google Communications Director Peter Barron on why the internet giant is considering ending its operations in China in the wake of a series of cyber-attacks.
Jeremy Clarkson: how the Top Gear scandal unfolded
Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson’s contract will not be renewed by the BBC, following an investigation into an alleged “fracas” with a producer.
Can a pill make you harder, better, faster, stronger?
Pills, electrical stimulation, cell swaps and computer chips: all devices scientists are beginning to show can make people smarter, or even more moral. But should we go down this road?
Peaches Geldof death: how last words became ‘last tweet’
Life and death on social media: Peaches Geldof posted daily on Instagram, giving followers an intimate window on her personal life. Her photos have now been removed.
Channel 4 News wins BT Journalism Award
A Channel 4 News report into the rising risk of credit card fraud has won Best Security Story at the BT Information Security Journalism Awards 2012.
Google chairman: ‘You can’t just have austerity’
Exclusive: As European leaders attend a key summit, Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt tells Channel 4 News that austerity by itself “is a pretty negative prescription”.
Facebook investors sue banks over share flotation
Facebook frenzy turns to fury amid claims banking giants Morgan Stanley, JPMorgan and others tipped off a select number of investors about an analyst’s negative report days before shares traded.
Confused by the digital switch-over? The key questions…
Scarts and spectrums, what’s it all about? The UK-wide digital switch-over is nearing completion but are you all set? Channel 4 News answers the key questions.