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.
Environmental catastrophe is not just someone else’s problem, it is happening right here in Britain too.
We’re joined by Marc Robson, one of the 110 members of the UK Climate Assembly. And from Glasgow, Chris Stark, the CEO of the Committee on Climate Change.
With devastating wildfires raging once again on America’s west coast, there’s no doubt that climate change remains an urgent question.
Construction on the HS2 high-speed rail project officially started today, as the company said it would create 22,000 jobs.
Extinction Rebellion protesters have descended on Parliament Square in central London to kick off 10 days of civil disobedience, demanding government action on the climate crisis.
Channel 4 News spoke to Linda Plant, an entrepreneur and one of the regulars on the reality TV show The Apprentice. We also spoke to Cate Huston from the company DuckDuckGo.
Our most vulnerable young people are finding themselves locked out from their own money.
The massive explosion which devastated a large swathe of the Lebanese capital Beirut sent shock waves through the world. But could such a tragedy ever happen here?
More than three quarters of a million coronavirus deaths have now been recorded around the world.
Our Chief Correspondent Alex Thomson is in Dover.
As landslides go, winning 80 percent of the vote may seem modest for the man dubbed Europe’s last dictator.
This morning we spoke exclusively to the newly appointed Irish Prime Minister, Taoiseach, Micheál Martin.
Today in Londonderry, the people of his home city laid John Hume to rest.
The body of the Northern Ireland peacemaker John Hume is being taken to St Eugene’s Cathedral in Londonderry tonight.
The Nobel peace laureate John Hume, who was instrumental in bringing about the Northern Ireland peace process, has died at the age of 83.