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Do politicians respect the public?
They are tasked with running the country and their decisions affect all of our lives – but a series of incidents is casting doubt over how seriously MPs take their jobs.
Tories trounced on Twitter over beer and bingo poster
The Conservatives have been hit with a Twitter “takedown” after a “patronising” advert on how the Budget 2014’s beer and bingo cuts help “hardworking people”.
UK storms: the heroes of the floods
We’ve heard about the sandbag stealers and the communities abandoned. But what about the stars of the storm? Channel 4 News lifts the lid on the misery and seeks out the heroes of the floods.
Andrew Marr well-wishers take to Twitter
High-profile names from the worlds of politics and media take to Twitter to wish a speedy recovery to political news veteran Andrew Marr, who has suffered a stroke.
Alex Thomson’s MacKenzie doorstep sparks media debate
Channel 4 News Chief Correspondent Alex Thomson’s “doorstep” of former Sun editor Kelvin MacKenzie over Hillsborough sparks a big debate online and on radio.
Disabled mother outraged at Paralympic ticketing
As confusion grows over Paralympic seating for wheelchair users, a disabled mother calls for change after being told she may have to sit separately from her two young children.
Murdoch joins Twitter – but what’s in it for him?
Rupert Murdoch joined the twittersphere at the weekend. But how do the media magnate’s businesses stand to gain from his tweets about politicians, the weather and domestic life?
LIVE BLOG: John Yates resigns from Metropolitan Police
With today’s resignation of Assistant Commissioner John Yates, following yesterday’s decision by Sir Paul Stephenson to stand down, is the Metropolitan Police now a “rudderless ship”?
LIVE BLOG: Rebekah Brooks resigns over phone hacking
Reaction and analysis as Rebekah Brooks quits News International over phone-hacking, plus the rest of the day’s developments. Add your voice to the live blog or on Twitter #c4news.
LIVE BLOG: Murdoch pulls BSkyB bid over phone hacking
Rupert Murdoch withdraws his BSkyB takeover bid as David Cameron vows to end the “ugly chapter” of phone hacking. Here’s how the day unfolded.
Dowlers may be victims of phone hack
Milly Dowler’s family have been told by police that the News of the World may have hacked the phone of their daughter Milly while she was missing.
Can blogs be trusted?
Blogger and academic Dr Rupa Huq tells Channel 4 News blogs should be taken with a “skip of salt” in the wake of the controversy over the blog Gay Girl in Damascus – written by a man in Scotland.