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.
Iran counts Russia as a key ally. Iranian drone technology has helped Russia in its war in Ukraine. Both regimes have faced opposition on their streets – and have put them down brutally at times.
The World Health Organisation has managed to evacuate two groups of patients from Nasser Hospital in Khan Younis, which Israeli forces raided on Thursday.
We know it’s been called the biggest miscarriage of justice in British history.
Labour’s u-turn comes on the day when the EU Climate Service said it was the first time global warming exceeded 1.5 celsius for an entire year.
They’re supposed to be offering full and fair compensation to thousands of victims whose lives were turned upside down.
It’s been almost two decades since fox hunting was banned in the UK.
It might have taken a drama to galvanise the response to a crisis – but the public inquiry into the Post Office Horizon scandal is gradually bringing more details to light, as hundreds of victims seek justice for their ruined lives. The inquiry will be hoping to uncover more details when it examines a series…
We spoke to Ian Henderson from Second Sight forensic accountants, who were called in by the Post Office to investigate.
Alex Thomson explains developments at the inquiry into the Post Office Horizon scandal.
As the Post Office Inquiry continues to hear testimony, more and more details are coming to light about who knew what when.
Until now, Post Office and Fujitsu bosses had avoided the cameras over the Horizon IT scandal. That scandal saw more than 900 subpostmasters wrongly prosecuted for theft, false accounting and fraud between 1999 and 2015.
A former Post Office investigator has told the public inquiry into the Horizon scandal that he and his colleagues did not “behave like mafia gangsters”.
It’s official: 2023 was by far the world’s hottest year on record, according to the European Union’s climate service.
We spoke to Hisham Mhanna, from the International Committee of the Red Cross who is in Rafah in Gaza.
One of the wrongly convicted postmasters was Vijay Parekh. He was falsely accused of stealing over £70,000 and spent four months in prison.