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.
A migrant camp housing 1,500 people outside Dunkirk has been destroyed in a fire. The blaze followed a series of fights between different migrant groups and, later, clashes between security forces and groups inside the camp.
This Google executive was desperately unhappy despite his success, so he decided to find the equation for happiness.
Crispin Blunt, chair of the foreign affairs select committee, and Dmitry Babich of Sputnik news debate the response to US strikes on Syria.
A continuing row about Mr Livingstone’s membership of the party has followed a disciplinary panel that stopped short of expelling him. That led the writer and comedian David Baddiel to post on Facebook setting out just why he believes Ken Livingstone’s comments are wrong.
At least three people have been killed and eight others were injured after a delivery truck crashed into an upmarket department store in the Swedish capital Stockholm before bursting into flames.
The world has been swift to condemn the Syria attack, describing it as a war crime. Theresa May said, if proven, it would be “further evidence of the barbarism of the Syrian regime”.
The bodies of five people have been found with the wreckage of a missing helicopter in Snowdonia in North Wales.
Clare Gerada is a GP and former chair of the Royal College of GPs, and Sarah Sleet is the chief executive of the charity, Coeliac UK.
Stephen Gethins, SNP Brexit spokesman, and Ian Murray, Labour’s only MP in Scotland.
The International Red Cross today appealed for $400m to help millions of people who are facing famine across four conflict ridden countries.
The life and times of Martin McGuinness were, in many ways, exceptional. Forged in a tradition of violence which evolved into an advocacy of reconciliation, his was an extraordinary and controversial political journey. Without that journey the Good Friday Peace Agreement may never have happened.
South Sudan is, of course, the world’s newest nation state, but it’s also quite a rich country. Oil-rich at the time of independence, it was exporting 360,000 barrels of crude every day. It has had billions in aid, not least from the Obama administration, but globally as well. And yet according to the UN, it’s…
The problems are huge, they are complex. It is climatic, it is climate change, it is severe drought. But it is also politics. The figures are mind boggling.
The UK has pledged more funding to ease the humanitarian crisis in South Sudan.
More than one and a half million people have been forced to flee their homes in South Sudan over the last few months – in what the UN says is the world’s fastest growing refugee crisis.