US marks ‘Juneteenth’ with federal holiday for the first time

Channel 4 News published this video item, entitled “US marks ‘Juneteenth’ with federal holiday for the first time” – below is their description. Today commemorates the 156th anniversary of the end of slavery in the US. For the first time, Americans have marked ‘Juneteenth’ with a federal holiday, as signed into law this week by … Read more US marks ‘Juneteenth’ with federal holiday for the first time

Over-18s in England asked to get Covid jab as mass vaccination events set up across London

Channel 4 News published this video item, entitled “Over-18s in England asked to get Covid jab as mass vaccination events set up across London” – below is their description. Today commemorates the 156th anniversary of the end of slavery in the US. For the first time, Americans have marked ‘Juneteenth’ with a federal holiday, as … Read more Over-18s in England asked to get Covid jab as mass vaccination events set up across London

Iranians head to the polls to elect new president

Channel 4 News published this video item, entitled “Iranians head to the polls to elect new president” – below is their description. Iranians are voting to elect a new President, with the hardline judiciary chief Ebrahim Raisi widely tipped to win. However, amid widespread apathy among voters, turnout is expected to be historically low. Some … Read more Iranians head to the polls to elect new president

Lib Dems topple Tory ‘blue wall’ seat in Chesham and Amersham by-election

Channel 4 News published this video item, entitled “Lib Dems topple Tory ‘blue wall’ seat in Chesham and Amersham by-election” – below is their description. The Liberal Democrats have hailed their landslide victory in the Chesham and Amersham by-election, declaring it will send a “shockwave through British politics”. The Conservatives lost one of their safest … Read more Lib Dems topple Tory ‘blue wall’ seat in Chesham and Amersham by-election

DUP in disarray as Edwin Poots quits after 21 days as leader

Channel 4 News published this video item, entitled “DUP in disarray as Edwin Poots quits after 21 days as leader” – below is their description. The Democratic Unionist Party is looking for a new leader again, as Edwin Poots stepped down after just 21 days in the job. Mr Poots quit the post following a … Read more DUP in disarray as Edwin Poots quits after 21 days as leader

Gillian Tett on how she predicted the financial crash & why the debt crisis is going to get worse

Channel 4 News published this video item, entitled “Gillian Tett on how she predicted the financial crash & why the debt crisis is going to get worse” – below is their description. Gillian Tett is editor-at-large at the Financial Times and an anthropologist. Her latest book ‘Anthrovision: How Anthropology can Explain Business and Life’ reveals … Read more Gillian Tett on how she predicted the financial crash & why the debt crisis is going to get worse

‘Stand up’ against social media abuse, says author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Channel 4 News published this video item, entitled “‘Stand up’ against social media abuse, says author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie” – below is their description. For the author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the loss of her father last year was made all the worse by her separation from him – she, stuck in the US, he, back … Read more ‘Stand up’ against social media abuse, says author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

‘Stand up’ against social media abuse, says author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Channel 4 News published this video item, entitled “‘Stand up’ against social media abuse, says author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie” – below is their description. For the author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the loss of her father last year was made all the worse by her separation from him – she, stuck in the US, he, back … Read more ‘Stand up’ against social media abuse, says author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Hong Kong police arrest five executives at pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily

Channel 4 News published this video item, entitled “Hong Kong police arrest five executives at pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily” – below is their description. Five senior staff at a pro-democracy tabloid newspaper in Hong Kong have been arrested, in another sign of the Chinese government’s crackdown on dissent. Hundreds of police were sent in to … Read more Hong Kong police arrest five executives at pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily

Hong Kong police arrest five executives at pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily

Channel 4 News published this video item, entitled “Hong Kong police arrest five executives at pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily” – below is their description. Five senior staff at a pro-democracy tabloid newspaper in Hong Kong have been arrested, in another sign of the Chinese government’s crackdown on dissent. Hundreds of police were sent in to … Read more Hong Kong police arrest five executives at pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily

Manchester Arena Inquiry: Suicide bomber Salman Abedi ‘should have been identified as a threat’

Channel 4 News published this video item, entitled “Manchester Arena Inquiry: Suicide bomber Salman Abedi ‘should have been identified as a threat’” – below is their description. On 22 May 2017, Salman Abedi walked across the foyer of the Manchester Arena towards an exit door with a bulging rucksack. As thousands left the concert hall, … Read more Manchester Arena Inquiry: Suicide bomber Salman Abedi ‘should have been identified as a threat’

What life is like for migrants who arrive on UK shores

Channel 4 News published this video item, entitled “What life is like for migrants who arrive on UK shores” – below is their description. New figures show that more than 5,000 people have tried to cross the Channel so far this year, over 100 of them yesterday alone, picked up by Border Force officials as … Read more What life is like for migrants who arrive on UK shores

Covid-linked ‘black fungus’ infection spreading in India

Channel 4 News published this video item, entitled “Covid-linked ‘black fungus’ infection spreading in India” – below is their description. India has begun lifting some Covid restrictions, despite struggling with a devastating second wave of the pandemic, as the number of new cases continues to fall. However, a new infection linked to the Delta variant … Read more Covid-linked ‘black fungus’ infection spreading in India

Johnson called Hancock ‘totally hopeless’ in message, says Cummings

Channel 4 News published this video item, entitled “Johnson called Hancock ‘totally hopeless’ in message, says Cummings” – below is their description. Completely “hopeless” – this is how the prime minister appeared to describe Health Secretary Matt Hancock in private WhatsApp messages published today by his former adviser Dominic Cummings. In an expansive new blog, … Read more Johnson called Hancock ‘totally hopeless’ in message, says Cummings

Biden tells Putin: ‘We need basic rules of road we can all abide by’

Channel 4 News published this video item, entitled “Biden tells Putin: ‘We need basic rules of road we can all abide by’” – below is their description. A “frank and candid discussion” was how Vladimir Putin described today’s summit talks in Geneva with President Biden, claiming there had been no hostility between the two leaders. … Read more Biden tells Putin: ‘We need basic rules of road we can all abide by’