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Gunman at large after Canadian soldier shot - watch live

channel4.com — Please wait while this video loads. If it doesn't load after a few seconds you may need to have Adobe Flash installed. Watch the live feed from Canada's parliament buildings in Ottowa which are in lock down as police seek a gunman who earlier shot a soldier at a nearby war memorial.
Oct 22, 2014

RT @Channel4News: Ottawa hospital says it is treating three patients, two in stable condition after Ottawa shooting incident. #c4news bit.ly/1yYlOip

Oct 22, 2014

RT @Channel4News: Gunman believed at large in Canadian capital #Ottawa. Watch live: bit.ly/1yYlOip

Oct 22, 2014

RT @Channel4News: #Ottawa police confirm a shooting at Rideau Centre Mall - watch live coverage: bit.ly/1yYlOip #c4news

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'Don't thank me, I've done nothing for you' - Richard Ayaode

channel4.com — Please wait while this video loads. If it doesn't load after a few seconds you may need to have Adobe Flash installed. Actor and director Richard Ayaode is famously shy. So shy, that when he wrote his latest book, he interviewed himself. He talks to Channel 4 News about why he's so uncomfortable with interviews.
Oct 22, 2014

RT @yodaberg: If you do one thing today, watch @krishgm's interview with @RichardAyoade. You might break a rib laughing channel4.com/news/richard-a…

Oct 22, 2014

"Don't *thank* me - I've done nothing for you." Bloody love Richard Ayoade. channel4.com/news/richard-a…

Oct 22, 2014

"Don't that me - I've done nothing for you." Bloody love Richard Ayoade. channel4.com/news/richard-a…

Oct 22, 2014

RT @krishgm: In case you missed my rather post-modern interview with the very funny Richard Ayaode - #c4news channel4.com/news/richard-a…

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The greatest art forger of modern times?

channel4.com — The art of Eric Hebborn, described as the greatest art forger of modern times, goes on sale. Channel 4 News went to the auction.

Ched Evans says he's learned a lesson - but has he?

channel4.com — The footballer and convicted rapist asked for a "second chance" to resume his playing career after making a fresh bid to clear his name upon his release from prison. In a video interview posted on his website, five days after he walked free from jail, 25-year-old Evans said he was sorry for cheating on long-term girlfriend Natasha Massey in a hotel room in May 2011.

Why universal credit won’t be universal until 2018. At the earliest.

blogs.channel4.com — Why universal credit won't be universal until 2018. At the earliest. It's the best of times and worst of times for welfare secretary Iain Duncan Smith. The universal credit - an all in one replacement for welfare benefits - is proving popular with claimants in the places where it's being trialled.
Oct 22, 2014

RT @Channel4News: Why universal credit won't be universal until 2018. At the earliest: bit.ly/1otolxN @paulmasonnews #c4news

On the Ebola frontline in Sierra Leone

channel4.com — The first thing that strikes you about the Crab Town settlement clinging to the shores of Freetown is how Ebola hasn't spread through it faster. It's a sprawling neighbourhood of one-room shacks and half-built concrete homes. Alleyways barely more than shoulder-width apart lead between them.
Oct 22, 2014

RT @Channel4News: "Ebola kills very efficiently indeed" - @TomClarkeC4 reports from the Ebola frontline on the outskirts of Freetown bit.ly/1tdsR3l

FactCheck: the truth about immigration

blogs.channel4.com — In 2013, 7.8 million people or 12.4 per cent of UK residents were born abroad, up from 8.9 per cent in 2004. Some 4.9 million or 7.8 per cent had non-British nationality, compared to 5 per cent in 2004. Britain has a higher proportion of non-nationals than most European countries.

Do the media talk down to teenagers over drugs?

channel4.com — According to the report, people who use the drug regularly by the age of 15 in particular are putting themselves at risk. But the same study also suggests no link between occasional use and academic achievement.