Andy Davies is a Home Affairs Correspondent for Channel 4 News covering Wales & the West of England.
In 2019 he was named TV Journalist of the Year by the Royal Television Society. This followed his reporting on the programme’s award-winning Cambridge Analytica investigation and ‘Out in the Cold’ homelessness series. His feature ‘Her Name was Lindy’ about a 32 year old rough sleeper who died in Cardiff was shortlisted for the Orwell Prize for Exposing Britain’s Social Evils.
Operating out of our Cardiff bureau, he has reported on some of the most high profile criminal cases in recent years (April Jones; Ian Watkins; Jo Yeates; Becky Watts) and previously broke several exclusives on the phone hacking scandal. He is the only journalist to have interviewed ex-police officer Bob Lambert about his hugely controversial double life in which he fathered a child while working undercover.
Before joining Channel 4 News, he was a reporter for BBC Panorama and BBC Northern Ireland.
Flooding in parts of England and Wales has been described as “unprecedented” – but scientists say the bleak reality is that climate change will lead to more erratic weather.
A second weekend of prolonged heavy rain has brought flooding in areas across the country. The Environment Agency said it expected “significant” flooding to continue into the next week. There are currently 409 flood alerts across England, Scotland and Wales, with 339 flood warnings.
The UK has been lashed by storm force winds and rain for a second weekend in a row. Storm Dennis has caused widespread disruption to air and rail travel, with a number of high profile sporting fixtures cancelled.
The impact of the new rail line has been greeted by both dismay and enthusiasm – depending on who you’re asking.
His report into the state of policing across England and Wales also warned that plans to recruit 20,000 extra officers wouldn’t solve all the problems facing forces.
A healthcare system “dysfunctional at almost every level”. That’s the conclusion of an inquiry into malpractice by a jailed breast surgeon.
A pair of beavers have been released on a National Trust estate in Exmoor – as part of efforts to improve biodiversity and help tackle flooding.
The man likely to be in charge of negotiating Britain’s post-Brexit future, Michael Gove, has been in Cardiff this afternoon meeting ministers from the administrations in Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland.
A new report has blamed officials for failing to realise exactly how complex and risky the new HS2 high speed rail link would be.
More trees, less meat – the UK has been warned it needs to take urgent action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions if it wants to reach carbon neutrality by 2050.
The role that housing can play in cutting carbon emissions is a crucial one. It’s estimated our homes contribute around 20% of the UK’s greenhouse gas emissions.
The government has said that it has reached a deal with Flybe’s shareholders to keep the financially struggling airline flying.
One of the key Tory victories was Wrexham, which had been Labour since before the second world war – so why did people switch their allegiance?
As part of his nationwide tour, Boris Johnson stopped off in south Wales to rally Conservative support – while Welsh Labour leader Mark Drakeford was out campaigning in a Labour target seat, claiming that the gap between the parties had been consistently narrowing.
Of the seats being contested in this general election, 40 are in here in Wales. There’s potential for all of the main UK parties – as well as Plaid Cymru – to make gains.