Andy Davies

Home Affairs Correspondent
Andy Davies is a Home Affairs Correspondent for Channel 4 News
Andy Davies is a Home Affairs Correspondent for Channel 4 News

Has broken several exclusives on the phone hacking scandal, including the claim by senior detective Dave Cook that he was placed under surveillance by the News of the World while investigating a murder in 2002. He also revealed the existence of Operation Tuleta, Scotland Yard's investigation into computer hacking.

Andy has also reported extensively on the 7/7 Inquiry, as well as several major terrorist and criminal trials. He secured the first interview with former Iraq hostage Peter Moore and after 'door stepping' Sir Ronnie Flanagan, broadcast the former RUC chief's first public apology to the Omagh bomb families.

Previously Andy worked for BBC Panorama where he won an RTS.

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article 23 April 2015 UK
News
Grass fires in south Wales: who's to blame?

Above the village of Wattsville in the Sirhowy valley, we find another blackened, smouldering hillside, ignominiously stripped bare by yet another grass fire arson attack.

article 22 April 2015 UK
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Over 700 deliberate grass fires hit South Wales

More than 730 grass fires have been started deliberately across South Wales in this month alone, according to the South Wales Fire & Rescue Service, Andy Davies writes.

article 26 March 2015 UK
Ian Watkins (Getty Images)
Ian Watkins: detectives 'have case to answer for misconduct'

Two detectives have been criticised in a report by the Independent Police Complaints Commission over their handling of a case involving the paedophile Ian Watkins, former Lostprophets frontman.

article 26 February 2015 UK
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'Missed chances': agencies criticised over family murder

Gwent Police and social workers from Torfaen Borough Council are heavily criticised over a case in which three generations of one family were murdered in a house fire.

article 17 February 2015 UK
Gareth Thomas
Gareth Thomas: coming out was scariest moment of my life

Ahead of a new play documenting the life of Welsh rugby star, Gareth "Alfie" Thomas tells Channel 4 News about his experience of coming out to his family and coach.

article 11 February 2015 UK
Wife of conman accused of faking coma arrested
Wife of conman accused of faking coma arrested

The wife of a man jailed after being accused of trying to evade justice by claiming to be a comatose quadriplegic has been arrested for perverting the course of justice.

video 10 February 2015 UK

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Four-year-old killed in tipper truck tragedy

Three men and a four-year-old girl were killed when an out-of-control tipper truck careered down a hill in Bath. Andy Davies reports from the scene.

article 28 January 2015 UK, Afghanistan
Author Andrew O'Hagan
Getting inside the 'problem' of the Afghan war

Author Andrew O'Hagan's new novel The Illuminations examines the experiences of the soldiers who went to Afghanistan believing in the war, but who returned home to Britain profoundly disillusioned.

article 04 December 2014 UK
As the head of Northern Ireland's Police Federation warns of
Police cuts: a stark warning from Northern Ireland

As the head of Northern Ireland's Police Federation warns of "catastrophic" consequences from possible budget cuts of over 100m, Channel 4 News examines why NI's police still occupy a unique role.

video 22 October 2014 UK

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The greatest art forger of modern times?

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

video 14 October 2014 World, Sierra Leone

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Inside British Ebola ship heading to Sierra Leone - video

A medical ship, is being loaded with supplies and will depart for Sierra Leone on Friday as part of Britain's bid to halt the Ebola outbreak.

article 02 October 2014 UK
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'No nostalgia': Edwyn Collins on life after stroke

In 2005, Edwyn Collins suffered a debilitating and near fatal brain haemorrhage - the former Orange Juice singer's journey back to the stage is the subject of a moving new film.

article 19 September 2014 UK
Carwyn Jones, Wales's first minister
After Scotland's referendum, what now for Wales?

Welsh First Minister Carwyn Jones accuses David Cameron of almost "sleepwalking to disaster" in his call for "a new union".

video 04 September 2014 UK

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Contrasting protests at Nato summit - video

The Nato summit has led to at least two protests in Newport - one against the alliance, and another calling on it to support Ukraine and take action against Russia.

article 21 August 2014 UK
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GCSE results: the smiles, the hugs - and the relief

It was a tense morning for GCSE students opening their results at Severn Vale School in Quedgeley, Gloucester. Would more rigorous exams mean lower grades?

article 12 August 2014 UK, United States
Super Furry Animals' Gruff Rhys quest for 'lost Welsh tribe'
Super Furries' Gruff Rhys in quest for 'lost Welsh tribe'

Gruff Rhys, the Super Furry Animals lead singer, talks about his latest solo project, American Interior - a quixotic 18th century search for a "lost tribe" of Welsh-speaking American Indians.

video 30 July 2014 UK

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Are driverless cars just around the corner? - video

In less than six months, Britain's roads will see the arrival of the first driverless cars. Trials are to begin in three cities in the new year. Home Affairs Correspondent Andy Davies reports.

article 17 July 2014 UK
Hyde park bomb suspect John Downey (Getty)
Northern Irish 'on-the-run' letters policy legal, but flawed

Controversial letters sent to around 190 Irish republicans assuring them they were no longer wanted by UK police are not unlawful, but are part of a "systematically flawed" scheme, an inquiry finds.

video 24 June 2014 UK

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How hacking brought down Murdoch's NoW - video

Andy Davies reports on the criminal conspiracy within what was once Britain's most popular Sunday newspaper.