Alex is the longest-serving on-screen journalist on C4 News since the channel began. In more than 25 years he's covered over 20 wars; led major investigations and continues to front the programme from around the world.
His journalism has won several BAFTA and EMMY awards; two New York Film and TV Awards and in 2011/12 he was named TV Journalist of the Year by the Royal Television Society.
He's written two books about the 1991 Gulf War and a travelogue about cycling across India.
He has been External Examiner at Cardiff and currently Bournemouth Schools of Journalism and is Honorary Fellow in Journalism at Falmouth School of Journalism.
Agree or disagree, there’s no denying President Donald Trump’s blunt in his messaging. Today, he accused the World Health Organization of being too “China-centric” in its handling of the pandemic saying they “really blew it”.
We applaud them from our windows, we are inspired by their courage: the health care workers thrust into the frontline of the coronavirus crisis, risking their own lives to save others.
Amid a surge in the number of new coronavirus cases in the UK over the last 24 hours – the government has been stressing the urgent need for everyone to keep to social distancing rules. But in Scotland police gave the nation’s chief medical officer an official warning, after she admitted travelling to her second…
For the family of the youngest victim, yet more pain as 13-year-old Ismail Mohamed Abdulwahab’s mother was forced to stay away from his funeral.
COP 26, the global climate summit in Glasgow, has been postponed. The two-week summit had been intended to build on the historic accord brokered in Paris in 2015.
A 13-year-old boy, from south London, described by his family as a “loving son” with a “heartwarming” smile
Just a week into Britain’s lockdown – and normal life is anything but. Livelihoods too have vanished – not least in tourism – with areas which once relied on visitors now relying on the Government bailout instead – and helping each other to keep their communities going.
Politicians in Scotland have this week begged people not to flock to the country’s remote beauty spots, worried that limited health care and other resources will simply be overwhelmed.
In Scotland, two more patients have died from coronavirus today, taking the total to 16 – and prompting people across the country to urge visitors to stay away.
The Bank of England has cut interest rates to their lowest ever and is pumping more money into the economy to try to stop the panic on the financial markets. But will that be enough to save businesses?
As more and more people isolate themselves in towns and cities around the country – older people who are most at risk from the virus, are also most susceptible to the impact of social isolation.
An independent inquiry will soon report on the decades of child sex abuse in Scottish football.
Exclusive: former youth footballer says he was trafficked as a child from Scottish to English football – where he was abused by paedophile Barry Bennell
This afternoon here in Pontypridd I dropped in on a prominent environmental campaigner – currently not campaigning but cleaning out his shop wrecked by floods here.
It’s a tradition going back centuries, and associated with the coldest places on earth, but a changing climate means dog sledding is sliding into history in this country. When the winter ends, the Cairngorm Sleddog Centre will close its doors after nearly two decades – and the huskies will have no work. Our Chief Correspondent…