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.
Hunters will start bidding to shoot polar bears at the world’s most important trophy hunting convention being held in Las Vegas. The aim is to use some of the money raised to fight UK government plans to pass one of the world’s strictest bans on importing animal trophies.
A British woman has become the first known casualty after a tsunami hit the South Pacific Island of Tonga on Saturday triggered by the eruption of an undersea volcano.
The fallout from the Downing Street party row is causing an ever-widening rift between Conservatives North and South of the border.
Scotland’s First Minister has announced a slight easing of coronavirus regulations to allow crowds to attend outdoor sporting events from next Monday.
As the world’s climate heats up, many species are moving north for their survival, with rare bats now thriving in the south of England.
Farmers in England could get paid thousands of pounds for rewilding land or abandoning intensive farming for wildlife friendly land management.
In Scotland, from tomorrow people will be allowed to stop self-isolating after seven days instead of 10, provided they record two negative lateral flow tests – bringing the rules into line with the rest of the UK.
We spoke to life-long Liverpool fan Richie Greaves. He survived the Hillsborough disaster standing in the pen c area of the old terracing. And he’s been on the Kop at Anfield before and since.
South Africa’s president paid tribute to the anti-apartheid campaigner Desmond Tutu at his state funeral in Cape Town today, describing him as the ‘the spiritual father of our new nation.’ The pared back ceremony was attended by 100 mourners and was broadcast earlier today. He died last Sunday, aged 90.
From floods to tornadoes and extreme droughts, it’s been another tumultuous year for the environment.
Bird populations across Europe have fallen by around 600 million in the past 40 years, according to a report exclusively shared with Channel 4 News.
Earlier I spoke to Alok Sharma and I began by asking him why he’d been so profoundly sorry when announcing the Glasgow climate pact.
Boris Johnson has hailed what he called the “game changing” agreement at the end of the COP26 climate summit, saying humanity was now heading in the right direction.
“The world is willing us on to be bold, we will succeed or fail as one.”
It was supposed to be done and dusted an hour ago. But delegates here are working beyond the scheduled end of COP26, still trying to hammer out a deal.