• 11 Apr 2018

    So what does it mean for you if your online data has or hasn’t been grabbed? What could people do with your profile information? We help you answer some of the key questions in our new explainer series SO WHAT?

  • 10 Apr 2018

    It’s 20 years since the Good Friday Agreement was signed,- bringing power-sharing and much peace to Northern Ireland. But for all the progress, there are shadows over today’s anniversary. For more than a year, the DUP and Sinn Fein have refused to share power in Stormont. And there are hard questions over how to avoid…

  • 10 Apr 2018

    The Russian embassy has accused British officials of “isolating” Yulia Skripal, the daughter of the former spy who was targeted in the Salisbury poison gas attack, and “concealing important evidence”. The 33-year-old Russian national was discharged from hospital last night and taken to what’s described as a “secure location”. Medical staff said she had asked…

  • 10 Apr 2018

    Theresa May has declared that the international community “needed to respond” to uphold the worldwide ban on chemical weapons and hold those responsible to account, after talking by phone with President Trump. In the last few moments the French President Emmanuel Macron has said France would decide “within days” with the UK and the United States…

  • 8 Apr 2018

    Amber Rudd has insisted that police cuts are not to blame for rising violence – a day before a new government strategy to tackle street crime is unveiled. The Offensive Weapons Bill for England and Wales will impose tougher restrictions on the sale of knives and corrosive substances online. It also proposes stopping knives from…

  • 7 Apr 2018

    The London Mayor Sadiq Khan has called for police to carry out more stop and searches of people they suspect of carrying a weapon – to help tackle the rise in gun and knife attacks. 300 more officers are being deployed in areas which have been worst affected. The Met Commissioner Cressida Dick insisted that…

  • 7 Apr 2018

    The Russian embassy in London has called for a meeting with the Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson over the Salisbury poison attack – claiming its dealings with the UK had been “utterly unsatisfactory”. The Foreign Office hit back, saying it was Russia’s response that had been unsatisfactory – accusing them of failing to answer numerous questions…

  • 4 Apr 2018

    When I present Channel 4 News, in-depth analysis and great journalism come together to explain the events of the day. But this new podcast wants to help you go much deeper and discuss answers, not just problems. Each week, I’ll speak to one guest, at length, who will hopefully have some answers – without having to…

  • 4 Apr 2018

    The head of Porton Down, the government’s military research facility, appears to have contradicted claims by the foreign secretary over the poisoning of a former spy, Sergei Skripal. Boris Johnson seemingly confirmed that scientists had “no doubt” that the nerve agent used was made in Russia. But Porton Down now says it has “not identified the precise source”.

  • 3 Apr 2018

    Research show that if you’re a black adult male you’re 10 times more likely to be diagnosed with a psychotic disorder. But why? And is there enough support available to those with mental health issues before they reach the point of crisis. Because too often it’s only when the breakdown happens that contact is made…

  • 3 Apr 2018

    Two years ago today, dual-national Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was arrested by the authorities in Iran. Nazanin was then jailed for five-years accused of spying and trying to overthrow the Iranian regime – something she has always denied. Despite a high profile campaign and appeals to the Foreign Secretary for help, there’s no sign of any movement…

  • 3 Apr 2018

    The Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn may have fanned the flames of the Party’s anti-Semitism row after attending at an event organised by a left-wing Jewish group which is critical of more mainstream Jewish organisations. Mr Corbyn’s attendance at the ‘Jewdas’ event to mark Passover was condemned by one MP as ‘irresponsible and dangerous’. But Jeremy Corbyn said…

  • 3 Apr 2018

    Leroy Logan is a former superintendent in the Metropolitan police.  He retired in 2013 after 30 years’ service. Sephton Henry was a former gang member in London for 16 years and now works for Gangsline – a charity supporting young people involved in gang culture. And Temi Mwale is the founder of the community organisation…

  • 3 Apr 2018

    The statistics are grim – two teenagers shot and a third teenager stabbed in London in the space of an hour. The reality seems worse – with the local MP stating that although there’s no single cause there has been a big spike in gun and knife crime across the capital and local residents are…

  • 30 Mar 2018

      The actor, Michael Balogun is currently starring in Macbeth at the National Theatre in London – but his journey there has been anything but straightforward. He spent his early life yo-yo-ing in and out of prison for serious crime and in one of his lowest moments behind bars, he resolved to turn things around.…