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.
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.
You could call it a highly ambitious grassroots project – a group of Scottish villagers in Dumfries and Galloway is hoping to raise more than six million pounds to turn the UK’s most famous grouse moor into a new ten thousand acre nature reserve.
We speak to Fatima Ibrahim from Green Deal UK.
In Scotland, face covering will be mandatory in shops later this month.
Warning: this report contains distressing images of animal cruelty. Tomorrow will mark five years since Cecil the lion was shot by an American dentist. The killing sparked an international outcry to ban lion trophy hunting. The UK government has made repeated promises to ban it, but hunters continue to import, quite legally, lion trophies into…
The UK is falling behind on its target to reach net zero emissions by 2050, the government’s watchdog has warned.
IKEA’s factories consume more than 20 million cubic meters of wood a year.
Just two days after the summer solstice, archaeologists have made a major prehistoric discovery near Stonehenge.
Supertrawlers spent almost 3,000 hours fishing in UK marine protected areas last year.
Across Britain, streets are being transformed and we’ve begun to see what our new normal looks like.
Thanks to work by local conservationists, threatened peatlands are being restored.
The Met Office has just confirmed that last month was not just the sunniest May on record, it was the sunniest month on record.
Birds of prey, like the hen harrier, are increasingly the victims of crime – shot and poisoned in some cases to the brink of extinction.
The last time such a thing was documented was in 1416, a year after Henry V defeated the French at Agincourt.