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"What do you say to those students who feel like they're paying the price of the pandemic?" @JackieLongc4 speaks to the Minister for School Standards Will Quince as A-level grades fall for the first time since Covid.
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Three-term Republican Congresswoman and leading Trump critic Liz Cheney has blamed what she called a "cult of personality" surrounding the former president, after she was defeated in a primary election. @kirancmoodley reports from Wyoming. channel4.com/news/trump-cri…
“It’s a tragedy and a scandal.” Lord Owen, a former health minister and a long-time campaigner on behalf of contaminated blood victims, tells @cathynewman “there are huge lessons to learn in the way the department was run”. channel4.com/news/contamina…
"It's... more about each victim not being recognised." Jason Evans, whose father died after contracting HIV and Hepatitis C from contaminated blood, tells @cathynewman how it feels to be one of the families not to receive compensation. channel4.com/news/two-third…
“I’ve been covering this since the early nineties and it is a scandal. It’s a tragedy and one that was too often ignored by those in power.” @vsmacdonald reports on the impact of the contaminated blood scandal. channel4.com/news/contamina…
Thousands of survivors of the contaminated blood scandal have been awarded interim compensation payments after the government agreed to grant £100,000 to the surviving victims, as well as bereaved partners. @ameliaajenne reports. channel4.com/news/contamina…
A Leeds university student has been sentenced to 34 years in prison in Saudi Arabia for having a Twitter account and following and retweeting Saudi dissidents and activists. @JackieLongc4 reports. channel4.com/news/leeds-uni…
Ex-Manchester United footballer Ryan Giggs has admitted sending “aggressive” and “threatening” messages to his former girlfriend at his trial today. Mr Giggs denies assaulting Kate Greville and her sister. @clarefallon was at Manchester Crown Court. channel4.com/news/ryan-gigg…
“We need to have another look at the way in which we manage water right across the system.” Philip Dunne, chair of the Environmental Audit Committee, tells @JackieLongc4 “we need to look after our water more carefully” as the UK experiences flooding. channel4.com/news/uk-floods…
Pollution warnings have been put in place for nearly 50 beaches in England and Wales after untreated sewage was released into the sea. @Anja_Popp is in Seaford. channel4.com/news/pollution…
“Their agenda is not modernisation, it’s a leveling down agenda.” Dave Ward, general secretary of the Communication Workers Union, tells @cathynewman why workers at the Royal Mail are overwhelmingly backing a series of strikes this summer. channel4.com/news/royal-mai…
The rising cost of food has helped to push inflation into double digits, its highest level for more than 40 years. But the Bank of England has warned that the cost of living is set to rise even higher. @darshnasoni reports. channel4.com/news/uk-inflat…
"What we're not signing up to is a levelling down agenda." General Secretary of the Communication Workers Union Dave Ward tells @cathynewman Royal Mail workers are striking over the "dismantling" of the postal service "as we know it".
“We need to have another look at the way in which we manage water right across the system.” Philip Dunne, chair of the Environmental Audit Committee, tells @JackieLongc4 “we need to look after our water more carefully”, after UK weather changed from dry to flood conditions.
As expected, Liz Cheney lost her Republican primary in Wyoming by a large margin - mirroring what we found in recent days. That despite her clear conservative credentials - betrayal to Donald Trump is all that matters in today’s GOP.
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The 87 yo man who was fatally stabbed on his mobility scooter in West London yesterday has been named by police as Thomas O’Halloran. He was stabbed at about 4pm yesterday and managed to travel 75 yards on his scooter before flagging down help from a member of the public.
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Russian-annexed Crimea was rocked by explosions, just a week after a Russian air base on the peninsula was targeted. In a rare admission by Russia that Ukraine was able to strike deep in territory they control - they blamed saboteurs. @jrug reports. channel4.com/news/sabotage-…
Are Team Trump’s warnings coming true for Liz Cheney in Wyoming? The prominent Republican Trump-critic faces voters in a primary challenge today. @kirancmoodley is there. channel4.com/news/are-team-…
Greek authorities have vowed to retrieve the body of a five-year-old girl who died of a scorpion sting on the Greek-Turkish border. 39 Syrian refugees who were stranded on an islet along the border have now made it to the mainland. @lindseyhilsum reports. channel4.com/news/rescued-s…
Russian-annexed Crimea was rocked by explosions this morning, just a week after a Russian air base on the peninsula was targeted. In a rare admission by Russia that Ukraine is able to strike deep in their territory, they blamed saboteurs. @jrug reports. channel4.com/news/sabotage-…
Ryan Giggs has told a court he has never been faithful in a relationship. The former Manchester United footballer has given evidence in his trial for allegedly attacking his ex partner, Kate Greville and her sister. @clarefallon was in court. channel4.com/news/ryan-gigg…
“A referendum would be a huge distraction.” Scottish Conservative, Murdo Fraser tells @cathynewman issues like rebuilding the economy, focusing on the NHS and improving education should be the country’s focus - not a new independence vote. channel4.com/news/debate-sh…
After calling First Minister Nicola Sturgeon an attention seeker, tonight it's Tory leadership frontrunner Liz Truss seeking the spotlight in Scotland. Rishi Sunak is also facing Tory members' questions as the hustings head to Perth. @C4Ciaran is there. channel4.com/news/scottish-…
“[It’s the] longest squeeze on living standards in this country for 200 years.” TUC General Secretary Frances O'Grady and Shevaun Haviland, of the British Chambers of Commerce, debate how to tackle the cost of living crisis with @cathynewman. channel4.com/news/real-wage…
Soaring inflation means real wages are falling, in the biggest pay squeeze in decades. @JaneDodgeC4 looks at the strain on businesses and their workers from the skyrocketing cost of living crisis. channel4.com/news/wages-div…
As Liz Truss and Rishi Sunak deliver their pitch to Conservative members in Scotland this evening, both leadership candidates are promising greater scrutiny of the Scottish government's record. @C4Ciaran reports from Perth.
“Why is it always working people who have to get their pay packets hammered whenever we’re in a crisis?” TUC General Secretary Frances O'Grady criticises "soaring" dividends payments as real wages collapse in the cost of living crisis.
"We either allow the oil and gas companies to continue to make huge profits whilst millions of households are really struggling - or we do something about it." Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer defends his plan to tackle the cost of living crisis by freezing the energy price cap.
"That raid... was un-American." @kirancmoodley talks to Republican voters in Wyoming who still back Donald Trump, despite the January 6 hearings and the FBI raid on his home. Prominent Republican Trump-critic Liz Cheney faces Wyoming voters in a primary challenge today.
Russia's "nuclear blackmail" could "lead to a catastrophe", says Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskyy. He warns that the presence of Russian forces around Europe's largest nuclear power plant threatened Europe - and urged leaders to bring in more sanctions to stop them.
There “must be a full investigation” into why a group of Syrian refugees were left stranded on a small island on the border between Greece and Turkey for days, Niamh Nic Carthaigh, of the International Rescue Committee, tells @cathynewman channel4.com/news/ngo-calls…
Manchester City footballer Benjamin Mendy has been described as a “predator”, at his trial on charges of rape, attempted rape and sexual assault. The player and his co-defendant Louis Saha Matturie deny the charges. @clarefallon reports. channel4.com/news/footballe…
Adult film actor Ron Jeremy has been indicted on 34 counts of rape and sexual assault in the US, but proceedings have been suspended after claims he’s no longer mentally fit to stand trial. @RiaChatter reports. channel4.com/news/ron-jerem…
“Everybody was so shocked and scared…” Afghan photojournalist @barialaikhoshal tells @AyshahTull it was “gut-wrenching” to leave Kabul when the Taliban took control again a year ago. channel4.com/news/shocked-a…
"There are no rights in Afghanistan right now for any sort of women." Afghan rights activist Pashtana Dorani says the Taliban need to "walk the talk'', asking if they were going to get girls in classrooms, why haven't they. @AyshahTull spoke to her. channel4.com/news/taliban-i…
The UK has become the first country to approve a new Covid vaccine which targets the new Omicron variant as well as the original virus. @vsmacdonald has the latest. channel4.com/news/covid-uk-…
William Ruto has been declared the winner of Kenya’s presidential election by the country’s electoral commission chair, but four senior election officials have disowned the results. @lindseyhilsum reports. channel4.com/news/kenya-ele…
A hosepipe ban is being introduced in parts of Devon and Cornwall for the first time in 26 years. Today, the area has been hit by heavy rain but it's not the kind of rain which will do anything to replenish water stocks. @JaneDodgeC4 reports. channel4.com/news/hosepipe-…
"Oil and gas companies... making huge profits ought to pay." Sir Keir Starmer has called for a windfall tax on oil and gas giants to freeze energy bills, telling @cathynewan "millions of people are going to struggle this winter" amid price hikes. channel4.com/news/millions-…
Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has defended his party's £29bn plan to freeze energy price rises for all consumers, saying it's not just the most hard-up families who will struggle to pay soaring bills. @serenabarksing reports. channel4.com/news/labours-2…
“It was gut-wrenching to leave everything, everyone behind.” Afghan photojournalist @barialaikhoshal tells @AyshahTull what it was like to flee Kabul as the Taliban seized power a year ago.
Having trouble buying a new car? Are second-hand motors breaking the bank? Dispatches investigates the reasons behind soaring car prices and asks how not to get ripped off.
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"We're not going to allow the increase to happen." Sir Keir Starmer tells @cathynewman why Labour is planning to freeze energy prices through a windfall tax on oil and gas companies. Watch the interview on 4 at 7pm.
Showers or longer spells of rain and thunderstorms are affecting various parts of the UK at the moment. Notice lines of thunderstorms across SW England and another across E England.
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“I have had to go and compete in countries where it’s very scary to be LBGT.” @TomDaley1994 tells @krishgm that colonialism is behind many Commonwealth countries still having anti-gay laws. channel4.com/news/olympic-d…
“She says he should never be in the Oval office again” @kirancmoodley tells @fatimamanji that Liz Cheney, possibly the most anti-Trump politician in the Republican party, has made her campaign all about the former president. channel4.com/news/us-primar…
“There is a real lesson to be learnt here.” Pippa Woodrow, the barrister representing some of the protesters at Sarah Everard’s vigil, tells @fatimamanji she is “delighted” they will no longer be prosecuted. channel4.com/news/sarah-eve…
Another day of soaring temperatures have put fire services across the country under pressure, and it is a similar picture across much of Europe. @fatimamanji reports. channel4.com/news/wildfires…
Labour is to call for the energy price cap to be frozen this summer, as people struggle to cope with the soaring cost of living. @serenabarksing reports. channel4.com/news/labour-to…
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