• 22 Sep 2018

    The politicians are planning a ‘major betrayal’ of those who voted for Brexit. That’s why Nigel Farage, the former UKIP leader, says he’s back on the road with a new Brexit Battle Bus. Today the bus pulled up in Bolton and alongside Mr Farage were the former Brexit secretary David Davis and Labour’s Kate Hoey.…

  • 20 Sep 2018

    Michel Barnier has gone into the conference centre in Salzburg to brief EU leaders on how the Brexit talks are going. Mrs May is leaving for this section of the summit. She will be hoping, in her absence, that Mr Barnier gets some push-back from countries that lean closer to the UK position. The Dutch…

  • 7 Sep 2018

    Some of the points being raised by official Russian spokesmen are theories that have already been debunked.

  • 4 Sep 2018

    Barnier on Chequers Deal: ‘Out of the question’

    “Hors de question” was the phrase used by Michel Barnier yesterday when asked by MPs what his view was on the Single Market goods/services split proposed in the Chequers deal. “He couldn’t have been more emphatic,” one MP at the Brussels meeting said. 

  • 4 Sep 2018

    Brexit: Chequers deal, where next?

    As parliament returns today, Theresa May has united the warring wings of her party over Brexit. Tory MPs from the pro-Remain and pro-Brexit wings of the party now seem agreed that the Chequers plan the prime minister unveiled in July is dead.

  • 29 Aug 2018

    My latest guest on the Ways to Change the World podcast is actor, campaigner and former presenter Jameela Jamil.

  • 22 Aug 2018

    Our guest this week is Jacqueline Gold, the CEO of Ann Summers – and one of the richest woman in the UK. She talks about what impact she thinks Ann Summers has had on sexual culture, and what the government needs to change to get retail booming again.

  • 21 Aug 2018

    Conservatives bar People’s Vote campaign from conference brochure

    Conservative HQ has barred the Conservatives for a People’s Vote campaign from publishing an entry in the official party programme for October’s conference in Birmingham.

  • 20 Aug 2018

    Britain has decided to end a scheme funding Syrian opposition groups, saying the situation on the ground was making it too risky to carry on. Emergency humanitarian relief will continue, as the last pockets of rebel territory face an imminent onslaught from President Assad’s forces. Jan Egeland, who chairs the UN taskforce on humanitarian access…

  • 20 Aug 2018

    A Labour MP has hit out at the television chef Jamie Oliver after finding a packet of jerk rice sold under his brand, which doesn’t contain all its essential ingredients. Dawn Butler, whose parents are from Jamaica, said this ‘appropriation’ needs to stop. Jamaica-born chef and entrepreneur, Levi Roots, and the chef and restaurateur, Bea Vo, respond.

  • 20 Aug 2018

    Video games are played by billions of people across the world – but for those with severe physical disabilities using a normal console is often impossible. In the UK, one disabled teenager has been working with a charity to change that, using her insatiable love of computer games to help make them accessible to almost anyone.…

  • 20 Aug 2018

    Torn apart by war for more than 60 years, dozens of families from North and South Korea broke down in tears as they were allowed to meet relatives they hadn’t seen or heard from in decades. It was the first time in three years that the North has permitted such reunions, all the more precious as previous…

  • 18 Aug 2018

    Kofi Annan, the former Secretary General of the United Nations, has died aged 80. He was the first black African to be appointed to the post during turbulent times in the world including the Iraq war. The Nobel Prize winning diplomat will be remembered for establishing international goals to reduce extreme poverty but his tenure …

  • 16 Aug 2018

    In a heartfelt and searing goodbye letter to Britain, the departing Barbados High Commissioner has told Channel 4 News that the UK should establish a “truth and reconciliation commission” to deal with the fall out from the Windrush scandal.

  • 16 Aug 2018

    Farewell my love: A letter from Barbados to Britain

    As I sit on the 14:30 train from King’s Cross to York for what is my last train ride across England, in pursuit of trade links with Scarborough, there is a certain ambivalence to my taking leave of the UK at the end of August after what has been a rewarding four years as High…