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.
In the search for alternative energy sources for the UK, there seemed to be one obvious place to look – underground.
The Mexican drug lord Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman has been found guilty of all ten counts at his drug trafficking trial in New York.
Dealing with Britain’s mountain of plastic waste is one of the most pressing problems of our time.
Jeff Bezos, the billionaire owner of Amazon and the Washington Post, is going to war with the US tabloid newspaper the National Enquirer, and has accused its parent company of “extortion and blackmail”.
A pensioner who’s spent 25 years living in a remote cabin in the Scottish highlands has been rescued after his distress signal was picked up thousands of miles away in Texas.
Fracking company Cuadrilla warns that safety rules on earthquakes, which result from fracking, are too strict and must be relaxed.
An acclaimed photographer who spent more than a hundred days in prison in Bangladesh claims he was tortured by security forces.
Hazardous ice and more snow flurries are on the way tonight, with much of the country still in the grip of freezing weather.
A severe weather warning is in force across parts of the UK. Meanwhile, in some areas of the USA, at least eight people have been killed as temperatures hit record lows – even colder than the South Pole.
Hillsborough match commander David Duckenfield denies the gross negligence manslaughter of 95 Liverpool fans, while the former Sheffield Wednesday club secretary Graham Mackrell has also denied health and safety offences.
In Hungary’s capital, thousands of people have been protesting against so-called “slavery laws” introduced last week by Prime Minister Viktor Orban. The labour reforms give employers the right to demand up to 400 hours of overtime from workers each year. The right-wing government says the laws are needed to relieve a shortage of workers.
The UN climate conference in Poland has been billed as the most important summit on global climate change since the 2015 Paris deal. It opened last week with dire warnings from the TV naturalist David Attenborough, who said a lack of action could lead to the collapse of civilisation. But, with just hours left before the…
Delegates from almost 200 countries are at the 24th annual climate change conference in Poland, trying to increase efforts to curb pollution and tackle climate change.
President Trump has raged through a wild tweetstorm, named his new choices for Attorney General and UN Ambassador, and faced questions over his Chief of Staff John Kelly being poised to resign.
An American President, a decorated World War Two fighter pilot, a husband and a father – George HW Bush packed many lives into his 94 years.