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.
When we want to know how well economies are doing, there’s one measure that’s been used around the world for more than three quarters of a century – GDP. But in the face of looming climate catastrophe, is there a better way to assess the state of our economies? The United Nations is voting on…
The National Trust outlined a ‘hazard map’ which shows how 30% of their heritage sites are at risk from the impacts of climate change like flooding.
With time running out in a climate crisis, what did Rishi Sunak actually deliver today to put the UK on track to carbon zero by 2050?
The UN warns the commitments of countries across the globe to tackle global warming are ‘nowhere close’ targets.
The electricity generator Drax has scrapped controversial plans to build Europe’s largest gas power plant at its North Yorkshire site.
Today the UN Security Council discussed climate change, with the Prime Minister telling delegates that the rising global temperature poses a real threat to global security.
Some of Scotland’s leading football clubs have been urged to apologise and pay compensation for historical child sex abuse stretching back to the 1970s. An independent report, commissioned by the Scottish Football Association, heard accounts from dozens of victims involving abuse by coaches, team officials and scouts. It says the young players were badly let…
Some of the most vulnerable people in the UK can’t access tens of millions of pounds of their own money.
Cumbria County Council has said it will reconsider plans to build a coal mine near the site of a disused colliery near Whitehaven.
The UK recorded the coldest night since 2010 last night with temperatures plummeting to -16.7C at Altnaharra in northern Scotland.
The former first minister of Scotland, Alex Salmond, has refused to appear tomorrow at an inquiry into the handling of complaints against him.
An NHS worker and her 24-year-old daughter have been stabbed to death and a man died in a car crash in three linked incidents in East Ayrshire.
Channel 4 News has confirmed that the government is considering whether to impose what’s effectively a tax on the country’s most carbon-intensive services, along with a roadmap showing how to deliver it over the next decade.
Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced new quarantine measures that go well beyond those of the UK government.
Scotland’s First Minister insists plans to give the jabs to everyone over 80 by the end of this week are “ahead of schedule”.