• 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…

  • 15 Aug 2018

    Christine Hallquist made her name in Vermont while running a major electric company and being a successful businesswoman. But Donald Trump’s election and the Women’s March inspired her to run for office – running on a campaign promise of a living wage for workers and Medicare for All. She won her primary to become the…

  • 15 Aug 2018

    Screenwriter of Love Actually, Notting Hill and Four Weddings and a Funeral, Richard Curtis’ influence on romantic comedies and the nation’s Christmas viewing schedules is immense. But, he’s also just as world-changing for his charity work. As the founder of Comic Relief, Make Poverty History and now, an advocate for the UN Sustainable Development Goals,…

  • 14 Aug 2018

    Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn talks to Channel 4 News about the wreath-laying controversy – and Benjamin Netanyahu’s criticism of him.

  • 8 Aug 2018

    Our guest this week is Gina Miller, the lead claimant in a successful legal battle ensuring that parliament had the final say over triggering Article 50. She’s seen as a defender of the constitution by some, and an “enemy of the people” by others.

  • 2 Aug 2018

    In Italy, two months after the formation of a populist coalition government in which they share power with the Five Star Movement, the Lega party have been staging their annual convention.

  • 2 Aug 2018

    Central Harare has been deserted following violent protests that resulted in at least three people being killed. This has led the ruling ZANU PF party to tell supporters of opposition leader, Nelson Chamisa, that “we should all lose graciously” amid claims vote rigging had taken place.

  • 1 Aug 2018

    Tommy Robinson, the far right activist has been released from prison on bail – after winning a contempt of court appeal. He’ll now face a fresh hearing over an allegation that he committed the offence by using social media to broadcast from outside a trial. The court of appeal said there had been procedural flaws…

  • 1 Aug 2018

    Riots have broken out in the Zimbabwean capital, Harare, as armed police clashed with crowds of opposition supporters. At least three people have been killed as security forces opened fire with guns, water cannon and tear gas – while protesters hurled rocks and set fire to cars.