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.
£32 billion – the profits made by Shell last year were the highest in their 115-year history, largely due to the spike in energy prices following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. But the company, which is based in the UK, is paying windfall tax of just £109 million pounds here because it makes most of its…
Today sees one of the biggest ever corporate donations for nature – allowing the UK network of Wildlife Trusts to restore one of the rarest types of rainforest on the planet. In Devon.
It’s not dredging, not toxins caused by pollution, not even an algae bloom. In fact, a report into the mass die offs of marine life on the North Yorkshire coast has been “unable to identify a single clear cause” for the deaths – although they did suggest a mystery pathogen might be to blame.
As the government pushes ahead with legislation to minimise strike disruption, they today unveiled plans to do the same with protests.
Ever since it was earmarked for destruction to make way for a giant coal mine, the tiny German village of Lützerath has been the unlikely frontline in the global fight against climate change.
In Germany, it takes a village to reveal the government’s green dilemma.
To the tolling of bells, former Pope Benedict XVI was laid to rest in Rome today, a decade after his shock resignation.
Across large parts of Europe, from Latvia to the Netherlands, temperatures have hit new records for the time of year.
Britain’s Christmas of discontent began in earnest today as the railways ground to a halt for the first – but not the last – time this month.
Climate campaigners may be united in their opposition to new coal mines. But there’s another major environmental issue facing the globe, that of catastrophic biodiversity loss.
Dredging to create the UK’s biggest Freeport on Teesside could wipe out yet more sea life along the coast of North East England, according to marine experts.
Towering as high as St Paul’s cathedral, the blast furnace at the former Redcar steelworks was demolished today – changing one of the best known skylines in the North East of England forever.
Not all of the spending decisions made today by the UK Government apply to Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland because areas like education and health are devolved.
Whatever the outcome of talks at the G20 summit, some countries are still facing an existential threat – like the tiny Pacific Islands that make up the nation of Tuvalu.
The global “dash for gas” caused by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine will accelerate climate breakdown, say experts at Egypt’s climate summit.