Home Office broke equality law over treatment of Windrush generation, watchdog says

Channel 4 News published this video item, entitled “Home Office broke equality law over treatment of Windrush generation, watchdog says” – below is their description. The Home Office broke equality law in the way it treated the Windrush generation, according to the equalities watchdog. It said today that the negative impacts of the government’s “hostile … Read more Home Office broke equality law over treatment of Windrush generation, watchdog says

Minister resigns over chancellor’s overseas aid cut

Channel 4 News published this video item, entitled “Minister resigns over chancellor’s overseas aid cut” – below is their description. The chancellor has announced a change of policy that has led to criticism from former Conservative prime minister David Cameron and caused a junior minister to resign. Spending 0.7 percent of our gross national income … Read more Minister resigns over chancellor’s overseas aid cut

Saudi women’s rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul faces trial in terrorism court

Channel 4 News published this video item, entitled “Saudi women’s rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul faces trial in terrorism court” – below is their description. A women’s rights activist, who has been held by authorities in Saudi Arabia, has been put on trial – just days after the kingdom hosted the G20 summit. Loujain al-Hathloul was … Read more Saudi women’s rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul faces trial in terrorism court

Unemployment predicted to surge to 2.6m by mid-2021

Channel 4 News published this video item, entitled “Unemployment predicted to surge to 2.6m by mid-2021” – below is their description. We took a closer look at the chilly economic figures put out by the spending watchdog, the Office for Budget Responsibility. And the chancellor has announced a new fund, worth £4 billion, which he … Read more Unemployment predicted to surge to 2.6m by mid-2021

Chancellor Rishi Sunak warns UK economy will shrink by 11% this year

Channel 4 News published this video item, entitled “Chancellor Rishi Sunak warns UK economy will shrink by 11% this year” – below is their description. The chancellor, Rishi Sunak, has spelled out the devastation inflicted on the economy by coronavirus. Announcing his spending review in the Commons, he warned: “The economic emergency has only just … Read more Chancellor Rishi Sunak warns UK economy will shrink by 11% this year

Argentina football legend Diego Maradona dies aged 60

Channel 4 News published this video item, entitled “Argentina football legend Diego Maradona dies aged 60” – below is their description. Diego Maradona was just 60. He died of a heart attack after having brain surgery earlier this month. Known almost as much for his lifestyle off the pitch as his artistry on it, he … Read more Argentina football legend Diego Maradona dies aged 60

President-elect Biden transition begins – as Trump hails stock market rally

Channel 4 News published this video item, entitled “President-elect Biden transition begins – as Trump hails stock market rally” – below is their description. President Trump has appeared in the Rose Garden of the White House for the annual “pardoning of the turkey” ceremony ahead of the Thanksgiving celebration. President Trump has also reluctantly agreed … Read more President-elect Biden transition begins – as Trump hails stock market rally

How school exclusions can hand vulnerable kids into the arms of gangs

Channel 4 News published this video item, entitled “How school exclusions can hand vulnerable kids into the arms of gangs” – below is their description. The violent death of a 14 year old boy who was groomed into dealing drugs has led to accusations that authorities failed him – but Jaden Moodie’s murder has had … Read more How school exclusions can hand vulnerable kids into the arms of gangs

UK ‘Christmas bubble’ plan allows three households to meet indoors

Channel 4 News published this video item, entitled “UK ‘Christmas bubble’ plan allows three households to meet indoors” – below is their description. Family Christmas dinners are back on the menu tonight after the government announced a relaxation of coronavirus restrictions over the festive period. Up to three households will be allowed to meet indoors … Read more UK ‘Christmas bubble’ plan allows three households to meet indoors

England to reduce quarantine for people arriving from overseas

Channel 4 News published this video item, entitled “England to reduce quarantine for people arriving from overseas” – below is their description. For those fond of travelling abroad there may be light at the end of the tunnel – but it comes at a price. Transport secretary Grant Shapps has said that anyone coming back … Read more England to reduce quarantine for people arriving from overseas

Boy, 10, becomes one of UK’s youngest Covid victims

Channel 4 News published this video item, entitled “Boy, 10, becomes one of UK’s youngest Covid victims” – below is their description. The parents of a ten-year-old boy, believed to be one of the youngest victims of Covid-19 in the UK, have spoken to Channel 4 News about their devastation. Fehzan Jamil from Bradford was … Read more Boy, 10, becomes one of UK’s youngest Covid victims

Oxford vaccine shown to be up to 90% effective, cheap and easy to transport

Channel 4 News published this video item, entitled “Oxford vaccine shown to be up to 90% effective, cheap and easy to transport” – below is their description. Finally, there is hope of an end to all this, hope of a route out of the pandemic – with news of another potentially highly effective vaccine from … Read more Oxford vaccine shown to be up to 90% effective, cheap and easy to transport

WHO’s David Nabarro: Vaccine gives us ‘some chance of getting world working again’

Channel 4 News published this video item, entitled “WHO’s David Nabarro: Vaccine gives us ‘some chance of getting world working again’” – below is their description. We spoke to David Nabarro from the World Health Organization. We began by asking him whether the low cost of the Oxford vaccine would help to make it more … Read more WHO’s David Nabarro: Vaccine gives us ‘some chance of getting world working again’

South Dakota records highest Covid hospitalisation rate – as 8,000 die in US of virus last week

Channel 4 News published this video item, entitled “South Dakota records highest Covid hospitalisation rate – as 8,000 die in US of virus last week” – below is their description. In the US, more than 8,000 Americans were recorded as having died of Covid last week and there are now more people in US hospitals … Read more South Dakota records highest Covid hospitalisation rate – as 8,000 die in US of virus last week

Furloughed workers face challenge getting mortgages

Channel 4 News published this video item, entitled “Furloughed workers face challenge getting mortgages” – below is their description. If it wasn’t already a struggle to get onto the housing ladder, things just got that much harder for people on furlough. While the pandemic has sent the wealthy rushing to snap up desirable countryside homes, … Read more Furloughed workers face challenge getting mortgages