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.
The Welsh Conservatives called the ban on non-essential goods “ludicrous” and urged First Minister Mark Drakeford to reconsider.
All non-essential shops, hospitality and leisure venues are closed.
February’s storms battered Wales with the most severe and widespread flooding for 40 years.
From 6pm on Friday, the whole of Wales will go back into lockdown.
What is life like for people who have lost their livelihoods in the Covid crash?
The Welsh First Minister has announced that his government will ban people travelling into Wales from areas of the UK with high levels of coronavirus.
In a letter to Boris Johnson, the Welsh first minister said he would act if the UK government didn’t, but Downing St has again rejected the idea.
The Welsh First Minister has expressed his frustration at the UK government’s refusal to introduce travel restrictions which would prevent people from English coronavirus hotspots from making non-essential journeys into Wales.
The Welsh government says it may impose quarantine rules on people travelling to Wales from Covid hotspots elsewhere in the UK.
In Wales a new rapid Covid test has moved into the final stages of evaluation, raising hopes that it could be in use by January.
In South Wales, eight people have died with coronavirus at the Royal Glamorgan Hospital which is dealing with an outbreak on its site.
Cardiff and Swansea will be under local lockdown restrictions from 6pm on Sunday.
It took barely a few hours for the Welsh government to change one of their central messages last night, requiring restaurants and pubs to close at 10pm.
In Wales four more council areas will be in lockdown from tomorrow evening, with the number of cases there also rising.
The first ministers of Scotland and Wales have joined the calls for Boris Johnson to convene an emergency Cobra meeting this weekend.