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.
As his missiles rained down on Ukrainian cities this morning, Vladimir Putin chaired a meeting of his security council.
Why have thousands of lobsters, crabs and other forms of marine life been mysteriously dying along the north east coast of England?
One of the promises Keir Starmer made in his speech today was to make a greener Britain.
From droughts across Europe to devastating floods in Pakistan, the last few weeks alone have provided more evidence of the devastating impact of the climate emergency. Although Liz Truss has pledged to stick to the legally binding target of net zero emissions by 2050, it’s less clear how she plans to get there. She says…
The announcement of the new Conservative Party leader will be made at lunchtime tomorrow.
Joseph Rowntree Foundation is an organisation which works to promote policies that will tackle poverty in the UK.
I spoke to Michelle Moore who wrote about Serena Williams in her book ‘Real Wins’.
The atmospheric call of the curlew is a well-loved sound that echoes across our landscape.
A nine-year-old girl has died in an apparent stabbing in the Lincolnshire market town of Boston.
It’s official: the first half of the year has been the driest in England since 1976.
Thousands of people in California have been forced to leave their homes as a massive wildfire near Yosemite National Park spreads unpredictably.
The extreme temperatures and lack of rain have left this green and pleasant land looking distinctly arid and brown.
Chief Correspondent Alex Thomson reports from the train station in Peterborough, as the country – and its new prime minister – faces a period of huge adaptation to cope with extreme weather events made more likely by the climate crisis.
This is no ordinary weather – burning wildfires, melting runways, warped roads and overheated hospitals – this is the reality of the UK’s unprecedented heatwave.
In parts of France forecasters are calling it a “heat apocalypse”, with thousands of people forced to flee spreading wildfires in the country’s southwest.