• 24 Jun 2018

    Women across Saudi Arabia have been celebrating being able to drive for the first time after the world’s only ban was overturned – describing it as a historic moment, finally abolishing a glaring symbol of repression. But despite the euphoria, some female activists who campaigned against the driving ban are still in jail.

  • 24 Jun 2018

    Now, it was not exactly a cliff hanger – indeed England pulled off a crushing victory over Panama this afternoon – including a hat trick by captain Harry Kane.

  • 24 Jun 2018

    The first results are already in – from an election which will define Turkey’s future. While President Erdogan called today’s vote a “democratic revolution”, opposition leaders fear that if he stays in power, Turkish democracy will be dramatically eroded.

  • 24 Jun 2018

    For England, expectations for their head-to-head with Panama are pretty high – they’re playing a country ranked 43 places below them. But for the people of Panama and their national team, simply qualifying for the world cup is an historic achievement. Directed by Dan Faber.

  • 23 Jun 2018

    Now there is something of a carnival atmosphere in Nizhny Novgorod – where England fans are anticipating a win in tomorrow’s game.

  • 23 Jun 2018

    Now campaigning has officially ended ahead of tomorrow’s elections in Turkey – President Erdogan will have to win at least 50% of the vote to stay in power – or face a run off next month.

  • 23 Jun 2018

    Zimbabwe’s president Emmerson Mnangagwa has survived an explosion which went off “inches away” from where he’d been speaking at a campaign rally. However several people were injured as the blast rocked a stadium in Bulawayo City – ahead of next month’s election. A warning – there are images which some may find distressing from the…

  • 22 Jun 2018

    The Brexit campaign had its own Project Fear, of course – it was the prospect of Turkey joining the EU and millions of Turks freely coming to Britain. Turkey has had a huge refugee influx from Syria, immigration that has its own effect on politics there. This weekend, Turkey votes in an election that could…

  • 22 Jun 2018

    Attitudes to immigration haven’t softened since EU referendum, poll suggests

    Nigel Farage says “the Tory posh boys” sang his song on immigration in the latter stages of the referendum campaign and are now running away from the issue and talking of a “liberal Brexit”.

  • 20 Jun 2018

    Former FIFA President Sepp Blatter talks to Channel 4 News about corruption in FIFA, his reception at the 2018 Russia World Cup – and his invitation from Vladimir Putin.

  • 17 Jun 2018

    They’ve wrapped up the Reichstag in silk – and surrounded entire islands with fabric. The artist Christo, and his late wife – are known for being big and being bold. Now Christo has brought his first major work to Britain – with a huge sculpture in the middle of the Serpentine in London’s Hyde Park.…

  • 17 Jun 2018

    Chief Correspondent Alex Thomson reports from Volgograd, Russia.

  • 16 Jun 2018

    England’s World Cup campaign will kick off on Monday in the southern Russian city of Volgograd – formerly known as Stalingrad. Our chief correspondent Alex Thomson is there.

  • 15 Jun 2018

    England will be playing their first match on Monday against Tunisia. The two teams met exactly 20 years ago, in a game overshadowed by rioting England fans. But today, it’s the Tunisians who have a problem with fan violence. The authorities are struggling to deal with clashes at stadiums, sparked by a young population frustrated…

  • 15 Jun 2018

    China has accused the United States of launching a trade war, after President Trump declared he would impose tariffs of 25% on Chinese imports worth $50 billion. Beijing immediately threatened to respond in kind, to defend its national interests. This was after the US imposed steep tariffs on steel and aluminium from Canada and the…