International Editor, Channel 4 News
Lindsey Hilsum is Channel 4 News International Editor, and author of Sandstorm; Libya in the Time of Revolution.
bbc.co.uk — Ugandan police have raided the offices of at least two newspapers following reports that President Yoweri Museveni is grooming his son to succeed him. Two radio stations have also been taken off air, the state-owned New Vision newspaper reports.
pressgazette.co.uk — Times foreign editor Richard Beston has died of cancer aged 50. Beeston had been with The Times since 1986 and had been foreign editor since 2008. Writing in The Times today Ben Macintyre said that Richard Beeston "embodied the best of newspaper journalism: passionate but balanced, determined to see for himself, never foolhardy but spectacularly brave."
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