• Published on 25 Jul 2017 Sections

    Twenty eight people died as a result of police pursuits in the last year, the highest level for eight years. And most of them, according to new figures, were bystanders or passengers. The Independent Police Complaints Commission is now reviewing whether new police safety or training is needed. Its report also shows six people died…

  • Published on 24 Jul 2017 Sections Science, Weather

    New Channel 4 Weather graphics launch today

    After a few months in development, I’m excited to announce that some new weather graphics are launching on this evening’s Channel 4 Weather forecast.

  • Published on 23 Jul 2017 Sections

    Adults could be legally allowed to change their gender without a medical diagnosis and without having to live for two years as their desired gender.

  • Published on 23 Jul 2017 Sections

    The parents of Charlie Gard say they’re extremely upset at comments they’ve received since Great Ormond Street hospital revealed its staff have been targeted with violent threats and abuse over the case.

  • Published on 22 Jul 2017 Sections World

    Two US breakfast show hosts targeted by President Trump in a bizarre Twitter tirade have told Channel 4 News that everything he said was false. Trump lashed out at MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski, claiming they had “spoken badly of him”.

  • Published on 22 Jul 2017 Sections

    The local government association is warning the growth in homelessness is unsustainable – not just for the councils but the families forced to live like this.

  • Published on 19 Jul 2017 Sections

    There are few women and even fewer ethnic minority stars: the BBC has published its list of top earners to an outcry over diversity. Theresa May demanded to know why the corporation paid women less than men for doing the same job, while a number of high profile presenters were forced to defend their salaries.

  • Published on 19 Jul 2017 Sections Politics

    North Kensington resident, Tomassina Hessel, and Justice for Grenfell campaigner, Moira Samuels, discuss Kensington and Chelsea Council’s response to the tower block fire.

  • Published on 19 Jul 2017 Sections Politics

    The council at the heart of the Grenfell Tower disaster is meeting tonight. On the agenda: formally approving a new leader and chief executive. But they’ll also debate a petition signed by more than 1,500 people calling for the entire council leadership to resign, claiming there’s no confidence in their ability to manage public buildings.

  • Published on 19 Jul 2017 Sections Politics

    As Kensington and Chelsea Council try to appoint a new leadership, Grenfell Tower residents tell the whole lot to resign.  

  • Published on 18 Jul 2017 Sections Politics

    Pink pens just “for her”, mums who make the gravy and do the washing-up before being told to be “beach body ready”. We’ve all seen the ads. Now the Advertising Standards Authority is cracking down on gender stereotypes, including ones which show men failing to carry out simple household tasks.

  • Published on 17 Jul 2017 Sections Politics

    Sir Simon Fraser, former chief civil servant at the Foreign Office, says “clearer political leadership” is needed as the UK negotiates with the EU over Brexit. He says the EU wants a “clear, organised approach” from the UK.

  • Published on 17 Jul 2017 Sections Politics

    A terminally-ill man suffering from motor neurone disease has begun a high court challenge against the ban on assisted dying. Noel Conway says he feels “entombed” by the disease and wants a doctor to be able to help him bring about a “peaceful and dignified” death at a time of his choosing. Jackie Long has…

  • Published on 17 Jul 2017 Sections Politics

    Schools across England will receive an extra £1.3 billion over the next two years, the Government has announced, but the money will come from efficiencies and savings within the department’s own budget. Justine Greening confirmed plans for a national school funding formula, saying it would be supported by extra investment. But Labour demanded to know…

  • Published on 17 Jul 2017 Sections Politics

    Brexit Secretary David Davis has insisted it’s time to “get down to work” as Britain began the second round of  negotiations in Brussels. But he only stayed at the talks for a couple of hours, without apparently taking any notes. Theresa May is to warn ministers to stop leaking the contents of Cabinet discussions, after…