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.
Just a week into Britain’s lockdown – and normal life is anything but. Livelihoods too have vanished – not least in tourism – with areas which once relied on visitors now relying on the Government bailout instead – and helping each other to keep their communities going.
Politicians in Scotland have this week begged people not to flock to the country’s remote beauty spots, worried that limited health care and other resources will simply be overwhelmed.
In Scotland, two more patients have died from coronavirus today, taking the total to 16 – and prompting people across the country to urge visitors to stay away.
The Bank of England has cut interest rates to their lowest ever and is pumping more money into the economy to try to stop the panic on the financial markets. But will that be enough to save businesses?
As more and more people isolate themselves in towns and cities around the country – older people who are most at risk from the virus, are also most susceptible to the impact of social isolation.
An independent inquiry will soon report on the decades of child sex abuse in Scottish football.
Exclusive: former youth footballer says he was trafficked as a child from Scottish to English football – where he was abused by paedophile Barry Bennell
This afternoon here in Pontypridd I dropped in on a prominent environmental campaigner – currently not campaigning but cleaning out his shop wrecked by floods here.
It’s a tradition going back centuries, and associated with the coldest places on earth, but a changing climate means dog sledding is sliding into history in this country. When the winter ends, the Cairngorm Sleddog Centre will close its doors after nearly two decades – and the huskies will have no work. Our Chief Correspondent…
This week ministers announced they were bringing forward their target to phase out coal by a year, yet Cumbria County Council has just approved plans to build the country’s first deep coal mine for 30 years.
Boris Johnson has been accused of a lack of leadership on climate change, on the day he launched plans for the upcoming UN climate conference in Glasgow.
Instead of pristine stretches of road, Britain’s motorways are being treated as a rubbish dump with verges covered in piles of discarded trash.
Farmers will get financial incentives for taking measures that protect the soil, the water and tackle climate change under plans being brought in by the government’s new Agriculture Bill.
Australia’s Prime Minister was forced to cut short his visit to an area of New South Wales that’s been ravaged by wildfires – after he was barracked by furious residents over the government’s handling of the crisis.
Australia’s bushfires are taking more lives and communities. As temperatures in western Sydney climb towards 47 celsius.