David Child

David Child

David Child is a freelance reporter, based in London.

United Kingdom

Calls grow for UK to extend Brexit transition amid pandemic

UK officials press ahead with plan to broker trade deal by end of 2020, despite disruption unleashed by coronavirus.

Calls grow for UK to extend Brexit transition amid pandemic

Coronavirus pandemic

PMQs via Zoom?: UK MPs to vote on holding Parliament virtually

As coronavirus upends tradition, ministers could soon be social distancing and answering questions on video conferences.

PMQs via Zoom?: UK MPs to vote on holding Parliament virtually

United Kingdom

UK Labour Party orders probe into leaked anti-Semitism report

New party leader Keir Starmer calls independent inquiry as row erupts over treatment of predecessor, Jeremy Corbyn.

UK Labour Party orders probe into leaked anti-Semitism report

United Kingdom

Fighting fake news: The new front in the coronavirus battle

Bogus stories and half-baked conspiracy theories are surging through the internet.

Fighting fake news: The new front in the coronavirus battle

United Kingdom

UK presses ahead with points-based immigration plan amid pandemic

Shortcomings of the Conservatives' plan for points-based immigration system exposed by COVID-19 crisis, opponents say.

UK presses ahead with points-based immigration plan amid pandemic

Roma

Report exposes 'environmental racism' suffered by Europe's Roma

Thousands of Roma across Europe left to fend for themselves on polluted lands, new study reveals.

Report exposes 'environmental racism' suffered by Europe's Roma

UK Election 2019

'Uncertainty ahead': Where does the vote really leave Brexit?

Following Boris Johnson's Conservative victory, analysts forecast further turbulence as Brexit moves towards next phase.

'Uncertainty ahead': Where does the vote really leave Brexit?

UK Election 2019

UK election exit poll predicts Conservative majority

PM Johnson's Conservative Party set for landslide win in election called to resolve UK's Brexit crisis, exit poll shows.

UK election exit poll predicts Conservative majority

UK Election 2019

Britons vote in high-stakes election dominated by Brexit

Snap election called by PM Johnson aims to end months of political deadlock over UK's bid to exit EU.

Britons vote in high-stakes election dominated by Brexit

United Kingdom

UK braces for critical election called to break Brexit deadlock

Thursday's poll, the third vote in four years, will see 'unpopularity contest' between Johnson and Corbyn draw to close.

UK braces for critical election called to break Brexit deadlock

UK Election 2019

Labour's 'red wall' creaks as loyal voters consider other parties

Brexit has transformed traditional electoral battle lines. Can the ruling Conservatives win over Labour heartlands?

Labour's 'red wall' creaks as loyal voters consider other parties

UK Election 2019

Infographic: What you need to know about the UK election

Britons will head to the polls on December 12 for a snap general election called to break the UK's Brexit gridlock.

Infographic: What you need to know about the UK election